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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:

Cleaning and changing windscreen wiper blades
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Wheel bolt caps
Fig. 221 Removing the wheel bolt caps First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Take the wire hook from the vehicle toolkit. Insert the hook through the opening in the cap and pull off in the direction of the arrow. The caps protect the wheel bolts a ...

Function of the electric panorama sliding/tilting roof
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