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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
 

Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights

Torque screwdriver -VAS 6494-
  Note
If retaining tabs broke off the headlights, they can be renewed using the repair kit for headlight housing. There is therefore no need to renew the entire headlight.
There are different repair kits available for the left and right headlight → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
–  Remove headlight whose retaining tab is broken → Chapter.
–  Remove remaining parts of broken retaining tab from headlight housing.
 

Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights

Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights

–  Fit retaining tab -1- of repair kit to headlamp and secure it with bolt -2-.
–  Install headlight and align it flush to body contour.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview – repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights“
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Installing repair kit for headlight housing, LED headlights only
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-   ...

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