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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing tail light

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
If the event of a defective LED, the entire tail light needs to be renewed.
Removing
–  Turn light switch to “0” position.
–  Open cover in luggage compartment side trim.
   
–  Unscrew securing element -1-.
–  Disconnect electrical connector.
–  Remove tail light -2- in direction of arrow -A-.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
–  Test functionality.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - tail lights in vehicle body, with bulbs“
 

Removing and installing tail light

Adjusting installation position of tail light
  Note Installation position can only be corrected on tail light cluster on body. Removal and installation are described for ...

Removing and installing tail light bulb -M2-/-M4-
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way. ...

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Measuring axial clearance of crankshaft
Risk of damage to bearing pedestals when the crankshaft is removed.If the bolts of the crankshaft bearing cap are loosened, the bearing pedestals of the cylinder block will be deformed, and damage to the bearings will result.Never remove the crankshaft. Special tools ...

Statutes and regulations
  Note The laws and regulations listed below are valid in the Federal Republic of Germany. Other or additional laws and regulations may apply in other countries. Sources in other countries may be obtained from the ...

Changing bulbs in the halogen headlights
Fig. 234 In the engine compartment: covers on the left front headlight ① dipped beam, ② main beam, side lights and daytime running lights, ③ turn signal First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe front headlight does not need to be removed when changing ...

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