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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing backrest release mechanism

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Seat frames / Front seats / Removing and installing backrest release mechanism

Removing
–  Remove backrest cover and backrest padding → Chapter.
   
–  Pull operating lever -1- upwards and unscrew bolt -2-.
–  Push mounting bracket for backrest release mechanism -4- upwards -arrow- and detach connecting Bowden cable -3-.
–  Release retaining lugs -5- of backrest release mechanism.
Installing
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - backrest release mechanism and entry assistance“
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front backrest“
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front seat“
 

Removing and installing backrest release mechanism

Removing and installing trim for backrest release mechanism
Removing –  Pull operating lever -1- upwards -arrow A-. –  Insert flat-bladed screwdriver between tr ...

Removing and installing connecting Bowden cable
Removing –  Remove backrest cover and backrest padding → Chapter.     ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing memory block
Removing –  Move front seat to rearmost and highest position. –  Release backrest and fold it towards front. At the same time move front seat to foremost position. –  ...

Separating seat pan cover from seat pan padding
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Upholstery clip pliers -V.A.G 1634 Removing –  Remove cover and padding ...

Wheel change, installation requirements
Warming cold tyres to minimum installation temperature   Note This instruction also applies to ultra-high performance tyres (height/width ratio smaller than/same as 45 % and speed symbol greater than/same as V). ...

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