Volkswagen Golf/Jetta 2 manual

Sump - removal
Engine repair procedures - 1.05 and 1.3 litre pre August 1985 / Sump - removal

1 If the engine is still in the vehicle, first carry out the following operations: a) Jack up the front of the vehicle and support it on axle stands (see УJacking and vehicle supportФ). Apply the handbrake
b) Disconnect the right-hand side driveshaft and the exhaust system
c) Unclip the alternator wire from the sump (see illustration)
d) Drain the engine oil into a suitable container. Clean the drain plug and washer and refit it, tightening to the specified torque

15.1 Alternator wire clip on sump
15.1 Alternator wire clip on sump

2 Unscrew the bolts and withdraw the sump from the cylinder block (see illustration). If it is stuck, lever it away or cut through the gasket with a knife .

15.2 Removing the sump
15.2 Removing the sump

3 Scrape the gasket from the sump and cylinder block.

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