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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Notes on releasing and dismantling contact housings

  Note
Observe the general notes on repairs to the vehicle electrical system → Chapter.
To release, always use the correct release tools. Under no circumstances should the contacts be pulled out of the contact housings with force.
Damaged contact housings must always be replaced. New contact housings can be ordered from the OTC in Kassel.
As an aid to disengage the secondary locking mechanisms, a small screwdriver can be used.
The socket/pin assignment can be found stamped on the secondary locking mechanism or on the rear of the contact housing.
For more detailed information about the locations of connectors, see → Current flow diagrams, Electrical fault finding and Fitting locations.
Allocation of the correct release tool to the respective locking devices can be gleaned from the table in the → operating instructions of VAS 1978/35.
   
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