When to replace the Ignition Leads on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Ignition Cable Kit : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 75 1.6, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 55 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 60 1.4, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 50 1.0 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change ignition leads on VW POLO 6n1 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. Tools you might need:
Long nose pliers
Flat screwdriver
Phillips Screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. 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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    Unscrew the air filter housing fasteners. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the air filter housing.
  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 spark plug wire bracket. Use a flat screwdriver.
  7. Step 7
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    Make marks on the distributor cap to indicate the installation order of the spark plug wires.
  8. Step 8
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    Disconnect the spark plug wires from the distributor cap.
    Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. Tip:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.
  9. Step 9
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    Disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs. Use long nose pliers.
    Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.
  10. Step 10
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    Disconnect the high voltage wire.
  11. Step 11
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    Connect new spark plug wires to the distributor cap.
    Replacement: ignition leads – VW Polo 6N1. AUTODOC recommends:
    Follow the installation sequence.
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