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Components for the control and


regulation of the air conditioner from
Model Year 1997
Removing and installing air-flow flap positioning
motor -V71
Left-
Left-hand drive vehicles

This positioning motor actuates the air-flow flap and fresh-air and recirculated-air
flap. It is installed between the air conditioner and the bulkhead.

Removing

‒€Remove the glove box

=> General Body Assembly, Interior; Repair group 68; Storage


compartments/covers; Removing and installing glove box

‒€Detach the connector from the positioning motor.


€
‒€→ Screw out the bolts -A-
and -B-.
‒€Lift the tab -C- on the air
conditioner mount and
remove the positioning
motor.

Installing

Installation is carried out in the


reverse order; note the
following:

€
‒€→ The lever -A- (metal)
moves the air-flow flap and
must be inserted in the

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closed guide groove -C-.

Note:

The lever -B- (plastic) moves the


fresh-air and recirculated-air
flap, it mainly runs on the rear of
the cam and is only fixed in
position in the open guide
groove in "air recirculation
mode".

‒€Lay the wiring harness so


that it cannot come into
contact with moving
components (e.g. the
positioning motor lever)
‒€Interrogate fault memory
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Right-
Right-hand drive vehicles

This positioning motor only


actuates the fresh-air and
recirculated-air flap (it is not an
air-flow flap). It is installed
between the air conditioner and
the left A-pillar.

Removing

‒€Remove the glove box

=> General Body Assembly,


Interior; Repair group 68;
Storage compartments/covers;
Removing and installing glove
box

‒€Detach the connector from


the positioning motor.

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€
‒€→ Screw out the bolts -A-.

Installing

Installation is carried out in the


reverse order; note the
following:

‒€When inserting the


positioning motor, check
that the fresh-air and
recirculated-air flap is
seated correctly. It is placed
directly on the positioning
motor shaft.
‒€Lay the wiring harness so
that it cannot come into
contact with moving
components (e.g. the
positioning motor lever)
‒€Interrogate fault memory
=> Page 01-63.

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