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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear lid seal

In the factory a sealant is applied to the rear lid seal, the seal is fitted to the body flange and then rolled on.

Note

Removing and installing rear lid seal

Removing
–  Pull seal -1- off body flange -2-.
Installing
–  Align seal -1- with vulcanised point for securing the gas strut -arrows-.
–  Press seal -1- evenly onto body flange by hand.
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