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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Adjusting bonnet

Adjusting bonnet
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

Note

Adjusting bonnet

–  Remove striker pin -1- → Chapter.
–  Front part of bonnet can be adjusted in height to wings by means of bonnet lock -4- → Chapter.
–  After bonnet has been adjusted, the striker pin -1- can be re-installed and adjusted → Anchor.
Specified torques
  Bonnet lock → Chapter „Assembly overview - Bowden cable“
 
Adjusting hinges
   
  Note
Only loosen bolts -5-, do not remove them completely.

Adjusting bonnet

–  If fitted, remove caps -3 or 4-.
–  By loosening hexagon nuts -5- on left and right bonnet hinges -1-, bonnet can be centred laterally -arrows b- and in longitudinal direction -arrows a- between wings.
–  By loosening bolts -2- on left and right bonnet hinges -1-, bonnet can be centred vertically -arrows c- and in longitudinal direction -arrows a- between wings.
–  Ensure that gaps are uniform → Rep. gr.00.
–  Specified torque for hexagon nuts -5- and bolts -2-: 22 Nm.
–  After adjusting, carry out corrosion protection measures on bonnet hinges -1-, hexagon nuts -5- and bolts -2-.
–  If necessary, readjust adjustment buffers.
Specified torques
  Hinges → Chapter „Assembly overview - bonnet“
 
Adjusting adjustment buffer
   

Adjusting bonnet

–  Turn adjustment buffers -1- to adjust -arrows-.
–  After bonnet -2- has been adjusted, the striker pin can be reinstalled and adjusted → Anchor.
 
Adjusting striker pin
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

Adjusting bonnet

–  Loosen bolts -2-.
–  Striker pin -1- can now be adjusted on bonnet -2- in lateral elongated holes.
Specified torques
  Hinges → Chapter „Assembly overview - bonnet“

 
Adjusting lid lock
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Setting gauge -3371-
Setting gauge -3371-

  Note
Use new bolts when adjusting the lid lock.
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

Adjusting bonnet

–  Loosen bolts -2- to adjust lid lock -1- relative to bonnet laterally -arrow a- and vertically -arrows b- → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
  Bonnet lock → Chapter „Assembly overview - Bowden cable“
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