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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing window channel

Removing and installing window channel
  Note
  The removal and installation sequence is only for the left window channel. Removal and installation of the right window channel are similar.
  Do not bend window channel when removing!
Removing
   

Removing and installing window channel

–  Remove window slot inner seal → Chapter.
–  Remove window slot outer seal → Chapter.
–  Remove C-pillar trim → Chapter.
–  Remove exterior mirror → Chapter
–  Pull out securing pin -2--arrow a-.
–  Peel sealing lip of window channel -1- off the door flange from the inside.
–  Pull window channel -1- out of mountings on door -arrows b and c-.
–  Pull window channel -1- off door flange -3- uniformly around entire circumference -arrows d-.

Removing and installing window channel

–  Spray window channel with soapy water to facilitate installation.
–  Insert window channel -1- into mountings on door -arrows a and b-.
–  Push window channel -1- from rear towards front onto door flange -arrows c-.
–  Fold sealing lip of window channel onto door flange from the inside.
–  Insert securing pin -2--arrow d-.
  Note
To prevent wind noise, ensure window channel -1- seats evenly when installing.
Further installation is performed in the reverse order of removal.
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Removing and installing window slot outer seal
Removing   Note   The core of the window slot outer seal is a metal insert.   If it is bent or di ...

Other materials:

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Seam seals, middle 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. ...

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