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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing crash bar

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331

Removing
–  Remove knee airbag with igniter → Chapter.
–  Remove footwell vent on driver side → Heating, air conditioning; Rep. gr.87.
–  Remove data bus diagnostic interface -J533- → Electrical system; Rep. gr.97.
–  Unscrew bolt -2-, detach crash bar -1- and thread it out.
Installing
When removing crash bar on vehicles manufactured up to 11/2012, stick a felt strip as per → Electronic Parts Catalogue onto the replacement part (does not apply for LHD vehicles with automatic gearbox).
This is necessary because the clearance to the footwell vent is very small.
 

Removing and installing crash bar

–  On LHD vehicles with manual gearbox, attach felt strip -2- maintaining a distance of 7.5 mm -dimension a- to edge of crash bar -1-.
–  On RHD vehicles with manual or automatic gearbox, attach felt strip -4- flush with edge of crash bar -3-.

Removing and installing crash bar
 

Further installation is carried out in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:
   
–  Attach crash bar -2- on central tube -1--arrow- and bolt it on.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - dash panel central tube“
 

Removing and installing crash bar

Assembly overview - dash panel central tube
  Note If electrical wires are disconnected or removed and installed, it is useful to make corresponding drawings or photos. This guarantees that everything is re-installed in ...

Removing and installing dash panel central tube
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331 ...

Other materials:

Trailer socket
The trailer socket must be connected in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions to the electrical system of the pulling vehicle. When installing, observe the relevant current flow diagrams and the installation instructions from t ...

Removing and installing bench seat cover and padding
Removing –  Remove rear bench seat → Chapter.     –  Detach beading -3- of seat cover all round from seat frame. –  ...

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-
  Removing   WARNING   Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.   Obser ...

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