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VW Tiguan 4-cyl. Direct Injection Engine (1.8l and 2.0l, EA 888 gen III) ➜ Balancer shaft

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4-cyl. direct injection engine (1.8 l and 2.0 l, 4 V, EA 888 gen III, turbocharger, chain drive) - Edition  
02.2021  
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Balancer shaft  
⇒ a4.2 nd installing balance shaft”, page 123  
⇒ o4.2.3 il seal for balance shaft (inlet side)”, page 128  
4.1  
Assembly overview - balance shaft  
Note  
After working on the chain drive, adapt learnt values in en‐  
gine control unit. To do this, switch on ignition, and select  
the following menu options on vehicle diagnostic tester:  
0001 - Engine electronics, functions  
0001 - Basic setting  
Timing chain length compensator, reset after re-  
newing chain  
4. Balancer shaft  
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1 - Bolt  
❑ Renew  
❑ 4 Nm +45° further  
2 - Balancer shaft  
❑ Exhaust side  
❑ Renew only in pairs  
❑ Lubricate bearing with  
engine oil  
❑ Renewing ⇒ page 126  
3 - Gear ring for needle bear‐  
ing  
❑ Renew each time bal‐  
ance shaft is removed.  
❑ The gear ring for nee‐  
dle bearing is colour  
coded. A gear ring  
for needle bearing with  
the same colour coding  
must be installed  
4 - Tube for balancer shaft  
❑ Fitting position ⇒ page  
5 - Cylinder block  
6 - Oil seal for balance shaft,  
inlet side  
❑ Renewing ⇒ page 128  
7 - Balancer shaft  
❑ Inlet side  
❑ Renew only in pairs  
❑ Lubricate bearing with  
engine oil  
❑ Renewing ⇒ page 123  
8 - Gear ring for needle bearing  
❑ Renew each time balance shaft is removed.  
❑ The gear ring for needle bearing is colour coded. A gear ring for needle bearing with the same colour  
coding must be installed  
9 - Bolt  
❑ Renew  
❑ 4 Nm +45° further  
Tube for balancer shaft - installation position  
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02.2021  
The apertures -arrow- must face towards chain side.  
4.2  
Removing and installing balance shaft  
⇒ a4.2.2 nd installing exhaust side balance shaft”, page 126  
4.2.1  
Removing and installing inlet side bal‐  
ance shaft  
Needle bearing must be renewed after each removal. Install  
new needle bearing with same colour code.  
Removing  
– Remove toothed belt for coolant pump ⇒ page 322 .  
– Remove timing chain cover (top) ⇒ page 159 .  
– Remove lower timing chain cover ⇒ page 162 .  
– Remove camshaft timing chain and drive chain for balance  
shafts ⇒ page 171 .  
– Unscrew bolt -2-.  
Note  
The drive sprocket bolt has a left-hand thread.  
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02.2021  
– Detach drive sprocket -1- for toothed belt for coolant pump.  
– Remove intermediate shaft sprocket -1-.  
– Unscrew bolt -2- for balance shaft on inlet side and pull out  
balance shaft.  
Installing  
– Lubricate bearing points of balance shaft -arrows- with en‐  
gine oil.  
– Install balance shaft for inlet side and tighten bolt -2-.  
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