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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing trim for locking mechanism

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Seat frames / Rear seats / Removing and installing trim for locking mechanism

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal wedge -3409-
Removal wedge -3409-

  Hook -T10538-
Removing
  Note
The aid of a second mechanic is recommended on account of restricted space in the area of the “trim for locking mechanism”.
–  Remove respective rear head restraint → Chapter.
–  Using a screwdriver, detach beading strip on sides and on top of backrest cover in area of trim from backrest.
 

Removing and installing trim for locking mechanism

–  Using removal wedge -3409-, carefully push cover next to trim -2- outwards.
–  Using a light, determine position of respective locking tab -1-.
–  Using hook -T10538-, carefully bend respective locking tab -1- outwards.
–  After both locking tabs -1- have been bent outwards, pull trim upwards -arrow-, and remove it.
Installing
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
–  After the trim has been installed, the locking mechanism must work smoothly.
 

Removing and installing trim for locking mechanism

Removing and installing rear seat backrest
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331 ...

Removing and installing locking mechanism for rear seat backrest
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331 ...

Other materials:

Assembly overview - driver side dash panel cover
1 -  Bolt 1.5 Nm 2 -  Bolt 1.5 Nm 3 -  Driver side dash panel cover Removing and installing → Chapter 4 -  Bolt Qty. 2 1.5 Nm 5& ...

Checking ABS sensor ring
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Sensor gauge -T10473- Procedure Wheel bearing unit is removed.   ...

Checking seat belts
  WARNING The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any of the points to be checked, customer must be informed regarding necessity of changing belt ...

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