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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Releasing gas from gas strut

Releasing gas from gas strut

Clamp gas strut in vice in area x = 50 mm.
  WARNING
Wear protective goggles when sawing.
Cover area of saw cut with a cloth.
Dispose of oil and cloth via existing disposal channels.
–  Saw through cylinder of gas strut within first third of cylinder's overall length using piston rod end of cylinder as reference point.
   
Removing and installing gas strut
Removing –  Open and support bonnet.   WARNING Proceed with care if gas strut is reused. Spring clip must not be le ...

Removing and installing Bowden cable
Removing     –  Open bonnet. –  Remove release lever → Chapter. ...

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Removing and installing seat depth adjustment
Special tools and workshop equipment required       Removal wedge -3409- Removing –  Remove front seat → Chapter. ...

Waxing and polishing the vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Waxing Waxing protects the paintwork. You will need to re-wax the vehicle with a good hard wax if water no longer clearly forms small drops and runs off the paintwork when it is clean. Even if a wax solution is used re ...

Warning and indicator lamps
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Lit up Possible cause Solution Electromechanical steering not functioning. The steering should be checked by a qualified workshop as soon as possible. ...

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