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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing left oil seal

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Multipurpose tool -VW 771-
 

Renewing left oil seal

Thrust piece -3305-
 

Renewing left oil seal

Socket -T10107 A-
Sealing grease → Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA)
Removing
Gearbox is installed.
  Note
Observe → Chapter „Repair instructions“.
–  Raise vehicle. All 4 supports of lifting platform must be at same height.
–  Move selector lever to position »P«.
  Note
After loosening centre bolt, do not lower vehicle to ground again.
 

Renewing left oil seal

–  Step on the brake pedal while a second mechanic loosens the left drive shaft bolt -arrow-.
–  Remove noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Drain gear oil → Chapter.
–  Remove lower part of front left wheel housing liner → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Remove left drive shaft → Running gear, axles, steering; Rep. gr.40.
 

Renewing left oil seal

–  Remove left flange shaft of gearbox using socket -T10107 A-.
Bolt has a 6 mm hexagon socket. Bolt can also be removed and installed with socket -V.A.G 1669-.
 

Renewing left oil seal

–  Screw 2 bolts into flange and counterhold flange shaft with a lever in order to remove and install flange shaft.
–  Remove flange shaft along with spring, thrust washer and tapered ring.
  Renewing left oil seal
–  Pull out oil seal using multipurpose tool -VW 771- and extractor hook -VW 771/37-.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  Lubricate outer circumference of new oil seal with gear oil.
 

Renewing left oil seal

–  Fill space between sealing lip and dust lip -arrow- with sealing grease → Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA).
 

Renewing left oil seal

–  Drive in new oil seal to stop, being careful not to cant oil seal.
  Note
Renew flange shaft countersunk bolt.
Press flange shaft against spring force into gearbox so that bolt engages in threaded piece of differential.
–  Fit flange shaft and secure with new countersunk bolt. Specified torque: → Chapter
–  Install drive shaft → Running gear, axles, steering; Rep. gr.40.
–  Install front left wheel housing liner → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Install noise insulation → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.66.
–  Fill with gear oil → Chapter.
 

Renewing left oil seal

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