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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing trim panel

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the trim panel on driver side. Follow same instructions for the front passenger side as appropriate.
Removing
–  Remove rear door trim → Chapter.
   
–  Using an appropriate drill bit, drill mounting points -2- of trim panel -1- off door trim, but just until trim panel starts to detach from door trim.
  Caution
The door trim must not be damaged when drilling.
–  Carefully release mounting points -2- one after the other and remove trim panel -1- from door trim.

Removing and installing trim panel
 

Installing
Clamping washers near trim panel: qty. 7, 17 mm Ч 7.5 mm. Allocation → Electronic Parts Catalogue
Clamping washers near inner door handle: qty. 6, 13.4 mm Ч 6 mm. Allocation → Electronic Parts Catalogue
   
–  Insert new trim panel -1- into door trim.
–  Press clamping washers -2- as far as stop onto pins -3- of trim panel.
–  Press remaining clamping washers onto pins of trim panel near inner door handle as described.
–  Cut back pins -3- of trim panel above clamping washers -2- to max. 2 mm beyond washers.
–  Install rear door trim → Chapter.

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