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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing damper weight for refrigerant line, low-pressure side

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Heating, air conditioning / Air conditioner / Refrigerant circuit / Removing and installing damper weight for refrigerant line, low-pressure side

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331/- (5…50 Nm)
Removing
–  Observe safety precautions when working in the vicinity of high-voltage components → Chapter „Safety precautions when working in the vicinity of high-voltage components“.
  Note
It is not necessary to remove the refrigerant line in order to remove and install the damper weight.
Depending on the vehicle model, type of refrigerant lines and production period, an additional damper weight -2- may be installed on refrigerant line -1- → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
 

Removing and installing damper weight for refrigerant line, low-pressure side

–  Remove bolts -3-.
–  Remove damper weight -2- from refrigerant line on low-pressure-side -1-.
Installing
–  Fit damper weight -2- on refrigerant line on low-pressure-side -1-. Take specified dimension -a- = 30 ± 5 mm into account while doing so.
–  Tighten bolts -3-.
  Note
Ensure that the damper weight -2- is firmly seated on the refrigerant line and that it won't make contact with any other components during any condition.
The refrigerant line on the low-pressure side -1- must not be pinched due to the additional weight -B-.
Torque setting:
 

Removing and installing damper weight for refrigerant line, low-pressure side

Component Specified torque
Bolts on damper weight 10 ± 1 Nm
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