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.

How to replace ignition coil on VW POLO 4 (9N3) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Torx bit T30
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Electronic spray
Flat screwdriver
Torque wrench
Fender cover
Ignition coil removal tool
AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  • The replacement procedure is the same for the ignition coils of all cylinders.
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
    Disconnect the breather hose.Raise the positive crankcase ventilation hose.
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    Step 4
    Undo the engine cover screws (4 pieces).
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    Step 5
    Remove the engine cover.Use Torx T30.
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    Step 6
    Undo the plastic locking tabs of the ignition coil connector.
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    Step 7
    Pry up the ignition coil.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 8
    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.Use an ignition coil remover.
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    Step 9
    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
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    Step 10
    Treat the ignition coil tip.Use high-temperature grease.
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    Step 11
    Treat the ignition coil connector with electronic spray.The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
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    Step 12
    Plug in the ignition coil connector.
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    Step 13
    Install the new ignition coil to the spark plug well.Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
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    Step 14
    Lock the connector.
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    Step 15
    Install the engine cover and secure it.Use Torx T30.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 10 Nm torque.
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    Step 16
    Connect the breather hose.
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    Step 17
    Remove the fender protection cover.
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    Step 18
    Close the hood
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