Engine Volkswagen 1Y

The concern assembled the 1.9-liter diesel engine Volkswagen 1Y 1.9 D from 1989 to 2003 and installed it on almost all of its most popular models of the 90s of the last century. This atmospheric diesel engine had a rather large resource.

The EA086 series also includes: JK, JP, JX, SB, 1X, 1Y, AAZ, ABL.

Specifications

Production years 1989-2003
Displacement, cc 1896
Fuel system prechambers
Power output, hp 64 – 68
Torque output, Nm 124 – 127
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 8v
Cylinder bore, mm 79.5
Piston stroke, mm 95.5
Compression ratio 22.5 – 23.0
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 1/2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for VW Golf 1995)
— city
— highway
— combined
6.2
4.1
5.0
Engine lifespan, km ~500 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Audi 80 B3 (8A) in 1989 – 1991;
  • Seat Cordoba 1 (6K) in 1993 – 1996;
  • Seat Ibiza 2 (6K) in 1993 – 1999;
  • Seat Inca 1 (6K) in 1995 – 2003;
  • Seat Toledo 1 (1L) in 1991 – 1999;
  • Skoda Felicia 1 (6U) in 1996 – 2001;
  • Volkswagen Caddy 2 (9K) in 1995 – 2003;
  • Volkswagen Golf 3 (1H) in 1991 – 1997;
  • Volkswagen Passat B3 (31) in 1989 – 1993;
  • Volkswagen Vento 1 (1H) in 1993 – 1996.

Disadvantages of the VW 1Y engine

  • This is a very hardy motor, the runs of many of them have already exceeded 500,000 km.
  • The most common problem with such a diesel engine is cracks in the cylinder head due to overheating.
  • Also, leaks from the high pressure fuel pump are very common here.
  • Timing belt drive with a resource of about 60,000 km, when it breaks, the valves always bend.
  • On long runs, there is often an oil burner and constant lubricant leaks.

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