The design of the front of the Mk. The front end looks much cleaner now with the silver bulbs, and all the covers are now clipped on properly. It takes a good whole and a lot of patience, but be careful and you'll figure it out. As you further pull the seat base away, the seat belt buckles either side of the centre seat will slide through their respective gaps in the seat base. Installing: Note The connections at the pump and hoses are colour-coded to prevent incorrect connection of the washer fluid lines to the windscreen and rear window washer pump -V59-. Took me about an hour and a half for the whole job from start to finish, but I really took my time over it.
I immediately felt one of my clips pop out! Then the grill pops out and the badge can be pushed out. Ash Its an easy job. Make up your own mind Eurowagens do a black badge for the front which appears to be a complete unit, rather than just a 'cover' - the link for that is: if that one takes your fancy more. There are four T25 Torx screws red arrows on each side holding the tray on, remove them and slide the tray back out of the friction clips yellow arrows on the front air dam. If you have any questions along the way, you can get in touch by telephone during normal office hours on 01245 36 20 20, or complete an.
The hose fittings must be connected to the correct colour-coded pump connections during installation. Installation is fundamentally the reverse procedure for removal. Not sure I took too many useful pictures. If you happen to have a car that still has all the under trays and original hardware here is what you need to do. The bumper still slides of fine, you just have to maneuver it around the grill.
Then push the entire bench seat towards the rear of the car and wiggle it around to disengage the metal loops. If you'd like to support the site and submit your own Technical Article,! To be honest that's slighly unfair, I didn't have trouble, but it was a bit fiddly. For anyone wanting steps and photos of steps to get at radiator this guide to replacing the intercooler looks pretty good - found in last night with more googling! Save money by doing your own work and perform the repairs using the information we've provided here. Disconnect the seat electrical connector plugs under the seats. Happen to know the size of the small nut and bolt? If anyone wants to add more info please feel free to do so, as much info we can have in one spot for better Cheers! I understand there are other screws to remove - but where are those? Also shown in the image below is one of the front seat rail 12 point triple spline bolts.
Separate the quick disconnect connection for the head light washers pump red arrow by pushing in the connection and then pulling straight back. I now need to find some time to fit the boot badge but I expect that won't be as straightforward as the grille badge! I found that it was way too tricky to do so I just left it there hanging. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. One look at the clearance told me this was never gonna happen and the bumper would have to come off. And with this is my possibly 20th time that I've removed a bumper, it's too overkill just to safe me 8 screws, just not worthy, Cheers!! Grasp the lower front edge of the seat base near these catches are located, and then sharply tug upwards to release each front catch. For grille removal, you'll struggle to find a specific guide. And don't forget to clean all those hidden little places that you can't normally get to with the bumper on.
Note Collect any escaping washer fluid in a suitable container. Evening all, How difficult a job is this and any specialist tools required? All you need is a Philips screw two screws under the number plate as mentioned above and a T25 torx for the top two screws. Set the backrest as far upright and forward as it will go. Will have another look and decide. Make sure to not drag or bash the seat rails - or else you'll get major scratches on the door sills.
Yes, exactly the same with me, saves bothering with that little clip, which is bound to fly off at 100 mph! I really should take some better pictures! You only need to remove front and side screws, dont worry about taking the whole bumper out. Used this guide over the weekend and its spot on, a very straight forward job. There are also a few clips at the top, release these with a flat head screw driver. Marvel at all the missing stuff under the seats, and vacuum out that rattling coin you couldn't find. Then lower the seat down as low as it will go, and slide the seat fully rearwards to allow access to the two front 12 point bolts and remove the bolts. Slide the seat all the way forwards to get access to the two rear 12 point triple square, spline bolts per seat on the front seat rail.
Below is a picture of the passenger right side with the electrical plugs removed. Verify that all rear seatbelts engage correctly in their appropriate buckles. If your part search returns no results, or the results returned are not what you are looking for, we are still likely to have what you need, our online part catalogue is just a small fraction of actual parts in stock. It's almost impossible to get it back on again,and that handle is still secure without it,you then need to carefully lever it open enough with your friendly flat bladed screwdriver again to get it off it's spindle. I then fixed the black badge 'cover' in place of the chrome and put the badge back into the grill point the 'V' at 10 o'clock and then rotate clockwise to upright position. My replacement 'badge' was actually just a replacement cover! Then raise the seat bottom as high as it will go.
When satisfied of correct seat fitment, torque tighten the triple square bolts to 40 Newton. Figured I might as well change out all the bulbs while the front was off, so fitted Osram Silverstars all round and blue tinted sidelight bulbs which came free with them. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. . Installation would take 30 mins max. I have researched with a bit of googling and there are bits and pieces on the web and in other forums but no full guide.