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Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Attaching the mounts and roof carrier

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual / Before the journey / Transporting / Roof carrier / Attaching the mounts and roof carrier

Fig. 105 Attachment points for the mounts and roof carrier on 2-door vehicles

Fig. 106 Attachment points for the mounts and roof carrier on 4-door vehicles

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The mounts are the basis of a complete roof carrier system. Special fixtures must then be added to transport luggage, bicycles, skis, surfboards or boats safely on the roof. Suitable accessories are available from your Volkswagen dealership.

Securing the mounts and roof carrier on 2-door vehicles

You must observe the fitting instructions that were delivered with the roof carrier.

The attaching holes at the front are on the underside of the roof side members. They are sealed with plastic screws   (left close-up). The holes are only visible when the door is open. The markings for attaching at the rear are at the top on the rear side windows   (right close-up).

The roof carrier must only be attached at the holes and markings shown in the illustration.

Securing the mounts and roof carrier on 4-door vehicles

You must observe the fitting instructions that were delivered with the roof carrier.

The attaching holes at the front are located on the underside of the roof side members. They are sealed with plastic screws that must be removed before installation   (left close-up). The markings for attaching at the rear are on the underside of the roof side members   (right close-up).

The holes and markings are only visible when the door is open.

The roof carrier must only be attached at the markings shown in the illustration.

WARNING

Incorrectly attaching the mounts and roof carrier, and using them inappropriately, can cause the whole system to fall off the roof. This can cause accidents and injuries.

Read and observe the instructions provided for the fitted roof carrier system and carry them in the vehicle at all times.

Introduction
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