You need to remove that rubber strip that is on the bulkhead that separates
the engine bay and the compartment with the battery, then you can navigate
out that big plastic cover and access the battery.
You also will need to run the throttle adaptation function before your
engine will run with the new battery. You need a VW compatible computer for
that, like VAG-COM, or the dealer.
Good luck, Peter
Assuming that "dead" means merely that it cannot start the car, you
can also beg/borrow a "memory keeper" from the battery shop. It is a
small device that plugs into your cigarette lighter in order to hold
the memory in your car. This can also be done poor-man's style with
jumper cables to another vehicle (NOT RUNNING, of course). But be
exceedingly careful with this process as the sparks can be
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