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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing B-pillar trim, 2-door models

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Wedges -T10383
Wedges -T10383

Removing
Upper part of B-pillar trim
  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate.
–  Remove front belt end fitting → Chapter.
–  Move belt height adjuster to lowest position.

Removing and installing B-pillar trim, 2-door models

–  Lever out cap -3- marked with an “airbag” symbol using a screwdriver.
–  Remove bolt -2-.
–  Release side trim panel in area of overlap to upper B-pillar trim -1- → Chapter.
–  Starting at bottom, detach upper B-pillar trim -1- from door seal and release it from retaining clips -arrows A- using wedge -T10383-.
–  Pull upper B-pillar trim -1- out of body mounting -arrow C-. To do this, swing trim towards inside and simultaneously pull it off downwards.
–  Thread out belt webbing through slider for belt height adjuster and remove upper B-pillar trim.
 
Installing
  Note
  •   Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the upper B-pillar trim is positioned in door seal beading.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - B-pillar trim“
   
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Introduction
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