When to replace the Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on your VW GOLF
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Water Pump & Timing Belt Set : 70000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.6, 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, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 i Cat, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 i Cat Syncro, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 Syncro, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI Cat, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI G60, VW GOLF II (19E, 1G1) 1.8 GTI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change water pump on VW GOLF 2 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit for GOLF II (19E, 1G1) and other VW models
Tools
Replacement: water pump – VW Golf 2. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Sealant
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
HEX bit No.H6
Ratchet wrench
Seal scraper
Funnel
Fluid container
Fender cover
Replacement: water pump – VW Golf 2. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Check the coolant condition and replace it if necessary.
  • Inspect the thermostat and the thermostat housing. Replace if necessary.
  • 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:
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