Installation Instructions

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Installation Instructions

Installation InstructionsVK MKIV Golf/GTI Hatch Pop KitES2661176After removing the two screws in the trim panel,pry down with a plastic trim removal tool.Work around the perimeter of the panel until itcomes loose. Remove it.Note: The trim tool shown is from the 5-piecetrim removal set, ES517779.With the panel removed, the lock and latchmechanisms are exposed.Address: 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Phone: 1.800.924.5172 Web: www.ecstuning.com3


RInstall New ComponentsUnplug the carharness (1) fromthe lock controlsolenoid.Installation Instructionscarharness3VK MKIV Golf/GTI Hatch Pop KitES2661176wiper motor/door glassConnect the carharness (1) to theshort side of thepatch harness (2).1lock controlsolenoidlatch control(solenoidPlug the shorterlead from thepatch harness intothe lock controlsolenoid (3).Remove the originallatch releaserod (see item onprevious page) andreplace it with thenew latch releaserod in the kit (4).patchharness(in kit)2mountingscrewsnew latchrelease rod4latchrelease leverextra clip (in kit)oe harness retainer clipAddress: 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Phone: 1.800.924.5172 Web: www.ecstuning.com5


RInstall New ComponentsUse the mountingscrews (5) from thekit to attach the latchcontrol solenoid(6) to the grommetsinstalled earlier.Run the long leadfrom the patchharness (7) along theedge of the stampedmetal opening in thehatch.Installation InstructionscarharnessVK MKIV Golf/GTI Hatch Pop KitES2661176wiper motor/door glasslock controlsolenoidmountingscrews5latch control(solenoid6Plug the patchharness into the latchcontrol solenoid (8).Secure the patchharness to the edgeof the opening in thehatch using the OEMharness clip and theextra clip included inyour kit (9).patchharness(in kit)new latchrelease rodextra clip (in kit)8latchrelease lever97oe harness retainer clipAddress: 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Phone: 1.800.924.5172 Web: www.ecstuning.com6


Install the StrutsInstallation InstructionsVK MKIV Golf/GTI Hatch Pop KitES2661176CAUTION: Prop the hatch open with a rigid support that willnot allow the hatch to fall on you as your remove the old strutsand install the new ones.Use a pick or small screwdriver to pry out the retainer clipsat top and bottom that secure the ball sockets to the chassisstuds.Your new struts come pre-assembled. Just push the open endof the each socket over the ball studs until they snap and lockin place.Make sure the springs are located at the bottom with the doorclosed.Address: 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Phone: 1.800.924.5172 Web: www.ecstuning.com7


Test and ReassembleInstallation InstructionsVK MKIV Golf/GTI Hatch Pop KitES2661176CAUTION: The rear hatch will open VERY quickly whenreleased. Stand clear as you press the hatch release button onthe key fob.Note: Your hatch can still be opened manually using thebayonet key and hatch release handle.When you have tested hatch operation, snap the inner trimpanel back in place and replace the two Phillips screwsremoved earlier.This completes the installation of the ECS Tuning MKIVGolf/GTI Hatch Pop Kit.Thanks for purchasing theECS Tuning Hatch Pop Kit.ES2661176We appreciate your business,and hope this tutorial hasbeen helpful and informative.Address: 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Phone: 1.800.924.5172 Web: www.ecstuning.com8

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