Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Door Glass and Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. View of inner door frame and window regulator assembly

Fox, Golf and Jetta
  1. Lower the window glass and remove the door panel.
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  3. Carefully peel off the door screen so that it can be reused.
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  5. Raise the window enough to reach the regulator bolts, hold the glass underneath and unbolt the glass from the regulator.
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  7. To remove the glass, raise the glass by hand and tilt it as necessary to remove it from the track.
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  9. To remove the regulator, lower the glass carefully to the bottom of the door and remove the bolts to remove the regulator.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten all bolts to 61 inch. lbs. (7 Nm).
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Cabriolet
  1. Lower the window glass and remove the door panel.
  2.  
  3. Carefully peel off the door screen so that it can be reused.
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  5. Raise the window enough to reach the regulator bolts, remove the bolts and lift the glass straight out.
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  7. To remove the regulator, remove the seven screws attaching the window regulator to the door and one screw from the winder.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  11. Lubricate the sliding bracket on the regulator.
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