Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI 1999, 2000
2.8 Liter VR6 2V Engine Mechanical, Engine Code(s): AFP Lubrication system components, removing and installing (Page 17-14)
If the bead is too thick, excess sealing compound can get in the oil pan and clog the strainer in the pump suction line.
Apply the sealing compound to the clean surface as shown.
Immediately put the oil pan in place and insert all bolts, leaving them loose.
Tighten the bolts to 15 Nm.
Tighten the oil pan to gear bolts to 45 Nm.
After assembling the oil pan, wait approximately 30 minutes for the sealing compound to dry before filling with oil.
Complete assembly in reverse order.