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

Removing
  Note
  •   Minor differences will be encountered on removal and installation, depending on version.
  •   For some versions the exhaust system may have to be detached and the heat shield may have to be pushed aside.
   

Removing and installing towing bracket

–  Remove bumper cover → Chapter.
–  Pull off locking element -7- on release lever -6--arrow a-.
–  Pull release lever -6- off Bowden cable -2--arrow b-.
–  Pull Bowden cable -3- out of lock carrier trim.
–  Thread Bowden cable -2- out of guide -8--arrow c-.
–  Pull Bowden cable together with grommet -3- out of vehicle.
–  Remove bolts -5-.
–  Pull towing bracket -1- in a parallel movement out of longitudinal members.
 
Installing
   

Removing and installing towing bracket

–  Installation is carried out in reverse order.
  DANGER!
The bolts -4- function as plugs and seal the passenger compartment against exhaust fumes, and must without exception be installed.
Ensure that grommet -3- on Bowden cable is properly secured in cross panel.
–  Perform functional check after installation of towing bracket.
Assembly overview - Bowden cable
1 -  Release lever In the interior 2 -  Frame In lock carrier trim   3 -  Grommet In cross pane ...

Removing and installing Bowden cable
Removing   WARNING It is not permissible to loosen bolts other than those specified. ...

Other materials:

Changing bulbs in xenon headlights
Fig. 235 In the engine compartment: ① cover in left-hand xenon headlight, ② cornering light, ③ turn signal, ④ side light and daytime running light First read and observe the introductory information and safety warningsThe front headlight does not need to be removed when changing bu ...

Swellings in the tyre sidewall
A swelling in the sidewall of the tyre indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typical causes for such damage include, for example, driving over kerbs at a sharp angle. ...

Perform service test
  Note The print-out may vary depending on software version. Observe the → operating manual of the battery tester with printerVAS 6161.   WARNING ...

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