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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Without needing to purge refrigerant circuit of contaminants (e.g. damage in an accident); no refrigerant has escaped and no moisture or dirt has entered refrigerant circuit

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a / Renewing components / Renewing receiver or reservoir, and restrictor / Without needing to purge refrigerant circuit of contaminants (e.g. damage in an accident); no refrigerant has escaped and no moisture or dirt has entered refrigerant circuit

Drain refrigerant circuit.
–  Renew restrictor. Depending on vehicle
–  Remove receiver or reservoir.
–  Clean any dirt out of receiver or reservoir.
–  Weigh receiver or reservoir that was removed.
  Note
Fill enough refrigerant oil into the new reservoir or collector so that it has the same weight as the container which was removed.
Install new receiver or reservoir.
–  Assemble refrigerant circuit, evacuate and charge.
After purging refrigerant circuit of contaminants, e.g. due to moisture intrusion (because refrigerant circuit has stood open for a length of time) or due to dirt
The reservoir or receiver or cartridge of the dryer bag need not be renewed under the following circumstances: After an accident in which there ...

Testing equipment and tools
List of test equipment, tools and materials   Note This list is an overview of the test equipment, tools and materials necessary for professional repairs to t ...

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Diesel particulate filter
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The diesel particulate filter filters out soot particles in the exhaust gas. The soot particles are collected in the filter and burnt off. To assist in this combustion process, Volkswagen recommends that you avoid making ...

Opening and closing the bonnet
Fig. 190 In the footwell on the driver side: lever for releasing the bonnet Fig. 191 Release lever for opening the bonnet above the radiator grille First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Opening the bonnet Ensure that the windscreen wiper arms are pos ...

Safety precautions when working on the cooling system
Risk of scalding by hot coolant When the engine is warm, the cooling system is under pressure. Danger of scalding due to steam and hot coolant. –  Always wear safety gloves. –  Always wear safety goggles. –  ...

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