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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Safety precautions when painting natural gas-powered vehicles

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  DANGER!
Excessively high drying temperatures endanger life! High temperatures increase the pressure in the tank for natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas. Excessive pressure can cause the tank for natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas to burst, causing severe injuries or death.
High temperatures trigger the thermal fuse of the cut-off valve on natural gas tanks. Increased pressure due to high temperatures triggers the pressure relief valve on liquefied gas tanks. Gas escapes from the tank for natural gas or liquefied gas and, in the presence of sparks, can produce a jet of flames. This may result in severe injuries or death.
  Never expose gas-conducting components to temperatures higher than +60°C.
  For drying in an oven above +60°, first remove all tanks for natural gas or liquefied gas and vent all gas lines.
  For infrared drying, never expose gas-conducting components of the high-pressure storage system to temperatures above +60°.
Observe safety precautions and other instructions when working on gas-powered vehicles (»LPG« or »CNG«):
Observe safety precautions → Fuel supply system – natural gas engines; Rep. gr.00
Remove fuel tank → Fuel supply system – natural gas engines; Rep. gr.20
Additional notes:
  → Self-study Programme No. 262; Natural gas – an alternative fuel for vehicles
  → Self-study Programme No. 373; Natural gas drive EcoFuel in Touran and Caddy
  → Self-study Programme No. 425; Natural gas drive EcoFuel with 1.4 l 110 kW TSI engine
  → Self-study Programme No. 427; Autogas drive BiFuel
  → Self-study Programme No. 528; Natural gas drive in Golf/Golf Estate TGI Blue Motion
   
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