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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Plug-in connectors

Separating plug-in connectors

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Lever -T10468-
Assignment of plug-in connectors
  Note
The plug-in connectors for fuel, vacuum and breather lines are colour coded. There is either a coloured dot on the plug-in connector or the release button is of the respective colour → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Colour assignment
Plug-in connector Colour code on plug-in connector
Fuel supply Black
Fuel return line Blue
Breather White, beige
Vacuum Green
 
The fuel system is pressurised.Risk of injury due to fuel which may spurt out.Wear eye protection.Wear protective gloves.Release pressure: place clean cloth around connection and carefully open connection.    
Variant 1
Plug-in connector with release buttons -arrows- on right and left
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Opening
It is necessary to counterhold the fuel connection -1- in the engine compartment.
–  Insert lever between heat shield and stop -T10468--arrow- of fuel line -2- and counterhold.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Continuation for all coupling points of fuel system:
–  Push plug-in connector -1- in -direction of arrow A-.
–  Press and hold release buttons.
–  Pull plug-in connector -1- off fuel line -2- in -direction of arrow B-.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 2
Push-fit coupling with pull-release mechanism -arrow-.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Opening
–  Push plug-in connector -1- in -direction of arrow A-.
–  Pull pull-release mechanism -2- in -direction of arrow B-.
–  Pull plug-in connector -1- off fuel line -3- in -direction of arrow B-.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 3
Push-fit coupling with front button -arrow-
Opening
–  Press release button -arrow- and pull off plug-in connectors.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 4
Push-fit coupling with release button -arrows- on right and left
Opening
–  Push plug-in connector in -direction of arrow A-.
–  Press release buttons -arrows- and pull off plug-in connector.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 5
Push-fit coupling with release buttons -arrows- on right and left
Opening
–  Press release buttons -arrows- and pull off plug-in connector.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 6
Push-fit coupling with release buttons -arrows- on right and left
Opening
–  Push plug-in connector -1- in -direction of arrow- and maintain pressure.
–  Press release buttons -arrows- and pull off plug-in connector.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

Variant 7
Plug-in connector -1- with release buttons -2- on right and left:
Opening
–  Press plug-in connector -1- in -direction of arrow A- and maintain pressure.
–  Press release button -2- in -direction of arrow B- and pull off plug-in connector -1-.
Take note of colour assignment during installation → Anchor.
Plug-in connectors for fuel lines must engage »audibly« when joined.
–  Ensure plug-in connector is secured properly by pulling it.
 

Separating plug-in connectors

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