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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 4-door model

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Trim, noise insulation / Interior trims / Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 4-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.
–  Remove spreader clip -1-.
–  Release locking lugs of sill panel moulding -2- from lower B-pillar trim -3--arrow A- using wedge -T10383-.
 

Removing and installing sill panel moulding, 4-door model

–  Release sill panel moulding -1- from side member and beading of door seal -arrows- using wedge -T10383-.
–  At the same time, pull off sill panel moulding -1- slightly towards front.
–  Open cover for belt guide and thread out seat belt.
–  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, 4-door model

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. ...

Removing and installing A-pillar gap cover
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Other materials:

Seam seals, front body
  Note Seam seals made during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original seam seals. To avoid damage or faulty operation, brush seam seals smooth near attachments which must be attached. ...

Fixing position of subframe
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Removing and installing ignition/starter switch
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