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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing mirror glass

 
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
  Note
Removal and installation are described only for the left mirror glass. The right side is similar.
Removing
 

 

Removal lever -80-200-
Removal lever -80-200-

Removing and installing mirror glass

  WARNING
When doing this repair work, always wear safety goggles and leather gloves!
–  Protect housing edges to prevent damage to paintwork with, for example, textile-reinforced tape.
–  Press bottom of mirror glass -1- into mirror housing.
–  Press mirror glass -1- off adjuster unit -2- using the removal lever -80-200-.
–  Swivel mirror glass -1- to side and detach connectors -3- for electric mirror heating on back of mirror glass -1-.

 

Installing
–  Fit connector contacts -3- on mirror glass -1-.
–  Push mirror glass -1- centrally onto adjustment unit -2- in housing.
Mirror glass engages audibly.
  Note
When fitting the mirror glass, only press on the centre of the mirror.
–  Then check function.
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