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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing door lock

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

  Note
  Removal and installation are described only for the left door lock. The right side is similar.
  The door window must be closed for subsequent work.
Removing
 

Socket -3410-
Socket -3410-

Removing and installing door lock

–  Remove front door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove inner door cover → Chapter.
–  Remove door handle → Chapter.
–  If fitted, disconnect connector.
–  Remove bolts -2-.
–  Remove door lock -1- from door -arrow-.
  Note
Cables can be detached if this is necessary for subsequent work.
Detach cable from mounting bracket
–  Remove cover → Anchor
–  Turn cable -5- through 90° -arrow a- and take out of holder.
–  Swivel cable -arrow b- upwards until cable can be threaded out of eye in door lock -1--arrow c-.
Detach cable from interior door handle
–  Turn cable -4- by 90° and take it out of holding device.
–  Swivel cable -arrow d- so far until cable can be threaded out of eye in door lock -1--arrow e-.
Removing cover
   

Removing and installing door lock

–  Disengage hook -3- in -direction of arrow a-.
–  Use the hook to pull cover -1- out of door lock -2--arrow b-.
–  Pull cover -1- upwards -arrow c- from door lock -2-.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing door lock

–  Attach cables -4- and -5- to door lock -1-.
–  Fit cover → Anchor.
–  Insert door lock -1- into door.
–  If fitted, connect connector.
–  Screw in bolts -2-.
–  Clip cover -3- in.
Further installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
It is essential that a functional check is then performed with the door open. If the cables are not adjusted correctly and the door is closed without having performed a functional check, the door lock might not unlock and the door can't be opened.
Specified torques
  Bolts → Chapter „Assembly overview - door handle and door lock“
Fit cover

Removing and installing door lock

–  Push cover -1- onto retainer -3- on door lock -2--arrow a-.
–  Engage hook -4- with door lock -2--arrow b-.
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