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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear door trim

  Note
Removal and installation is described for the rear door trim on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal wedge -3409-
Removal wedge -3409-

   

Wedges -T10383-
Wedges -T10383-

Removing
Vehicles without electric window regulator
–  Remove window winder → General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr.58.
Continued for all vehicles
–  Switch off ignition and all electric loads and then remove ignition key.
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

–  Lever upper part of handle recess -1- out of mountings in door trim, using removal wedge -3409-.
 

Removing and installing rear door trim

–  Remove bolts -1-.
–  Remove reflector → Electrical system; Rep. gr.96.
 

Removing and installing rear door trim

–  Release retaining clip -1- with Torx T30 by turning it 90° (1/4 turn) in -direction of arrow-.
 

Removing and installing rear door trim

Removing and installing rear door trim

–  Force retaining clips -2- of door trim -1- out of mountings with wedges -T10383-. Clip -3- has already been released.
–  Pull door trim -1- upwards vertically out of window slot seal.
–  Disconnect the electrical plug-in connections from the door trim -1- in accordance with the vehicle's equipment.
–  Unhook Bowden cable -1- from inner door handle.
Installing
  Note
  • Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  • Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  Insert retaining clips into rear door trim.
 

Removing and installing rear door trim

  Caution
Before installing door trim, ensure that the locking mechanisms of all clips are in -position 1-.
It is not possible to install the door trim without problem if clips are in -position 2-!

Removing and installing rear door trim
 

Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - rear door trim“
   
Assembly overview - rear door trim
  Note The assembly overview is shown for the rear door trim on driver side. The assembly overview for the front passenger side is analogous. 1 -  D ...

Removing and installing trim panel
  Note Removal and installation are described for the trim panel on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate. ...

Other materials:

Test prerequisites
Check wheel suspension, wheel bearing assembly and steering for excessive play and damage. Tread depth difference of no more than 2 mm on one axle. Tyres inflated to correct pressures. ...

Overview of fitting locations – fuse box, battery (vehicles with high-voltage system)
1 -  Battery -A- Removing and installing → Chapter Disconnecting and connecting → Chapter 2 -  Bolt 3.5 Nm 3 -  Nut 7.5 Nm ...

Introduction
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:  → Warning lamp and coolant temperature display    → Coolant specification    → Checking the coolant level and refilling coolant   Never carry out any work on the engine coolant system if you are not famili ...

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