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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Wire Break with Single Repair Point

Repair point with single crimp connection
–  Free up wire intended for repair (approximately 20 cm to both sides of repair point).
–  If required, remove wiring harness wrapping using a folding knife.
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

–  Cut out the damaged section of wire using the Wiring Harness Repair Set - Wire Strippers -VAS1978/3-.
  Note
If, by cutting out the damaged wire section, both ends of the vehicle-specific single wire are too short for a repair using a single crimp connection, insert a repair wire section of matching length with two crimp connections. Refer to → Chapter „Wire Break with Dual Repair Point“.
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

–  Strip the wire ends using the 6 - 7 mm wire stripper.
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

–  Slide crimp connection onto both stripped wire ends of vehicle-specific single wire and crimp them using crimp pliers.
  Note
Always be sure to use the correct crimping slot for the crimping connection used. Refer to → Chapter „Crimping Pliers with Insert“.
Do not crimp wire insulation.
After crimping, crimp connections must be heat-shrunk using hot air gun to prevent moisture penetration.
–  Place the Wiring Harness Repair - Blower - Shrink Element -VAS1978/15A- on the Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A-.
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

–  Heat crimp connection using hot air gun lengthwise from center outward until it is sealed completely and adhesive comes out the ends.
  Caution
When heat-shrinking crimp connections, be careful not to damage any other wiring, plastic parts or insulating material with the hot nozzle of the hot air gun.
Always observe operating instructions of heat gun.
  Note
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

Make sure that crimp connections do not lie directly next to each other when several wires need to be repaired. Arrange the crimp connectors at a slight offset so that the circumference of the wiring harness does not become too large.
In the event the repair point was previous taped, this point must be taped anew with yellow insulating tape after repairs.
Secure the repaired wiring harness if necessary with a cable tie to prevent flapping noises while driving.
 

Wire Break with Single Repair Point

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