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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the money!
I've used this book once and I've already saved twice the cost of the book by fixing something myself that VW would have charged me a ridiculous amount for. Worth it!
Published on 26 Nov 2008 by Sunil Chauhan

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Look elsewhere!
As someone else has said, this book covers too many models and it misses out a lot of steps. A half hour job is often condensed into a one line statement with a poor photograph to support it. Ultimately, it depends on how much you want to play with your car. This is OK for the absolute basics but I'd recommend a diffenrent publisher for more detailed steps on these...
Published on 15 Aug 2009 by C. Boyce


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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Look elsewhere!, 15 Aug 2009
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C. Boyce (UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
As someone else has said, this book covers too many models and it misses out a lot of steps. A half hour job is often condensed into a one line statement with a poor photograph to support it. Ultimately, it depends on how much you want to play with your car. This is OK for the absolute basics but I'd recommend a diffenrent publisher for more detailed steps on these vehicles.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but occationally lacks detail, 14 Aug 2009
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G. Lean (UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
I've had many Haynes manuals before. They do cover pretty much everything about the car, but in some instances, there is too little detail for some fiddly jobs. Wouldn't do without one though.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the money!, 26 Nov 2008
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Sunil Chauhan (London, UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
I've used this book once and I've already saved twice the cost of the book by fixing something myself that VW would have charged me a ridiculous amount for. Worth it!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Golf manual, 6 April 2010
This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
Not as good as the Haynes books of old. Pictures and diagrams are quite poor but where else can you go for information these days ?.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not enough detail specific my car, 22 April 2009
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
I purchased this product in order to replace a faulty cabin ventilation air blower motor. This is a tricky motor to locate as it requires the removal of various bits of cabin trim in order to get to the ventilation system. I found the photos in the manual not as helpful as I would have good quality, expanded, schematic diagrams. As for other repairs, servicing, or maintenance issues. The book tries to cover too many different types of Golf/Bora to give the reader enough detailed information on any specific one. For example, you could not rely on the instructions for something like a timing belt change without having some prior knowledge about your specific engine type. As for simpler things like routine servicing the manual is a reasonably good point of reference.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars it's a manual, 17 May 2012
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S. Wilkinson (North Devon) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
What can I say, it's a Haynes manual for Golf! Being a modern Haynes manual, it's no where near as good as the Haynes manuals for 1970's and 1980's cars but for normal servicing jobs, it's fine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great addition to your toolbox, 30 April 2011
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James Mackay (Cumbria, UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
Just what I was expecting from a Haynes Manual, very detailed and covers the differences between the different engines. I have a 1.8T Golf GTi and also a Seat Leon PD150 Diesel and it is great for both (no manual for Leon for some reason), found it very helpful.

It includes detailed descriptions, photographs and also exploded diagrams.

I found the price on Amazon to be the cheapest delivered too, great value for money.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent companion for my son's car, 7 Mar 2011
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Mary (Oxon United Kingdom) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
My son bought himself a car and needed a book to help with maintenance.
Haynes manuals are second to none. 5*
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bora manual, 20 Jan 2011
This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
Its a haynes manual need I say anymore. Seems up to date, has parking sensors in as this was a late addition. Its good for my 2004/54 aswell.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars almost there, 16 Oct 2010
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This review is from: VW Golf and Bora 4-cyl Petrol and Diesel Service and Repair Manual: 2001-2003 (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals) (Hardcover)
Amazons price and delivery were five star. Haynes need to bring their manuals into the 21st century i.e.colour photos,paperback and specific to your vehicle.The manual is a great help but is not exact enough for my liking.
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