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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking belt webbing

Procedure
–  Pull belt completely out of inertia reel or lap belt adjustment plate.
–  Check belt webbing for soiling, and if necessary wash with a mild soapy solution → Owner's Manual.
  •   If either of the types of damage illustrated below (1 and 2) are determined on accident vehicle, renew seat belt complete with belt buckle.
  •   If damage as illustrated under points 1, 2, 3 and/or 4 is determined on a vehicle which has not been involved in an accident, it is sufficient to renew damaged belt only.
   
   

1 - Belt webbing cut, torn or chafed.
1 - Belt webbing cut, torn or chafed.

   

2 - Torn webbing loops on belt edge.
2 - Torn webbing loops on belt edge.

   

3 - Burns caused by cigarettes or similar.
3 - Burns caused by cigarettes or similar.

   

4 - One edge of belt deformed or wavy
4 - One edge of belt deformed or wavy

Checking seat belts
  WARNING The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any ...

Checking inertia reel (locking mechanism)
The inertia reel has two locking functions.   The first locking function is triggered by the belt being jerked out of the reel (belt exten ...

Other materials:

Cleaning stowage compartments, drink holders and ash trays
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Cleaning stowage compartments and drink holders Some stowage compartments and drink holders have a removable rubber insert or felt insert in the base. Clean rubber inserts with a clean, lint-free and damp cloth. ...

Assembly overview - suspension strut, upper suspension link
1 -  Spring seat Note correct installation position 2 -  Shock absorber Different versions are possible. Refer to → Electronic Parts Catalogue “ETKA”. 3 -  Bolt ...

Folding Second Row Seats (Bench)
The second row seat backs on bench seats can be folded fully forward so they lay flat and maximize cargo space. Pull up the mechanical lever located on the side of each outboard seat (the same lever you use to recline the seats, as described previously), then push the seat back fully forward. T ...

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