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

Materials
  Glass-metal adhesive kit “D 000 703 A1”
Special tools and workshop equipment required
  Glass scraper (commercially available) -1-
  Blade (commercially available) -2-
   
Bonding
–  Detach retaining plate -1- from mirror foot -2- in -direction of arrow-.
–  Remove PUR adhesive sealant from retaining plate -1- using a wire brush.
 

Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated or automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, without rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242

–  Grind off the three spacer protrusions -arrows- on bonding surface. To do this, use sandpaper (360/400 grain) laid on flat surface.
–  Keep sanded surface clean and free of grease.
–  Remove PUR adhesive sealant as well as old glass/paint primer down to ceramic layer on windscreen using a glass scraper.
  Caution
Do not damage ceramic coating. Scratches will remain permanently visible.
–  Clean adhesive contact area with adhesive remover -D 002 000 10- or cleaning solution -D 009 401 04-.
 

Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated or automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, without rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242

–  Cut a piece of mesh nylon fabric -3- from glass-metal adhesive set -D 000 703 A1- exactly to the size of the retaining plate -2-.
  Note
Wear hand protection (rubber gloves).
–  Apply a good layer of adhesive -1- from glass-metal adhesive set -D 000 703 A1- uniformly to the retaining plate -2-.
–  Place nylon mesh fabric -3- on retaining plate -2-.
–  Dab nylon mesh fabric -3- with tube of adhesive -1- while applying further adhesive.
  Note
  It is essential to bear in mind the drying time of the adhesive.
  Only 30 seconds are available from laying nylon mesh fabric on adhesive to pressing plate onto windscreen.
 

Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated or automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, without rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242

–  Press retaining plate -1- (do not use force) against windscreen -2- for 15 seconds.
  Note
Interior mirror can be installed after 15 minutes.
 

Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated or automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, without rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242

Removing and installing automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror, with rain and light sensor -G397- and front camera for driver assist systems -R242-
Removing –  Unclip front cover -1- from front interior light -W1- and pull it downwards by approx. 10 mm -arrows A-. ...

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. ...

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