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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Installing brackets for parking aid system

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Installation tool for PDC bracket -VAS 6614
Installation tool for PDC bracket -VAS 6614

Materials
 

Cartridge gun -VAS 5155-
Cartridge gun -VAS 5155-

  2-component plastic adhesive
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  Bonding agent for plastics
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  Cleaning solution
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  Primer applicator
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  Note
  Observe manufacturer's instructions enclosed in the packaging.
  Observe minimum curing period.
Installing brackets
   
  Note
The brackets are installed after the bumper cover has been painted.

Installing brackets for parking aid system

The 4 markings for brackets -1- can be found on the inside of the bumper cover.
–  If there are no markings, the centre point -2- must be determined.
–  The holes must be drilled from the inside to the outside with the drill in the tool kit -3-.

Installing brackets for parking aid system

–  Set hole punch in position with bolt head -1-, washer -2- and thrust bearing -3- from inside bumper cover -5-.
–  Screw on punch -4-, not quite as far as bumper cover.
–  Press punch -4- against bumper cover.
–  Tighten hole punch -1-.
  Note
The punch -4- must not turn on the paint of the bumper cover.
–  Pull the punch -4- through the material of the bumper cover -5--arrows- by turning the bolt head -1-.
–  Remove hole punch and make the next holes.
–  Thoroughly clean bumper cover and bracket with cleaning solution.
  Note
Approx. 1 cm of adhesive from tip should not be applied.

Installing brackets for parking aid system

–  Lightly sand inside of bumper cover -6- and clean thoroughly.
–  Apply a very thin layer of bonding agent for plastics to bumper cover and bracket and allow to flash off for 10 minutes.
–  Push bracket -8- onto centring pin -1- and through bumper cover -6-.
–  Push counterhold -4- on and gently tighten knurled nut -5-.
–  Push clip -3- on and then place knurled nut -2- in position but do not tighten it.
–  All the brackets are prepared to this stage.
  Note
The adhesive must not run into the angle.
–  Apply adhesive as shown in illustration and tighten knurled nut -2-.
–  Remove all centring pins after minimum curing period.
1)  Minimum curing period
Do not carry out any further work on bumper cover or brackets until the minimum curing period of 30 minutes has expired.
In this time, the bumper cover must remain where it is and should not be moved.
   
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