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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: 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 distorted, the window slot outer seal cannot be straightened out anymore. It will remain “wavy”.
  Therefore, the window slot outer seal must be pulled off and pressed on evenly, without bending or distorting it.
  Removal and installation are only described for the left window slot outer seal. Removal and installation of the right window slot outer seal are similar.
   

Removing and installing window slot outer seal

–  Slightly pull window slot outer seal -1- uniformly off door flange -2--arrows a-. Make sure not to bend the side strip.
–  Pull out window slot outer seal -1- from beneath exterior mirror -3--arrow b-.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing window slot outer seal

  Note
  The use of assembly aid is allowed.
 

 

The use of striking tools is not allowed for installing window slot outer seal.
–  Slide in window slot outer seal -1- under exterior mirror -3--arrow a-.
–  Align window slot outer seal -1- with B-pillar and press it uniformly and by hand onto door flange-2--arrows b-.
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