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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 fuse holder, battery
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Assembly overview - underbody covers, hybrid vehicles
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Swellings in the tyre sidewall
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