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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking seat belts

  WARNING
The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any of the points to be checked, customer must be informed regarding necessity of changing belts.
Points to check
  •   Check belt webbing → Chapter.
  •   Check inertia reel (locking mechanism) → Chapter.
  •   Visually check belt buckle → Chapter.
  •   Check operation of belt buckle → Chapter.
  •   Check belt guide fittings and latch plates → Chapter.
  •   Check securing parts and anchorage points → Chapter.
  •   Checking seat belt restraint function for holding additional child seats (not for driver seat belt) - country-specific → Chapter.
  Caution
If the customer refuses to have a damaged seat belt renewed, an appropriate comment should be made in the service notes.
Checking airbag securing parts after an accident
All damaged securing parts must always be renewed. It is not permissible to bend the components back into shape or »make them fit« The followi ...

Checking belt webbing
Procedure –  Pull belt completely out of inertia reel or lap belt adjustment plate. –  Check belt we ...

Other materials:

Overview of fitting locations - infotainment system
1 -  Multifunction buttons in steering wheel Multifunction buttons on left in steering wheel -E440- Multifunction buttons on right in steering wheel -E441- Removing and installing → Chapter. 2&nb ...

Checking shock absorbers when removed
Defective shock absorbers can be identified by loud rumbling noises when driving, caused by wheel hopping, especially on bad roads. Heavy fluid leakage is an additional visual indication.   Note Shock absorbers are maintenance-fre ...

Evaporator output temperature sender -G263- or evaporator temperature sensor -G308
Function: The evaporator output temperature sender -G263- or evaporator temperature sensor -G308- reads the temperature downstream from the evaporator. This value is transmitted to the air conditioning system control unit and serves as a ...

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