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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Gaskets, seals

After removing gaskets and seals, always inspect contact surface of housing or shaft for burrs resulting from removal or for other signs of damage.
Before installing seals, lightly oil outer diameter and half-fill space between sealing lips -arrow- with sealing grease -G 052 128 A1-.
The open side of the oil seal faces the side with fluid filling.
Only use DSG transmission oil. Other lubricants will cause problems in function.
After renewing gaskets, O-rings and seals - drain gear oil completely and refill with new oil → Chapter.
 

Gaskets, seals

General repair notes
To ensure flawless and successful gearbox repairs, the greatest care and cleanliness as well as the use of good and proper tools are essential. Of course, the basic r ...

Nuts and bolts
Loosen and tighten securing bolts and securing nut for covers and housings diagonally. Specified torques settings are specified for unoiled bol ...

Other materials:

Overview of fitting locations - components not located in passenger compartment, Golf Variant LHD
1 -  Exhaust ventilation for passenger compartment Checking → Chapter Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Humidity sender for air conditioning system -G260- Check v ...

Changing headlights over from driving on right to driving on left (gas discharge headlights for cornering light and LED daytime running light)
If a right-hand drive vehicle is driven in a left-hand drive country, or vice versa, the headlights must be converted. This is necessary in order to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic with the asymmetric low beam headlights.   Note ...

Engine data
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For reasons of vehicle registration and vehicle taxation, the power output and performance of some engines may vary in some countries from the information given in this booklet. Petrol engines ...

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