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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 alternator, vehicles with 2.0 l TSI engine
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Searching for leaks in refrigerant circuits using leak detector -V.A.G 1796
  Note Small leaks can be detected with, for example, an electronic leak detector. –  Evacuate refrigerant circuit using an air conditioner service station → Chapter.   Note ...

Cavity sealing, body at front and centre
Cavity sealing, door of 2-door Illustration shows left side. The right side is the mirror image.   Note The indicated areas have been treated with cavity sealant and must be resealed following repairs.       ...

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