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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic, RHD vehicles

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Heating, air conditioning / Air conditioner / Control motors / Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic, RHD vehicles

Removing
–  Remove dash panel central tube → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove air duct for defroster vent → Chapter.
–  Unbolt air distribution flap control motor → Chapter.
   
–  Carefully press off actuating lever -5--arrow-.
–  Unscrew bolts -1-, -2- and -6-.
–  Remove actuation unit -7- upwards.
Installing
–  Installation is carried out in the reverse order. When installing, note the following:
  Note
Check operation of flaps and hinge mechanism before fitting.
Make sure levers and shafts are properly fitted in the mounts.
  Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic, RHD vehicles
–  Check that the two gear wheels are correctly aligned.
The rectangular tooth -2- must engage in the gap -3- of the gear wheel -1-.
 

Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic, RHD vehicles

–  When fitting actuation unit, actuating lever -3- must engage in lever -4- of centre vent flap.
Specified torque
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit“
Assembly overview - dash panel central tube → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
 

Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic, RHD vehicles

Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, Climatronic
Removing –  Remove dash panel → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70. –  Remov ...

Front heater and air conditioning unit
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Other materials:

Test prerequisites
Radiator and condenser must be clean (clean them if necessary). The V-belt for air conditioner compressor and alternator is correctly tensioned. All air ducts, covers and seals are OK and properly ...

Setting vehicle to initial position for wheel alignment
If measured values are outside specified tolerances, this may be because the vehicle is inclined. Right-hand drive vehicles or e.g. vehicles with an automatic gearbox may lean to one side slightly. This is due to the ins ...

Removing and installing mounting plate with retaining strap
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Removal wedge -3409     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1783- Removing ...

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