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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:

Air duct
Assembly overview - air duct and air distribution in passenger compartment The assembly overview for air duct and air distribution is identical with the respective assembly overview for vehicles with air conditioning system → ...

Assembly overview - suspension strut, shock absorber, spring, multi-link suspension
1 -  Bolt Renew after removing 50 Nm +45° 2 -  Shock absorber Removing and installing → Chapter Note correct installation position of cable tie fastener. ...

Connections to valves for switches in the refrigerant circuit
  WARNING Danger of freezing injuries. If refrigerant circuit has not been evacuated, refrigerant will escape. The refrigerant must be extracted before the va ...

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