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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:

Displays
Fig. 172 In the instrument cluster display: distance warning display Fig. 173 The display in the instrument cluster: advance warning display First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Distance warning If the safe distance to the vehicle in front drops below ...

Removing and installing remote release operating mechanism for seat backrest
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. Removing –  Pull and hold operating mechanism to remotely release seat backrest -1-. – ...

Leaks or internal damage (e.g. noises or lack of power)
–  Drain refrigerant circuit. –  Remove air conditioner compressor.   Note In the event of internal damage (to air conditioner compressor), purge with R134a refrigerant → ...

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