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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Instructions for checking

The following instructions are intended to help you find the causes of problems effectively and objectively in the event of complaints about the brake servo or in the event of a so-called »hard brake pedal«.
This check relates to the following components:
Brake servo
Oil seal between brake master cylinder and brake servo.
Non-return valve
Vacuum hoses with connectors
Vacuum pump (if fitted)
When evaluating the measuring results, bear in mind that they will be influenced by the geographical location. The higher your location is above sea level, the lower the air pressure will be.
Before checking the vacuum system, please take note of the following prerequisites for checking:
Visual inspection of all vacuum hoses for damage (e.g. cracks or marten bite) and to check that they are correctly and firmly attached
Ensure cleanliness when working on vacuum system
Before starting work, clean engine compartment if necessary
   
Removing and installing vacuum sender -G608
  Note The vacuum sender -G608- is only installed in selected petrol engines. Removing     ...

Connecting vacuum gauge for brake servo -VAS 6721-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Vacuum gauge for brake servo -VAS 6721- ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing cigarette lighter illumination bulb -L28-
  Note On some vehicles, the illumination is not provided by a light bulb, but by an LED (light-emitting diode), depending on the equipment level. This LED is permanently attached to the retaining sleeve and cannot be renewed separately. ...

Overview of fitting locations
Overview of fitting locations - ABS/ESP 1 -  ABS control unit -J104- Installation location: on hydraulic unit, on passenger side of engine compartment. Do not separate connector before successfully completing self-diagn ...

Identification plates
There are different types of identification plates. When the auxiliary heater is replaced, check the type plate and the duplicate plate and replace as necessary.     Identification plate on ...

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