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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing window regulator

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   
  Note
Removal and installation are described only for the left window regulator. Removal and installation of the right window lifter mechanism are similar.
Removing
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

Removing and installing window regulator

–  Remove front door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove loudspeaker → Communication; Rep. gr.91.
–  Detach cable from window regulator.
–  Remove door window → Chapter.
–  Removing window regulator motor → Chapter
–  Release locking hook of cable drum -4- and insert into door.
–  Unscrew hexagon nuts -5- and insert threaded studs of window regulator into door.
–  Loosen hexagon nuts -2-, do not remove.
–  Slightly push window regulator upwards in door -arrow a- and guide into door -arrow b-.
–  Window regulator
–  Turn window regulator -1- through 90° and guide through opening in door -arrow c- to remove.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing window regulator

–  Insert window regulator -1- through opening in door -arrow a- and move to mounting position.
–  Insert threaded studs of window regulator into door skin -arrow b-.
–  Press cable drum against door inner part -4- until looking hooks engage audibly.
–  Secure cable to window regulator.
–  Install window regulator motor → Chapter
–  Install door window → Chapter
Specified torques
  Hexagon nuts → Chapter „Assembly overview - window regulator“
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