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Volkswagen Polo (2002 - 2005)

VW Polo

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volkswagen Polo, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volkswagen Polo. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Volkswagen Polo can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

We have 17 videos for this car!

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What's covered

What's covered: 


Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.2L (1198cc) 3-cyl 2002 - 2005
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4L (1390cc non-FSI) 4-cyl 2002 - 2005


Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.4L non-FSI 3-cyl 2002 - 2005
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9L 4-cyl 2002 - 2005
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.9L PD TDI 4-cyl 2002 - 2005


Does NOT cover models with 1.4 litre FSI, 1.6 litre or 1.8 litre petrol engines, or features specific to ‘Dune’, ‘Fun’ or ‘CrossPolo’ models.

Videos included with this online manual

  • Starter motor replacement
  • Pollen filter replacement
  • Headlight bulbs replacement
  • Front brake pads replacement
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Wiper blade replacement
  • Engine oil and filter change
  • Rear light cluster bulbs replacement
  • Fluid level checks
  • Roadside wheel change
  • Vacuum oil extraction
  • Brakes, suspension & tyres
  • Air filter change
  • Checking tyre pressures
  • Jacking - vehicle support
  • Battery removal & replacement
  • Rear shock absorber replacement

Table of contents

Contents, General Information
Chapter 1: Part A: Routine maintenance and servicing - petrol models
Chapter 1: Part B: Routine maintenance and servicing - diesel models
Chapter 2: Part A: 1.2 litre petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part B: 1.4 litre petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part C: Diesel engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2: Part D: Engine removal and overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and ventilation systems
Chapter 4: Part A: Petrol engine fuel systems
Chapter 4: Part B: Diesel engine fuel systems
Chapter 4: Part C: Emission control and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Part A: Starting and charging systems
Chapter 5: Part B: Ignition system – petrol engines
Chapter 5: Part C: Pre-heating system – diesel engines
Chapter 6: Clutch
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission
Chapter 8: Driveshafts
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12: Body electrical systems, Wiring diagrams, Reference

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