Volkswagen Touran Owners Manual: Programming the auxiliary heater

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The heating or the ventilation of the vehicle interior can be programmed to switch on for a set period.

Before programming check the setting for the day of the week in the menu Auxiliary heating - Day of the week  .

Opening the Auxiliary heater menu in the instrument cluster

  • In the main menu, select the sub-menu Auxiliary heater and press the button OK in the windscreen wiper lever.
  • OR: press the arrow buttons or in the multi-function steering wheel until the menu Auxiliary heater is displayed.
Menu entries Description
Activate
Deactivate
The setting whether and at what time the auxiliary heater switches itself on automatically. To do this, activate a preset time:
– The active preset time is marked with a .
Only one preset time can be active at one time. If a preset time is active, the display will show Programme. On. If no preset time has been activated, the instrument cluster display will show Programme. Off.
– To change an active preset time you must either activate a different preset time or select Deactivate.
Preset time 1
Preset time 2
Preset time 3
Set three different start times (hh.mm) which can then be selected in the menu option Activate. If the auxiliary heater is only to be switched on for a certain day of the week, you can select the day of the week in addition to the start time.
Running time The running time is approximately 10 to 60 minutes and can be set in steps of 5 minutes.
Mode Set whether the vehicle interior should be heated or ventilated when the auxiliary heater is switched on.
Day of the week Set the current day of the week.
Factory setting Resets the functions in this menu to the factory settings.
Back Back to the main menu.

Programming check

If a preset time has been activated, the indicator lamp in the immediate heat button will light up for approx. ten seconds after the ignition is switched off.

WARNING

Never program the auxiliary heating system so that is switched on and run in unventilated or enclosed areas. The fumes from the auxiliary heating system contain carbon monoxide, which is an odourless and colourless poisonous gas. Carbon monoxide can cause people to lose consciousness. It can also cause death.
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