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

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

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

Removing and installing window regulator

–  Remove rear door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Detach door window from window regulator. Do not remove it → Chapter.
–  Move door window upwards, and secure it in place.
–  Removing window regulator motor → Chapter
–  Release locking hook of cable drum -3- and insert into door.
–  Unscrew lower hexagon nut -2- and insert threaded studs of window regulator into door.
–  Loosen upper hexagon nuts -2-, do not remove.
–  Slightly push window regulator upwards in door -arrow a- and guide into door -arrow b-.
–  Turn window regulator -4- through 90° and guide through opening in door -arrow c- to remove.


Removing and installing window regulator

–  Insert window regulator -4- through opening in door -arrow a- and move to mounting position.
–  Insert threaded studs of window regulator into door skin -arrow b-.
–  Tighten hexagon nuts -2-.
–  Press cable drum against door inner part -3- until looking hooks engage audibly.
–  Install window regulator motor → Chapter
–  Install door window → Chapter
Specified torques
  Window regulator → Chapter „Assembly overview - window regulator“
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