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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Single Wire Seals, Installing

  Note
Single wire seals prevent the penetration of water and dirt into the contact housing. They are installed, for example, in the engine compartment and must be reinstalled after a repair.
Single wire seal is crimped on at the factory together with contact on the wire, this is not the case for repair wires. Single wire seal must be slid onto wire first before crimping the repair wire.
Single wire seals must always fit with the repair wire cross-section. Outer circumference of single wire seal is aligned according to chamber circumference of the contact housing. Perform assembly using only the assembly tool with correct fit.
Assembling Single Wire Seal
   
–  Release contact lock using assembly tool with correct fit -A- and then pull wire with single wire seal toward rear -arrow- out of contact housing.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

–  Cut off the old contact with single wire seal from the vehicle-specific wiring harness.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

–  Slide repair wire with new contact into corresponding chamber of contact housing until it engages.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

–  Put single wire seal -A- onto free end of repair wire.
  Note
When doing this, small diameter of single wire seal must point toward contact housing.
–  Slide single wire seal -A- onto repair wire up to the contact housing.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

–  Slide single wire seal -A- into contact housing until it stops using the corresponding assembly tool -B-.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

–  Shorten the repair wire and the vehicle-specific wiring harness single wire as needed using the Wiring Harness Repair Set - Wire Strippers -VAS1978/3-.
–  Crimp the stripped ends of repair wire and single wire of vehicle-specific wiring harness using crimp pliers and a crimp connection as described in chapter “Wire break with single repair point”. Refer to → Chapter „Wire Break with Single Repair Point“.
 

Single Wire Seals, Installing

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