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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing condensation drain (RHD)

Removing
–  Remove right centre console trim in footwell → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68.
–  Carefully push floor covering aside and cover it in area under condensation drain hose with impermeable sheeting and water absorbing paper.
–  Remove footrest → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
Risk of damage to airbag control unit. Connectors may corrode if moisture enters.After disconnecting, cover or seal off connectors to prevent the ingress of moisture.
–  Pull connector off airbag control unit -J234--5-.
   
–  Cover airbag control unit -J234- and connector -5- with impermeable sheeting.
–  Carefully push floor covering aside and cover it in area under condensation drain hose with impermeable sheeting and water absorbing paper.
–  Carefully pull condensation drain hose -3- off heater and air conditioning unit -1- and off body -4-.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order. When installing, note the following:
 

Removing and installing condensation drain (RHD)

The condensation drain hose -3- can be properly pushed onto heater and air conditioning unit -1- to stop in only one position.
Lug -arrow- on connecting piece must engage in guide -2-.
If a commercially available cable tie was installed to retain the condensation drain -3-, then renew it.
The condensation drain hose must be routed below the wiring harness of the airbag control unit -J234--5- in the figure.
 

Removing and installing condensation drain (RHD)

The bracket -1- for the condensation drain hose must be properly clipped into the aperture in the body -1- under tension.
The sealing lip must not be loosely seated on the body aperture.
The retainer tabs -arrows- must be fully engaged.
If the tension is insufficient, seal joint between body and bracket using, e.g., silicon adhesive sealant → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
  Note
Install the condensation drain hose so that it is not twisted or pinched.
When installing floor covering, ensure that the condensation drain hose is not pinched by floor covering.
If the condensation drain hose is loose on the heater and air conditioning unit connection, secure it, for example, with a hose clip to prevent its slipping. Hose clip → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
Specified torques:
Centre console; Assembly overview - centre console → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68
 
 

Removing and installing condensation drain (RHD)

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