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VW Tiguan Heating & Air Conditioner ➜ Other controlling and regulating components

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Other controlling and regulating com‐  
ponents  
⇒ “8.2 Removing and installing air quality sensor G238 ”,  
page 187  
⇒ “8.3 Removing and installing ambient temperature sensor G17  
”, page 188  
⇒ “8.4 Removing and installing humidity sender for air condition‐  
ing system G260 ”, page 189  
⇒ “8.5 Removing and installing left vent temperature sender G150  
”, page 189  
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⇒ “8.6 Removing and installing right vent temperature sender  
G151 ”, page 190  
⇒ “8.7 Removing and installing rear vent temperature sender  
G174 ”, page 191  
⇒ “8.8 Removing and installing footwell vent temperature sender  
G192 ”, page 192  
8.1  
Removing and installing sunlight pene‐  
tration photosensor - G107-  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Removal wedge - 3409-  
Removing  
– Unclip sunlight penetration photosensor - G107- -1- upwards  
out of dash panel.  
– Separate connector.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal.  
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8.2  
Removing and installing air quality sen‐  
sor - G238-  
⇒ “8.2.2 Removing and installing air quality sensor G238 , right-  
hand drive vehicles”, page 188  
8.2.1  
Removing and installing air quality sen‐  
sor - G238- , left-hand drive vehicles  
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Note  
The air quality sensor - G238- is installed on the front right (in  
direction of travel) of the air intake grille in the plenum cham‐  
ber.  
The air quality sensor - G238- is a highly sensitive electronic  
component which could be destroyed by direct contact with  
solvents, fuels and certain chemical compounds.  
Do not install a sensor that has been kept e.g. in a tool box.  
Do not place a removed sensor in an area where it can come  
into contact with solvents, fuels and certain chemical com‐  
pounds.  
The air quality sensor - G238- is installed only in vehicles with  
Climatronic.  
Removing  
– Remove cover for fresh air intake ⇒ page 169 .  
– Release retaining tab -2- downwards.  
– Pull air quality sensor - G238- -1- in -direction of arrow-.  
– Separate electrical connector.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
– Read event memory and erase any entries ⇒ Vehicle diag‐  
nostic tester in “Guided Fault Finding” mode.  
Specified torques  
♦ Plenum chamber bulkhead; Assembly overview - plenum  
chamber cover ⇒ General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr. 50 ;  
Plenum chamber bulkhead; Assembly overview - plenum  
chamber cover  
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8.2.2  
Removing and installing air quality sen‐  
sor - G238- , right-hand drive vehicles  
Note  
The air quality sensor - G238- is installed on the air intake grille  
in the front left (from the driver's perspective) of the plenum  
chamber.  
The air quality sensor - G238- is a highly sensitive electronic  
component which could be destroyed by direct contact with  
solvents, fuels and certain chemical compounds.  
Do not install a sensor that has been kept, for example, in a  
tool box.  
Do not place a removed sensor in an area where it can come  
into contact with solvents, fuels and certain chemical com‐  
pounds.  
The air quality sensor - G238- is installed only in vehicles with  
Climatronic.  
Removing  
– Remove cover for fresh air intake ⇒ page 169 .  
Note  
The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. Removal is anal‐  
ogous.  
– Release retaining tab -2- downwards.  
– Pull air quality sensor - G238- -1- in -direction of arrow-.  
– Separate electrical connector.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
– Read event memory and erase any entries ⇒ Vehicle diag‐  
nostic tester in “Guided Fault Finding” mode.  
Specified torques  
♦ Plenum chamber bulkhead; Assembly overview - plenum  
chamber cover ⇒ General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr. 50 ;  
Plenum chamber bulkhead; Assembly overview - plenum  
chamber cover  
8.3  
Removing and installing ambient tem‐  
perature sensor - G17-  
Removing  
Note  
Different bumper versions.  
The bumper must only be removed on vehicles where the am‐  
bient temperature sensor - G17- cannot be removed by reach‐  
ing through the bumper.  
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– If necessary, remove front bumper cover ⇒ General body re‐  
pairs, exterior; Rep. gr. 63 ; Front bumper; Removing and  
installing bumper cover .  
– Release retaining clip -arrow-.  
– Pull ambient temperature sensor - G17- -1- downwards off re‐  
tainer.  
– Separate connector -2-.  
Installing  
– Fit connector -2-.  
– Engage retaining clip -arrow-.  
Note  
Ensure electrical wiring connector is properly seated to prevent  
ingress of water.  
8.4  
Removing and installing humidity send‐  
er for air conditioning system - G260-  
The humidity sender for air conditioning system - G260- and the  
light and rain sensor - G397- form one component and are instal‐  
led depending on vehicle equipment.  
– Removal and installation procedure is described in ⇒ Electri‐  
cal system; Rep. gr. 92 ; Windscreen wiper system; Removing  
and installing light/rain sensor - G397- .  
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Note  
Diagnosis is carried out via onboard supply control unit - J519- .  
8.5  
Removing and installing left vent tem‐  
perature sender - G150-  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Vehicle diagnostic tester  
Removing  
Note  
Only on vehicles with Climatronic. On vehicles with air condition‐  
ing system with electric/manual controls, the apertures in the air  
ducts are sealed with plugs.  
– Remove gap cover on A-pillar ⇒ General body repairs, inte‐  
rior; Rep. gr. 70 ; Trims, interior; Removing and installing gap  
cover on A-pillar .  
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