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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Working on refrigerant circuit

Repairs requiring the opening of the refrigerant circuit must only be carried out by specially trained personnel.
Notes on repairs to vehicles with air conditioning and on handling refrigerant can be found in ELSA under → Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a; Rep. gr.00.
Notes on testers and tools for repairs to vehicles with air conditioning can be found in ELSA under → Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a; Rep. gr.00.
Notes on working on air-conditioned vehicles using air conditioner service station can be found in ELSA under → Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a; Rep. gr.00.
Under certain conditions, it is not necessary to renew the desiccant bag every time that the refrigerant circuit is opened. Refer to ELSA under → Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a; Rep. gr.00.
The conditions and the procedure for purging with refrigerant R134a are described in ELSA under → Air conditioning system with refrigerant R134a; Rep. gr.00.
   
 
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    Refrigerant circuit seals
    Renew seals. Moisten seals with refrigerant oil before installing. Ensure proper seating of seals on the pipe or in the groov ...

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    Sockets in the vehicle
    Fig. 125 In the rear section of the centre console: 12-volt socket Fig. 126 In the luggage compartment: 12-volt socket First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Maximum power rating Electrical socket Maximum power rating ...

    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. –  ...

    ACC — Adaptive Cruise Control
      Note   On vehicles with ACC, the trim in the right-hand cover of the front bumper must not be painted during a repair paint job or replacement. The ACC system located behind can become operational due to the thickness ...

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