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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Puller -T10530-
  Note
The ignition coils are easier to remove when the engine is warm. The grease used during installation of the ignition coils makes it easier to remove them and the spark plug connectors when the engine is warm.
Ignition coils with output stage and spark plug connectors are available individually for repairs → ETKA (Electronic Parts Catalogue
Removing
Ignition coils “cyl. 2, 3 and 4”:
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

–  Release hose clips -1- and -2-, and remove air pipe.
All ignition coils (continued):
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

–  Disconnect electrical connector -2-.
–  Remove bolt -1-.
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

–  Push puller -T10530- into hole in ignition coil -1- to stop.
–  Tighten knurled nob -2- in -direction of arrow-.
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

–  Pull ignition coil out of camshaft housing in -direction of arrow- using puller -T10530-.
  Note
Ignition coil with output stage and spark plug connectors are available individually for repairs → ETKA (Electronic Parts Catalogue
The spark plug connectors are removed from the ignition coils by hand.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
–  Slide spark plug connector -1- by hand onto ignition coil as far as stop.
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

The vent drilling -2- must be centred relative to connector housing -3- while doing so.
–  Insert all spark plugs with spark plug connector loosely into spark plug recess.
–  Align ignition coils with connectors and simultaneously push all connectors onto ignition coils.
–  Press ignition coils evenly onto spark plugs by hand (do not use tool).
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - ignition system“
 

Removing and installing ignition coils with output stage

Assembly overview - ignition system
1 -  Bolt The specified torque influences the function of the knock sensor. 20 Nm 2 -  Knock sensor 1 -G61- ...

Removing and installing knock sensor 1 -G61
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Other materials:

Removing and installing damper element for glove compartment lid
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Checking for leaks
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Repairing lock carrier. Right headlight mounting
  Note Line -3- indicates the position where the tab might break off. –  Remove front bumper cover → Chapter. –  Remove headlights → Electrical system; Rep. gr.94. –  ...

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