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

Removing and installing window winder

Removing
–  Slide spacer ring -2- in -direction of arrow a- and pull window winder off window lifter mechanism -arrow b-.
Installing
–  Slide on spacer and press window winder onto window lifter mechanism.
The installation position of window winder -1- is upwards and vertical with window closed.
Deviation between window winders must be no more than 6°.

 
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
  Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Removing window winder mechanism
  Note
Removal and installation are described only for the left window winder mechanism. Removal and installation of the right window winder mechanism are similar.
  Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783

Removing and installing window winder

–  Removing window winder → Chapter.
–  Remove rear door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Secure door window against sliding down with adhesive tape.
–  Remove bolts -2- (Qty. 3).
–  Remove window winder mechanism -1- from mounting brackets of cable drum -3-.

 
Installing window winder mechanism
   

Removing and installing window winder

–  Fit window winder mechanism -1- onto mounting brackets of cable drum -3-. Move door window up and down slightly so that the splines between window winder mechanism and cable drum engage more easily.
–  Tighten bolts -2-.
Specified torques
  Window winder mechanism → Chapter „Assembly overview - window regulator“
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