Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.6, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.4 GTI, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.4 (6R1), VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.2, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.2, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.4 BiFuel, VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.6 BiFuel View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: ignition coil – VW POLO (6R, 6C). Tools you need:
Electronic spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Crow bar
Flat screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition coil – VW POLO (6R, 6C). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW POLO (6R, 6C).
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Detach the crankcase ventilation hose from the engine cover at the left.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
  5. Step 5
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    Cover the throttle body with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the crankcase ventilation hose from the oil filler neck.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the oil filler neck. Remove the oil filler neck.
  8. Step 8
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    Cover the oil filler opening with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  9. Step 9
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    Undo the plastic locking tabs of the ignition coil connector. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 10
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    Pry up the ignition coil. Use a crowbar. Use a flat screwdriver.
  11. Step 11
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
    Replacement: ignition coil – VW POLO (6R, 6C). AUTODOC recommends:
    Remember the sequence of steps for ignition coil demounting.
  12. Step 12
    Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 1.2 TSI 2020 Ignition Coil DIY replacement workshop manual
    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Ignition Coil on VW Polo Hatchback (6R1, 6C1) 2021 - tips and tricks
    Treat the ignition coil connector with electronic spray. The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
  14. Step 14
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    Treat the ignition coil tip. Use high-temperature grease. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 15
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    Plug in the ignition coil connector.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Ignition Coil on Polo 6R 2009 - free PDF and video manuals
    Install the new ignition coil to the spark plug well. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
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