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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate with sliding sunroof

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Trim, noise insulation / Roof trims / Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate with sliding sunroof

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Electric cutter -V.A.G 1561A
Electric cutter -V.A.G 1561A

   

Scraping blade -V.A.G 1561/20
Scraping blade -V.A.G 1561/20

   

Cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628
Cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628

   

Release lever -T10039
Release lever -T10039

Removing
–  Remove moulded headliner → Chapter.
–  Cut roof reinforcements -1- into approx. 6 cm wide strips -2--dot-dash lines-, using a carpet knife.
–  Pull strips -2- from roof.
–  Trim back adhesive residues with electric cutter -V.A.G 1561A- and scraping blade -V.A.G 1561/20-.
  Note
If the paint structure has been damaged on removal of roof reinforcements, repair paint damage according to guidelines of → Paint workshop manual.
Installing
  Note
Observe adhesive processing instructions when installing the roof reinforcement.
 

Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate with sliding sunroof

–  Use hand-cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628- to apply single-component assembly adhesive ( → Electronic Parts Catalogue) to roof reinforcements. Observe the following dimensions while doing so.
  •   Dimension -a- = 35 mm
  •   Dimension -b- = 30 mm
  •   Dimension -c- = 58 mm
 

Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate with sliding sunroof

–  Measure roof reinforcements -1- to width and mark centre of both sides.
–  Guide roof reinforcement -1- into vehicle.
–  Position roof reinforcement -1- according to -dimension a- centrally on roof and press it on across entire surface.
Dimension -a- = 12 ± 1 mm from rear sheet-metal edge.
 

Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate with sliding sunroof

Installing roof reinforcement to body, estate without sliding sunroof
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