(VWG-1126 / VWJ-1102) Volswagen Golf / Jetta MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(VWG-1126 / VWJ-1102) Volswagen Golf / Jetta MX Series Upper Grille

Products : VWG1126B , VWG1126S , VWJ1102B , VWJ1102S

Install Step #1:
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Install Step #2:
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Install Step #3:
Unclip the grille shell simply pull forward as shown.
Install Step #4:
Pull forward on the lower section of the upper grille.
Install Step #5:
Before you can remove grille from vehicle the hood latch pull handle must be removed at the hood latch.
Install Step #6:
Unclip the back side plastic tabs on the grille shell in order to seperate the two pieces.
Install Step #7:
Seperate the two grille shell pieces.
Install Step #8:
Place the back portion of the grille shell onto the vehicle.
Install Step #9:
Place the GrillCraft insert onto the vehicle as shown make sure to hold grill insert firmly against the grille shell backing.
Install Step #10:
While holding grille shell in place mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #11:
Drill 3/16 hole for the right & left mounting screws then remove grille shell backing from vehicle. Next place screws into drilled holes in order to hold grille in place while marking lower tab screw hole.
Install Step #12:
The center tab hole should be drilled 1 1/2 inches from the bumper edge as shown.
Install Step #13:
The bumper cover needs to be removed in order to install backing nuts for the grille insert.
Install Step #14:
Remove screws from the front side of the fender splash shield.
Install Step #15:
Remove lower plastic grille inserts these are held in place with a plastic clip.
Install Step #16:
Remove the Torx screw behind the right & left vent grilles.
Install Step #17:
Remove the bumper cover from the vehicle.
Install Step #18:
Place the upper grille insert into the bumper cover and secure with the supplied flat nuts. Install bumper cover onto vehicle.
Install Step #19:
Remove the plastic tabs from the original grille shell backing as shown.
Install Step #20:
Place the grille shell backing onto the vehicle behind the installed grille insert. Install the hood latch pull release lever through the hole in the grille shell backing and then clip to the hood latch.
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These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2005 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI N / A
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI N / A
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2004 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 337 N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 337 N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLI N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX N / A
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GL N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GTI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf GTI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf Wolfsburg Edition N / A
1999 Volkswagen Golf Wolfsburg Edition N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLX N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition N / A