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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing condensation drainage (LHD)

Removing
–  Remove right centre console trim in footwell → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68.
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--4-.
   
–  Cover airbag control unit -J234- and connector -4- with impermeable sheeting.
–  Carefully push floor covering aside and cover it in area under condensation drain hose with waterproof foil and water absorbing paper.
–  Carefully pull condensation drain hose -3- off heater and air conditioning unit -1- and off body -5-.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order. When installing, note the following:
–  The condensation drain hose can be properly pushed onto heater and air conditioning unit to stop in only one position.
 

Removing and installing condensation drainage (LHD)

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--4- in the figure.
–  Insert the condensation drain hose -6- in the body opening until it is heard to engage.
 

Removing and installing condensation drainage (LHD)

The holder -2- at the condensation drain hose must be properly clipped in (pre-tensioned) at the body opening -1-.
The sealing lip must not be loose at the body opening.
The retainer tabs -arrows- must be fully engaged.
If the holder is not sufficiently pre-tensioned, seal off joint between body and holder, e.g. with silicon adhesive sealant → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
  Note
Install condensation drain hose in such a way that it is not twisted or pinched.
When installing floor covering, ensure that condensation drain hose is not pinched by floor covering.
If the condensation drain hose is not fitted firmly enough at the heater and air conditioning unit connection, secure it with a hose clamp for example to prevent 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 drainage (LHD)

Checking condensation drainage
Checking –  Remove right centre console trim in footwell → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68. ...

Removing and installing condensation drain (RHD)
Removing –  Remove right centre console trim in footwell → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68. ...

Other materials:

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