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

How to replace serpentine belt / v-ribbed belt on VW POLO 4 (9N) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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.
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    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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