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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Brake Lamp Switch -F-, Removing and Installing

Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual / Brake System / Hydraulic Components / Brake Lamp Switch -F-, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • On vehicles with a coded radio, note the code and if necessary retrieve it.
  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Remove the intake hose, air filter housing and battery.
  • Remove the battery carrier.
  • Disconnect the connector -1- from Brake Light Switch -F-.
  • Remove the bolt -2- from the brake master cylinder.
  • Pull the Brake Light Switch -F--3- upward and off from the brake master cylinder and remove it from the retaining tab at the bottom.

Volswagen Tiguan. N46-10099

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening specification

TORX bolt to master brake cylinder  8 Nm

Brake Master Cylinder, Removing and Installing

Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Brake Charger/Bleeder Unit -VAS5234-
  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-

Removing

  • On vehicles with a coded radio, note the code and if necessary retrieve it.
  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Remove the entire air filter housing.
  • Remove battery and the battery carrier.
  • Place enough lint-free cloths near the engine and transmission.

 

  • Extract as much brake fluid as possible from the brake fluid reservoir using the Brake Charger/Bleeder Unit -VAS5234-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N01-10693

For Vehicles with Manual Transmission

  • Disconnect the clutch master cylinder return hose -B- and secure it out of the way or clamp it off with a commercially available tool such as the Hazet 4590 and then remove it.

Continuation for All Vehicles

  • Remove the connector -A- from the Brake Fluid Level Warning Switch -F34-.
  • Remove the connector -C- from the Brake Lamp Switch -F-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N47-10095

  • Remove the brake fluid reservoir, press the engagement straps toward outside at the container and simultaneously pull the brake fluid reservoir out of the sealing plugs.
  • Disconnect the brake lines -1- at the brake master cylinder and seal the lines with sealing plugs from the Repair Kit -1H0 698 311 A-.
  • Remove the nuts -2- from master brake cylinder.
  • If present, remove the heat shield.
  • Carefully take the brake master cylinder out of the brake booster.
  • Remove the Brake Lamp Switch -F- from the brake master cylinder.

Volswagen Tiguan. N47-10096

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Note the following points when installing:

  • When assembling the brake master cylinder with the brake booster, make sure that the push rod is correctly seated in the brake master cylinder.
  • Bleed the brake system.
  • Vehicles with a manual transmission: bleed the clutch system.

Tightening Specifications

Brake master cylinder to brake booster  25 Nm

  • Use new nuts!

Brake lamp switch to brake master cylinder 8 Nm

Brake lines to brake master cylinder 14 Nm

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