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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, RHD 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, 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 -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, 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, heater and air conditioning system with electric/manual controls, RHD 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“
Assembly overview - dash panel central tube → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
 

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

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