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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 ...

Other materials:

Renewing crankshaft oil seal - belt pulley end
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Assembly tool -T10485-   Puller hooks -T20143- Procedure ...

Removing and installing Bowden cable B for entry assistance
Removing –  Remove front seat → Chapter. –  Secure front seat on seat repair stand → Chapter. –  Move front seat to highest position. ...

Functional description of remote control for auxiliary and supplementary heater
  Note The auxiliary and supplementary heater can be switched on and off from a distance of several 100 metres (open space) using the remote control. This range is restricted in built-up areas or from buildings. ...

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