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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear seat backrest

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

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

Removing
–  Remove bench seat → Chapter.
–  Remove rear right belt buckle with belt end fitting → Chapter.
saloon
–  Pull cover -1- off centre mount -2-.
Variant
–  Separate Bowden cable for backrest release mechanism on left and right → Chapter.
–  Remove carrier for centre luggage compartment floor lining → Chapter.
Continued for all vehicles
  Note
For reasons of clarity, the left rear seat backrest (1/3) is not shown.
 

Removing and installing rear seat backrest

–  Remove bolt -2-.
–  Equipment version with through-loading aperture: Open lid for through-loading aperture and fold it down.
–  Fold up locking bar -1- at rear -arrow A-, detach it at front from centre mount -arrow B- and remove it.
  Note
For reasons of clarity, the left rear seat backrest (1/3) is not shown.
 

Removing and installing rear seat backrest

–  Lift rear seat backrest -2- out of centre mount -3- and pull it towards centre of vehicle out of outer mountings -1--arrows-.
–  Remove rear bench seat from vehicle.
Installing
 

Removing and installing rear seat backrest

–  Push rear seat backrest -2- in vertical position onto outer support pin -1-.
–  Position rear seat backrest -2- in centre mount -3-.
Further installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - rear seat backrest“
 

Removing and installing rear seat backrest

Removing and installing bench seat / individual seats
Removing –  Move front seats as far forwards as possible. –  Unclip guides -1- for ISOFIX child seat ...

Removing and installing trim for locking mechanism
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Removal wedge -3409- ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing relay and fuse carrier behind dash panel, RHD vehicles
Removing –  With ignition switched off, disconnect earth cable from battery → Chapter. –  Remove dash panel → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70. ...

Removing and installing turn signal switch -E2-, Kostal
  Note The turn signal switch -E2-, cruise control system switch -E45- and intermittent wiper switch -E22- are combined to form the steering column combination switch -E595-. These switches cannot be separated. ...

General notes on brake fluid
  Note Only use new brake fluid conforming to VW standard (VW 501 14). Brake fluid is poisonous. Also due to its corrosive effect brake fluid must not come into contact with paintwork. ...

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