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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing door

Special tools and workshop equipment required
  • Door alignment tool -3320-
  • Universal joint for 3320 -3320/1
  • Bit for 3320 -3320/2-
  • Bit for 3320 -3320/3-
  • Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
  • Socket -3410-
  • Setting gauge -3371-
   
  Note
The removal and installation sequence is for the front left door. Removal and installation of the front right door are similar.
Removing
 

Removal wedge -3409-
Removal wedge -3409-

 

Removing and installing door

–  Press wedge -T10383/1- between bellows -3- and locking mechanism -arrow a-.
–  Push locking mechanism upwards -2- with wedge -T10383/1--arrow b- and separate electrical connector -3- from coupling station -arrow c-.
–  Undo screws -7- from hinges.
–  Unscrew bolt -4- for door retaining strap -5-.
–  Push door arrester -6- inwards -arrow d-.
–  Lift front door -1- upwards -arrow f- so that hinge -6- is released from hinges -7-.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing door

Install in reverse order of removal. To this end, the following should be observed:
  Caution
Prior to installing the front door, the door retaining strap must be folded towards the inside of the vehicle in order to avoid damage to the paintwork.
  Note
After door installation the hinge arms must be flush one above the other.
–  Adjust front door -1- → Chapter.
–  Observe front door shut lines -1- → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
Door arrester and hinges → Chapter „Assembly overview - door“
Removing and installing door inner seal
During production, a sealant is applied to the door inner seals, which are then placed on the door flange and rolled on.   Note When removing ...

Adjusting door
Special tools and workshop equipment required Door alignment tool -3320- Universal joint for 3320 -3320/1- Bit for 3320 -3320/2- Bit for 3320 - ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing evaporator temperature sensor -G308-, RHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removal wedge -3409-   Note Only vehicles with air conditioning system; on vehicles with heater, opening in heater ...

Notes on towing
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsTow rope or tow bar It is easier and safer to tow a vehicle with a tow bar. Only use a tow rope if you do not have a tow bar. The tow rope should be slightly elastic to reduce the strain on both vehicles. It is advisable ...

Removing and installing head restraint guide
  Note 2 commercially available screwdrivers with a blade height of 0.4 mm and a blade width of 8 mm are required for removal.     Removing –  Remove rear ...

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