Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws.
  • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws.

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Remove the rubber gasket from the rain tray.
  • Remove the rubber gasket from the rain tray.

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Lift the tray upwards and away from the vehicle.
  • Lift the tray upwards and away from the vehicle.

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Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the cap from the windshield wiper.
  • Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the cap from the windshield wiper.

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Use a socket wrench to release the passenger-side windshield wiper locking nut.
  • Use a socket wrench to release the passenger-side windshield wiper locking nut.

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Gently lift up the passenger-side windshield wiper. Gently lift up the passenger-side windshield wiper.
  • Gently lift up the passenger-side windshield wiper.

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Remove the driver-side windshield wiper in the same fashion.
  • Remove the driver-side windshield wiper in the same fashion.

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Lift up the plastic cover. Lift up the plastic cover.
  • Lift up the plastic cover.

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Use an offset Phillips screwdriver to remove a screw in the back of the automatic control unit cover. In a pinch, you can make this tool with a phillips driver bit and end wrench.
  • Use an offset Phillips screwdriver to remove a screw in the back of the automatic control unit cover.

  • In a pinch, you can make this tool with a phillips driver bit and end wrench.

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Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the front two screws.
  • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the front two screws.

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Gently unplug and lift out the automatic transmission control unit. Gently unplug and lift out the automatic transmission control unit.
  • Gently unplug and lift out the automatic transmission control unit.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Matt Newsom

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4 Comments

Does the new TCU need to be programmed in any way?? Or is it just plug and play.

Paul Newlove - Reply

does it need to be programmed mine needs replacement my gears are not shifting

dean wafula - Reply

got a question if your display light is dim what could be the problem

dean wafula - Reply

Volkswagen tiguan won't start after disconnection, wat can I do to restart it

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