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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Seat frames / Rear seats / Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

Removing
–  Move front seats as far forwards as possible.
–  Unclip guides -1- for ISOFIX child seat anchor (qty. 4) from anchors → Chapter.
 

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

–  Grasp with one hand on one side under frame of rear bench seat.
–  Using both hands, pull rear bench seat -1- upwards with a firm jerk -arrows A-. This will disengage wire hook -2- of rear bench seat from mounting grommet -3-.
–  Repeat the procedure on the other side of the rear bench seat -arrows B-.
 

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

–  Slightly lift up rear bench seat -1- at front and push wire frame -2- towards rear out of arresters -3-.
–  Remove rear bench seat from vehicle.
 

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

Installing
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  Check body apertures -arrow- for deformation.
–  Repair any deformation using a plastic head hammer.
  Note
Slight remaining deformations are permissible.
–  Lift up floor covering -2- and press new mounting grommets -1- into body aperture -arrow- until they engage audibly.
–  Arrange floor covering around grommet as shown in illustration.
  Note
The floor covering must not cover the grommet.
 

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

–  Before installing the rear bench seat, check if the wire frame is aligned properly in the highlighted area -arrows-.
–  If the wire frame is bent, it must be bent back until it is properly aligned again.
–  Fit rear bench seat and press wire hooks firmly into mounting grommets.
–  Ensure that the wire hooks are properly engaged in the mounting grommets.
 

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats

Assembly overview - remote release mechanism for seat backrest
  Note The illustration shows the remote release mechanism for seat backrest on the left side. The right-hand side is similar (mirror image of left-hand ...

Removing and installing rear seat backrest
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331 ...

Other materials:

Renewing rear bonded rubber bush
Special tools and workshop equipment required Tensioning strap -T10038- Assembly tool -T10263- Assembly tool -T10356- Engine and gearbox jack -V.A.G 1383 A- Hydraulic press -VAS 6178- and thrust piece - ...

Nuts and bolts
Loosen and tighten securing bolts and securing nut for covers and housings diagonally. Specified torques settings are specified for unoiled bolts and nuts. Threads of bolts secured with locking fluid must be ...

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, torsion beam axle
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