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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 ...

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