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

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410- (4…20 Nm)
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes for auxiliary heater

Hose clamps, up to 25 mm -3094-
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes for auxiliary heater

Pliers for spring-type clips -VAS 5024A-
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes for auxiliary heater

Drip tray for workshop hoist -VAS 6208-
  Note
If the coolant circuit is opened, it must be bled → Rep. gr.19.
If the drive motor is warm, then the cooling system is pressurised. If necessary, release pressure before carrying out repairs.
Removing
–  Remove front noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Clamp off coolant hoses using hose clamps to 25 mm -3094-.
  Note
The illustration shows 2 different versions:
-I- Vehicles with petrol engine.
-II- Vehicles with diesel engine.
The removal and installation procedure is identical for both versions.
Danger of scalding due to steam and hot coolant. There is a risk of injury to the skin and parts of the body due to scalding.Release pressure by pressing pressure relief valve on cooling system tester until the gauge shows a pressure of 0.
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes for auxiliary heater

–  Loosen spring-type clip -3-.
–  If fitted (only on specific vehicles), slide protective grommet -6- to one side.
–  Unclip coolant hoses -4- and pull them off coolant pipes -1- and -5-.
–  Unscrew nuts -2-.
–  Remove coolant pipes -1- and -5-.
Installing
–  Install in reverse order.
Specified torque
 

Removing and installing coolant pipes for auxiliary heater

Component to be tightened Specified torque
Collar nut 8 Nm
 
Nose insulation; Assembly overview - noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
   
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