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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-.
Removing and installing mounting bracket
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Removing and installing window channel
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Other materials:

Locking and unlocking the driver door manually
Fig. 209 Door handle on the driver door: covered lock cylinder First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsIf locked manually, all doors are locked. If unlocked manually, only the driver door is unlocked. Observe information on the anti-theft alarm . Fold th ...

Displays
Fig. 178 In the instrument cluster display: examples of recognised speed limits or overtaking restrictions with accompanying additional signs First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Traffic sign recognition texts Cause and solut ...

Removing and installing front footwell illumination bulb -L151-/-L152-
  Note If an LED front footwell light is faulty, the entire light must be renewed. Removing –  Remove front footwell light -K268-/-K269- → Chapter.     ...

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