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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Work instructions

Unbolt relevant brake line at brake caliper or wheel brake cylinder; catch escaping brake fluid and dispose of this as per regulations.
   
–  Cut through brake line at a suitable point (straight, freely accessible section) using pipe cutter -2-.
–  Remove section to be renewed.
–  Degrease brake line surface.
 

Work instructions

–  Clamp brake line in set of grips -4- so that approx. 50 mm project from plastic jaws.
–  Clamp scraper -3- into a drill and place it onto brake line.
–  At slow drill speed and with gentle pressure on brake line, scrape coating off brake line.
Length of scraping is determined by stop in scraper.
–  Pull scraper off brake line and remove scrapings.
 

Work instructions

–  Remove grip wrench and slide brake line nut -D- onto brake line.
 

Work instructions

–  Slide brake line -B- up to stop -A- in flanging tool.
  Note
Brake line must be positioned against stop when the hexagon socket head bolts are tightened, or the flange will not be formed correctly.
–  Clamp brake line in flanging tool until brake line can no longer be moved. Fold up stop -A-, then tighten hexagon socket head bolts diagonally using angle screwdriver -C-.
 

Work instructions

–  Turn spindle as far as stop in flanging tool.
–  Turn spindle back again.
–  Unscrew hexagon socket head bolts in diagonal sequence.
–  Remove brake line from flanging tool, then clean and inspect brake line and flange.
Briefly flush the section of brake line remaining in the vehicle:
–  Connect brake filling and bleeding unit -VAS 5234-, connect hose of bleed bottle to brake line flange and allow brake filling and bleeding unit -VAS 5234- to run briefly until a little brake fluid has run through.
–  Blow out new brake line to be inserted with compressed air.
 

Work instructions

–  Join brake lines using connector -E-.
–  Install brake line.
–  Bleed brake system → Chapter.
 

Work instructions

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