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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Seam seals, body of hybrid vehicles

  Note
Seam seals made during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original seam seals.
To avoid damage or faulty operation, brush seam seals smooth near attachments which must be attached.
Water drainage holes must remain clear.
All threaded studs and welded nuts with metric threads as well as all other studs and contact surfaces for assembly must be functional following the extent of the sealing work.
Sealant must never be applied to bare substrates. Substrates must always be filled first.
   
Seam seals, centre underbody
The left side is shown in the magnifying glass view. The right side is the mirror image.

Seam seals, body of hybrid vehicles

 -  Coarse seam seals
Coarse seam seals require that the sealant be applied at least 20 mm wide and 2 mm high.
 -  Brushing seals
Sealant in the marked areas must be brushed following application.
  Note
When brushing the sealant seam, ensure that the sheet metal edges which are to be protected are not exposed and that the metal is covered with a sufficiently thick layer of PVC.

 
     
Seam seals, rear underbody

Seam seals, body of hybrid vehicles

 -  Coarse seam seals
Coarse seam seals require that the sealant be applied at least 20 mm wide and 2 mm high.
 -  Brushing seals
Sealant in the marked areas must be brushed following application.
  Note
When brushing the sealant seam, ensure that the sheet metal edges which are to be protected are not exposed and that the metal is covered with a sufficiently thick layer of PVC.
Seam seals, body of CNG-powered vehicles
  Note Seam seals made during repair work must be identical in appearance and thickness to the original seam seals. To avoid ...

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