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VW Tiguan Heating & Air Conditioner ➜ Removing and installing air duct

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⇒ “6.2 Removing and installing fresh air intake”, page 167  
⇒ “6.3 Removing and installing cover for fresh air intake”,  
page 169  
⇒ “6.4 Removing and installing air intake duct”, page 170  
⇒ “6.5 Removing and installing driver side footwell vents”,  
page 171  
⇒ “6.6 Removing and installing front passenger side footwell  
vents”, page 172  
⇒ “6.7 Removing and installing rear footwell vent”, page 173  
⇒ “6.8 Removing and installing air duct for rear vent”, page 174  
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⇒ “6.9 Removing and installing rear centre console vent duct”,  
page 174  
⇒ “6.10 Checking forced ventilation for passenger compartment”,  
page 175  
⇒ “6.11 Removing and installing forced ventilation for passenger  
compartment”, page 175  
⇒ “6.12 Removing and installing air duct for defroster vent”, page  
176  
⇒ “6.13 Removing and installing air duct for centre dash panel  
vent”, page 177  
6.1  
Assembly overview - air duct and air dis‐  
tribution in passenger compartment  
The following information applies to left-hand drive vehicles. A  
right-hand drive vehicle is similar.  
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1 - Footwell vent on driver side  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 171  
2 - Air duct for centre dash pan‐  
el vent  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 177  
3 - Air duct for defroster vent  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 176  
4 - Footwell vent on front pas‐  
senger side  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 172  
5 - Removing and installing  
rear footwell vent  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 173  
6 - Air duct for rear vent  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 174  
7 - Air duct for rear of centre  
console  
❑ Installed depending on  
vehicle equipment. On  
vehicles without air duct  
for rear vent in centre  
console a respective  
cover is fitted on heater  
unit instead.  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 174  
8 - Removing and installing  
rear footwell vent  
❑ Removing and installing ⇒ page 173  
6.2  
Removing and installing fresh air intake  
⇒ “6.2.2 Removing and installing fresh air intake , right-hand drive  
vehicles”, page 168  
6.2.1  
Removing and installing fresh air intake,  
left-hand drive vehicles  
Removing  
– Remove plenum chamber cover ⇒ General body repairs, ex‐  
terior; Rep. gr. 50 ; Plenum chamber cover; Removing and  
installing plenum chamber cover .  
– Remove cover for fresh air intake ⇒ page 169 .  
– Remove air quality sensor - G238- (only on vehicles with Cli‐  
matronic) ⇒ page 187 .  
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– Unscrew nuts -arrows-.  
– Remove fresh air intake -1- from plenum chamber.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
Assembly sequence:  
– Align air intake grille on metal collar.  
– Hold air intake grille and screw on outer nut half-way onto wel‐  
ded stud.  
– Screw on nut on opposite side.  
– Tighten outer nut.  
– Tighten centre nut.  
Note  
The seal -2- must be properly seated on the air intake grille.  
Water may enter the fresh air intake if the grille is damaged or  
not properly fitted. This may result in complaints about odours  
from the air conditioning system and/or about moisture in the  
vehicle.  
Specified torques  
Component  
Nut  
Specified torque  
3 Nm  
6.2.2  
Removing and installing fresh air intake ,  
right-hand drive vehicles  
Removing  
– Remove plenum chamber cover ⇒ General body repairs, ex‐  
terior; Rep. gr. 50 ; Plenum chamber cover; Removing and  
installing plenum chamber cover .  
– Remove cover for fresh air intake ⇒ page 169 .  
– Remove air quality sensor - G238- (only on vehicles with Cli‐  
matronic) ⇒ page 187 .  
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