When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category V-Ribbed Belts : 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 SDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 D, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TD,GTD, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.8 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GTI 16V, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.8 VR6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 Syncro (1HX1), VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.9 TDI Syncro (1HX1) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for GOLF III (1H1) and other VW models
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Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – VW Golf 3. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Phillips screwdriver
Crow bar
Replacement: serpentine belt – VW Golf 3. Tip:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – VW Golf 3. Take the following steps:
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