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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated anti-dazzle interior mirror, with rain and light sensor -G397- and without front camera for driver assist systems -R242-

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Interion equipment / Interior mirror / Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated anti-dazzle interior mirror, with rain and light sensor -G397- and without front camera for driver assist systems -R242-

  Note
  •   With the repair procedure described, it is no longer necessary to renew the windscreen.
  •   At the same time, it is also possible to reuse the old mirror base which has fallen off.
Preparing windscreen
–  All adhesive and primer residue must be removed from the ceramic pre-coating.
–  Clean bonding area with cleaning solution -D 009 401 04-.
–  Adhere to “flash-off period” of at least 10 minutes.
–  Apply glass/paint primer -D 009 200 02- to ceramic pre-coating.
–  Adhere to flash-off period up to bonding: minimum 10 minutes to maximum of 1 hour.
Preparation of detached retaining plate
–  Mechanically remove adhesive residue.
  •   Prepare bonding surface with “wet-on-wet” method by sanding down with wet fine emery paper (800 to 1,200 grade) until bonding surface is completely moist.
  •   Then clean with cleaning solution -D 009 401 04-.
  •   Adhere to “flash-off period” of at least 10 minutes.
Gluing on retaining plate
–  Apply the 2-component polyurethane adhesive -D 180 KD2 A1- directly onto the sanded and cleaned bonding surface -1- of the retaining plate.
Adhesive bead diameter: approx. 2.5 to 3.0 mm
–  Press retaining plate into position on prepared windscreen -2- immediately after applying adhesive.
–  Align retaining plate in position on ceramic pre-coat surface and secure with adhesive tape.
Cleaning and removing excessive adhesive
–  Carefully remove adhesive tape 0.5…1 hour after gluing on retaining plate.
–  Remove excessive and still soft adhesive using a small spatula.
–  Then remove remaining excessive adhesive completely using a cloth or primer applicator soaked in cleaning solution -D 009 401 04-.
  Note
The interior mirror can be fitted 2.5 hours after retaining plate has been glued on.
   
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