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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Hydraulic system

General notes on brake fluid
Only use new brake fluid conforming to VW standard (VW 501 14).
  Note
Brake fluid is poisonous. Also due to its corrosive effect brake fluid must not come into contact with paintwork.
Brake fluid is hygroscopic, which means it absorbs moisture from the ambient air and should therefore always be stored in air-tight containers.
Rinse off spilled brake fluid using plenty of water.
   

Changing brake fluid

Work instructions
Unbolt relevant brake line at brake caliper or wheel brake cylinder; catch escaping brake fluid and dispose of this as per regulations.   &nb ...

Bleeding hydraulic system following standard procedure
  Note Bleeding the hydraulic system using brake filling and bleeding equipment -VAS 5234- is described. A pre-pressure of 2 ...

Other materials:

Checking vacuum generation
  Note The average air pressure of the earth's atmosphere at sea level is 1013 mbar and decreases steeply as the altitude increases (approx. 100 mbar/1,000 m altitude). Local and time fluctuations also influence vacuum generation. ...

Overview of fitting locations - storage compartments/covers
1 -  Dash panel Assembly overview → Chapter 2 -  Glove compartment Assembly overview → Chapter 3 -  Centre console Assembly overview → Chapter 4  ...

Bleeding fuel line to metering pump -V54- (filling with fuel)
  Note Air/fuel vapour in the fuel supply to the auxiliary heater can lead to malfunction when the auxiliary heater is in the sparking mode. To prevent air/fuel vapour from being drawn in by the metering pump -V54- and conveyed to the auxili ...

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