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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: 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 inner window slot seal → Chapter.
–  Remove window slot outer seal → Chapter.
–  Peel sealing lip of window channel -1- off the door flange -2- from the inside -arrow e-.
–  Pull window channel -1- out of mountings on door -arrows c-.
–  Pull window channel of front metal flange -arrows a- and in area of overlap out of holding device -arrow b-.
–  Pull window channel -1--arrows c- off flange -2- uniformly all around it.
 
Installing
   

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-.
–  Insert window channel at front flange into holding device -arrow d- and fit onto metal flange -arrows e-.
–  Push window channel -1- from rear towards front onto door flange -2--arrows c-.
–  Fold sealing lip of window channel onto door flange from the inside -arrow f-.
  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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