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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear shelf support

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal lever -80 - 200
Removal lever -80 - 200

Removing
4-door
–  Remove wheel housing trim → Chapter.
2-door
–  Remove side trim panel → Chapter.
Continued for all vehicles
–  Remove lock carrier trim → Chapter.

Removal lever -80 - 200

–  Remove bolts -3- and -5-
–  Remove clip -2-.
–  Release rear shelf support -1- in area of retaining clips from body mountings -arrows- using removal lever -80 - 200-.
–  If fitted, disconnect connectors and remove rear shelf support -1-.
 
Installing
  Note
  •   Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  •   Remove any retaining clips left in body mountings using removal tool -T40280- and fit them in rear shelf support for installation.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the rear shelf support is positioned in rear lid seal beading.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - rear shelf support“
Removing and installing lock carrier trim
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Removal lever -80 - 200 ...

Removing and installing tie-down rings
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing washer jets
Removing   Note Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way. –  Remove pop-up cylinder →  ...

Handling and transporting steering column
  WARNING Adherence to proper steering column handling is essential. Improper handling of steering column may damage the steering column, leading to safety risks. ...

Safety precautions when working in the vicinity of high-voltage components
Danger to life due to high voltage The high-voltage system is under high voltage. If high-voltage components are damaged, there is a risk of severe or fatal injury due to electric shock. –  Perform visual check of high-voltage components and high-v ...

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