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

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Risk of scalding by hot coolant
When the engine is warm, the cooling system is under pressure. Danger of scalding due to steam and hot coolant.
–  Always wear safety gloves.
–  Always wear safety goggles.
–  Proceed as follows to release the pressure: cover the cap of the coolant expansion tank with a cloth, and open it carefully.
 
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