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Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Cylinder Block Assembly > Piston, Engine > Component Information > Service and Repair > Piston and Connecting Rod Overview

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Piston: Service and Repair
Piston and Connecting Rod Overview

Piston and Connecting Rod Overview

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Piston Rings

‹› Offset gaps by 120°.

‹› Use piston ring pliers for removal and installation.

‹› "TOP" faces toward the piston crown.

‹› Checking ring gap. Refer to => [ Piston Ring Gap, Checking ] See: Piston Ring/Testing and Inspection/Piston Ring Gap, Checking.

‹› Checking piston ring groove clearance. Refer to => [ Piston Ring Groove Clearance, Checking ] See: Piston Ring/Testing and

Inspection/Piston Ring Groove Clearance, Checking.

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Piston

‹› Checking, refer to => [ Piston, Checking ] See: Testing and Inspection.

‹› Mark the installed location to the connecting rod and affiliation to the cylinder.

‹› The 2 deep valve recesses in the piston head point toward the center of cylinder block.

‹› Installing the piston, refer to => [ Piston, Installing ] See: Piston, Installing.

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