When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category V-Ribbed Belts : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 2.0 TDI, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6 TDI, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 2.0 TDI 16V View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
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Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521). List of the tools you'll need:
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Wheel impact socket #17
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: serpentine belt – VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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