How to replace spark plug on VW GOLF 5 (1K1) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


1. Remove the engine cover. AUTODOC recommends:
Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously. Required tools:
All-purpose cleaning spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant Drive socket # 13
HEX bit No.H6.
XZN socket bit # 8 Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench Flat Screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver Microfibre towel
Fender cover 2. Unscrew the oil dipstick bracket.
Use XZN #8.
Use a ratchet wrench. 3. Remove the oil dipstick. 4. Unscrew the intake manifold fasteners.
Use HEX No.H6. Use a drive socket #13.
Use a ratchet wrench. 5. Detach the retainers of the ignition cables. 6. Disconnect the vacuum sensor. 7. Detach the vacuum pipe. 8. Unscrew the intake manifold fasteners.
Use a Phillips screwdriver. 9. Remove the intake manifold. 10. Cover the intake manifold passages with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting inside. 11. Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells. AUTODOC recommends:
Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires. Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors. 12. Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells. 13. Unscrew the spark plugs.
Use the spark plug socket #16.
Use a ratchet wrench. 14. Take out the spark plugs.
Use the spark plug socket #16. 15. Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs. 16. Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
Use the spark plug socket #16. 17. Screw new spark plugs and tighten them.
Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 25 nm torque. AUTODOC recommends:
Don’t tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection. 18. Clean the intake manifold fasteners.
Use all-purpose cleaning spray. 19. Treat the spark plug wire connectors.
Use high-temperature grease.
Use a flat screwdriver. 20. Install the spark plug wire connectors into the spark plug wells.
Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place. AUTODOC recommends:
Follow the installation sequence. 21. Remove the microfibre towel from the intake manifold. 22. Remove the intake manifold gasket.
Use a flat screwdriver. 23. Install the new intake manifold gasket. 24. Install the intake manifold. 25. Tighten the intake manifold fasteners.
Use a Phillips screwdriver. 26. Tighten the intake manifold fasteners.
Use HEX No.H6. Use a drive socket #13.
Use a ratchet wrench. 27. Connect the vacuum sensor. 28. Attach the vacuum pipe. 29. Attach the retainers of the ignition cables. 30. Insert the oil dipstick. 31. Screw in the oil dipstick bracket.
Use XZN #8.
Use a ratchet wrench. 32. Install the engine cover and secure it. AUTODOC recommends:
Make sure the engine cover is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the guiding fasteners. Do not apply excessive force when installing the part. Otherwise you may damage the fasteners. 33. Run the engine for a few minutes.
This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.

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