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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal wedge -3409
Removal wedge -3409

  Hook -3438-
  Note
Removal and installation is described for the left seat. Apply the same instructions for removal and installation of right seat components as appropriate.
Removing
  Note
If the seat padding in a vehicle with seat heating is renewed, then the respective seat heating element must also be renewed.
–  Remove front seat → Chapter.
–  Secure seat on seat repair stand → Chapter.
–  Remove seat trim on tunnel side → Chapter.
–  Remove backrest adjustment → Chapter.
–  Remove handle for seat height adjustment → Chapter.
–  Remove seat trim on sill side → Chapter.
–  Remove bracket for seat trim on sill side → Chapter.
–  Remove backrest → Chapter.
–  If fitted, remove storage compartment → Chapter.
–  Release and pull off connector.
–  Lay wiring harnesses to one side.
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

Vehicles with seat depth adjustment
–  Set seat depth adjustment as far forwards as possible.
–  Release locking lugs -arrows- on trim -1- using removal wedge -3409-.
–  Remove trim from seat depth adjustment.
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

–  Release locking lugs -arrows- on carrier from seat depth adjustment using removal wedge -3409-.
–  Pull off carrier -1- with seat padding and seat cover for seat depth adjustment upwards and towards front.
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

–  Detach tabs -arrows- from seat depth adjustment -2-.
–  Fold back carrier with seat padding and seat cover upwards.
–  To do this, pull off carrier -1- with seat padding and seat cover for seat depth adjustment upwards and simultaneously towards front.
  Caution
Risk of damage to locking lugs.
Proceed with great care when unclipping and clipping in.
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

–  Place carrier -2- with seat padding and seat cover for seat depth adjustment onto front seat.
  Note
For reasons of clarity, the lower seat pan frame is not shown.
–  Detach seat cover retaining strips -1- and -4-.
–  Remove beading strip -3- of seat cover from seat depth adjustment.
–  To do this, pull beading strip towards front.
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

Continued for all vehicles
–  Detach beading strip -1- and -2- using front-end hook -3438-.
–  Remove padding and cover from seat pan -2-.
–  Separate cover from padding → Chapter.
Installing
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front seat“
 

Removing and installing seat cover and seat padding for seat pan

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