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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, LHD vehicles

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Heating, air conditioning / Air conditioner / Control motors / Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, LHD vehicles

Removing
–  Remove dash panel → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
–  Remove the air duct for the defroster vent → Chapter.
–  Unbolt air distribution flap control motor → Chapter.
   
–  Carefully press off the actuating lever -7--arrow-.
–  Carefully press actuating lever -3- off defroster flap lever -2-.
–  Unscrew bolts -1-, -4- and -8-.
–  Remove actuation unit -9- 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, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, LHD vehicles

–  Check for correct mutual positioning of the two gear wheels.
The rectangular tooth -2- must engage in the gap -3- at the gear wheel -1-.
 

Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, LHD vehicles

–  When fitting actuation unit, actuating lever -5- must engage in lever -6- of centre vent flap.
Specified torque
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit“
Dash panel; Assembly overview - dash panel → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
  A87-11419
Removing and installing air distribution flap control motor -V428-, RHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnostic tester First carry out the following work: ...

Removing and installing front air distribution flap actuation unit, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, RHD vehicles
Removing –  Remove dash panel central tube → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70. –  ...

Other materials:

Driving with an open tailgate
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Driving with an open tailgate is particularly dangerous. Ensure that the open tailgate and any objects are secured properly, and take appropriate measures to reduce the quantity of toxic exhaust fumes entering the vehicl ...

Checking exhaust ventilation for passenger compartment
  Note The stale air escapes via ventilation openings in the luggage compartment trim. If the ventilation is to function properly, the exhaust openings must not be covered. The ventilation ...

Removing and installing defroster flap control motor -V107- with potentiometer -G135-, LHD vehicles
Special tools and workshop equipment required Vehicle diagnostic tester First carry out the following work: –  Switch off all electrical consumers. –  ...

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