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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Antenna Wires, Repairing

Aerial Cable Repair Set -VAS6720

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Repair Set, Aerial Cable -VAS6720-
Checking the Antenna Wire. Refer to
Replacing the Tool Head. Refer to
Cutting the Antenna Wire. Refer to
Removing the Insulation from the Shield. Refer to
Removing the Outer Jacket of Insulation. Refer to
Removing the Inner Insulation. Refer to
Crimping the Inner Conductor. Refer to
Crimping the Outer Conductor. Refer to
The Repair Set, Aerial Cable -VAS6720- makes it possible to perform a quality repair on antenna wires RG 174 (blue) and RTK 031 (black). The set contains the insulation removal tools and the crimping tools for both antenna wires. Moreover, all the individual parts needed are in the kit. Only the zero-coded coupler (green) is needed. All other connection wires for the different Infotainment systems can be found in the Parts Catalog in table 035-XX. These adapter antenna wires must always be ordered separately depending on the vehicle type. All part numbers needed for reordering can be found in this table. The each compartment in the kit has a part number. The repair kit is based on the Wiring Harness Repair Set VAS1978B.
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Additional information: Repair Set, Aerial Cable -VAS6720- Operating Instructions.
Checking the Antenna Wire:
   
Before starting the repair, determine which antenna wire using the gauge.
-1- System RG 174 = blue
-2- System RTK 031 = gray
The adjusters on the heads of the tools are color coded on both systems.
Replacing the Tool Head:
–  Select the appropriate tool head based on the antenna wire test. Refer to → Anchor.
–  Open the handle on the pliers all the way.
 

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Release and remove both locking pins in direction of -arrows- from the handle.
 

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Attach the necessary tool head to the handle from the top in direction of -arrow-.
 

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Insert the pins in direction of -arrows- into the handle in order to lock the tool head into place.
Cutting the Antenna Wire:
 

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Slide the antenna wire -2- into the cutting device -1-.
–  Close the tool then open it again.
–  Pull the antenna wire out of the cutting device.
Removing the Insulation from the Shield:
 

Antenna Wires, Repairing

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Push the locking pin -1- all the way into the rotating cutting piece.
–  Push the antenna wire -2- all the way into the rotating cutting piece. The locking pin -3- can not be seen completely.

 
     

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Push the blade holder -1- against the axle of the rotating cutting segment until it locks into place. The gap -2- under the blade holder is completely closed.
–  Hold the antenna wire so that it cannot turn.
–  Turn the rotating cutting segment -3- 2 times in direction of -arrow- until it starts to turn easily.

 
     

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Pull the release pin -1-. The blade holder unlocks and separates from the antenna wire.
–  Push the locking pin -2- all the way into the rotating cutting piece. The antenna wire is pushed out of the rotating cutting segment.
–  Remove insulation from the antenna wire.
–  Remove any insulation remaining on the rotating cutting segment.

 
Removing the Outer Jacket of Insulation:
   

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Slide the antenna wire -2- in the mount -3- into the tool head until it stops -1-.
–  Close the tool then open it again.
–  Remove the antenna wire -4-.

 
Removing the Inner Insulation:
   

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Push the antenna wire -2- in the mount -1- all the way into the tool head.
–  Close the tool then open it again.
–  Remove the antenna wire -3-.

 
Crimping the Inner Conductor:
   

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Select the appropriate tool head based on the antenna wire test. Refer to → Anchor.
–  Unfold the positioner -2-.
–  Open the positioning plate -3-. The positioning plate swivels upward.
–  Push the inner contact -1- all the way into the positioner and loosen the positioning plate. The inner contact is attached.
–  Fold the positioner back in. The inner contact -4- is positioned inside the tool head.

 
     

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Slide the antenna wire -1- into the inner contact -2- in the tool head. Hold the positioner tight while doing this.
–  Lock the tool until it opens by itself.
–  Open the positioning plate -3- and pull out the antenna wire.

 
Crimping the Outer Conductor:
   

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Slide the sleeve -2- and outer contact -1- over the inner conductor. The knurled contact piece must be pushed under the shield -3-, but over the aluminum foil.
–  Slide the outer contact -4- all the way on. Make the bushing/pin fit correctly when doing this.

 
     

Antenna Wires, Repairing

–  Push the sleeve -3- up to the outer contact.
–  Open the tool and fold out the positioner -1-.
–  Position the outer contact -2- in the tool head on the contact edge -4-.
–  Close the tool then open it again.
–  Pull out the antenna wire.
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