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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / General body repairs, interior / Technical data / Safety information / Checking securing parts and anchorage points after an accident

Latch plate deformed (stretched)
  Height adjustment does not function.
  Anchorage points (seat, pillars, underbody) distorted or thread damaged
  If damage is determined on these parts, renew seat belt complete with belt buckle.
  If parts of the belt system are removed because of an accident, the belt system securing bolts must be renewed.
  Renew anchorage points.
  Note
In the case of damage resulting not from an accident but, for example, from wear, only the part which is actually damaged need be renewed.
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 ...

Checking seat belt restraint function for holding additional child seats (not for driver seat belt) - country-specific
For the functional check, all surrounding components for the seat belt including the side panel trim must be installed. Activating the restraint func ...

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Releasing gas and draining front gas-filled shock absorbers, conventional shock absorbers
Clamp gas-filled shock absorber vertically in vice, with piston rod pointing downwards.   WARNING Safety goggles must be worn when drilling. –  Dril ...

Removing and installing TV tuner, eGolf
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Protective cap for wiring harness connector -VAS 6223/9- If the control unit is replaced, select the Replace function of the resp ...

Assembly overview - front brakes PC57 and C60
  Note After every brake pad change, depress brake pedal firmly several times with vehicle stationary, so that brake pads are properly seated in their normal operating position. Use the brake filling and bleeding equip ...

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