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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking belt guide fittings and latch plates

Plastic-coated fittings show fine, parallel scoring after stress on belt system (when belt was fastened during accident). (On the other hand, wear caused by frequent belt use can be recognized by smooth wear, free of lines.)
–  Inspect for deformation, fracturing and cracks in plastic.
  If scoring and/or damage is determined, renew seat belt complete with belt latch.
Checking operation of belt buckle
Checking belt buckle –  Push latch plate into belt buckle until it engages audibly. Check whether locking mechanism is properly engaged ...

Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident
Latch plate deformed (stretched)   Height adjustment does not function.   Anchorage points (seat, pillars, und ...

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Connecting brake pedal to brake servo
–  Hold ball head of push rod in front of mounting and push brake pedal in direction of brake servo, so that the ball head clicks into place. –  Check engagement by pulling briefly on brake pedal. ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Attaching the mounts and roof carrier   → Loading the roof carrier   The roof of the vehicle has been designed for optimum aerodynamic effect. It is therefore no longer possible to attach conventional roof carrie ...

General notes concerning repairs to vehicle electrical system
  Caution When batteries are disconnected and reconnected, the procedure described in the workshop manual must be strictly observed.   WARNING ...

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