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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Adjustment Motors

Adjuster for Air Distribution Control Doors, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the instrument panel.
  • Unclip flexible shaft from adapter for controls.
  • Unscrew bolts -1- and remove the adjusting unit for the air distribution doors.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10050

Installing

  • The arrows on the gears must align.
  • Position the adjusting unit for air distribution doors and tighten bolts -1-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10050

Note

After installing, the function of air distribution doors must be checked.

Temperature Door Adjuster, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the driver footwell trim panel.
  • Remove the left footwell vent.
  • Unclip the cable at the adjusting unit for temperature door -2-.
  • Loosen the locking mechanism -1- and press the temperature control door adjuster in the direction of the -arrow- until it stops.
  • Remove the temperature control door adjuster.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10051

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Note

After installing, the function of the temperature control door must be checked. The Temperature knob on heating and ventilation controls must be able to be moved easily and without catching from the "cold" to "warm" position.

Flexible Air Distribution Shaft, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the radio.
  • Remove the center instrument panel trim from vehicles without a radio.
  • Remove the glove compartment.
  • Move the flexible shaft to the following position:
  • Turn the air distribution control knob -1- until the locking mechanism on the shaft -2- is visible in gear reduction -3-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10091

  • Remove the heating and ventilation controls.
  • Reach into the center console and push the tab -1- in the direction of the arrow to release it.
  • Pull flexible shaft out of the adapter -2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10044

Note

When installing the flexible shaft, the adapter and control knobs on the heating and ventilation controls must have a specific position to each other, otherwise it will malfunction.

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

Check the flexible shaft for the air distribution door adjustment unit:

  • Let fresh air blower run on highest speed. The flexible shaft is installed correctly if air flows out of the defroster vents in the "Defrost function" position, but not out of the footwell vents. If this is not the case, remove the flexible shaft from the adapter. Place the heating and ventilation controls onto the adapter and turn the air distribution control 1/2 rotation (180º). Then reconnect the flexible shaft. Repeat the test.

Temperature Control Door Release Cable, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the heating and ventilation controls.
  • Reach in the center console and loosen the retainer -1- on the cable grommet -2- and then remove the grommet from the mount.
  • Loosen the ball on the cable -3- from the lever -4-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10087

Remove the driver footwell cover.

  • Unclip the release cable at the temperature control door adjuster -A- and unclip the heater -B-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10065

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal. When doing this, make sure that release cable lies under the hook -arrow-.

  • Check if the temperature control can be moved easily from "cold" to "warm".

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10065

Air Routing

The removal and installation is identical to vehicles with an A/C system.

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