Volkswagen Golf/Jetta 2 manual

Valve clearances - checking and adjustment
Engine repair procedures - 1.05 and 1.3 litre pre August 1985 / Valve clearances - checking and adjustment

1 The valve clearances can be checked and adjusted with the cylinder head removed (prior to refitting after overhaul) or in the normal manner described in Section 12 of Chapter 1.

2 There are two specified valve clearance settings, these being for a cold (cylinder head removed) or warm (engine in vehicle) engine condition.

3 If the valve clearances are adjusted with the engine cold, recheck the clearances again after 600 miles (900 km) with the engine at its normal operating temperature.

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