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

  Note
  •   Removal and installation is described for the left seat. Apply the same instructions for removal and installation of the right seat as appropriate.
  •   Removal and installation is described for a manually adjustable seat. Apply the same instructions for removal and installation of an electrically adjustable seat as appropriate.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

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

  Airbag adapter -VAS 6282-
Removing
  WARNING
Observe general safety regulations when working on airbag, belt tensioner and battery isolator units (pyrotechnic components) → Chapter.
–  Move seat to foremost position using fore and aft adjustment mechanism.
In the event of a defective seat longitudinal adjustment motor -V28-/-V31- it is not possible to adjust the front seat using the seat adjustment operating unit -E470-/-E471-. In this case carry out the appropriate procedure → Chapter.
 

Removing and installing front seat

–  Unscrew bolts -3- and -4-.
–  Move seat to rearmost position using fore and aft adjustment mechanism.
–  Remove bolts -1- and -2-

Removing and installing front seat
 

     
–  For “e-Golfs” or “Golf GTEs”, disconnect the maintenance connector for high-voltage system -TW-.
–  Disconnect battery → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
–  Tilt seat towards rear.
–  Open cover in floor covering.
–  Depending on vehicle equipment, release and pull wiring harnesses off coupling station on seat.
–  Connect airbag adapter → Chapter.
  Caution
If seat is lifted out of vehicle or transported, it must not, in order to prevent damage, be gripped by attaching parts such as, e.g. belt buckle, lever for seat longitudinal adjustment, lever for seat height adjustment or seat trim panels.
–  Use suitable means to protect attachments against damage.
–  Insert right hand between backrest and padding. Grasp the front end of the padding with your left hand and lift the seat out of the vehicle.
Installing
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
 

Removing and installing front seat

–  Lift seat into vehicle through front door aperture.
–  Put down seat on front edge first.
–  Guide seat into centring pins.
  WARNING
If, when installing a seat a thread in seat cross member mounting plate is damaged, reworking damaged threads is prohibited! In this case, the seat cross member mounting plate must be replaced.
If seat cross member mounting plate threads have been damaged:
–  Renew seat cross member mounting plate concerned → Rep. gr.51.
–  Remove airbag adapter -VAS 6282-.
–  Engage side airbag wiring harness in coupling station.
–  Depending on vehicle equipment, engage wiring harnesses in coupling station.
–  Close cover in floor covering.
–  Switch on ignition.
  WARNING
Ensure that nobody is in vehicle.

Removing and installing front seat
 

     
–  For “e-Golfs” or “Golf GTEs”, connect the maintenance connector for high-voltage system -TW-.
–  Connect battery → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
  Note
If airbag warning lamp -K75- indicates a fault following installation, event memory must be read, deleted and then read again → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front seat“
 

Removing and installing front seat

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