Home Volkswagen Repair

Volkswagen Rabbit, GTI (A5)
Service Manual:
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

2.0L FSI, 2.5L

by Bentley Publishers

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1048 pages
1792 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1664-3
Price: $179.95

Volkswagen Rabbit, GTI (A5) Service Manual: 2006-2009

The Volkswagen Rabbit, GTI Service Manual: 2006-2009 is a comprehensive source of service information and specifications for Rabbit and GTI models built on the A5 platform from 2006 to 2009. Whether youre a professional or a do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner, this manual will help you understand, care for and repair your vehicle.

Though the do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information, the Volkswagen owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Engines covered

  • 2.0L turbo gasoline (engine code: BPY, CBFA, CCTA)
  • 2.5L gasoline (engine code: BGP, BGQ, CBTA, CBUA)

Transmissions covered

  • 0A4 5-speed manual
  • 02Q 6-speed manual
  • 09G 6-speed automatic
  • 02E 6-speed DSG

Technical features:

  • Covers Rabbit and GTI models 2006-2009 based on the A5 platform.
  • Maintenance procedures: from oil changes to belt replacement.
  • Engine and cylinder head service, including timing belt replacement for 4-cylinder engines.
  • Removal and installation of Motronic fuel injection system components.
  • Emission control tests, repairs and adjustments, including: Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Secondary Air Injection system.
  • Drivetrain maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair, including clutch, gearshift linkage, and drive axles.
  • Suspension component replacement, including ball joints, front struts, rear shocks and coil springs.
  • Heating and air conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement on the Climatronic and Climatic systems.
  • Body adjustment and repairs, including front and rear doors, fenders, front radiator support and sunroof.
  • Wiring schematics with fuse/relay locations and easy-to-use illustrated component locator section. Includes R32 wiring diagrams.
  • Volkswagen OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
  • Comprehensive Volkswagen factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments, and tightening torques.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for A5 platform Volkswagen models including the 2006 through 2009 Rabbit and GTI, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
Jetta 2005-2010, Jetta SportWagen 2008-2010, Rabbit, GTI 2006-2009, R32 2008 (A5)

Publishing note: Prior to September 2010, this book was published in a softcover edition (ISBN 978-0-8376-1560-8)

click to enlarge, and for longer caption if available
02 Product Familiarization
Suspension and brake components of GTI model.
click to enlarge, and for longer caption if available
46 Brakes-Mechanical
Detailed brake pad and rotor service procedure.
click to enlarge, and for longer caption if available
Service Publications editor conducting technical photography session
click to enlarge, and for longer caption if available
03 Maintenance
Air filter replacement for 2008 and later GTI models.
VW Rabbit, GTI 2006-2009
VW Rabbit, GTI 2006-2009
Wholesale Case Quantity: 5
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1664-3 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1664-3 (ISBN-13)
Permalink: http://www.bentleypublishers.com/c/VR09
Associated Vehicles