VW Golf manuals

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.
   
Checking pistons and cylinder bores
Checking piston –  Using a micrometre, measure approx. 10 mm from the lower edge, perpendicular to the piston pin axis. ...

Engine cylinder head, valve gear
...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - long noise insulation
  Note The removal and installation procedures may have to be modified slightly depending on engine fitted. 1 -  Short noise insulation Removing –  Remove bolts -2-, -3- and -4-. –  Pull out ...

Programming sliding sunroof adjustment control unit -J245-
  Note   If a glass panel, motor or tilt mechanism have been renewed, adaption needs to be performed.   The anti-trap function is switched off during adaptation. Establishing reference points of slidin ...

Winter tyres
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings In winter road conditions, winter tyres will considerably improve the car's handling. The design of summer tyres (width, rubber compound, tread pattern) gives less grip on ice and snow. Volkswagen urgently recommends ...

© 2016-2024 Copyright www.vwgolf.org