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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing broken front side window

Removal of a broken front side window is performed in the same manner as the removal of a broken rear window → Chapter.
   
Removing and installing rear side window
  Note
  The removal of a bonded window is described using the Removal kit for flush bonded windows -V.A.G 1474 A-.
  Alternatively, you can also use the cutting tool for bonded windows -VAS 6452-.
  Another alternative is to use the window removal set -VAS 6888-.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
  Removal kit for flush bonded windows -V.A.G 1474 A- or Removal kit for flush bonded windows -VAS 6452-
  Suction lifter -V.A.G 1344-
  Cutting tool -V.A.G 1351-
  Windscreen removal kit -V.A.G 1755-
  Cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628-
   
Removing
  Note
The removal and installation sequence is described for the rear left side window only. Removal and installation of the rear right window are similar.
 

Cartridge heater -V.A.G 1939-
Cartridge heater -V.A.G 1939-

–  Remove side trim panel → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
Protect surrounding parts against damage.
–  Using the awl -V.A.G 1474/2-, pull cutting cord -1- through the adhesive sealant at the place shown in the illustration.
–  Press seal aside so that it is not damaged.
 

Removing broken front side window

–  Insert cutting cord -3- behind seal in window flange with aid of tube -1-.
 

Removing broken front side window

–  Secure one end of cord -3- to pull handle -V.A.G 1351/1--2- to counterhold.
–  Pull other end of cord -2- through adhesive sealant as well.
–  Secure other end of cord to reel device -V.A.G 1654 A--3-.
–  Turn reel device -V.A.G 1654 A--3- accordingly and cut window free.
–  Press cutting cord against window glass with plastic wedge during cutting process, in order to have clearance at window flange.
 

Removing broken front side window

–  Instead of reel device -V.A.G 1654--3-, reel device -V.A.G 1654 A--3- can be used.
–  One suction cup can be removed from the reel device -V.A.G 1654--3- as shown in illustration. This ensures that the reel device -V.A.G 1654 A--3- roller can be guided closer to the window flange.
Installing
–  Preparing old undamaged window for glazing → Chapter.
–  Preparing new window for glazing → Chapter.
–  Preparing body flange for glazing → Chapter.
–  Installation instructions → Chapter
–  Minimum curing period → Chapter
 

Removing broken front side window

Removing broken rear side window
Removal of a broken rear side window is performed in the same manner as the removal of a broken rear window → Chapter.
   
Removing and installing front side window
  WARNING Always wear safety goggles and leather gloves.   Note To cut out the front side window, use the wire reel -VAS 6452/1-. ...

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