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VW Tiguan Heating & Air Conditioner ➜ Removing and installing defroster flap control motor

Tiguan 2016 ➤ , Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤  
Heating, air conditioner - Edition 06.2017  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
Note  
Check operation of flaps and hinge mechanism before fitting.  
Make sure levers and shafts are properly fitted in the mounts.  
– Fit control motor -1- on air distribution housing. Gear wheel  
-2- on control motor must engage in the gear wheel -3- on  
actuating lever.  
The long tooth -4- must engage in recess -arrow- on actuating  
lever.  
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Note  
If the gear wheels on the control motor and temperature flap  
lever do not align, rotate the receptacle in the control motor.  
If the bolts cannot be fitted, the control motor is not completely  
seated on the housing.  
– Switch on ignition.  
– Connect respective control motor to vehicle wiring harness  
and select a setting on operating and display unit to set control  
motor to desired position (e.g. middle position). Wait until con‐  
trol motor has moved to desired position and switch off ignition.  
– Route wiring harness so that it cannot come into contact with  
any moving parts (e.g. actuating arm on control motor).  
– Read event memory and erase any entries displayed. Then  
perform “basic setting” ⇒ Vehicle diagnostic tester in “Guided  
Fault Finding” mode.  
– Check operation of heater and air conditioning system.  
Specified torques  
⇒ “5.1 Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit”,  
page 111  
♦ Centre console trim in footwell ⇒ General body repairs, inte‐  
rior; Rep. gr. 68 ; Centre console; Assembly overview - centre  
console .  
4.3  
Removing and installing defroster flap  
control motor - V107- with potentiometer  
- G135-  
⇒ “4.3.2 Removing and installing defroster flap control motor  
V107 with potentiometer G135 , right-hand drive vehicles”,  
page 77  
4.3.1  
Removing and installing defroster flap  
control motor - V107- with potentiometer  
- G135- , left-hand drive vehicles  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
4. Control motors  
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♦ Vehicle diagnostic tester  
Removing  
– Switch all electrical consumers off.  
– Switch off ignition.  
– Withdraw ignition key.  
– Remove glove compartment ⇒ General body repairs, interior;  
Rep. gr. 68 ; Compartments/covers; Removing and installing  
glove compartment .  
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– Unscrew bolts -arrows-.  
– Remove defroster flap control motor - V107- -1-.  
– Separate connector -2-.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
Note  
Check operation of flaps and hinge mechanism before fitting.  
Make sure levers and shafts are properly fitted in the mounts.  
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– Receptacle of control motor -1- can be fitted on actuating arm  
-2- in only one position.  
The receptacle of the control motor must align with the actuat‐  
ing arm as shown in illustration.  
Note  
Rotate the receptacle in the control motor if the mount and ac‐  
tuating arm do not align.  
– Switch on ignition.  
– Connect respective control motor to vehicle wiring harness  
and select a setting on operating and display unit to set control  
motor to desired position (e.g. middle position). Wait until con‐  
trol motor has moved to desired position and switch off ignition.  
– Fit control motor on air intake box. The actuating arm must  
engage in receptacle -1- -arrow- while doing so.  
There must not be any play in the connection between control  
motor and actuating lever.  
Note  
If the bolts cannot be fitted, the control motor is not completely  
seated on the housing.  
– Route wiring harness so that it cannot come into contact with  
any moving parts (e.g. actuating arm on control motor).  
– Read event memory and erase any entries displayed. Then  
perform “basic setting” ⇒ Vehicle diagnostic tester in “Guided  
Fault Finding” mode.  
– Check operation of heater and air conditioning system.  
lk  
Specified torques  
⇒ “5.1 Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit”,  
page 111  
♦ Compartments/covers; Assembly overview - glove compart‐  
ment ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr. 68 ; Com‐  
partments/covers; Assembly overview - glove compartment .  
4.3.2  
Removing and installing defroster flap  
control motor - V107- with potentiometer  
- G135- , right-hand drive vehicles  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Vehicle diagnostic tester  
Removing  
– Switch all electrical consumers off.  
– Switch off ignition.  
– Withdraw ignition key.  
– Remove dash panel ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.  
70 ; Dash panel; Removing and installing dash panel .  
4. Control motors  
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– Unscrew bolts -2-.  
– Remove defroster flap control motor - V107- -1-.  
– Separate connector -3-.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order of removal. Observe the following:  
Note  
Check operation of flaps and hinge mechanism before fitting.  
Make sure levers and shafts are properly fitted in the mounts.  
The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle.  
– Receptacle of control motor -1- can be fitted on actuating arm  
-2- in only one position.  
The receptacle of the control motor must align with the actuat‐  
ing arm as shown in illustration.  
Note  
Rotate the receptacle in the control motor if the mount and ac‐  
tuating arm do not align.  
– Switch on ignition.  
– Connect respective control motor to vehicle wiring harness  
and select a setting on operating and display unit to set control  
motor to desired position (e.g. middle position). Wait until con‐  
trol motor has moved to desired position and switch off ignition.  
– Fit control motor on air intake box. The actuating arm must  
engage in receptacle -1- -arrow- while doing so.  
There must not be any play in the connection between control  
motor and actuating lever.  
Note  
If the bolts cannot be fitted, the control motor is not completely  
seated on the housing.  
– Route wiring harness so that it cannot come into contact with  
any moving parts (e.g. actuating arm on control motor).  
– Read event memory and erase any entries displayed. Then  
perform “basic setting” ⇒ Vehicle diagnostic tester in “Guided  
Fault Finding” mode.  
– Check operation of heater and air conditioning system.  
Specified torques  
⇒ “5.1 Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit”,  
page 111  
♦ Dash panel ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr. 70 ;  
Dash panel; Removing and installing dash panel .  
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