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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Areas exposed to stone chipping

Body areas exposed to stone chipping

  Note
The marked areas are exposed to stone chipping.
When sanding these areas, note thicknesses of the paint structure and avoid sanding through. This is the only way to ensure long-term corrosion protection.
–  It is recommended to carefully sand the marked area by hand to avoid “sanding through” the cathodic dip primer.
Body overview, 2-door

Body areas exposed to stone chipping

 
  Note
The marked areas are exposed to stone chipping.
When sanding these areas, note thicknesses of the paint structure and avoid sanding through. This is the only way to ensure long-term corrosion protection.
–  It is recommended to carefully sand the marked area by hand to avoid “sanding through” the cathodic dip primer.
Body overview, 4-door

Body areas exposed to stone chipping

Structure of factory finish, clear coat
Clear coat, 2-door  -  Clear coat Only the coloured areas of the body receive a clear coat.         ...

Masking areas
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Other materials:

Removing and installing ignition/starter switch
Removing –  Remove lower steering column trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68.     –  Disconnect electrical connector -1-. ...

Cleaning off excess adhesive
–  Use adhesive remover -D 002 000. 10- as cleaning agent. Observe the appropriate safety precautions when performing this work.   WARNING When cleaning the vehicle interior, do not press ...

Removing and installing roof end strip
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Wedges -T10383 Removing –  Release roof end strip -1- in area of retain ...

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