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Offline tonyh

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loose driver's side door panel
« on: January 02, 2009, 11:41:46 AM »
panel seems to have slipped or come off an internal clip and now wobbles from rubber strip down to panel when closing door.  pop into dealer or is it a diy fix ? thanks 




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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2009, 02:45:24 PM »
Dunno but mine has a screw missing from when it was resprayed (I didn't notice for about a month!).

Anybody know what screw goes in the top left corner of the drivers door?

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2009, 08:49:56 PM »
id say take it to the dealer and at a guess they`ll prob send it to the body shop so make sure there a good body shop. oh and is it still under warranty?  they should be made to sort it if its not imo
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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2009, 09:13:43 PM »
yep the car's a year old and has just come back from dealer after insurance respray

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2009, 09:33:22 PM »
yep the car's a year old and has just come back from dealer after insurance respray
id definetly take it back then mate, they should sort it no problem
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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2009, 10:50:04 PM »
i was watching a very old Topgear where the Hamster was on a Golf driving range where people were driving golf balls at a mk5 golf, and was saying that every door skin is totally replaceable?? anyone else seen this?? was ages ago

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2009, 10:58:59 PM »
i was watching a very old Topgear where the Hamster was on a Golf driving range where people were driving golf balls at a mk5 golf, and was saying that every door skin is totally replaceable?? anyone else seen this?? was ages ago

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2009, 12:11:00 AM »
Yeah the skins are replaceable, there was one on Ebay a while back.

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2009, 09:38:57 AM »
yep the car's a year old and has just come back from dealer after insurance respray
id definetly take it back then mate, they should sort it no problem

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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2009, 02:14:06 PM »
i was watching a very old Topgear where the Hamster was on a Golf driving range where people were driving golf balls at a mk5 golf, and was saying that every door skin is totally replaceable?? anyone else seen this?? was ages ago

yeah its not welded on anymore. i bought a doorskin from awesome fir a tenner bargin :D


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Re: loose driver's side door panel
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2009, 06:08:11 PM »
yes they are bolted on, which can lead to the of the mis-alignment experienced by some. My first Gti was terrible, think its one of the things they've changed with the mk6 to reduce production times and cost