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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Display Control Head

Display Control Head, Removing and Installing



  • The controls consist of two separable housings. Before removing controls, bring rotary buttons into the following positions:
  • Heater control to "cold"
  • Blower to "0"
  • Air flow direction to "footwell"

Volswagen Tiguan. N80-10117

  • Remove the trim from the heater and A/C controls.
  • Remove the bolts -2 (4.2 x 45) and 3 (4.2 x 16)- and the controls -1- from the center console.

Tightening specification for the bolts -2 and 3-: 1.5 +- 0.2 Nm.

  • Release the connector lock -A- by pulling it in the direction of the -arrow 1-.
  • Press the connector lock -B- toward the connector in direction of -arrow 2- and remove the connector -C-.
  • Loosen the connector lock -D- and remove the connector -D-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N87-10193


Illustration shows "Climatic" version. The procedure for releasing the connector is the same.


Installation is performed in reverse order of removal, make sure when doing so that the rotary buttons have the same position as when removing.

Multi-Pin Connectors on Rear of Heat and Fresh Air Controls, Pin Assignment

5 - PIN - Blower Connector

For the connector assignment use the current wiring diagram.

16- PIN - Connector

For the connector assignment use the current wiring diagram.

20- PIN - Connector

For the connector assignment use the current wiring diagram.

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-11166

  • Engine Bung Set -VAS6122-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-11228

  • Shop Crane - Drip Tray -VAS6208-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-11209

  • Hose Clamps - Up To 25mm -3094-
  • Commercially available compressed-air gun

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-11130

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