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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Tool Descriptions

Crimping Pliers with Insert

The Crimping Pliers without Insert -VAS1978/1- with Crimping Pliers - Insert 2 -VAS1978/2- is a component of the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978- and is used to crimp the connector during the wiring harness repair.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-0021

Color of Crimp Connectors Color of Crimping Slot Wire Cross-Section
yellow yellow 0.35 mm2
Red Red 0.5 mm2 - 1.0 mm2
Blue Blue 1.5 mm2 - 2.5 mm2
yellow yellow 4.0 mm2 - 6.0 mm2

Note

  • The Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Plier - Base Tool -VAS1978/1-2- can also be used together with the Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Head - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1-1- or Wiring Harness Repair Set - Crimping Head - 4-6mm -VAS1978/2A- to crimp the connectors as an alternative.
  • Always be sure to use the correct crimping slot for the crimping connection used.
  • Do not crimp wire insulation.

Contact Release Tools

Various release tools are used to remove the different terminals from terminal housings without damage.

A selection of release tools are a component of the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978- and the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978A-. The Release Tool Set -VAS1978/35- contains the entire set of release tools.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-10290

WARNING

Some tools are supplied with a tool safety clip, which is slid over the tool points after using the tool, in order to protect other workers from injuries and tool points from damage.

Contact housings, releasing and disassembling.

Single Wire Seal Assembly Tools

Assembly tools serve the purpose of allowing the single wire seals to be slid without damage into terminal housing up to stop, this achieves a complete seal between single wire and terminal housing.Four assembly tools for single wire seals are components of the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978B- and its previous versions.

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Assembly of single wire seals.

Wiring Harness Repair Set - Wire Strippers -VAS1978/3-

The Wiring Harness Repair Set - Wire Strippers -VAS1978/3- is used for professional stripping and cutting of wires.

The Wiring Harness Repair Set - Wire Strippers -VAS1978/3- is a component of the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978B- and its previous versions.

Wire stripper has an adjustable stop in its pliers-jaws which can be set to the desired length of wire insulation to be removed.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-0018

Stripping

  • Set the slideable stop in pliers-jaws to the desired length dimension to be stripped.
  • Insert wire end from front up to stop into jaws of pliers and squeeze the pliers completely.
  • Open pliers again and remove the stripped wire end.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-0016

  • If necessary, cut wires using side-cutter function on the top of the wire stripper.

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Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A-

Caution

When heat-shrinking crimp connections, be careful not to damage any other wiring, plastic parts or insulating material with the hot nozzle of the hot air gun.

Always observe operating instructions of heat gun.

The Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A- is used together with the Wiring Harness Repair - Blower - Shrink Element -VAS1978/15A- to heat-shrink the crimp connectors. After crimping, crimp connections must be heat-shrunk using hot air gun to prevent moisture penetration.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-10492

The Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A- is a component of the Wiring Harness Repair Set -VAS1978B- and its previous versions.

Crimp connectors, heat-shrinking using the Wiring Harness Repair Set - Hot Air Blower -VAS1978/14A-.

Crimping Pliers - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1A-

The Crimping Pliers - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1A- or the Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Plier - Base Tool -VAS1978/1-2- together with the Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Head - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1-1-, or the Wiring Harness Repair Set - Crimping Head - 4-6mm -VAS1978/2A- from the wiring harness repair set is used to compress the crimp connectors.

Crimp connectors, pressing using the Crimping Pliers - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1A-.

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The following crimping heads are available for the Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Plier - Base Tool -VAS1978/1-2-

  • Crimping Head 0.35 mm 2 - 2.5 mm 2Wiring Harness Repair - Crimping Head - .35-2.5mm -VAS1978/1-1-
  • Crimping Head 4.0 mm 2 - 6.0 mm 2Wiring Harness Repair Set - Crimping Head - 4-6mm -VAS1978/2A-
  • Wiring Harness Repair Set - Crimping Head - JPT -VAS1978/9-1-

In conjunction with Wiring Harness Repair Set - Crimping Head - JPT -VAS1978/9-1-, the crimping pliers are used to crimp contacts onto individual wires when repairing wiring cross-sections up to 0.35 mm2.

Changing the Crimping Head

  • Open crimp pliers completely.
  • Disengage both locking pins in direction of -arrows- from crimp pliers basic tool.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-10201

  • Insert the required crimping head from above -arrow- in crimp pliers basic tool.

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  • Lock the crimping head by pressing in the pins -arrows- into crimp pliers basic tool.

Volswagen Tiguan. N97-10203

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