Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Front

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation. 000 979 009 (000979009) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground on [...]

Adding Interior Door Handle Illumination to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

Suitable LED and resister for 12V operation.. 000 979 018 (000979018) – Repair Wire (1 required for 2 doors or 1 required per door – see below) I’m not sure if there is a spare ground [...]

Adding Door Warning Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta – Rear

This guide is not yet complete – any information contained within has not been confirmed yet.

Parts required:

1K0 947 411 A (1K0947411A) – Door Warning Light (1 per door) 1J0 971 972 (1J0971972) – Connector Housing (1 per door) 000 979 019 (000979019) – Repair Wire for Connector Housing (1 per door – 2 [...]

Adding Door Warning Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta - Front

This guide covers the installation of the door warning lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta front doors as was fitted to the very first Mark V’s before they were discontinued for I assume cost reasons. Along with the Puddle Lights these really light up the area around the side of the car and Volkswagen [...]

Volkswagen Golf & Jetta Door Controller Information Mark V

The driver and passenger door modules in the Golf controls many functions and comprises the following

CANBUS controller Power Window Motor Power Distribution Module

Generation 2 Min (K)

Adding Door Puddle Lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta

This guide covers the installation of the puddle lights to the Volkswagen Golf and Jetta front doors as fitted in some countries and specifications of Mark V’s and to some models of the EOS. Along with the Door Warning Lights these really light up the area around the side of the car.

The light operates [...]

Removal and Installation of Mirror Covers from the Volkswagen Golf Mark V

To be completed.

Removal and Installation of Mirrors from the Volkswagen Golf Mark V

See the guide – Passengers Front Door Trim – Removal and Installation – for details on removing the interior trim.

Remove cap covering the screw that holds the mirror on with a suitable tool to avoid damaging it.

The removed plastic cap.

Next remove the mirror wiring – the connector is [...]

Alignment problem with inner door handles in Volkswagen Golf Mark V

The inner door handles in the Volkswagen Golf Mark V can get out of alignment due to a design issue that causes rubber stoppers to fall out of the handle assembly into the door. These are easily lost when removing the door trim because of their size. The following shows the fix if you have [...]

Trim Removal Tools

The 5 piece trim kit includes all the tools required to safely remove most of the trim.

Wide edge remover Narrow edge remover Pull-type remover Handle remover Upholstery clip remover

These are available from ebay for ~USD$10-15 or from ECS Tuning for under USD$10.

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