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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing mounting bracket

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

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

Removing and installing mounting bracket

–  Remove front door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove lock cylinder cover cap → Chapter and lock cylinder → Chapter depending on version.
–  Or remove cover cap without lock cylinder → Chapter.
–  Remove door handle → Chapter.
–  Remove inner door cover → Chapter.
–  Remove door handle → Chapter.
–  Unscrew bolt -4- and remove base -1-.
–  Remove door handle bracket -1- from front door -arrow d-.
Detach cable
–  Release holding device -5- and swivel it out of mounting in door handle bracket -arrow a-.
–  Lift cable bolt out of mounting -arrow b-.
–  Take cable -2- out of door handle bracket -1--arrow c-.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing mounting bracket

Attaching cable
–  Insert cable -2- into door handle bracket -1-.
–  Slide cable bolt into mounting -arrow b-.
–  Swivel holding device -5- into mounting of door handle bracket -arrow c- and engage.
–  Guide door handle bracket -1- at front into door -arrow a-.
–  Insert base -1- and tighten bolts -4-.
Specified torques
  Bolts → Chapter „Assembly overview - door handle and door lock“
Removing and installing door handle
Removing   Note Removal and installation are described only for the right door handle. The left side is similar.   ...

Removing and installing door lock
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- ...

Other materials:

Overview of fitting locations – control units, front of RHD vehicles
1 -  Headlight range control unit -J431-/control unit for cornering light and headlight range control -J745- Assembly overview → Chapter 2 -  Interface for entry and start system -J965- Assembly ...

Releasing gas from gas strut
–  Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.   WARNING Wear eye protection when sawing. Cover area of saw cut with a cloth. ...

Removing and installing wheel bearing housing
Special tools and workshop equipment required Ball joint puller -3287A- Spreader -3424- Ball joint puller -T10187- Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- Angl ...

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