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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:

Wiring open circuit with one repair position
Repair position with single crimp connector   –  Place the wire to be repaired to one side (about 20 cm either side of the repair position). –  If necessary, unbind the wir ...

Removing and installing mirror cover trim
  Note   Removal and installation are described for the mirror cover trim on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.   Removal and ins ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Stowing items of luggage    → Driving with an open tailgate    → Driving a loaded vehicle    → Vehicle-specific weight ratings   Heavy objects must always be stowed securely in the luggage comp ...

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