Home Auto Repair 1996 Volkswagen Golf HEATER SYSTEMS DESCRIPTION & OPERATION ADJUSTMENTS

1996 Volkswagen Golf HEATER SYSTEMS DESCRIPTION & OPERATION ADJUSTMENTS

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Download DESCRIPTION & OPERATION Heating and ventilation system is a blend type system. A heater control valve is not used. Coolant flows unrestricted through heater core. Interior temperature is regulated by a blend door which controls amount of air flowing through heater core. Blend door is operated by a cable connected to temperature control knob. Three knobs are used to control blower speed, air temperature, and air distribution. Fresh air blower has 4 speeds. Blower motor resistor is located on blower motor housing. ADJUSTMENTS MAIN SHUTOFF FLAP CABLE Install heater control panel. Adjust blower control knob to stop at position “0″. Connect main shutoff flap cable (Black sleeve) to main shutoff flap lever. Push lever in direction of arrow until it stops. See Fig. 1. Hold lever in this position, and install cable retaining clip. TEMPERATURE FLAP CABLE Install heater control panel. Adjust temperature control knob to full cold. Connect temperature flap cable (Blue sleeve) to temperature flap lever. Push lever in direction of arrow until it stops. See Fig. 2. Hold lever in this position, and install cable retaining clip. Fig. 2: Adjusting Temperature Flap Cable Courtesy of Volkswagen United States, Inc. FOOTWELL/DEFROST FLAP CABLE Install heater control panel. Adjust airflow distribution knob to defrost position (against stop).