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radiator R&R mk4 tdi jetta golf

Discussion in 'VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum' started by weerats, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. weerats

    weerats New Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    2005 jetta tdi
    To get to condensor, we have popped out grille, unscrewed 7 fastners holding cover to bumper. Next came headlamps 2 screws top & 2 bottom each side, wire connections for fans & temp switch, Drained radiator @ petcock, removed A/C line next to lower radiator connection Next came removing the upper dryer line. Also spread the clamp on the dryer so when you pull radiator support the dryer stays @ frame rail. We loosened the radiator hoses at the engine side and unconnected the hood release cable. A bolt at the front edge fender at the hood line and 2 thru bumper at frame horn and the support is ready to pull off. We set the support on a closed top drum ( a narrow table will work too) 4 screws and lift off support from condensor/ radiator assembly. After breaking apart the 2 and replacing the radiator( or in our case the condensor) the simple reverse of steps and your done. A little over 2 & 1/2 hours with teenager help
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  2. chittychittybangbang

    chittychittybangbang Administrator

    May 23, 2007
    2006 Jetta TDI

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