TUTORIAL: How to remove center console (around shifter) on VW Golf Mk4, Jetta, Bora in 11 steps

See how to remove front center console (around shifter) on VW Golf Mk4, Bora or Jetta in 8 steps in the VIDEO TUTORIAL below.

Neccessary tools:

  • A ratchet
  • An extension ratchet
  • A T20 Torx

Before you remove the front center console, first you have to remove the rear center console (around the handbrake). ┬áThen…


STEP 1: open the ashtray and take that piece out and remove those two hidden screws
STEP 2: take those caps out and remove the screws from both sides of the center console
STEP 3: pull the handbrake and take the center console out
STEP 4: disconnect the wiring harness from the gas cap button
STEP 5: remove those two screws from from both sides of the front center console
STEP 6: remove the gear stick gaitor
STEP 7: take the ashtray out and remove the hidden screw
STEP 8: disconnect the ashtray wiring harness and take the front center console out