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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628-
 

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

Removal wedge -3409-
 

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

Hot air blower -V.A.G 1416-
Materials
 

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

1K Window adhesive
-DH 009 100 A2-
Silicone remover
-LSE 020 100 A3-
 
     
Removing trim element
  Note
The trim element cannot be removed without causing damage to the element.

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

–  Remove clamping washers -2- on inner side of alloy wheel.
–  Heat outer side of trim element -1- with hot air blower -V.A.G 1416-.
  Caution
Use only low heat on tyres and alloy wheels (do not overheat).
–  Release trim element -1- on inner side of alloy wheel using wedge -3409-.
–  Grasp under a corner on the outside and pull trim element -1- forcefully off alloy wheel.
  Note
Cut back adhesive PUR beads on alloy wheel.
Residual material is used as a bonding base for the new trim element.
The new trim element can be installed immediately.

 
     
Installing trim element
These alloy wheels are fitted with exchangeable trim elements. Follow these instructions during installation.
Ensure bonding surfaces in alloy wheel and trim element are free of dust and grease.
Clean bonding surfaces with silicone remover -LSE 020 100 A3-.

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

–  Apply 1K window adhesive -DH 009 100 A2- to bonding surfaces -arrows- using cartridge gun -V.A.G 1628-.
Adhesive bead: length = approx. 25 mm and diameter = approx. 10 mm.

 
     

Renewing trim elements, bonded trim elements

–  Push trim element -2- forcefully into alloy wheel -1-.
–  Secure trim element -2- on inner side of alloy wheel -3- with clamping washers.
Minimum curing period: 3 hours at a minimum room temperature of 15°C.
  WARNING
Alloy wheel must be rebalanced → Chapter.
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