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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (dual halogen headlights)

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (dual halogen headlights)

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
If headlight range control motor cannot be removed as described, headlight must be removed → Chapter.
Removing
   
–  Pull housing cover -1- off headlight in direction of arrow -A-.
 

Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (dual halogen headlights)

–  Release left headlight range control motor -V48--1-.
For left headlight, turn opposite direction of arrow -A- and
For right headlight,turn in direction of arrow -A-.
–  Turn left headlight range control motor -V48--1- in direction of arrow -C-.
–  Turn height adjuster -2- in direction of arrow -B- (lower reflector). Maintain tension on left headlight range control motor -V48--1- during this step.
–  Pull left headlight range control motor -V48--1- out of headlamp height adjuster in direction of arrow -C-.
–  Disconnect electrical connector.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
  Caution
Risk of damage to the headlight.
Make sure the housing cover is correctly seated when installing. The ingress of water will lead to permanent damage to the headlight.
–  Connect electrical connector whilst pushing in left headlight range control motor -V48-.
–  Pull reflector towards rear and press left headlight range control motor -V48- into headlight range adjuster until motor can be heard to engage.
–  Engage left headlight range control motor -V48--1- in direction of arrow -A-.
–  Turn height adjuster -2- opposite direction of arrow -B-. The reflector must move.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
 

Removing and installing headlight range control motor -V48-/-V49- (dual halogen headlights)

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