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Title: VW Sharan 1998 Drivers side door loom.... wht can i replace it with...?
Post by: Ricky Twine on November 20, 2016, 02:27:58 PM
hiya, new to this..... i have a VW sharan 1998, manual, 1.9 Diesel.... the drivers side door wireing loom was broken by the door connector, so we removed and fixed as i have an previous cars, but the fix hasnt worked as its more perished than we anticiapted, now the wireing loom needs replacing (no other option).....

I have a ford galaxy 2002 we have been using for parts in the garden, but the loom is different..... any ideas on what car i can take the part from if not from a same year sharan...? as i have a brakers yard near by....  only car similar in stock is a 1999 ford galaxy 1.9 diesel......  would that help?


any help would be appreciated.

thanks!
Title: Re: VW Sharan 1998 Drivers side door loom.... wht can i replace it with...?
Post by: Mirez on November 20, 2016, 02:30:51 PM
Hi Ricky, a 1998 is a Mk1 and a 2002 is a Mk2 which is why the looms are different. The 99 Galaxy is likely to be a Mk1 as well so thats the one you want to try for.

If the spec levels are similar then that loom should work without modification.
Title: Re: VW Sharan 1998 Drivers side door loom.... wht can i replace it with...?
Post by: steveo59 on November 22, 2016, 08:46:34 PM
You may well find a 98 plate galaxy door loom could be as bad as yours. Have you thought about soldering in extra lengths of new wire.
Title: Re: VW Sharan 1998 Drivers side door loom.... wht can i replace it with...?
Post by: badders1954 on November 24, 2016, 04:27:57 PM
do what I did cut back the old wiring as far as good bits then solder in new wire make sure to use correct colours and insulate with heatshrink sleeving
Title: Re: VW Sharan 1998 Drivers side door loom.... wht can i replace it with...?
Post by: Ricky Twine on January 28, 2017, 08:34:15 PM
wow just remebered about the  post here.

sorry for no replys.

i hacked apart one from a galaxy from a brekers yard and replaced all the cables, with same colours and used shrink tube etc.  was a pain, but much worth it.

this seems to be a common issue for many people, affecting central locking, windows etc.

thanks for the help  guys =]