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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Releasing gas from gas strut

Releasing gas from gas strut

Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.
  WARNING
Wear protective goggles when sawing.
Cover area of saw cut with a cloth.
Dispose of oil and cloth via existing disposal channels.
–  Saw through cylinder of gas strut within first third of cylinder's overall length using piston rod end of cylinder as reference point.
   
Removing and installing gas strut
Removing –  Open and support bonnet.   WARNING Proceed with care if gas strut is reused. Spring clip must not be le ...

Removing and installing Bowden cable
Removing     –  Open bonnet. –  Remove release lever → Chapter. ...

Other materials:

1-pack fill clean spray can -LLS MAX 099-, -LLS MAX 100-, Aquaplus system
Designation: 1-pack FillClean spray can -LLS MAX 099-, 250 ml for waterborne mixing paint “Aquaplus system” 1-pack FillClean spray can -LLS MAX 100-, 400 ml for waterborne mixing paint “Aquaplus system ...

Removing and installing brake pads or linings
Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnosis, testing and information system -VAS 5051- Tool set for brake bleeding -VAS 6564- Insert tool with ratchet -VAS 6784- Bit attachment (7 mm) -T10503- ...

Routing and securing lines
Risk of damage to lines Lines may become damaged by moving or hot components. –  Route lines in their original positions. –  Ensure that there is sufficient clearance to moving or hot components.   ...

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