S2T VW MK7 Paddle Shifter Installation Instructions
Installation Instructions: VW MK7 Golf, GTI, Golf R 2014+ DSG Paddle Shifters
Thank you for purchasing S2T Performance Paddle Shifters for your vehicle. We hope you enjoy them and the benefit they add to your driving pleasure as much as we have enjoyed creating them for you. These paddle shifters are made from the highest quality aluminum and are manufactured at our facility right here in the USA.
Installation (Super easy 10 minute Installation):
The OEM switch buttons do not need to be removed for the installation of the S2T Performance Paddle Shifters. The switches pictured here are removed to better illustrate the installation process.
#1. Disable the supplemental inflatable restraint (airbag) system. Disconnect the negative battery cable and pull the airbag fuse (refer to factory repair manual).
#2. Locate the OEM shifter switch paddle pivot pins by looking underneath the steering wheel.
Congratulations! Your new S2T Performance Paddle Shifters are now installed!
Disclaimer: In certain driving situations the S2T Performance Paddle Shifter Extensions may cause interference with the headlamp and windshield washer multi-function levers in some vehicles. S2T Performance recommends that the headlamp high-beam function and the operation of the windshield washer system should only be used while the steering wheel in its straight upright position.
As with all S2T Performance Products, these paddle shifters are designed for off-road use only and are not intended for street use. We are not responsible for any damage, injury, and, or any other liabilities caused by improper use or installation of this product.
#3. Gently pull out and remove the OEM paddle shifter pivot pins using a pair of fine-nosed plyers. Please be careful not to damage the plastic 30mm plastic pins, switch housing, and steering wheel trim.
#4. Remove the small plastic OEM paddles and install your new S2T Paddle Shifters.
#5. Carefully locate the S2T Paddle Shifter in the OEM switch housing. Gently insert the OEM plastic pin through the S2T Paddle Shifter and the OEM switch housing. You may need to rotate the pin as you simultaneously push it into the assembly. Take your time and please, be gentle.
#6. Engage the S2T Paddle Shifters to guarantee operation and function.
#7. Your new MK7 DSG S2T Paddle Shifters are now installed. Enjoy!