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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 ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing seat depth adjustment
Special tools and workshop equipment required       Removal wedge -3409- Removing –  Remove front seat → Chapter. ...

Balancing wheel, checking radial and lateral run-out of wheels and tyres
Before you start balancing the wheels, the following requirements must be met. Tyre pressure must be OK. Tread must not be worn on one side. Tread depth should be at least 4 mm. T ...

Removing and installing rear 3-point seat belt, estate, without belt tensioner
Removing –  Remove bench seat → Chapter. –  Remove rear seat backrest → Chapter. –  Remove D-pillar trim → Chapter. ...

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