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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Overview of fitting locations - parking brake

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Brake system / Brake, brake mechanics / Handbrake / Overview of fitting locations - parking brake

Overview of fitting locations - parking brake

1 -  Hexagon socket head bolt
8 Nm
2 -  Parking brake motor
Left parking brake motor -V282-, fitting location: on rear left brake caliper
Right parking brake motor -V283-, fitting location: on rear right brake caliper
Removing and installing → Chapter
3 -  Control unit for electromechanical parking brake -J540-
Integrated into ABS control unit -J104- and cannot be renewed individually
Removing and installing ABS control unit -J104- → Chapter
4 -  Auto-hold button -E540-
With auto-hold warning lamp -K237-
Location: in centre console.
Removing and installing → Electrical system; Rep. gr.96
5 -  Electromechanical parking brake button -E538-
With electromechanical parking brake warning lamp -K213-
Location: in centre console.
Removing and installing → Electrical system; Rep. gr.96
6 -  Dash panel insert
With brake system warning lamp -K118-
With electric parking brake and handbrake fault warning lamp -K214-
7 -  Nut
Not fitted
8 -  Rear brake caliper
9 -  Sealing ring
Renew

Removing and installing control unit for electromechanical parking brake -J540-

The control unit for electromechanical parking brake -J540- is integrated into the ABS control unit -J104- and cannot be renewed individually.
–  Removing and installing ABS control unit -J104- → Chapter.
   
Handbrake
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Removing and installing parking brake motor -V282-/-V283-
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- V ...

Other materials:

Dismantling and assembling drive shaft, constant velocity joint VL107
Special tools and workshop equipment required Thrust plate -VW 401- Thrust plate -VW 402- Press tool -VW 408 A- Support sleeve -VW 522- Tensioner -40 - 204 A- Special pliers -V.A.G 1682 ...

Painting parking aid sensor
To avoid malfunctions in the parking aid sensor, always observe the following when painting: Painting new parts   Maximum layer thickness 125 µm; a measurement of layer depth is absolutely essential following ...

Flat spots (from locking wheels)
Flat spots can result from an extreme brake application which causes the wheels to lock, so that the rubber is worn off at the contact patch between the tread and the road surface. As the tyres slide over the road surface, friction generates ...

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