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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Starter- current supply- CC / Alternator / Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

Engine bung set -VAS 6122-
Removing
–  With ignition switched off, disconnect earth cable from battery -A- → Chapter.
–  Remove radiator cowl → Rep. gr.19.
–  Remove poly V-belt → Rep. gr.13.
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

–  Unscrew bolts -1- and -2-.
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

–  Release hose clips -1- and -2-, and remove air intake hose.
–  Seal open lines and connections with suitable plugs from engine bung set -VAS 6122-.
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

–  Lay coolant hose -3- to one side.
–  Loosen hose clip -2-.
–  Remove bolts -arrows-.
–  Disconnect electrical connector -1-.
–  Remove air pipe (right-side).
Vehicles with air conditioner
  Caution
Risk of damage to air conditioner compressor, refrigerant lines and refrigerant hoses:
Make sure refrigerant lines and hoses are not excessively stretched, kinked or bent.
–  Remove air conditioner compressor from bracket → Heating, air conditioning system; Rep. gr.87.
–  Secure air conditioner compressor to lock carrier so that refrigerant lines are not under tension.
Continued for all vehicles
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

–  Move electrical wiring harness clear -arrow-.
–  Unscrew bolts -5- and -6-, and move alternator -C--4- towards front.
–  Disconnect electrical connector -3-.
–  Pry off cap -2-.
–  Unscrew nut and remove terminal 30/B+ -1-.
–  Remove alternator -C--4- downwards (towards centre of vehicle).
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  Reconnect battery -A- → Chapter.
–  Always start engine and check belt running after completing work.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - alternator“
 

Removing and installing alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine

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