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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Technical data / Safety information / Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident

Latch plate deformed (stretched)
  Height adjustment does not function.
  Anchorage points (seat, pillars, underbody) distorted or thread damaged
  If damage is determined on these parts, renew seat belt complete with belt buckle.
  If parts of the belt system are removed because of an accident, the belt system securing bolts must be renewed.
  Renew anchorage points.
  Note
In the case of damage resulting not from an accident but, for example, from wear, only the part which is actually damaged need be renewed.
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 ...

Checking seat belt restraint function for holding additional child seats (not for driver seat belt) - country-specific
For the functional check, all surrounding components for the seat belt including the side panel trim must be installed. Activating the restraint func ...

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Specified values for wheel alignment, multi-link suspension, Golf
These specifications apply to all engines. Explanations regarding PR numbers → Chapter „Vehicle data sticker“. Front axle Basic running gear Sports running gear Raised running gear DCC running gear ...

Swellings in the tyre sidewall
A swelling in the sidewall of the tyre indicates that the substructure of the carcass has been damaged.     Typical causes for such damage include, for example, driving over kerbs at a sharp angle. ...

Removing and installing brake master cylinder, LHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-   Torque wrench -V.A.G 1410- ...

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