Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change ignition coil on VW GOLF 6 (5K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: ignition coil – VW Golf 6. List of the tools you'll need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Electronic spray
Flat screwdriver
Crow bar
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition coil – VW Golf 6. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for the ignition coils of all cylinders.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ignition coil – VW Golf 6. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Remove the engine cover.
  4. Step 4
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    Unplug the connectors from the ignition coils.
  5. Step 5
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    Raise a little the wiring of the ignition coils and move it aside.
  6. Step 6
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    Pry up the ignition coil. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 7
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  8. Step 8
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    Treat the ignition coil tip. Use high-temperature grease. Use a flat screwdriver.
  9. Step 9
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    Install the new ignition coil to the spark plug well. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
  10. Step 10
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    Treat the ignition coil connector with electronic spray. The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
    Replacement: ignition coil – VW Golf 6. AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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