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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing coolant pipes

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Hose clamps up to 25 mm -3094-
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

Hose clip pliers -VAS 6362-
Removing
The cooling system is under pressure when the engine is hot. Hot steam/hot coolant can escape - risk of scalding. Risk of scalding to skin and body parts.Wear protective gloves.Wear eye protection.Release pressure by covering cap of coolant expansion tank with a cloth and opening it carefully.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  Open cap -arrow- on coolant expansion tank.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  Clamp off coolant hoses at coolant pipe with hose clamps -3094-.
–  Release hose clips -arrows- and detach coolant hoses.
–  Remove intake manifold → Chapter.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  Lay intake manifold -1- on the workbench as shown.
–  Place e.g. a block of wood -2- under the intake manifold as an underlay.
  Note
To avoid damaging the intake manifold and coolant pipe, this procedure must be carried out very carefully!
–  Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the slot -arrow 1-.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  Carefully push the flat-bade screwdriver in -direction of arrow 2- and lift the coolant pipe -4- in -direction of arrow 3- until it comes free from the retainer.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  Continue to lift the coolant pipe -1- in -direction of arrow- until it comes free of the retainer -2-.
Installing
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

–  First push the coolant pipe onto the mounting -1- until it engages.
–  Then push the coolant pipe onto the mounting -2- until it engages.
–  Check that the coolant pipe has properly engaged by pulling on it.
Further installation steps are carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
  Note
Renew seals and O-rings.
Secure all hose connections with the same type of hose clips as original equipment → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
–  Install intake manifold → Chapter.
–  Check coolant level → Anchor.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - coolant pipes“
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes

Assembly overview - coolant pipes
1 -  Coolant hose 2 -  Coolant pipe Clipped onto intake manifold (bottom) To remove, remove intake manifold &# ...

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