Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Oil Cooler

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the thermostat to drain the cooling system.
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  5. Remove the oil filter.
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  7. Disconnect the hoses from the cooler.
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  9. Remove the nut holding the cooler to the oil filter base and remove the cooler.
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To install:
  1. Position the oil cooler, then connect the coolant hoses. Tighten the nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  3. Install the oil filter and the thermostat.
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  5. Fill the cooling system and connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine, allow it to warm up check for coolant leaks.
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