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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing D-pillar trim

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left vehicle side. Follow same instructions for the right side as appropriate.
Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   

Removal lever -80 - 200
Removal lever -80 - 200

Removing
–  Remove roof end strip → Chapter.
–  Release D-pillar trim -1- in area of retaining clips -2- from body mountings using removal lever -80 - 200-.
–  Release D-pillar trim -1- from luggage compartment side trim.
–  Unclip D-pillar trim from retaining clips -3-.
–  Pull D-pillar trim -1- downwards out of moulded headliner -arrow-, and remove it.
Installing
  Note
  •   Before installing, check all fasteners for damage and renew if necessary.
  •   Remove any retaining clips -2- left in body mountings using removal tool -T40280- and fit them in D-pillar trim for installation.
  •   Following installation, ensure that the D-pillar trim is positioned in rear lid seal beading.
Installation is carried out in reverse order.
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