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VW Golf III (A3, 1991-1998) service and repair manuals

A repair manual for your Volkswagen Golf III (type A3, 1991-1998)? Here are Haynes and other workshop manuals to service Volkswagen cars. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

VW Golf 3 & Vento - 4 cyl Petrol & Diesel (Feb 1992 - Mar 1998) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Volkswagen Golf 3, the Golf estate (until 8/1999) and the Vento saloon, petrol and diesel. Describes also the mechanical components of the Golf Cabriolet (but not the body or the soft top mechanism) and Van.

Petrol engines:
- 1.4 (1390, 1391 and 1398 cc, engine codes ABD, AEX and APQ)
- 1.6 (1595 and 1598 cc, ABU, AEA, AEE, AEK, AFT and AKS)
- 1.8 (1781 cc, AAM, ANN, ABS, ADZ and ANP)
- 2.0 8V (1984 cc, 2E, ADY, AGG, AKR, ATU, AWF and AWG)
- 2.0 16V (1984 cc, ABF).

Diesel engines:
- 1.9 (1896 cc, 1Y and AEY)
- 1.9 Turbo (1896 cc, AAZ, 1Z, AHU, ALE, AFN and AVG).

Production years: 2/1992-1996.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the 2.8 litre VR6 petrol engine, the Ecomatic or the Syncro 4x4 models.

Pages of the book VW Golf 3 & Vento (Feb 1992-Mar 98) (1)

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the VW Golf 3 and Vento describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the 4-cylinder petrol and diesel 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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Author:Mark Coombs, Spencer Drayton
Specs:304 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.5 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.59 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2019)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (3097)
EAN:9781785214714
Book: VW Golf 3 & Vento - 4 cyl Petrol & Diesel (Feb 1992 - Mar 1998) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

VW Golf 3 & Vento - 4 cyl Petrol & Diesel (Feb 1992 - Mar 1998)

Language: English

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Volkswagen Golf III et Vento- 4 cyl. essence et Diesel (1992-1996) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 720.2)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 720) covering the Volkswagen Golf III and Vento.

Petrol engines: 4 cylinders - 1391 cc (ABD), 1781 cc (AAM and ABS) and 1984 cc (2E).

Diesel engines: 1896 cc (1Y and AAZ turbo).

Production years: 1992-1996.

This Revue Technique for the Volkswagen Golf III and Vento describes extensively service and repair of the 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump and fuel system).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
Specs:340 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, )
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 720.2)
EAN:9782726872024
Book: Volkswagen Golf III et Vento- 4 cyl. essence et Diesel (1992-1996) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 720.2)

Volkswagen Golf III et Vento- 4 cyl. essence et Diesel (1992-1996)

Language: French

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VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (11/1991-9/1997) / Vento - 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (1/1992-8/1997) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 154, reprint) for the Volkswagen Golf III (11/1991-9/1997) and Vento (1/1992-8/1997) petrol models.

Versions: CL, GL, GT and GLX, incl. Syncro.

Petrol engines:
- 1.4 litre (44 kW/60 hp)
- 1.6 litre (55 kW/75 hp)
- 1.8 litre (55 kW/75 hp and 66 kW/90 hp)
- 2.0 litre (85 kW/115 hp).

Describes also the technology of the Golf Cabriolet.

Pages of the book [JH 154] VW Golf III (91-97)/Vento (92-97) (1)

  • This repair manual on the VW Golf III and Vento petrol models describes maintenance and repair of the engines: the lubricating system, cooling, fuel system, filters and exhaust.
  • Covers also the clutch and transmission, the suspension, the steering system, the servo unit and the brakes, the electrical system (including windscreen wipers and lighting), the interior and the body.
  • This manual also includes adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:276 pages, 26.5 x 20 cm / 10.4 x 7.9 in, paperback
Illustrations:about 250 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 2011)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (154)
EAN:9783613014633
Book: VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (11/1991-9/1997) / Vento - 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (1/1992-8/1997) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (11/1991-9/1997) / Vento - 1.8, 2.0 Liter Benziner (1/1992-8/1997)

Language: German

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VW Golf III (9/1991-8/1997), Golf Variant (9/1993-12/1998), Vento (2/1992-8/1997) - Benziner - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 79) on the Volkswagen petrol models:
- Golf III (09/1991-08/1997)
- Golf Variant (09/1993-12/1998)
- Vento (02/1992-08/1997).

Petrol engines:
- 1.4 L (44 kW/60 hp, 09/93-12/98)
- 1.6 L (55 kW/75 hp, 08/93-12/98)
- 1.6 L (74 kW/100 hp, 08/94-12/98)
- 1.8 L (55 kW/75 hp, 09/93-12/98)
- 1.8 L (66 kW/90 hp, 09/93-12/98)
- 2.0 L (85 kW/115 hp, 09/93-12/98)
- 2.0 L (110 kW/150 hp, 08/93-12/98)
- 2.8 L (128 kW/174 hp, 09/93-12/98)
- 2.9 L (140 kW/190 hp, 08/94-12/98).

The initial section of this manual on the VW Golf III and Vento covers inspection and daily maintenance of the 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.
  • 40 clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:352 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:525 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2019)
Series:So wird's gemacht (79)
EAN:9783768807616
Book: VW Golf III (9/1991-8/1997), Golf Variant (9/1993-12/1998), Vento (2/1992-8/1997) - Benziner - So wird's gemacht

VW Golf III (9/1991-8/1997), Golf Variant (9/1993-12/1998), Vento (2/1992-8/1997) - Benziner

Language: German

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VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.8 und 2.0 Liter Benzinmotoren (8/1991-1993) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the VW Golf III.

Petrol engines: 1.4 L (55 kW), 1.8 L (66 kW) and 2.0 L (66 kW).

Production years: 8/1991-1993.

Pages of the book [1122] VW Golf III - 1.4/1.8/2.0 L Benzin (8/91-93) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Golf III 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:252 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2002)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (1122)
EAN:9783716818350
Book: VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.8 und 2.0 Liter Benzinmotoren (8/1991-1993) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Golf III - 1.4, 1.8 und 2.0 Liter Benzinmotoren (8/1991-1993)

Language: German

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Volkswagen Golf III & Vento - Petrol - 1.4 and 1.6 Litre (from 1991) - Repair manual

Russek Pocket Mechanic Manual for maintenance and repair of the Volkswagen Golf III and Vento petrol models.

Petrol engines: 1.4 and 1.6 L.

Production years: since 1991.

  • This Russek repair manual on the VW Golf III and Vento passenger cars describes extensively work on the 1.4 and 1.6 L petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, timing gear, valves, oil pump, cooling and the fuel system).
  • Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), rear wheel drive, suspension, suspension, steering system, brakes, alternator and starter motor described.
  • Includes extensive troubleshooting tables, technical specifications and torque wrench settings.
Author:Peter Russek
Specs:200 pages, 21 x 14.5 cm / 8.25 x 5.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous drawings
Publisher:Peter Russek Publications Ltd (GB, 1994)
Series:Pocket Mechanic Manual
EAN:9781898780199
Book: Volkswagen Golf III & Vento - Petrol - 1.4 and 1.6 Litre (from 1991) - Repair manual

Volkswagen Golf III & Vento - Petrol - 1.4 and 1.6 Litre (from 1991)

Language: English

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