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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing bumper cover

 
Volkswagen R GmbH, optional equipment, “R Line” and “R”
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
  Note
The removal and installation procedures for front bumper cover may have to be revised slightly depending on model variations.
Removing
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

Removing and installing bumper cover

–  Removing radiator grille → Chapter
–  Undo bolts -2- in wheel housing (pointing upwards) on left and right.
–  Unscrew bolts -3- on left and right.
–  Unscrew bolts -4- from underneath.
Further dismantling requires the assistance of a second mechanic.
–  Pull bumper cover -1- out of guide fasteners on left and right of wing -arrows a-.
–  Release locking hooks -arrows b- from lock carrier.
–  Pull bumper cover -1- off vehicle in parallel movement -arrows c-.
–  Detach washer fluid line hose couplings (if there are any) → Electrical system; Rep. gr.92.
–  Separate connectors of electrical components (if present).
General information and work instructions for the parking aid can be found in → Electrical system; Rep. gr.94.
General information and work instructions for the Park Assist system can be found in → Electrical system; Rep. gr.94.
 
Installing
   

Removing and installing bumper cover

Further installation requires the assistance of a second mechanic.
–  Connect connectors of all installed electrical components.
  Note
When positioning the bumper cover, make sure that the front wheel housing liner is correctly seated.
–  Guide bumper cover -1- onto lock carrier -arrows a- in a parallel movement until locking devices engage.
–  Press bumper cover -1- onto guides -5- on left and right of wing until they engage with each other -arrow b-.
–  Observe gaps/shut lines → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - bumper cover“

Repairing bumper cover

  Note
If bumper cover is damaged, determine whether plastic can be repaired before renewing bumper.
Description under: → General Information; Body Repairs, General Body Repairs
   
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