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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing control unit for daytime running light and side light -J860-/-J861-

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing control unit for daytime running light and side light -J860-/-J861-

  WARNING
Risk of death due to high voltage! Risk of injury and environmental pollution!
Observe operation and safety notes for gas discharge bulbs → Chapter.
It is essential that the battery earth cable is disconnected before any work on parts of the gas discharge headlight is performed. The parts are marked with a yellow high voltage symbol.
  Note
Control unit for left daytime running light and side light -J860- and control unit for right daytime running light and side light -J861- are only fitted on gas discharge headlights.
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
Removing
–  Remove headlight → Chapter.
   
–  Remove bolts -2-.
–  Pull control unit for left daytime running light and side light -J860--1- off headlight.
–  Disconnect electrical connector -3-.
–  Remove control unit.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
  Caution
Make sure seal is correctly seated when installing the gas discharge bulb control unit. The ingress of water will lead to permanent damage to the headlight.
–  Check seal between control unit and headlight for damage.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - headlight“
 

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