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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing C-pillar trim, estate

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal lever -80 - 200
Removal lever -80 - 200

Removing

Removing and installing C-pillar trim, estate

–  Remove D-pillar trim → Chapter.
–  Remove wheel housing trim → Chapter.
–  Only release luggage compartment side trim in area of C-pillar, D-pillar and rear side window. Do not remove it completely.
–  Unclip C-pillar trim -1- in area of retaining clips -2- from body mountings using removal lever -80 - 200-.
–  Unclip C-pillar trim from retaining clips -3-.
–  Remove C-pillar trim downwards -arrow-.
 
Installing
  Note
  •   Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  •   Remove any retaining clips -2- left in body mountings using removal tool -T40280- and fit them in C-pillar trim for installation.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the C-pillar trim is positioned in door seal beading.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Removing and installing C-pillar trim, saloon
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. ...

Removing and installing D-pillar trim
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. ...

Other materials:

Front axle
Overview of fitting locations - front axle I -  → Chapter „Subframe“ II -  → Chapter „Suspension strut, upper suspension link“ III -  → Chapter „Lower suspension link ...

Flat spots caused by hard braking
  This type of flat spots may be caused by hard braking on a rough surface such as a tarmac road. During this type of braking manoeuvre only a certain area of the tyre is abraded accordingly and therefore causes an imbala ...

Assembly overview - front door trim
  Note   The assembly overview is shown for the front door trim on driver side. The assembly overview for the front passenger side is analogous.   The assembly overview is shown for 4-door models. The assembly overview ...

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