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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing Bowden cable

Removing
  WARNING
It is not permissible to loosen bolts other than those specified.
Also, it is not permissible to perform any repair work other than described here.
   

  Note

Removing and installing Bowden cable

–  Loosen towing bracket → Chapter and pull it out slightly.
–  Use pliers to unscrew bolts -10-, and remove cover -9-.
–  Turn rotating plate -8- a little, and remove Bowden cable -7-.
–  Loosen bolt -5- and hexagon nut -1-, and remove gearbox -3- together with both Bowden cables -2 and 7-.
 
Installing
  Note
  Always use new bolts -1, 5 and 8- and new cover -9-.
  The cap -6- must not be damaged and must always be installed.
  Before fitting cover, the area where the seal touches it must be cleaned.
  Water must be preventing from entering the swivelling mechanism at all costs.
  Perform a functional check before bolting on the towing bracket.
   

Removing and installing Bowden cable

–  Secure gearbox -3- with new bolt -5-, washer -4- and hexagon nut -1-.
–  Attach Bowden cable -7- to rotating plate.
–  Secure new cover -9- using new bolts -8-.
Removing and installing towing bracket
Removing   Note   Minor differences will be encountered on removal and installation, depending on version. ...

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Checklist
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