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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing oil separator

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Flat scraper
Commercially available studs, M6x20 mm, qty. 2
Sealant remover
Sealant → Electronic Parts Catalogue
Removing
–  Remove noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
   
–  Unscrew bolts -arrow- and push charge air cooling pump -V188- to one side.
 

Removing and installing oil separator

–  Pull off crankcase breather hose -3-.
–  Release fasteners -2--arrow- on cover -1- for oil separator and detach cover.
 

Removing and installing oil separator

–  Loosen and unscrew bolts in the sequence -9 … 1-.
–  Carefully release oil separator from bonded joint.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
  Note
Danger of soiling lubrication system.
Cover open parts of engine.
–  Remove sealant residues from cylinder block with a flat scraper.
–  Remove any oil and grease from sealing surfaces.
 

Removing and installing oil separator

–  Screw 2 M6x20 mm studs a few turns into holes -arrows-.
  Note
 

Removing and installing oil separator

Observe expiry date of sealing compound.
 

Removing and installing oil separator

–  Cut off nozzle on tube at front marking (diameter of nozzle approx. 2.0 mm).
Danger of blocking lubrication system with excess sealant.
Do not apply sealant bead thicker than specified.
–  Apply bead of sealant -arrow- onto clean sealing surface of oil separator as shown in illustration.
Width of sealant bead: 2.0 mm
The oil separator must be installed within 5 minutes after applying the sealant.
 

Removing and installing oil separator

–  Fit oil separator onto studs -arrows- and push it onto crankcase.
–  Start securing bolts.
–  Unscrew studs.
–  Oil separator, specified torque and tightening sequence → Fig.
Further installation steps are carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
–  Install noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
Specified torques
Oil separator - specified torque and sequence → Fig. „“Oil separator - tightening torque and sequence”“
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - electric coolant pump“
 

Removing and installing oil separator

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