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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Installing repair kit for headlight housing, LED headlights only

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Installing repair kit for headlight housing, LED headlights only

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

Installing repair kit for headlight housing, LED headlights only

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, LED headlights only

Installing repair kit for headlight housing, LED headlights only

–  Fit retaining tab -1- of repair kit to headlight.
–  Screw in bolts -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, LED headlights only“
Changing headlights over from driving on right to driving on left (dual halogen headlights)
If an RHD vehicle is driven in a left-traffic country, or vice versa, the headlights do not need to be adapted in any way.
   
Installing repair kit for headlight housing, does not apply for LED headlights
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