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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing engine support

Removing
–  Disconnect battery → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
–  Remove battery tray → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
–  Drain coolant → Chapter.
   
–  Release hose clips -1- and -2-, and remove air pipe.
–  Remove air filter housing → Chapter.
–  Remove tensioner for poly V-belt → Chapter „Removing and installing tensioner for poly V-belt“.
–  Release hoses from retainer -3- and lay them to one side.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Remove bolt -2-.
–  Release clips -arrows- and detach upper toothed belt guard -1-.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Remove bolt -1-.
–  Loosen hose clamp -2- and pull off coolant hose.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Unscrew bolts -1- and remove bracket -2- for catalytic converter.
–  Pull off connector -1-.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Move clear hose -2- from activated charcoal filter.
–  Using a screwdriver, release fasteners -arrow- and move coolant expansion tank to one side.
–  Open retaining clips on pipes for air conditioning system.
–  Loosen bolt -1- but do not remove.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Remove bolt -2-.
–  Swivel alternator -3- in -direction of arrow- towards front.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Unscrew bolts -arrows- from bracket for front exhaust pipe.
–  Remove pendulum support → Chapter.
–  Supporting engine in installation position → Chapter „Supporting engine in installation position“
–  Tighten spindles slightly to take up weight of engine/gearbox assembly; do not lift.
–  Removing engine mounting → Chapter.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Remove bolts -arrows-.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Unscrew bolts -1, 2, 3-.
 

Removing and installing engine support

–  Remove bolts -arrows-.
–  Push engine/gearbox assembly slightly towards left and detach engine support.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
–  Checking adjustment of assembly mountings → Chapter.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - assembly mountings“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - poly V-belt drive“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - toothed belt cover“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - coolant pipes“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - charge air system“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - air filter housing“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - emission control“
→ Electrical system; Rep. gr.27
→ Electrical system; Rep. gr.27
 

Removing and installing engine support

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