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Filling coolant expansion tank of cooling system

How to fill coolant expansion tank of cooling system Filling with coolant Note A major factor for the effectiveness of a coolant is the water used for mixing. Due to varying substances in water, which may be specific to a country or even to a region, Volkswagen has decided to define the quality of the […]

Removing heater and air conditioning unit

How to remove heater and air conditioning unit from a VW Polo 6R 1 – Dash panel cross member 2 – Hexagon combi-bolt Qty. 2 5 Nm 3 – Heater unit Removing: First carry out the following work: – Disconnect battery – Remove dash panel – Remove dash panel cross member – Cover floor carpeting at front. […]

Removing dash panel cross member

How to remove dash panel cross member from a Polo 6R Remove dash panel Remove footwell vent on driver side Separate steering column from cross member Unscrew bolts -arrows- from steering column and hold steering column. Lower steering column -1- slightly and carefully pull forwards out of guide -arrow- on mounting bracket -2-. Swivel steering […]

Removing dashboard

How to remove dashboard from a Polo 6R Release gearstick boot or gear shift cover from mountings Remove hand brake lever trim Remove hand brake cover cap Remove dash panel middle trims Remove centre console cover Remove rear cup holder (in vehicles with arm rest) Remove arm rest (if fitted) Remove centre console Remove driver […]

Removing front passenger airbag unit

How to remove front passenger airbag unit from a Polo 6R Check i f you definitely have the battery disconnected, then… Disconnect wiring harness from front passenger airbag. Unbolt the 3 bolts -1-, -2- and -3- (9 Nm). Release locking mechanisms -1-, -arrows- and on side in area of side vents on front passenger side. […]

Removing air filter housing

How to remove air filter housing from a Polo 6R Depending on the engine, it may be necessary to remove the air filter eg. for Climatronic retrofit. 4-cylinder injection engine (1.4 l engine, BiFuel) Press latches -arrows- and pull air intake connecting piece out of intake air duct. Pull hose -1- off non-return valve. Pull air filter housing upwards […]

Removing plenum chamber bulkhead

How to remove plenum chamber bulkhead from a Polo 6R Firstly you need to: Remove plenum chamber cover Components that are fastened to the plenum chamber bulkhead must be detached. So remove ECU, ECU bracket, soundproofing and now black metal plate (aka cover plate for plenum chamber / plenum chamber bulkhead) 😉 Remove engine control […]

Removing wiper frame with linkage and wiper motor

How to remove wiper frame with linkage and wiper motor from a Polo 6R Allow wipers to move to park position and then switch ignition off. Disconnect battery Remove wiper arms Remove plenum chamber cover Remove plenum chamber bulkhead Unscrew securing bolts -arrows- and tilt wiper frame -2- forwards out of vehicle. Disconnect connector -1-. […]

Removing remove plenum chamber cover

How to remove plenum chamber cover ( AKA parafane / water deflector) from a Polo 6R Remove wiper arms Pull off entire length of seal -2- from plenum chamber cover -1-. CautionThe glass could be destroyed.The plenum chamber cover must not be levered off with a tool (screwdriver, wedge). The windscreen will be damaged and […]

Removing wiper arms

How to remove wiper arms from a Polo 6R According to ELSA, the special uller tool -T10369- is recommended to be used to extract the wiper arms. When browsing the internet, however, you can find many instructions showing that it is not necessary to use any tools to extend the arms of the wipers in […]

Removing Climatic heating regulation and air-conditioning system

How to remove Climatic heating regulation and air-conditioning system from a Polo 6R Removing controls for heater and air conditioning system „Climatic“ Remove centre dash panel trims Remove bolts -1-. Remove centre console cover Detach connectors from Climatic heating regulation and air-conditioning system -2-. Detach flexible shaft -1- for air distribution flap from Climatic heating […]

Removing glove compartment

How to remove glovebox from a Polo 6R Switch off ignition. Remove dash panel end trim on front passenger side Unscrew 3 bolts -arrows- (1.5 Nm). Unscrew bolts -1- and -2- in glove compartment (1.5 Nm). Unscrew bolts -3- and -4- (1.5 Nm). Release glove compartment from dash panel. In vehicles with front passenger airbag deactivation, separate connector from key […]

Removing dash panel end trims

How to remove dash panel end trims from a Polo 6R Prise cover on right side of dash panel -1- out of fasteners using removal wedge -3409-. Prise cover on left side of dash panel -2- out of fasteners using removal wedge -3409-.

Removing centre dash panel storage compartment

How to remove centre dash panel storage compartment from a Polo 6R Remove dash panel middle trims Remove radio or radio/navigation system if fitted Air conditioning system with manual regulation „Climatic“ Remove controls for heater and air conditioning system „Climatic“ Air conditioning system with automatic regulation „Climatronic“ Remove operating and display unit for Climatronic air […]

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 […]

Removing light switch, headlight range control regulator and switch and instrument illumination regulator

How to remove light switch -E1-, headlight range control regulator -E102- and switch and instrument illumination regulator -E20- from a Polo 6R Removing light switch -E1- The following components are integrated into the light switch -E1-: Fog light switch -E7- Rear fog light switch -E18- Bulb for illumination of light switch -L9- Automatic headlight control […]

Removing gear knob

How to remove gear knob from Polo 6R? Useful tools: Lever off gaiter using removal wedge -3409- on alternate sides -arrows- and pull off upwards. Pull gaiter upwards, inside out over gear knob. Open clamp -arrow- and pull off gear knob together with gaiter. In Polo 6R it’s similar like in this video: Photos Installation To installation you should […]

Removing handbrake and hand brake cover cap

How to remove handbrake from a Polo 6R 1. Push button Pulling off Will be destroyed when pulling off; must be renewed. Push onto handbrake lever push rod and ensure both locking lugs are engaged by pulling slightly. 2 – Handbrake lever trim Lever up release tab in rear lower area of handle with a […]