See adjustment details on page 8. Archived from on May 24, 2006. It was also sold in Canada, where it was sold alongside the model badged as the Rabbit. For 2000, Volkswagen opted for the relatively new 1. Main article: Volkswagen produced a saloon version of the Mk4 Golf.
You will need to adjust this rod a little - too short and the hatch will pop open before the switch in the lock cylinder disables the alarm. The interior lighting in the cabin was switched to the blue and red hue found in the Mk4 and some of the more familiar Mk3 parts were chromed such as the inner door handles, emergency brake button, door strikers, front seat belt anchors, key lock cylinders, and shifter button in automatic transmission equipped cars. Move the actuator from a vertical position to a horizontal position and flip it over, staying to the passenger side of the latch. Volkswagen Jetta , , , , , and all made the Golf 4. At the time of its launch, it wasn't confirmed whether Volkswagen was going to sell this special edition model in the United States.
I would suggest taking the handle out of the car at this time and removing the bell crank. Note the position of the spring bumpers. If this happens, print out the template on page 16 of this pdf. After you finish mounting up your switch the handle will trigger the actuator when ever the car is unlocked, but will do nothing when the car is locked. But I figure something from radio shack can be mounted to the stock handle to make it operate like the new Golfs and Beetles. Well I haven't got any of those on mine! This engine is shorter and lighter featuring a single cylinder head than other engines which benefits the handling characteristics of this front-wheel drive car.
Note that the solenoid assembly mounting holes are elongated slots that allow sideways movement of the mechanism on the grommets. It was not sold in the. In , it was also sold until 2010, with a 1. Then bump assembly a little farther in the same direction until the latch release lever just starts to move. They are now completely adjusted and ready for use. The wire harness will reach the new location if you remove one cable guide from the metal panel. With the rod fully inserted, reach around from behind and press the 3mm push nut over the end of the rod to lock it in place, as shown in the illustration to the right.
The latch release rod 2 connects the hatch pull handle to the latch release lever. However, in Argentina the range was available with a 1. Run the long lead from the patch harness 7 along the edge of the stamped metal opening in the hatch, and plug it into the latch control solenoid 8. There are some technical carryovers, as well, the main one being the immobilizer and engine computer from the Mk4 Golf being used with the older Mk3 engine mechanicals. That will take care of the adhesive and it should come off if there aren't any bolts holding it on. Make a new rod to reach from the actuator to the latch - I plan on matching the rod diameter with stock material from Home Depot or metal fab shop. I haven't found a switch that cleanly and easily replaces the stock Golf handle.
Use a pick or small screwdriver to pry out the retainer clips at top and bottom that secure the ball sockets to the chassis studs. This one will need some experimenting to make work perfectly So now when you push the button on the remote the actuator pulls the latch and pops the hatch, same thing happens when you pull the switch on the driver's door. The Canadian model was originally rebadged as the City Golf, but in 2009 it was renamed the Golf City alongside the Jetta City. Got climate control which annoys me with small buttons an tiny icons. The actuator stays out and holds the latch open at this point so the hatch won't relatch automatically like the Beetle hatches sometimes do. You will be able to see that the bumpers are loose and you can wiggle them back and forth.
However, although the Bosnian Mk4 was popular it was only available in the local market. Tighten the 3mm screw in the center of each spring bumper. Hopefully time and motivation will be in abundant supply and I can get this mod completed soon. Distribution of production was 50% Black magic pearl, 25% Jazz Blue and 25% Imola Yellow. As with its big brother the , not only was it the first step of moving its products upmarket to plug a gap between the mainstream machines and the premium cars, with and taking over as the mainstream in a new level of interior quality and sophistication never seen before from a mainstream brand in the class. We appreciate your business, and hope this tutorial has been helpful and informative. Heft 21 2002: Page 188.
Re-locate the stud to the upper German hole, then reinstall the locknut and tighten it. These grommets will be used to mount your new latch release solenoid. If the fishing line doesn't work try fishing leaders. When you have tested hatch operation, snap the inner trim panel back in place and replace the two Phillips screws removed earlier. I will post up detailed pictures when I actually get around to performing the mod. Install the Stop Bumpers Remove the two original hatch bumpers by twisting them counter clockwise one quarter turn then pulling them straight out. Sharan badge idea is a nice subtle touch too.
In 2004 the updated 1. It was not related to the South African , despite the similarity in name. Proper adjustment ensures that the solenoid will move the linkage the correct distance to open the hatch. In fact, the quality of the Golf was on a par with its sister from the year before, but cost considerably more than other cars in its class. It is available in measured lengths or by the spool.
Work around the perimeter of the panel until it comes loose. They come in various strengths and are nylon coated which should protect the paint. Stand clear as you press the hatch release button on the key fob. Too long and you won't be able to return the key far enough to get it out of the lock cylinder. You might also try a gentle application of heat to loosen the adhesive, perhaps also again, gently applying a plastic putty knife once you've got enough of a gap opened up.