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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Decorative Trims, Replacing, Bonded Decorative Trims

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Cartridge Gun -VAG1628-
Trim Removal Wedge -3409-
Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A-
Materials
   
1K Window Adhesive
- DH 009 100 A2-
Silicone Remover
- LSE 020 100 A3-
 
     
Decorative Trim, Removing
  Note
It is not possible remove the decorative trim without damaging it.

Decorative Trims, Replacing, Bonded Decorative Trims

–  Loosen the lock washers -2- from the inside of the light alloy wheel.
–  Warm the decorative trim -1- from the outside using the Hot Air Blower -VAG1416-.
  Caution
Do not overheat tires and light alloy wheels.
–  Loosen the decorative trim -1- from the inside of the light alloy wheel using the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-.
–  Grab under one corner from the outside and pull the decorative trim -1- off the light alloy wheel.
  Note
The adhesive points for the PUR label are cut into the light alloy wheel.
The remaining material serves as the adhesive base for the new decorative trim.
The new decorative trim can be installed immediately.

 
     
Decorative Trim, Installing
These light alloy wheels are equipped with replaceable decoration elements. Note the following when installing.
Make sure the adhesion area on the light alloy wheels and decorative trim are free of dust and grease.
Clean the adhesion area with Silicone Remover -LSE 020 100 A3-.

Decorative Trims, Replacing, Bonded Decorative Trims

–  Apply 1K Window Adhesive -DH 009 100 A2- on the adhesive surfaces -arrows- using the Cartridge Gun -VAG1628-.
Adhesive point: length = approximately 25 mm and diameter = approximately 10 mm

 
     

Decorative Trims, Replacing, Bonded Decorative Trims

–  Press the decorative trim -2- into the light alloy wheels -1- using firm pressure.
–  Secure the decorative trim -2- to the inside of the light alloy wheel with lock washers -3-.
Minimum Curing Time: 3 Hours at Room Temperature of Minimum 15 °C (59 °F).
  WARNING
The light alloy wheel must be balanced again. Refer to → Chapter „Vibration“.
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