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Maintenance / repair documentation often refers to special tools to be used when performing particular tasks.

The table below lists some of the more common tools used and their purpose.

Tool #Description
VW 524Tool for removing suspension top mount retaining nut
VAG 3078Tool for removing suspension outer lock nut
VAG 3036Camshaft Locking Tool
VAG 3256Crankshaft Locking Tool for Timing belt replacment (ABY)
VAG 2084Crankshaft Locking Tool for Timing belt replacment (3B)
VAG 2079Torque Multiplier for Timing belt replacment
VAG 3066Rear Diff Seal replacement tool
VAG 3272Rear brake piston windback tool
VAG 2069ATube socket (33mm) for removing shock insert cap nut
Hazet 4680-1Lambda Probe socket
Hazet 990LG12 point ribbed bit for inner driveshaft bolts