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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Safety precautions when working on cooling system

Risk of scalding due to hot coolant
The cooling system is under pressure when the engine is hot. Hot steam/hot coolant can escape - risk of scalding.
–  Wear protective gloves.
–  Wear eye protection.
–  Release pressure by covering cap of coolant expansion tank with a cloth and opening it carefully.
 
Safety precautions during road tests in which test and measuring equipment is used
Risk of injury due to unsecured test and measuring equipment If a front passenger airbag is triggered during an accident, unsecured test and measuring equipment can become dang ...

Safety precautions when working on ignition system
Risk of injury due to electric shock The ignition system is under high-voltage when the engine is running. Touching the ignition system may result in an electric shock. ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing luggage compartment cover
Removing –  Open luggage compartment cover -1- completely. –  Fold down rear seat backrests. –  Push luggage compartment cover -1- in -direction of arrow A-. ...

Removing and installing activated charcoal filter
Removing –  Observe safety instructions → Chapter. –  Observe rules for cleanliness → Chapter. –  Remove rear right wheel →& ...

Checking radial clearance of conrods
Special tools and workshop equipment required Plastigage Procedure –  Remove conrod bearing cap. –  Clean bearing cap and bearing journal. ...

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