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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing wing

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   
 

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

Removing
  Note
Removal and installation are described only for the left wing. Removal and installation of the right wing are similar.

Removing and installing wing

–  Remove front wheel housing liner → Chapter.
–  Remove front bumper cover → Chapter.
–  Remove headlights → Vehicle electrics; Rep. gr.94
–  Removing left plenum chamber cover → Chapter.
–  Remove water deflector → Chapter.
–  Unscrew hexagon nut -4- and remove guide bracket -5-.
–  Wing insulation → Item.
–  Remove insulation for rib section → Item.
–  Remove centre hex studs -6-.
–  Remove bolts -2- and -3-
–  Remove wing -1- carefully.
  Note
The zinc intermediate piece -AKL 381 035 50--7- (if there is one) will be damaged during removal.
 
Installing
   
  Note
Install wing -1- without subjecting it to tensile stress.

Removing and installing wing

Install in the reverse order of removal observing the following:
–  Wing is aligned free of stress with wing bracket loosened → Chapter.
–  Always insert zinc intermediate piece -AKL 381 035 50--7- between wing and side member.
–  Ensure joints are parallel and shut lines are equal → Rep. gr.00.
Specified torques
  Wing → Chapter „Assembly overview - wing“
Assembly overview - deformable element
1 -  Front deformable element 2 -  Bolt 6.0 Nm 3 -  Rear deformable element 4 -  Bolt ...

Removing and installing wing bracket
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783- &nbs ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - steering column switch module, with electronic ignition lock
1 -  Starter button -E378- Overview of fitting locations → Chapter 2 -  Steering column electronics control unit -J527- With airbag coil connector and return ring with slip ring -F138- ...

Tread depth and wear indicators
Fig. 202 Tyre tread: wear indicators First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Tread depth Difficult driving situations demand the deepest possible tread depth for the tyres and the same tread depth for the tyres on the front and rear axles. This applies in ...

Perform guarantee test
  WARNING It is not permissible to test or charge batteries whose colour indicator is light yellow. Do not slave/jump start the vehicle! Danger of explosion when checking and charging ...

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