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Fuel Flow Sensor: Locations
Fuel Tank, Removing and Installing

Fuel tank, removing and installing

Special tools and equipment 

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V.A.G. 1331 Torque wrench (5 to 50 Nm)

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V.A.G. 1383 A Engine and transmission jack

Removing

Note:  
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Observe safety precautions before starting work.

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The fuel extraction unit VAS 5190 is recommended for emptying the fuel tank.

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Check whether a coded radio is installed. If so, obtain anti-theft coding.

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With ignition switched off disconnect battery Ground strap.

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Open fuel flap.

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Drain fuel tank and clean fuel filter neck and surrounding area.

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Remove securing bolt on filler neck.

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Fold rear seat bench forward.

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Remove cover from under fuel tank.

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Remove rear axle

WARNING:  
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The fuel system is under pressure! Before opening the system place a cloth around the connection. Then release the pressure by
carefully loosening the connection.

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Always wear eye protection and wear fuel resistant gloves when disconnecting system connections. 

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Remove cover from fuel delivery unit.

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