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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 2-door model

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Trim, noise insulation / Interior trims / Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 2-door model

  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 bench seat → Chapter.
–  Release sill panel moulding -1- from side member and beading of door seal -arrows- using wedge -T10383-.
 

Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 2-door model

–  Remove spreader clip -1-.
–  Release locking lug -3- of sill panel moulding from side trim panel -arrow A- using wedge -T10383-.
–  At the same time, pull sill panel moulding -2- towards front off side trim panel -arrow B-.
–  Remove sill panel moulding.
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 sill panel moulding for installation.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the sill panel moulding is positioned in the door seal beading.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
 

Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 2-door model

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