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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

Removing
   
Vehicle with diesel engine:
–  Remove engine cover panel → Rep. gr.10.
The fuel system is pressurised.Risk of injury due to fuel which may spurt out.Wear eye pretection.Wear protective gloves.Release pressure: place clean cloth around connection, and carefully open connection.
–  Release and pull off fuel supply lines -1- and -2-.
–  Separate plug-in connectors → Rep. gr.20.
–  Unclip fuel lines -1- and -2- from retainer -arrow- on coolant reservoir -3-.
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

–  Remove securing bolts -2-.
–  Unscrew nut -1-.
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

–  Open retainer -arrow- and unclip fuel lines -1-.
–  Then lay fuel filter to one side.
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

–  Release electrical connector -1- and pull off.
–  Release catches using a screwdriver -arrow-.
–  Place coolant expansion tank onto engine.
–  Remove upper toothed belt guard → Rep. gr.15.
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

–  Release connector -1- and pull off brake light switch -F--2-.
–  Remove bolt -arrow-.
–  Unscrew brake light switch -F- from brake master cylinder.
Installing
Install in reverse order of removal, observing the following:
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

–  Ensure that brake light switch -F--1- seats properly on edge -arrow- of brake master cylinder.
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - brake servo/brake master cylinder, RHD vehicles“
Toothed belt guard → Rep. gr.15
Fuel filter → Rep. gr.20
 

Removing and installing brake light switch, RHD vehicles

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