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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing dash panel vents

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Front-end hook -3370
Front-end hook -3370

   

Removal wedge -3409
Removal wedge -3409

Removing
Side vent
  Note
Removal and installation is described for the side vent on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.
–  Set side vent -1- to fully open position using thumbwheel.
–  Carefully insert front-end hook -3370--2- centrally at 2nd louver from top, and attach it at rear to vent -1-.
  Note
The front-end hook -3370- must be inserted to a depth of 115 mm.
–  Pull side vent out of assembly aperture in dash panel with a firm jerk.
Centre vent with trim for display unit for front information display and operating unit control unit -J685-
  Note
Always remove the centre vent together with the trim for the display unit for front information display and operating unit control unit -J685-, as one unit.
  Caution
The trim for the display unit for front information display and operating unit control unit -J685- cannot be removed individually without becoming damaged.
  Set centre vent to fully open position using both thumbwheels.
  Make sure that centre vent vertical louvres point in direction of vehicle travel.
–  Remove trim for operating and display unit → Chapter.
 

Removal wedge -3409

–  Grasp front passenger side airbag deactivated warning lamp -K145--1- at sides -arrows A-, and pull it out of dash panel.
–  Disconnect electrical connectors.
 

Removal wedge -3409

–  Carefully guide one front-end hook -3370- into each centre vents (left and right) -arrows-.
 

Removal wedge -3409

–  Engage each of the front-end hooks -3370- at top end into corresponding fresh air duct.
  Note
The front-end hooks -3370- must be inserted to a depth of approx. 11 cm.
–  Pull centre vent -1- with trim -2- attached out of mounting aperture in dash panel with a firm tug simultaneously on both front-end hooks -3370-.
–  Carefully unclip trim -2- from mountings in dash panel -arrows- using removal wedge -3409-.

Removal wedge -3409
 

Installing
  Note
Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
   
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