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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing air distribution housing

  Note
The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. The removal and installation procedure is identical for both versions.
   
Removing
–  Remove heater and air conditioner unit → Chapter.
–  Remove the coolant pipes at the heat exchanger → Chapter.
–  Disconnect electrical connector on fresh air and air recirculation flap control motor and lay wiring harness to one side.
–  Remove bolts -2-.
–  Release retaining tabs -1- and -3-.
–  Swivel the air distribution housing -4- to the rear -arrow- and disengage.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order. When installing, note the following:
Specified torque
→ Chapter „Dismantling and assembling heater and air conditioning unit“
  Note
Even minute leakage at the tongue-and-groove joint between the air distribution housing and the evaporator housing can lead to whistling noise as a result of escaping air. Therefore lightly coat joints with silicone grease to fully seal the joints. Silicone grease → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
 

Removing and installing air distribution housing

Dismantling and assembling heater and air conditioning unit
  Note There are different designs and makes of heater and air conditioning unit. The individual components of the various heaters and air conditio ...

Removing and installing holder for heater and air conditioning unit
  Note Leave the holders in the vehicle on removing the heater and air conditioning unit. The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. ...

Other materials:

Temperature switch for evaporator -E33
Function: The temperature switch for evaporator -E33- senses the temperature between the cooling fins of the evaporator. It prevents the possibility of ice forming between the evaporator cooling fins by interrupting the current to the ai ...

Adjusting wiper arms
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-   Note If it is necessary for the wiper motor to run during the working procedure, ...

Removing and installing coolant pump
Special tools and workshop equipment required Refractometer -T10007 A- Drip tray for workshop hoist -VAS 6208- Hose clip pliers -VAS 6340- Cooling system charge unit -VAS 6096- Adapter for cooling ...

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