Volkswagen Cars 2000-05



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Fig. View of a typical VW clutch

The clutch driven disc may contain asbestos, which has been determined to be a cancer causing agent. Never clean clutch surfaces with compressed air! Avoid inhaling any dust from any clutch surface! When cleaning clutch surfaces, use a commercially available brake cleaning fluid.

The clutch disk contains asbestos, which causes some forms of lung disease and may be a cancer causing agent. Do NOT clean the clutch or housing with compressed air. Use a damp rag to wipe off surfaces and throw away the rag. Use commercial available brake cleaners if a solvent is necessary. Avoid inhaling any dust from the clutch surfaces.