Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Manual Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Set the door lock in the locked position with either the lock knob or the key.
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  3. Remove both of the door lock retaining screws, and pull the lock approximately 3 / 8 - 1 / 2 in. (10-12mm) away from the door.
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  5. Insert a screwdriver into the access hole at the bottom of the lock mechanism and hold the remote control lever in the pulled out position.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Hold lever (A) through opening (B)

  1. Detach the remote control lever from the pull rod.
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  3. Pull the locking lever, at the top of the mechanism, out of the sleeve.
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  5. Remove the lock from the door.
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  7. Close the rotary latch and lock it with the locking lever.
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  9. Insert a screwdriver into the access hole at the bottom of the lock mechanism and hold the remote control lever in the pulled out position.
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  11. Insert the locking lever into the sleeve and attach the remote control lever to the pull rod.
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  13. Pull the screwdriver out of the access hole.
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  15. Mount the door lock to the door, insert the retainer screws and tighten securely.
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