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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 rear centre console trim
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Removing –  Move front seats as far forwards as possible.   Front-end hook -3370- ...

Removing and installing sealing flange on pulley end
Special tools and workshop equipment required Flat scraper Sealant → Electronic Parts Catalogue Removing –  Remove noise insulation ...

Storage, transportation and disposal of airbag, belt tensioner and battery isolator units (pyrotechnic components)
  Storage must comply with the relevant national legislation.   Transportation is subject to national and international regulations that govern packaging, marking, labelling and freight documentation in detail. ...

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