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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (gas discharge headlights)

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (gas discharge headlights)

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
Removing
–  Remove headlight → Chapter.
   
–  Unscrew bolts -2- from housing cover -1-.
–  Remove housing cover -1-.
 

Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (gas discharge headlights)

–  Release left headlight range control motor -V48--1-: for left headlight, turn in direction of arrow -A-; for right headlight, turn opposite direction of arrow -A-.
–  Turn left headlight range control motor -V48--1- in direction of arrow -C-.
–  Turn height adjuster -2- in direction of arrow -B- (lower reflector). Maintain tension on left headlight range control motor -V48--1- during this step.
–  Pull left headlight range control motor -V48--1- out of headlamp height adjuster in direction of arrow -C-.
–  Disconnect electrical connector.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
  Caution
Risk of damage to the headlight.
Make sure the housing cover is correctly seated when installing. The ingress of water will lead to permanent damage to the headlight.
–  Connect electrical connector whilst pushing in left headlight range control motor -V48-.
–  Pull reflector towards rear and press left headlight range control motor -V48- into headlight range adjuster until motor can be heard to engage.
–  Engage left headlight range control motor -V48--1- opposite direction of arrow -A-.
–  Turn height adjuster -2- opposite direction of arrow -B-. The reflector must move.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
 

Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (gas discharge headlights)

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