When to replace the Spark Plug on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark Plug : 18 month / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.6, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 2.0, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.4 16V, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.8, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.8 T, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.8 4motion, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 2.0 4motion, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6, VW Golf IV Hatchback (1J1) 1.6 16V, VW Passat Saloon (3C2) 1.6, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW GOLF VI (5K1) 1.6 BiFuel, VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6 BiFuel, VW TOURAN (1T1, 1T2) 1.6, VW Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) 2.0 BiFuel, VW Transporter V Van (7HA, 7HH, 7EA, 7EH) 2.0, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (6N2) 1.4 16V, VW POLO (6N2) 1.6 16V GTI, VW Passat Variant (3C5) 1.6, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6 BiFuel, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3B3) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.0, VW PASSAT (3B3) 2.0 4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3B6) 2.0 4motion, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.0, VW SHARAN (7M8, 7M9, 7M6) 2.0 LPG, RENAULT LAGUNA II (BG0/1_) 3.0 V6 24V (BG01, BG02, BG0D, BG0Y), VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.8 T, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 2.0, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.8 4motion, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 2.0 4motion, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6 16V, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.6, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.8, VW Bora Saloon (1J2) 1.4 16V, VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.6, VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 1.6, VW New Beetle Hatchback (9C1, 1C1) 2.0, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.6 GTI, VW Lupo (6X1, 6E1) 1.4 16V, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6 BiFuel, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.6, VW GOLF III (1H1) 2.0 GTI 16V, VW GOLF III (1H1) 1.6, VW Polo Hatchback (6N1) 120 1.6 16V GTI, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW Jetta Mk5 (1K) 1.6, VW Transporter V Minibus (7HB, 7HJ, 7EB, 7EJ, 7EF, 7EG, 7HF, 7EC) 2.0, VW Transporter V Minibus (7HB, 7HJ, 7EB, 7EJ, 7EF, 7EG, 7HF, 7EC) 2.0 CNG, VW New Beetle Convertible (1Y7) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.4 16V, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 2.0, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.8 T, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 2.0 4motion, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.8 4motion, VW Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6 16V, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8, VW PASSAT (3B2) 1.8 Syncro/4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8 Syncro/4motion, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.6, VW PASSAT Variant (3B5) 1.8, VW Transporter V Platform / Chassis (7JD, 7JE, 7JL, 7JY, 7JZ, 7FD) 2.0, VW Transporter V Platform / Chassis (7JD, 7JE, 7JL, 7JY, 7JZ, 7FD) 2.0 CNG, VW Polo Classic (6V2) 75 1.4 16V, VW Polo Classic (6V2) 100 1.6, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.6 BiFuel, VW Golf VI Variant (AJ5) 1.6, VW Golf VI Variant (AJ5) 1.6 BiFuel, VW Golf VI Variant (AJ5) 1.6 MultiFuel, VW Caddy II Van (9K9A) 1.4, VW Multivan V (7HM, 7HN, 7HF, 7EF, 7EM, 7EN) 2.0, VW PASSAT Variant (3A5, 35I) 2.0 16V, VW Golf IV Convertible (1E) 1.6, VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 2.0 16V, VW PASSAT (3A2, 35I) 1.6, VW Vento (1H2) 1.6, VW Golf III Convertible (1E7) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (9A4, 9A2, 9N2, 9A6) 1.4, VW Polo Saloon (9A4, 9A2, 9N2, 9A6) 1.4, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.4 16V, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.8 T, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 2.0 4motion, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6 16V, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.6, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 1.8 4motion, VW Bora Variant (1J6) 2.0, VW Polo Variant (6V5) 1.4 16V, VW Polo Variant (6V5) 1.6, VW GOLF III Variant (1H5) 1.6, VW Caddy II Estate (9K9B) 1.4 16V, VW GOLF III Van (1H1) 2.0 GTI, VW GOLF VAN IV Variant (1J5) 1.4, VW GOLF VAN IV Variant (1J5) 1.6View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on VW GOLF 4 (1J1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – VW Golf 4. Tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Spark plug socket # 16
HEX bit No.H6.
Torx bit T25
Combination spanner #10
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Round-nose pliers
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – VW Golf 4. Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – VW Golf 4
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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