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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: General Information

Caution

The removal and installation of individual steering column switch components must be done in a specified sequence.

WARNING

Before working on electronic system and removing the steering wheel the following conditions must be met:

The technician must discharge static electricity. This is accomplished by touching grounded metal like, for example, water pipes, heating pipes, metal carriers or a heater pipe.

If this note is ignored it can result in failure of the control modules during later operation.
  • Remove the battery ground cable.
  • Wheels must be located in straight ahead position.

If this note is ignored, it can result in failure of the airbag system during later operation.

Caution

If the universal joint is separated from the steering gear, or the Steering Angle Sensor -G85- is removed, do not perform the following tasks:

  • Connecting the battery
  • Turning on the ignition
  • Turning the steering gear.
  • Turning the steering column.

These points must be followed otherwise, it can lead to irreparable damage.

There are two versions of the steering column combination switch components, the steering column electronics control module and the steering column switch mount depending on the manufacturer (Valeo or Kostal). In order to determine which version is installed, check the mounting for the steering column electronics control module on the steering column combination switch.

  • Manufacturer Valeo: 3 bolts
  • Kostal: 1 screw at the bottom and 2 clips at the top.

Note

  • Code the new Steering Column Electronics Control Module -J527- after installing it.
  • Additional information:
    • Refer to Owner's Manual.

Malfunction Recognition and Malfunction Indicator:

The Steering Column Electronics Control Module -J527- has On Board Diagnostic (OBD) capabilities which aids in troubleshooting.

Use the Vehicle Diagnostic Tester in "Guided Fault Finding".

Overview - Steering Column Switch

Note

There are different versions of the Steering Column Electronics Control Module -J527-/Steering Column Combination Switch -E595- and the steering column switch mount depending on the manufacturer (Valeo or Kostal). The Valeo version is shown in the illustration.

WARNING

Before working on electronic system and removing the steering wheel the following conditions must be met:

The technician must discharge static electricity. This is accomplished by touching grounded metal like, for example, water pipes, heating pipes, metal carriers or a heater pipe.

If this note is ignored it can result in failure of the control modules during later operation.

  • Remove the battery ground cable.
  • Wheels must be located in straight ahead position.

If this note is ignored, it can result in failure of the airbag system during later operation.

Caution

If the universal joint is separated from the steering gear, or the Steering Angle Sensor -G85- is removed, do not perform the following tasks:

  • Connecting the battery
  • Turning on the ignition
  • Turning the steering gear.
  • Turning the steering column.

These points must be followed otherwise, it can lead to irreparable damage.

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Steering Column Switch

  1. Steering Column Electronics Control Module -J527-
    • Screw tightening specification: 1.5 Nm
    • Follow the removing and installing sequence.
    • Removing and Installing, Valeo.
    • Removing and Installing, Kostal.
    • Coding.
  2. Steering Column Combination Switch -E595-
    • Follow the removing and installing sequence.
    • Removing and Installing, Valeo.
    • Removing and Installing, Kostal.
  3. Steering Column Switch Mount
    • Follow the removing and installing sequence.
    • Removing and Installing, Valeo.
    • Removing and Installing, Kostal.
  4. Shear Bolts
    • M8 x 20
    • Break-off torque: approximately 15 Nm
  5. Steering Lock Housing

The steering lock housing must be removed and installed together with the steering column switch mount.

  • Follow the removing and installing sequence.
  • Removing and Installing,
  • Removing and Installing, Kostal.
  1. Ignition/Starter Switch and Lock Cylinder
    • Removing and Installing.

Steering Column Switch Components, Removal and Installation Sequence

Caution

Always follow the procedure as described in the Repair Manual when disconnecting and connecting the battery.

WARNING

Before working on electronic system and removing the steering wheel the following conditions must be met:

The technician must discharge static electricity. This is accomplished by touching grounded metal like, for example, water pipes, heating pipes, metal carriers or a heater pipe.

If this note is ignored it can result in failure of the control modules during later operation.

  • Remove the battery ground cable.
  • Wheels must be located in straight ahead position.

If this note is ignored, it can result in failure of the airbag system during later operation.

Caution

the universal joint is separated from the steering gear, or the Steering Angle Sensor -G85- is removed, do not perform the following tasks:

  • Connecting the battery
  • Turning on the ignition
  • Turning the steering gear.
  • Turning the steering column.

These points must be followed otherwise, it can lead to irreparable damage.

When removing the complete steering column switches including the mount, it is disassembled and steering lock housing is also removed with it. New shear bolts are required for installing steering lock housing.

Also, if only one individual component of steering column switch is removed or replaced, the sequence described in the following must always be adhered to.

Removing

Disconnect the battery.

WARNING

  • Risk of airbag deployment.
  • The airbag unit could deploy if mishandled.
  • Follow the safety precautions when working on the airbag.

 

  • Remove the steering wheel.
  • Remove the steering column trim panel.

Remove the steering column switch components in the following sequence:

  • Steering Column Electronics Control Module -J527-.
  • Steering Column Combination Switch -E595-.
  • Steering column switch mount.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

    Steering Column Switch
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