When to replace the Spark Plug on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.3, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 Syncro, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 Syncro, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.3 Cat, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.3, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.3, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.0, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.0, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 Syncro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on VW GOLF 2 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for GOLF II (19E, 1G1) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – VW Golf 2. Tools you need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Torque wrench
Spark plug socket # 21
Ratchet wrench
Pincers
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – VW Golf 2. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Please note: all work on the car – VW Golf 2 – should be done with the engine switched off.
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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    Disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs. Use pincers.
    Replacement: spark plugs – VW Golf 2. Tip:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.
  4. Step 4
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 6
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  7. Step 7
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  8. Step 8
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats. Use the spark plug socket #21.
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