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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking radial clearance of conrods

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Plastigage
Procedure
–  Remove conrod bearing cap.
–  Clean bearing cap and bearing journal.
–  Place a Plastigage corresponding to the width of the bearing on the journal or into the bearing shells.
–  Fit conrod bearing cap and tighten to 30 Nm without turning further angle and without rotating crankshaft.
–  Remove conrod bearing cap again.
–  Compare width of Plastigage with the measurement scale.
Radial clearance: 0.028 … 0.065 mm.
–  Renew conrod bolts.
   
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