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Mobile car air compressors

List of small air compressors Some cars have a factory repair kit instead of the spare wheel. My car had a spare wheel, but I still wanted to buy a factory air compressor. Before I bought it, as usual, I did a little research, below is a short list of the basic, popular models. While […]

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Battery to boot conversion – necessary parts

The battery to boot conversion In sporty Polo versions, the battery is installed in the luggage compartment, because of the larger air filter at the front. In the VW Polo 6R GTI, Polo 6R WRC Street and Polo 6C it looked like this: 1 – Battery 2 – Battery isolation igniter -N253- 3 – Securing […]

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Refrigerant and refrigerant oil

Information about refrigerant and refrigerant oil in Polo 6R. Identification plate, refrigerant R134a Identification plate with capacities for refrigerant R134a and refrigerant oil 1 – Designation of refrigerant oil 2 – Name of refrigerant 3 – Refrigerant capacity NoteA tolerance of ± 15 g is permissible although not indicated onthe identification plate. Refrigerant capacity Capacities […]

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Function of operating and display unit for Climatronic air conditioning system -E87- with Climatronic control unit -J255-

NoteThe operating and display unit for Climatronic air conditioning system -E87- and the Climatronic control unit -J255- cannot be dismantled. 1 – Blower control rotary knob 2 – Display for blower speed 3 – Display for operating condition in „automatic mode“ 4 – Display for windscreen defrosting 5 – Display for air flow direction 6 […]

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Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – part 5: Installing G191 sensor

How to install centre vent temperature sender (G191 sensor) in Polo 6R G191 sender is required by Climatronic heater, so if you want to retrofit Climatronic instead of manual heater you need to install this in centre vents. Function: Controls air distribution between defroster and footwell aswell as the fresh air blower speed dependent upon […]

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Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – part 4: Install new wires

Informations on changes in the electrical system necessary to install the Climatronic air conditioning heater in place of the manual heater. Previous parts: Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – part 1: comparison, theory Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – part 2: required parts Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – […]

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Swap Manual Climatic AC to Climatronic AC – part 3: preparation for retrofit

First carry out the following work Extract refrigerant The air conditioning system will have to be evacuated. For example, with with air conditioner service station -VAS 6007A- before opening refrigerant circuit. Disconnect battery Remove parts to access the heater Swapping the heater is quite simple, but in order to replace it, first remove the dashboard. […]

Types of retainer for control unit (ECU bracket)

Some details about types of ECU bracket in VW Polo 6R. CLPA, CGGB, CLSA, CHFA 6Q0906507 (6Q0 906 507) 6R0906507C (6R0 906 507 C) CBZB, CBZC, CAVE, CTHE, CDLJ 6R0906507F (6R0 906 507 F) CGPA, CGPB 6R0906507G (6R0 906 507 G) CPTA, DAJB, DAJA 6R0906507E (6R0 906 507 E) 6C0906507A (6C0 906 507 A) DAJB, […]

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Differences in the heater housing

Climatronic heater Climatronic heaters are available in different versions. By default, there are LHD and RHD versions. I will focus on the LHD version, because it’s more popular. Another reason is that my car is also LHD 😛There is version with additional air hose to glovebox and without it. Cars with a diesel engine are […]

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Chinese clone of VCDS 18.2 HEX V2 — why not buy it

Some time ago I bought clone of latest VCDS HEX V2 on aliexpress. I wanted to have more labels and newest cable (because I had earlier version 12.12 and 15.7). Unfortunately, from the very beginning there were problems. Firstly VCDS detected random faults with random description. Eg. after Climatronic retrofit I didn’t had installed G191 sensor, […]

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PTC retrofit

Information about PTC (high-voltage heater) in Volkswagen Polo 6R

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Rear brakes from a Polo WRC Street – parts list

List of parts required to upgrade rear brakes on VW Polo 6R and 6C Part number Part name Quantity PR-Code Price 6R0615423B Brake caliper housing, left 1 PR-1KD 285,84 EUR 6R0615424B Brake caliper housing, right 1 PR-1KD 285,84 EUR 6R0615425D brake carrier with pad retaining pin, left 1 PR-1KD 451,34 EUR 6R0615426D brake carrier with […]

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Front brakes from a Polo WRC Street – parts list

List of parts required to upgrade front brakes on VW Polo 6R and 6C Part number Part name Quantity PR-Code Price 6R0615123 brake caliper housing, left, version blue 1 PR-1ZP 181 EUR w/o VAT 6R0615124 brake caliper housing, right, version blue 1 PR-1ZP 181 EUR w/o VAT 6R0615125C calliper carrier, blue 2 PR-1ZP 6R0615301B brake […]

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Heated Windscreen – info

Info Heated windshield in Polo 6R – electrical installation There are 2 types of heated windscreen – depending on the rearview mirror attachment. 6RU 845 011F NVB – PR-4GX+4L2 6RU 845 011J NVB – PR-4GX+4L6 PR-Codes: PR-4GX – Windshield in heat-insulating glass, heated PR-4L2 – Dipping breakaway interior rear view mirror PR-4L6 – Breakaway interior […]

Removing steering wheel

How to remove airbag and steering wheel from a VW Polo 6R Removing driver airbag unit Move steering wheel to lowest position. Extend steering wheel as far as possible into passenger compartment. Turn steering wheel 90° to the left. Insert a screwdriver into hole in back of steering wheel to stop (approx. 18 mm) at […]

Info about BCM PQ25

BCM = Body Control Module (aka Central Electronics Control Module) According to the Ross Tech website in the Polo 6R there are few Types of Body Control Modules (BCM/J519), only 5 of them support Cruise Control. The installed Type can easily be determined by the Control Module Part Number. Higher equipped Types always include the Options […]

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Removing vents

How to remove vents from a Polo 6R Removing driver or front passenger vent Push vent grille -1- in direction of -arrow A-. Grasp lower frame by hand and pull vent -1- out of dash panel -arrow B-. If you have strong nails, you don’t need to use trim removal tools 😉 Removing centre vents Remove mounting for storage compartment in centre of […]

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