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How to remove fuel injectors on a 1987 volkswagon cabriolet

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  • jittoku Jul 15, 2009

    Thank you very much 16VJohn. I have the CIS. I got it out with your advise.

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Do you have the EFI or the CIS injection? If you have a metal device on top of your air box with braided metal lines going to each cylinder it's CIS. If there are no braided metal lines, then it's EFI. If it's EFI, then the injectors are held in by the fuel rail and the fuel rail bolts down to the head with 2 or more bolts. Remove those bolts and pull the rail... HARD. If you've never removed them it will be a hassle. If it's the CIS, then the injectors are held in by a snap ring retainer. They can be removed with a flat screwdriver or a strong pair of needle nose. Once that retainer is pulled out, the single injector will pull out (pull hard). Good luck.

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