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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Interion equipment / Centre console / Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Removing
Front bracket
  Note
Removal and installation is described for the front bracket on the driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.
–  Remove centre console trim in footwell on driver side → Chapter.
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

–  Push floor covering in area of front bracket -2- aside.
–  Release cover -1- from front bracket -2- and remove it.
–  Remove front bracket -2- upwards from tunnel -3-.
 

Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Securing bracket
–  Remove centre console → Chapter.
–  Remove bolt -1- on left and right.
–  Remove securing bracket -2- upwards from selector mechanism insulation -3-.
 

Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Bracket in front of selector mechanism
  Note
Removal and installation is described for the bracket in front of selector mechanism on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.
–  Remove centre console → Chapter.
–  Remove retainer -1- from selector mechanism insulation -2-.
 

Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Bracket behind selector mechanism
–  Remove centre console → Chapter.
–  Push retaining lugs -2- outwards.
–  Remove retainer -1- from selector mechanism insulation -3-.
Installing
  Note
Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
 

Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

Bracket in front of selector mechanism
Insert retainer in front of selector mechanism -1- into the rear mountings of selector mechanism insulation -2-.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - centre console“
 

Removing and installing centre console retainer, for all vehicles except e-Golf

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Special tools and workshop equipment required         Removal wedge -3409   ...

Removing and installing centre console retainer, securing bracket and insulation for selector mechanism, e-Golf only
Special tools and workshop equipment required       Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783- ...

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