Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW POLO (9N_) 1.4 16V, VW Golf V Hatchback (1K1) 1.4 16V, VW Caddy III Van (2KA, 2KH, 2CA, 2CH) 1.4, VW Caddy III Estate (2KB, 2KJ, 2CB, 2CJ) 1.4, VW GOLF PLUS (5M1, 521) 1.4 16V, VW Golf V Variant (1K5) 1.4, VW Golf VI Variant (AJ5) 1.4

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Combination spanner #16
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Open the hood.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
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    Step 4
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
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    Step 5
    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
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    Step 6
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
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    Step 7
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
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    Step 8
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
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    Step 9
    Place the V-ribbed belt on the tensioner pulley.
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    Step 10
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
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    Step 11
    Lower the car.
  12. POLO (9N_) 1.9 TDI 2012 Poly V-Belt DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Run the engine for a few minutes.This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.
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    Step 13
    Shut off the engine.
    Step 14
    Remove the fender protection cover.
    Step 15
    Close the hood.
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