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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Steering Column Switch Mount

General Information

Removing and installing the steering column switch mount is different for the two manufacturers.

  • Steering Column Switch Mount, Removing and Installing, Valeo.
  • Steering Column Switch Mount, Removing and Installing, Kostal.

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.

Steering Column Switch Mount, Removing and Installing, Valeo

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1410 -VAG1410-
  • Angled Hand Drill

Caution

Always follow the sequence when removing and installing steering column switch components.

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.

Removing

Note

The shear bolts -1- on the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764- must be drilled out in order to remove the steering column switch mount -2-. New shear bolts will be needed later for installing. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11840

Caution

  • Before drilling out shear bolts, always ensure all components secured to mount are removed beforehand.
  • By drilling out, drill shavings can reach the neighboring components, which can lead to damage and/or malfunctions!
  • When removing the steering column switch components, observe the specified sequence.

Caution

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

Removing

  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Remove the components on the mount in the specified sequence.

Once all components secured to the mount have been removed, the mount can be removed:

  • Drill out the shear bolts -1- of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--3-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11840

Note

M8 bolts -1-, hole diameter 6.8 mm.

  • Disconnect the connector on the back of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--3- and then remove the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764-, together with the steering column switch mount -2-, from the steering column.
  • Open the retainers -arrows- on the steering column switch mount and remove the mount -1- from the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11842

Installing

  • Install the steering column switch mount -1- on the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--2- until it locks in place.
  • Slide the Steering Column Combination Switch -E595- onto the steering column switch mount until it locks in place.
  • Slide the pre-assembled unit of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764-, the steering column switch mount and the Steering Column Combination Switch -E595- straight onto the steering column all the way and align it with respect to the threaded holes.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11842

  • Attach the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764- to the steering column with new shear bolts -1-.
  • Tighten the new shear bolts -1- until the bolt heads shear off.
  • Install all components accordingly in the reverse order.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11841

Note

Code the new Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764- after installing.

Steering Column Switch Mount, Removing and Installing, Kostal

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1410 -VAG1410-
  • Angled Hand Drill

Caution

Always follow the sequence when removing and installing steering column switch components.

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.

Removing

Note

The shear bolts -1- on the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--4- must be drilled out in order to remove the steering column switch mount -3-. New shear bolts will be needed later for installing. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11845

Caution

  • Before drilling out shear bolts, always ensure all components secured to mount are removed beforehand.
  • By drilling out, drill shavings can reach the neighboring components, which can lead to damage and/or malfunctions!
  • When removing the steering column switch components, observe the specified sequence.

Caution

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

Removing

  • Disconnect the battery.
  • Remove all components attached to the mount in the specified sequence.

Once all components secured to the mount have been removed, the mount can be removed:

  • Drill out the shear bolts -1- of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--4-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11845

Note

M8 bolts -1-, hole diameter 6.8 mm.

  • Disconnect the connector -2- on the back of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--4- and then remove the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764- and steering column switch mount -3- from the steering column.
  • Open both retainers -arrows- on the steering column switch mount and remove the mount -1- from the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11850

Installing

  • Install the steering column switch mount -1- on the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--2- until it locks in place.
  • Slide the Steering Column Combination Switch -E595- onto the steering column switch mount and install the lower mounting bolt.
  • Slide the pre-assembled unit of the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764-, the steering column switch mount and the Steering Column Combination Switch -E595- straight onto the steering column all the way and align it with respect to the threaded holes.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11850

  • Attach the Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764--4- to the steering column with new shear bolts -1-.
  • Tighten the new shear bolts -1- until the bolt heads shear off.
  • Install all components accordingly in the reverse order.

Volswagen Tiguan. N94-11845

Note

Code the new Electronic Steering Column Lock Control Module -J764- after installing.

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