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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hand brake is the only way to adjust them properly you can adjust them at the wheels but you will need to remove the drums then if adjusted too far drums may not go back on
Posted on Aug 19, 2009
1-disconnect battery. 2- remove all lower dash plastic panels. 3-
disconnect all plugs on steering coloumn. 4- remove shear bolts on
steering coloumn, easy with a long 8" sharp chisel (get 2 x new shear
bolts £0.50p each). 5-loosen & remove bolt at steering rack in
drivers footwell, mark position of spline before removing this makes it
east to refit (tipex). 6- pull steering coloumn out towards you &
it will slide off the bush quite easy. 7- loosen clutch cable
adjustment & remove cable nipple at pedal. 8-remove clutch pedal.
9- pull brake pedal out of plastic insert, this will break there is no
way to remove this without breaking the plastic clip. get a new brake
pedal clip insert for a Mk 3 golf £4 its the same (dont let VW sell you
a new pedal) 10- remove 5 x nuts holding pedal box to bulkhead/brake
servo. 11- cut 2 x cable ties holding throttle wiring & disconnetc
plug above heater on drivers side. 12- push/pull brake servo slightly
out of bulk head. 13- remove pedal box.
Cause of the problem- The clutch bracket is only held to the pedal box with 2 x spot welds & a 10mm tack on the top corner.
Repair- Fully Weld the clutch bracket to the pedal box. Great repair.
refitting reverse of above.
Duration around 6/8 hours Less if you get the spare parts before you start.
I wasted time trying to remove the brake pedal without breaking the clip impossible to do even with theVW tool. £4 on a new clip is well worth it.
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
Crankshaft sensor is located on the right side of the cylinder block behind or under the starter. It is fitted into the rear crankshaft oil seal hausing
Posted on Sep 12, 2010
as the clutch is a cable you could try to adjust it(1"play on the pedal)if then it starts to slip you know for sure it gone.....
Posted on Oct 14, 2010
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