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

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4.5  
Removing and installing left tempera‐  
ture flap control motor - V158- with po‐  
tentiometer - G220-  
⇒ “4.5.2 Removing and installing left temperature flap control mo‐  
tor V158 , right-hand drive vehicles”, page 84  
4.5.1  
Removing and installing left tempera‐  
ture flap control motor - V158- , left-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 footwell vent on driver side ⇒ page 171 .  
– Pull actuating lever -3- off heater unit.  
Note  
The upper bolt can be accessed with a commercially available bit  
ratchet.  
– Unscrew bolts -arrows-.  
– Disconnect connector -2-.  
– Remove left temperature flap control motor - V158- -1-.  
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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.  
– Position control motor -1- on air distribution housing. Gear  
wheel -2- of control motor must engage in gear wheel -3- of  
temperature flap lever.  
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The long tooth -4- must engage in recess -arrow- on actuating  
lever.  
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.  
Rotate control motor until it reaches a convenient position for  
installation. The direction of rotation can be changed by  
changing polarities.  
– 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  
4.5.2  
Removing and installing left tempera‐  
ture flap control motor - V158- , 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 baffle plate ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.  
68 ; Compartments/covers; Removing and installing footwell  
cover on front passenger side .  
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– Remove centre console trim in footwell ⇒ General body re‐  
pairs, interior; Rep. gr. 68 ; Centre console; Assembly over‐  
view - centre console .  
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– Pull actuating lever -3- off heater unit.  
Note  
The upper bolt can be accessed with a commercially available  
bit ratchet.  
The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. However, the  
procedure is analogous.  
– Unscrew bolts -arrows-.  
– Disconnect connector -2-.  
– Remove left temperature flap control motor - V158- -1-.  
4. Control motors  
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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.  
– Position control motor -1- on air distribution housing. Gear  
wheel -2- of control motor must engage in gear wheel -3- of  
temperature flap lever.  
The long tooth -4- must engage in recess -arrow- on actuating  
lever.  
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.  
Rotate control motor until it reaches a convenient position for  
installation. The direction of rotation can be changed by  
changing polarities.  
– 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 .  
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