Removal and installation of engine crankcase protection and radiator displacement

During a number of works (for example, during an engine oil change), it is necessary to remove the crankcase protection of the Volkswagen Transporter T4 or tilt the radiator forward to improve access to certain components. To remove the crankcase protection, unscrew the bolts and nuts shown in fig. 63, unlock the closing lever, slide the plate down and out of the holders. During installation, tighten the bolts and nuts with a torque of 9 Nm.

Rice. 63 Attachment points for the crankcase protection of the power unit

To tilt the radiator, unscrew the bolts shown in fig. 64. On a turbocharged diesel engine, it is additionally necessary to remove the bar (1) of the air cooler (see Fig. 65), for which it is necessary to unscrew the screws (2). Tilt the radiator forward along with the front panel of the car. Block the lock bracket in the direction of the arrow (Fig. 64).

Rice. 64 After removing the bolts, tilt forward the front body panel with radiator

Rice. 65 Air cooler bar - turbocharged diesel engines

Other maintenance work such as changing the engine oil, changing the oil filter, changing the fuel filter (diesel engine), changing the air filter element, adjusting the V-belt tension are described in the relevant sections.

Launch of Transporter T4. Where is the body number of the Transporter T4.

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