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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing door arrester

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
   
  Note
The description of removal and installation only applies to the left wing. The right side is similar.
Removing
 

Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
 Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-

Removing and installing door arrester

–  Remove front door trim → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove self-adhesive cover or front loudspeaker → Communication; Rep. gr.91.
–  Unscrew bolt -2- in A-pillar.
–  Unscrew bolts -3- and remove door arrester -1- through the opening of the loudspeaker -arrow a-.

 
Installing
   

Removing and installing door arrester

Install in reverse order of removal.
Specified torques
Door arrester → Chapter „Assembly overview - door“
Adjusting striker pin
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- &nbs ...

Door components
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Other materials:

Assembly overview - cover and padding for backrest
1 -  Upholstery clip For attaching backrest cover to backrest padding Renew after removal When installing, fit in same location using upholstery clip pliers -V.A.G 1634 2 -  Beading strip Sewn to backrest cover Seats with th ...

Safety precautions when working on vehicles with Start/Stop system
Note the following when working on vehicles with Start/Stop system:   WARNING Risk of injury due to automatic engine starting in vehicles with a start-stop system. ...

Correct sitting position
Fig. 41 There must be a distance of at least 25 cm between the driver and the steering wheel The distance to the dash panel must be at least 10 cm in the knee area Fig. 42 Correct seat belt routing and head restraint adjustment First read and observe the introductory information and safe ...

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