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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Brake Booster, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Brake Charger/Bleeder Unit -VAS5234-
  • Release Tool - Brake Servo -T10159- or Brake Servo Release Tool -T10159A-
  • 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 air filter.
  • Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery carrier.
  • Open the wiring duct, remove both wiring harnesses and lay them aside.
  • Remove the wiring duct from the console.
  • 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-.

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-.
  • Pull the vacuum hose out of the brake booster.
  • Mark both brake lines from the brake master cylinder to the hydraulic unit and remove them.
  • Immediately seal off the brake lines and the threaded holes with the plugs from Repair Kit -1H0 698 311 A-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N47-10095

  • Remove the nuts -arrows- and remove the foot well trim -1-.
  • Remove the noise insulation on the brake pedal, if applicable -item 3-
  • Disconnect the brake pedal from the brake booster.

Volswagen Tiguan. N48-10148

  • Remove the nuts -1- from brake booster.
  • Loosen both upper nuts -2- from the mounting bracket.
  • Carefully remove the brake booster from vehicle.
  • Remove the nuts for the brake master cylinder.
  • Carefully remove the brake master cylinder from the brake booster.

Volswagen Tiguan. N47-10019

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Note the following points when installing:

  • Make sure that the boot is installed correctly.
  • Clip the brake pedal to the brake booster.
  • After removing the bleed the brake system.
  • Vehicles with a manual transmission: bleed the clutch system.

Tightening Specifications

Brake booster to pedal assembly/bulkhead 25 Nm

  • Use new nuts!

Brake master cylinder to brake booster 25 Nm

  • Use new nuts!

Brake lines to brake master cylinder 14 Nm

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    Brake Lines
    Separating Point, Underbody Old Connection Pipe fitting, 14 Nm Distribution piece, counterhold while tightening. New Connection Pipe fitting, 14 Nm Ring Flare F Flare E, not flareable Nut, ...

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