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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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    Checklist
    Using seat belts  : Check the condition of all seat belts regularly. Keep the seat belts clean. Never let any foreign bodies and liquids get on to the seat belt, the latch plate or into the slot for the seat belt buckle. Do not trap or damage the seat belt and latc ...

    Removing engine
    Special tools and workshop equipment required Removal lever -80 - 200- Extension -2024 A /1- of lifting tackle -2024 A- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- or -VAS 6931- Engine bracket -T10497- Drip ...

    Air conditioning system compressor with magnetic clutch
    The air conditioner compressor is driven by a V-belt from the engine. An electromagnetic clutch is fitted to the air conditioner compressor. When the air conditioning system is switched on, it transmits the mechanical drive between the V ...

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