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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing left temperature flap control motor -V158-, LHD vehicles

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Heating, air conditioning / Air conditioner / Control motors / Removing and installing left temperature flap control motor -V158-, LHD vehicles

Special tools and workshop equipment required
Vehicle diagnostic tester
First carry out the following work:
–  Switch off all electrical consumers.
–  Switch off ignition.
–  Remove ignition key.
Removing
Pyrotechnic components may trigger unintentionally.Risk of injury.Discharge any static charge accumulated in your body by briefly touching striker plate for door.
–  Remove footwell vent on driver side → Chapter.
   
–  Pull actuating lever -3- off heater unit.
  Note
The upper bolt can be accessed with a commercially available ratchet.
–  Unscrew bolts -arrows-.
–  Disconnect electrical connector -2-.
–  Remove left temperature flap control motor -V158--1-.
 

Removing and installing left temperature flap control motor -V158-, LHD vehicles

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.
–  Position the control motor -1- at the air distribution housing. The gear wheel -2- at the control motor must engage in the gear wheel -3- at the temperature flap lever.
The long tooth -4- must engage in recess -arrow- on actuating lever.
  Note
If the gear wheels on the control motor and temperature flap lever do not align, rotate the receptacle in the control motor.
If the bolts cannot be fitted, the control motor is not completely seated on the housing.
Turn the control motor until it reaches a convenient position for installation. The direction of rotation can be changed by changing polarities.
–  Switch on ignition, connect respective control motor to vehicle wiring harness and select a setting on operating and display unit to set control motor to desired position (e.g. mid-position). Wait until control motor has moved to desired position and switch off ignition.
–  Route wiring harness so that it cannot come into contact with any moving parts (e.g. actuating arm on control motor).
–  Read event memory, and clear any entries displayed. Then, perform “basic setting”vehicle diagnostic tester in “Guided fault finding” mode.
–  As a final step, check operation of heater and air conditioning system.
Specified torque
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - heater and air conditioning unit“
 

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