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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing side trim panel

  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
   
   

Wedges -T10383
Wedges -T10383

Removing
–  Remove rear seat backrest → Chapter.
–  Remove sill strip → Chapter.

Removing and installing side trim panel

–  Unclip side trim panel -1- from upper B-pillar trim and C-pillar trim -2-.
–  Starting at front, release side trim panel -1- in area of clips from body mountings -arrows- using wedge -T10383-.
–  If fitted, disconnect connector on button for deactivating interior monitoring and vehicle inclination sensor -E616- and remove side trim panel -1-.
 
Installing
  Note
  •   Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the side trim panel is positioned in the door seal beading.
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  Insert retaining clips into side trim panel.
   
  Caution
Before installing side trim panel, ensure that the locking mechanisms of all clips are in -position 1-.
It is not possible to install the side panel trim without problem if clips are in -position 2-.

Removing and installing side trim panel

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