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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear lid

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Removing
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

Removing and installing rear lid

–  Remove upper rear lid trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove lower rear lid trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove high-level brake light → Electrical system; Rep. gr.94
–  Remove connectors of all installed electrical components.
–  Thread electric cables/wire together with rubber grommet -2- out of rear lid.
  Note
The connectors -4- for wires -2- are located on left C-pillars.
–  Loosen bolts -5- on left and right hinges (do not unbolt completely).
Further dismantling requires the assistance of a second mechanic.
–  Remove gas struts -3- → Chapter.
–  Now, remove bolts -5- completely and then remove rear lid -1-.

 

Installing
   

Removing and installing rear lid

–  Install rear lid -1- with the aid of a 2nd mechanic.
–  Install gas struts -3- → Chapter.
–  Guide wires -2- into rear lid and attach rubber grommet.
–  Connect connectors of all installed electrical components.
Further installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
–  Before closing rear lid, check function of lid release components.
–  Adjusting rear lid → Chapter.
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Adjusting rear lid
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