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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking belt guide fittings and latch plates

Plastic-coated fittings show fine, parallel scoring after stress on belt system (when belt was fastened during accident). (On the other hand, wear caused by frequent belt use can be recognized by smooth wear, free of lines.)
–  Inspect for deformation, fracturing and cracks in plastic.
  If scoring and/or damage is determined, renew seat belt complete with belt latch.
Checking operation of belt buckle
Checking belt buckle –  Push latch plate into belt buckle until it engages audibly. Check whether locking mechanism is properly engaged ...

Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident
Latch plate deformed (stretched)   Height adjustment does not function.   Anchorage points (seat, pillars, und ...

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Removing and installing retaining plate for manually operated anti-dazzle interior mirror, with rain and light sensor -G397- and without front camera for driver assist systems -R242-
  Note   With the repair procedure described, it is no longer necessary to renew the windscreen.   At the same time, it is also possible to reuse the old mirror base which has fa ...

Function
Fig. 177 Windscreen: lane departure warning system camera window First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Using a camera in the windscreen, the lane departure warning system (Lane Assist) detects lines on the road that may mark the lane boundary. If your ve ...

Fitting single wire seals
  Note Single wire seals prevent the ingress of moisture and dirt in the contact housing. They are installed, for example, in the engine compartment and must always be reinstalled following repairs. As standard, ...

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