Guide - How to change GTI 8v Crank Sensor


Firstly you will need:

13mm spanner
10mm spanner
16mm spanner
17mm spanner
5mm allen key socket
8mm allen key socket
1/2" ratchet
3/8" ratchet
Hydraulic jack or engine support

Step 1 : Take positive battery terminal off with 10mm spanner.
Step 2 : Undo 13mm nut under the wiring holder ontop of the starter motor.
Step 3 : Support engine.
Step 4 : Undo 13mm nut for power steering bracket support on bottom starter motor bolt
Step 5 : Undo both top and bottom starter motor bolts with 16mm spanner and 3rd bottom bolt with 17mm spanner (may be 16mm)
Step 6 : Push starter motor out of way of engine
Step 7 : With 8mm allen key socket on 1/2" ratched, undo bottom engine mount bolt on subframe
Step 8 : Remove bottom half of front mounting and jack engine until you can move the top half of the mounting to the side
Step 9 : with 5mm allen key undo the bolt to the top right of crank sensor.
Step 10 : Turn sensor left to right while pulling to remove. Unplug wire.
Step 11 : Rebuild in reverse order. Must align starter motor bolts up with mounting using jack to fit it back on.


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