since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Foltsvagen Golf 4
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Cooling system
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Exhaust system
+ 6. Ventilation and heating system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Suspension brackets and power shafts
+ 10. Steering
+ 11. Wheels and tires
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Body
- 14. Electric equipment and electroschemes
   14.1. Filament lamps
   14.2. Electric chains
   + 14.3. Detection of not closed chain
   14.4. Safety locks
   + 14.5. Accumulator
   - 14.6. Generator
      14.6.1. Removal and generator installation
      14.6.2. Replacement of brushes of the generator and tension regulator
      14.6.3. Main malfunctions of the generator
   + 14.7. Starter
   14.8. Replacement of bulbs of external lighting
   14.9. Removal and installation of an additional signal of braking
   14.10. Replacement of bulbs of internal lighting
   + 14.11. Devices of external lighting
   + 14.12. Adjustment of light of headlights
   14.13. Removal and installation of a combination of devices
   14.14. Removal and installation of switches of a steering column
   14.15. Removal and installation of switches
   14.16. Removal and radio receiver installation
   14.17. Removal and installation of high-frequency loudspeakers
   14.18. Removal and installation of low-frequency loudspeakers
   14.19. Recommendations about phone installation
   14.20. Aerial
   14.21. Check of a heater of back glass
   + 14.22. Explanations to electric circuits
   + 14.23. Schemes of electric equipment of the VW Golf car since September, 1997.

14.6.2. Replacement of brushes of the generator and tension regulator


Replacement of a regulator of tension and brushes of the generator can be made, without removing the generator from the engine, but thus it is necessary to remove the top part of an inlet collector.


1. Switch off ignition and remove a weight wire from the accumulator.
2. Weaken a tension and remove poliklinovy a belt of a drive of the generator.
3. Remove the generator.
4. Unscrew screws and from a back part of the generator remove a protective casing.
5. Unscrew two screws and, being careful, remove from the generator a tension regulator together with brushes.
6. Measure length of graphite brushes which should be not less than 5 mm.


For replacement of coal brushes отпаяйте токоподводы, take worn-out brushes (And) and springs (In), establish new brushes with springs in a nest of a regulator and solder токоподвод so that the length of brushes made 10,0 mm. At the soldering do not allow gumboil and solder hit on токоподвод, except a soldering place. Check ease of moving of brushes in the holder (C).


1. Being careful, establish a tension regulator with brushes and fix it screws.
2. Establish a protective casing of the generator and fix it screws.
3. Establish the generator.
4. Establish poliklinovy a belt of a drive of the generator and adjust its tension.
5. Connect a weight wire to the accumulator.