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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front backrest

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
  Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
Removing
–  Remove front seat → Chapter.
–  Secure seat on seat repair stand → Chapter.
–  Remove seat trim on tunnel side → Chapter.
–  Remove seat trim on sill side → Chapter.
 

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

–  Disconnect connectors of wiring harnesses leading to backrest.
–  Unclip clips -2- and -5- of wiring harness -1- from seat pan.
–  Release wiring harness -1- together with braided sleeve from seat pan.
–  To do this, remove all cable ties -3- and -4-.
The wiring harness between coupling station and side airbag is continuous.
–  Thread wiring harness leading to side airbag out if braided sleeve.
–  To do this, remove cable ties -3- and -4-.
 

Removing and installing front backrest

Only for vehicles with entry assistance
–  Detach Bowden cable support bracket -3, 4- from retainer for entry assistance on seat pan.
–  Unclip Bowden cables -1 and 2- for entry assistance from seat rail release mechanism.
–  Detach retainer -5- for Bowden cable from seat rail.
 

Removing and installing front backrest

Continued for all vehicles
–  Remove bolts -2-.
–  Fold backrest -3- forwards onto seat pan -1-.
–  Push seat pan padding to side.
–  Carefully pull side airbag wiring harness -4- out of seat pan.
–  Remove backrest.
Installing
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  Renew any damaged cable ties and clips.
–  Route wires in their original positions.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front seat“
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - seat pan“
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front backrest“
 

Removing and installing front backrest

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