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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking exhaust system for leaks

Procedure
–  Start engine and run at idling speed.
–  Seal end exhaust pipes with cloths or plugs, for example, for the duration of the leakage test.
–  Check (by listening) points of connection between exhaust manifold and the cylinder head, between turbocharger and front exhaust pipe etc. to make sure there are no leaks.
–  Rectify any leaks that are found.
   
Aligning exhaust system free of tension
Procedure The exhaust system must be aligned when cold.   Note The -arrow- points forwards.   ...

Emission control
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Safety precautions for working on vehicles with Start/Stop system
Risk of injury due to unexpected engine start In vehicles with activated Start/Stop system, the engine may start up unexpectedly. The status of the Start/Stop system is indicated by a message in the dash panel insert. –  Deactivate Start/Stop syste ...

Vehicles with torsion beam axle
The connecting pipe can be cut through at the cutting point in order to renew the centre and rear silencers separately. Cutting point is marked by an indentation on circumference of exhaust pipe. Special tools and ...

Installing engine
Procedure Engine/gearbox assembly secured to engine support T10497.   Note Renew bolts that are tightened with specified tightening angle. Renew self-locking nuts and bolts ...

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