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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:

Assembly overview - door handle and door lock
  Note Only the left side is shown. The right side is similar. 1 -  Door lock Removing and installing → Chapter 2 -  Bolt 1.5 Nm For locking bar in door handle bracket 3 -  ...

Assembly overview - track rod, multi-link suspension, four-wheel drive
1 -  Subframe 2 -  Bolt Renew after removing 70 Nm +180° 3 -  Wheel bearing housing 4 -  Track rod Removing and installing →  ...

Locking and unlocking the vehicle from the outside
Fig. 27 Buttons on the vehicle key Fig. 28 Vehicle key with alarm button First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Function Buttons to be used on the vehicle key   or   Unlocking the vehicle. Press the  b ...

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