VW XY2 Brake Light Switch, Removing and Installing

Brake Light Switch, Removing and Installing


The instruction is suitable for the following models: XY2

Perform the following work:

Removing

Vehicles with a 5-cylinder gasoline engine

Open the clamps to remove the intake hose 2 .
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Remove the bolts 3 and the intake hose. Remove the engine cover from the fasteners first at the front arrow 1 , then at the rear on the right side arrow 2 and finally at the rear on the left side arrow 3 with a quick pull.
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Carefully remove the engine cover at the rear.

Vehicles with a 6-cylinder gasoline engine

Remove the air filter. Refer to Rep. Gr. 24 Air Filter; Air Filter Housing, Assembly Overview . Remove the throttle valve control module J338 intake hose. Refer to Rep. Gr. 24 Air Filter; Air Filter Housing, Assembly Overview .

Vehicles with 4-cylinder diesel engine


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Caution

The engine cover bracket on the cylinder head cover can break if it is removed incorrectly. Always remove the engine cover according to the following procedure.

Pull the engine cover arrows upward out of the fasteners in the given sequence. Reach under the engine cover as far as lisible. Loosen the clamp 4 .
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Press the release buttons and remove the crankcase ventilation hose 1 from the cylinder head cover.
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Disconnect the connector from the crankcase ventilation hose 1 . Free up the vacuum hoses arrow . Remove bolt 2 . Turn the air guide pipe to the rear and remove it. Remove bolt arrow .
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Unclip the pipe 1 for the pre-heater from the bracket and remove it.

Continuation for all vehicles

Remove the noise insulation or impact guard. Refer to Body Exterior Rep. Gr. 66 Noise Insulation; Noise Insulation Assembly Overview . Release and remove the connector 1 .
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Remove the screw 2 from the master brake cylinder. Remove the brake lamp switch 3 from under the master brake cylinder and from the clip 4 .

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

Install the brake lamp switch in the clip.

Tightening specification

Component Tightening specification

Bolt to master brake cylinder 5 Nm

removing and installing Rep. Gr. 23 Air Filter; Assembly Overview - Air Filter Housing

removing and installing Rep. Gr. 24 Air Filter; Assembly Overview - Air Filter Housing