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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing easy-entry Bowden cable A

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Seat frames / Front seats / Removing and installing easy-entry Bowden cable A

Removing
–  Remove front seat → Chapter.
–  Secure front seat on seat repair stand → Chapter.
–  Move front seat to highest position.
–  Remove seat trim on tunnel side → Chapter.
–  Turn adjustment knob of backrest adjustment towards front as far as stop.
   
–  Unclip cable support bracket -1- of Bowden cable A from backrest.
–  Detach Bowden cable A -2- from fitting on backrest.
 

Removing and installing easy-entry Bowden cable A

–  Detach cable support bracket -1- of Bowden cable A from retainer for entry assistance on seat pan.
–  Unclip retainer -2- for Bowden cable from seat pan.
–  Detach Bowden cable A on seat longitudinal adjustment -arrow- and remove it.
Installing
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  Adjust Bowden cable A → Chapter.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front seat“
 

Removing and installing easy-entry Bowden cable A

Adjusting Bowden cable for backrest release mechanism
  WARNING Ensure backrest is locked in position (default position), otherwise it can tilt forwards in an uncontrolle ...

Adjusting Bowden cable A for entry assistance
Special tools and workshop equipment required   Feeler gauges -VAS 5301/10- Adjusting conditions ...

Other materials:

Repair instructions
Contact corrosion Contact corrosion can occur if unsuitable fastening elements (screws, bolts, nuts, washers) are used. For this reason, only connecting elements with a special surface coating have been fitted. In addit ...

Assembly overview
  Caution If excessive force is exerted on sockets without illumination, the retaining sleeve may be damaged. Only illuminated sockets (cigarette lighter) can be removed with the pull ...

Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 4-door model
  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     ...

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