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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing wing

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   
 

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

Removing
  Note
Removal and installation are described only for the left wing. Removal and installation of the right wing are similar.

Removing and installing wing

–  Remove front wheel housing liner → Chapter.
–  Remove front bumper cover → Chapter.
–  Remove headlights → Vehicle electrics; Rep. gr.94
–  Removing left plenum chamber cover → Chapter.
–  Remove water deflector → Chapter.
–  Unscrew hexagon nut -4- and remove guide bracket -5-.
–  Wing insulation → Item.
–  Remove insulation for rib section → Item.
–  Remove centre hex studs -6-.
–  Remove bolts -2- and -3-
–  Remove wing -1- carefully.
  Note
The zinc intermediate piece -AKL 381 035 50--7- (if there is one) will be damaged during removal.
 
Installing
   
  Note
Install wing -1- without subjecting it to tensile stress.

Removing and installing wing

Install in the reverse order of removal observing the following:
–  Wing is aligned free of stress with wing bracket loosened → Chapter.
–  Always insert zinc intermediate piece -AKL 381 035 50--7- between wing and side member.
–  Ensure joints are parallel and shut lines are equal → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
  Wing → Chapter „Assembly overview - wing“
Assembly overview - deformable element
1 -  Front deformable element 2 -  Bolt 6.0 Nm 3 -  Rear deformable element 4 -  Bolt ...

Removing and installing wing bracket
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783- &nbs ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing door arrester
Special tools and workshop equipment required       Note Removal and installation are only described for the left door retaining strap. The right side is similar. Removing ...

Dimensions – “e-Golf” lettering on rear lid
  Note When fitting the lettering, observe the fitting notes → Anchor. 1 -  Lettering Model designation 2 -  Height dimension 75.5 ± 1 mm, from lower edge of lettering to tail light 3& ...

Assembly overview - three-point seat belt, 4-door model, with belt tensioner
1 -  Belt inertia reel Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Electrical wiring harness 3 -  Bolt If removed due to an accident with seat belt fastened, renew bolt 40 Nm 4  ...

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