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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing wheel housing trim, saloon

  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

   

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-
Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783-

Removing
Vehicles with side padding
–  Remove side padding  → Chapter.

Removing and installing wheel housing trim, saloon

Vehicles without side padding
–  Remove bench seat → Chapter.
–  Unscrew nut -2-.
Continued for all vehicles
–  Release sill panel moulding in area of overlap to wheel housing trim from body and from wheel housing trim → Chapter.
–  Fold down rear seat backrest.
–  Release wheel housing trim -1- from C-pillar trim using wedge -T10383-.
–  Release wheel housing trim -1- in area of retaining clips from body mountings using wedge -T10383-.
 
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 wheel housing trim for installation.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the wheel housing trim is positioned in the door seal beading.
  • Installation is carried out in reverse order.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - wheel housing trim“
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. ...

Removing and installing wheel housing trim, estate
  Note Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate. ...

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