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VW Golf I - 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 L: service and repair manuals

A manual on your VW Golf I with a 1.5, 1.6 or 1.8 L petrol engine? Here are Haynes and other service and repair manuals on these VW passenger cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

VW Golf & Jetta Mk 1 (1974-1984) / Scirocco (1974-1982) - Petrol 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 (1974-1984) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Volkswagen Golf I, Jetta I (1974-1984) and Scirocco I (1974-1982). Describes also the mechanical components of the Golf Cabriolet (but not the body or the soft top mechanism).

Petrol engines:
- 1.5 L (1457 and 1471 cc)
- 1.6 L (1588 cc)
- 1.8 L (1781 cc).

Production years: 1974-1984.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the Caddy or the diesel models.

Pages of the book VW Golf/Jetta/Scirocco 1.5/1.6/1.8 (74-84) (1)

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Gulf I, Jetta I and Scirocco I petrol models describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the 1500, 1600 and 1800 petrol engines (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system (water pump, thermostat, fan and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.4 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.55 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2013)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (0726)
Book: VW Golf & Jetta Mk 1 (1974-1984) / Scirocco (1974-1982) - Petrol 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 (1974-1984) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

VW Golf & Jetta Mk 1 (1974-1984) / Scirocco (1974-1982) - Petrol 1.5, 1.6, 1.8 (1974-1984)

Language: English

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VW Golf, Caddy, Scirocco - 1500, 1600, 1800 (8/1981-7/1983) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Volkswagen Golf, Caddy and Scirocco.

Versions:
- Golf C, CL, GL and GTI
- Golf convertible GL and GLI
- Scirocco CL, GL, GT, GLI and GTI
- Caddy.

Petrol engines:
- 1.5 L (1457 cc, engine codes GH and JB)
- 1.6 L (1588 cc, EG, EM and FR)
- 1.6 L (1595 cc, EW)
- 1.8 L (1781 cc, DX and JJ).

Production years: 8/1981-7/1983.

Pages of the book [0724] VW Golf/Caddy/Scirocco 1.5-1.8 (8/81-7/83) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Golf, Caddy and Scirocco provides detailed instructions for work on the 1.5, 1.6 and 1.8 litre petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:224 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (724-725-726)
Book: VW Golf, Caddy, Scirocco - 1500, 1600, 1800 (8/1981-7/1983) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Golf, Caddy, Scirocco - 1500, 1600, 1800 (8/1981-7/1983)

Language: German

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VW Golf (9/1974-8/1983), Scirocco (2/1974-4/1981), Jetta (8/1979-12/1983), Caddy (9/1982-4/1992) - Benziner 1.5 L, 1.6 L und 1.8 L - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 11) on the Volkswagen models:
- Golf (09/1974-08/1983)
- Scirocco (02/1974-04/1981)
- Jetta (08/1979-12/1983)
- Caddy (9/1982-04/1992).

Petrol engines:
Golf 1:
- 1.5 L (51 kW/70 hp, 09/74-08/75)
- 1.5 L (51 kW/70 hp, 08/77-08/83)
- 1.5 L (63 kW/85 hp, 09/74-08/75)
- 1.6 L (55 kW/75 hp, 09/75-07/77)
- 1.6 L (63 kW/85 hp, 09/75-08/83)
- 1.6 L (81 kW/110 hp, 06/76-07/82)
- 1.8 L (82 kW/112 hp, 08/82-08/83)
Jetta 1:
- 1.5 L (51 kW/70 hp, 08/79-12/83)
- 1.6 L (63 kW/85 hp, 08/79-08/83)
- 1.6 L (81 kW/110 hp, 08/79-07/82)
Scirocco 1:
- 1.5 L (51/63 kW/70/85 hp, 02/74-04/81)
- 1.5 L (55/63 kW/70/85 hp, 02/74-04/81)
- 1.6 L (55 kW/75 hp, 02/74-04/81)
- 1.6 L (81 kW/110 hp, 02/74-04/81)
Caddy 1:
- 1.5 L (51 kW/70 hp, 09/82-08/83)
- 1.6 L (55 kW/75 hp, 09/83-04/92).

The initial section of this manual on the VW Golf, Jetta, Scirocco and Caddy covers inspection and daily maintenance of the 1.5 L, 1.6 L and 1.8 L petrol engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • 11 clear wiring diagrams (in colour) of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:254 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:424 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2014)
Series:So wird's gemacht (11)
Book: VW Golf (9/1974-8/1983), Scirocco (2/1974-4/1981), Jetta (8/1979-12/1983), Caddy (9/1982-4/1992) - Benziner 1.5 L, 1.6 L und 1.8 L - So wird's gemacht

VW Golf (9/1974-8/1983), Scirocco (2/1974-4/1981), Jetta (8/1979-12/1983), Caddy (9/1982-4/1992) - Benziner 1.5 L, 1.6 L und 1.8 L

Language: German

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VW Golf, Scirocco - 1500 und 1600 cm³ (ab 9/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Volkswagen Golf and Scirocco.

Versions: S, LS, C, CL, GL, GLS, GLI, GT and GTI.

Petrol engines: 1.5 and 1.6 litre.

Production years: since 9/1980.

Pages of the book [0634] VW Golf, Scirocco - 1500 / 1600 (ab 9/80) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Golf and Scirocco provides detailed instructions for work on the 1.5 and 1.6 litre petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:201 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (634-635-636)
Book: VW Golf, Scirocco - 1500 und 1600 cm³ (ab 9/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Golf, Scirocco - 1500 und 1600 cm³ (ab 9/1980)

Language: German

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VW Golf, Scirocco - 1.5 und 1.6 Liter Motoren (9/1979-8/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Volkswagen Golf and Scirocco.

Versions: S, LS, GT, GL, GLS, GTI and GLI.

Petrol engines: 1.5 and 1.6 litre.

Production years: 9/1979-8/1980.

Pages of the book [0471] VW Golf, Scirocco - 1.5 / 1.6 L (9/79-8/80) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Golf and Scirocco provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:185 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (471-472-473)
Book: VW Golf, Scirocco - 1.5 und 1.6 Liter Motoren (9/1979-8/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Golf, Scirocco - 1.5 und 1.6 Liter Motoren (9/1979-8/1980)

Language: German

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