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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General description

  Caution
If excessive force is exerted on sockets without illumination, the retaining sleeve may be damaged.
Only illuminated sockets (cigarette lighter) can be removed with the puller T 40148.
The puller does not manage to release the locking lugs of sockets without illuminated retaining sleeve.
Usually sockets without illumination cannot be removed without being damaged.
On some vehicles, the illumination is not provided by a light bulb, but by an LED (light-emitting diode), depending on the equipment level. This LED is permanently attached to the retaining sleeve and cannot be renewed separately.
Retaining sleeves with a light bulb are available in different versions. On the one version, the light bulb can be replaced separately; on the other version, the light bulb cannot be replaced separately. In this case, the bulb carrier has to be replaced together with the light bulb.
Depending on the space requirement, the vehicles are equipped with various electric sockets and cigarette lighter sockets. They differ in length and have different electrical connections. In the case of electric sockets or cigarette lighter sockets with a wiring tail, it may be necessary to perform additional work in order to gain access to the connector.
   
Cigarette lighter -U1-
The following descriptions apply to the rear left cigarette lighter -U3-, rear right cigarette lighter -U7-, rear cigarette lighter -U9-, 12 V socket 2 -U18-, 12 V so ...

Assembly overview
  Caution If excessive force is exerted on sockets without illumination, the retaining sleeve may be damaged. ...

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Removing and installing mounting bracket
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removing   Note Removal and installation are only described for the left door handle bracket. The right side is similar. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Sockets in the vehicle   Electrical equipment can be connected to the sockets in the vehicle. The devices connected must be in good condition and fault-free. Additional information and warnings: Cigarette lighter   ...

General information on transporting children in the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Legislation and legal requirements take precedence over the descriptions in this owner's manual. Various standards and regulations govern the use of child seats and methods for securing them (). For example, this cou ...

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