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How long was the MK4 in production for?
Golf IV, manufactured between 1997 – 2003. In total, the fourth generation of the Golf, including all derivatives, was sold over 4.99 million times.
What engine is in MK4 Golf GTI?
A 1.8 L turbocharged gas engine was introduced in 2000, along with the 12-valve 2.8 L VR6. At the same time, the 1.6 L 8-valve unit was replaced with the 16-valve unit from the Polo GTI, but detuned to 77 kW (105 PS).
Are Golf MK4 reliable?
In all seriousness, the Golf has had an impressive reliability record. Early gripes about the V6 engines have been put to rest, and the entire range has yet to spawn any significant faults. Despite this, the Golf can never quite pip Japanese rivals in reliability surveys.
Can you replace an engine yourself?
Changing a car engine is one of the more difficult tasks a home mechanic may ever face. Replacing the engine requires different approaches for every year, make and model, so it’s important to utilize a service manual specific to your vehicle when taking on such a big project.
Can a turbo be removed from a GTI mark 4?
There are many reasons for removing the turbo on your GTI Mark 4, from replacing it to upgrading to a larger turbo to give the engine more power. It is not a quick or easy job, but can be done by a DIY mechanic if you take your time, have the right tools and follow the instructions.
How do you remove the oil shelf from a turbo?
Figure 1 You will need to get access to the oil line for the turbo that connects to the engine at the front. At the front of the engine remove the two 10mm nuts (red arrows) holding the vacuum lines and the two 5mm Allen bolts (yellow arrows) holding the self. With the bolts removed lift the shelf up and off the dipstick tube.
How do you remove a turbo from a Honda Civic?
Remove the two 10mm bolts on the mounting bracket and the hose clamp from the rubber pipe. Remove the turbo outlet pipe from the car. Use a 13mm wrench and remove the two bolts holding the heat shield in place and remove the heat shield along with the upper support bracket for the turbo pipe.
How do you remove the heat shield on a turbo?
Figure 14 Use a 13mm wrench and remove the two bolts (red arrows) holding the heat shield in place and remove the heat shield along with the upper support bracket for the turbo pipe.