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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 described for the rear left door only. Removal and installation of the rear 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 -2--arrow a-.
–  Push locking mechanism upwards -2- with wedge -T10383/1--arrow b- and separate electrical connector -3- from coupling station -arrow c-.
–  If fitted, remove covers of bolts -7-.
–  Loosen bolts -7- at hinges -arrow e-, but do not remove them.
–  Unscrew bolt -4- for door retaining strap -6-.
–  Push door retaining strip -6- inwards -arrow d-.
–  Lift front door -1- with upper parts of hinges -6- upwards -arrow f- out of lower parts of hinges.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing door

Install in reverse order of removal. To this end, the following should be observed:
  Caution
Prior to installing the rear door, the door retaining strap must be folded towards the inside of the vehicle in order to avoid damage to the paintwork.
  Note
After installation of the rear door, the hinge arms must be flush one above the other.
–  Adjust rear door -1- → Chapter.
–  Observe front door shut lines -1- → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - door“
Assembly overview - door
  Note   Only the left side is shown. The right side is similar.   After renewal of B-pillar, the specified torque for bolts -2 and 5- as well as for ...

Adjusting door
Special tools and workshop equipment required   Door alignment tool -3320-   Universal joint for 3320 -3 ...

Other materials:

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  Note The vehicle level sender is available as a replacement part only complete with coupling rod and upper and lower retaining plates. 1 -  Bolt 5 Nm 2 -  Rear vehicle level senders Comp ...

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