VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Adjusting the head restraints

Fig. 46 Adjusting front head restraint

Fig. 47 Adjusting rear head restraint

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Every seat is fitted with a head restraint. The centre rear head restraint is designed solely for use with the centre rear seat. This head restraint should therefore not be installed in any of the other positions.

Adjusting the height of the front head restraint

Adjusting the height of the rear head restraint

Correct head restraint setting

Adjust the head restraint so that its upper edge is at the same height as the top of the head, but not lower than eye level. Position the back of your head as close to the head restraint as possible.

Head restraint setting for shorter people

Push the head restraint all the way down, even if the head is then located underneath the top edge of the head restraint. There may be a small gap between the head restraint and backrest in the lowest position.

Head restraint setting for taller people

Push the head restraint up as far as it will go.

WARNING

Driving without head restraints or with incorrectly adjusted head restraints increases the risk of severe or fatal injuries in the event of an accident or sudden driving or braking manoeuvre.
Electrical controls on the front seats
Fig. 44 Moving the front left seat forwards and backwards, adjusting the backrest and the seat cushion for height and tilt Fig. 45 Adjusting the lumbar support. First read and observe the intr ...

Removing and fitting head restraints
Fig. 48 Removing the front head restraint Fig. 49 Removing the rear head restraint First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Every seat is fitted with a head re ...

Other materials:

Opening or closing the electric panorama sliding/tilting roof
Fig. 40 In the headliner: button for the electric panorama sliding/tilting roof First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The electric panorama sliding/tilting roof works when the ignition has been switched on. The electric panorama sliding/tilting roof can ...

Additional safety instructions for curtain airbag
Inspect trims for damage prior to installing them.   Always renew damaged pillar trims; never repair.   Ensure proper seating of trims when installing them.   When performing r ...

Run-flat tyres, seal inside technology
The vehicles are equipped with self-sealing tyres as an option. This technology, referred to as seal inside technology, is a system that has been developed to allow the car to continue to be driven even if a nail or screw has penet ...

© 2016-2022 Copyright www.vwgolf.org