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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Starter- current supply- CC / Battery / Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

  Caution
Observe the following instructions and precautions on safety when working on pyrotechnic components:
Contrary to the following description, the battery must be disconnected with the ignition SWITCHED ON when working on pyrotechnic components (e.g. airbags, belt tensioners) → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.00.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Disconnecting
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Remove ignition key, if inserted.
–  Remove luggage compartment floor from vehicle towards rear.
 

Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

–  Unscrew nuts -arrows- for battery cover -1-.
–  Swing battery cover -1- upwards.
 

Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

–  Open cover -4- for negative battery terminal.
–  Loosen nut -1- several turns and disconnect battery terminal clamp -3- of earth cable from negative battery terminal.
 

Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

Connecting
Observe the following when connecting the battery -A-:
–  Unplug electrical connector -2- at battery monitor control unit -J367--3-.
–  Fit battery terminal clamp of earth cable to negative battery terminal “–” by hand.
–  Tighten nut -1-.
–  Plug electrical connector -2- back into battery monitor control unit -J367--3-.
–  Switch on ignition.
–  Check time and adjust, if necessary.
–  Open windows completely, then close them.
–  Then, with windows closed, pull window regulator switches until relay can be heard to switch.
–  Check convenience mode of the window regulators.
With convenience closing activated, windows must close fully without the need for holding the window regulator switch.
  Note
After the voltage supply has been switched back on, it still takes several meters of travel for the ESP warning lamp to go out.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview – battery, vehicles with high-voltage system“
 

Disconnecting and connecting battery, vehicles with high-voltage system

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