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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Leaks or internal damage (e.g. noises or lack of power)

–  Drain refrigerant circuit.
–  Remove air conditioner compressor.
  Note
In the event of internal damage (to air conditioner compressor), purge with R134a refrigerant → Chapter.
If a different air conditioner compressor with other refrigerant oil is fitted, purge the refrigerant circuit with R134a refrigerant → Chapter.
–  Renew receiver / dryer cartridge and expansion valve or reservoir and restrictor. Only if there was no more refrigerant in the circuit.
–  If leaking, examine the expansion valve for dirt or corrosion; renew if necessary.
–  Assemble refrigerant circuit, evacuate and charge.
Without needing to purge refrigerant circuit of contaminants (cleaning), e.g. in cases of external damage after an accident
Drain refrigerant circuit. –  Remove air conditioner compressor.   Note If a different air conditioner com ...

Renewing receiver or reservoir, and restrictor
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Other materials:

Types of protective tube on uniform Lambda probes
  Note In addition to identifying by way of the part number, the protective tube can also be used as a means of identification. Type D1, 6 openings at 3.5 mm each     Only used ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar. The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisable ...

Identification plates
Identification plate with capacities for refrigerant R134a and refrigerant oil 1 -  Name of refrigerant 2 -  Refrigerant capacity 3 -  Designation of refriger ...

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