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VW Touareg Running board Installation Cases

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1. Product Description

2. The Electric Part Installation

3. Installation of the Mechanic Part

4. Function Introduction

5. FAQ


1. Product Description

VW Touareg Electric Side Steps Installation Case Sharing

Product Name: volkswagen touareg electric side step.

Product performance:  

a, waterproof motor   

b, aluminum alloy panel   

c, thick casting bracket independent wire harness control module     

d, waterproof and rust resistant    

e, single side bearing capacity of more than 350 kg.

Product installation hours: About 3 hours, professional installation skill and modification experience is needed.

Product Warranty: Three-years warranty, Collision damage problems are not covered by warranty

Product price: 350-500 USD dollars.  Global direct delivery, door-to-door service

Company services: global cargo delivery, can be sent by air and sea, professional installation guidance is provided.

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2. The Electric Part Installation

1. Check if the volkswagen touareg electric side step accessories are complete.

all parts demo pictures (picture of panel, controller, bracket, wiring harness, obd switching cable, screws respectively )

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2. Open the electric side step installation manual to view the installation procedures.

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3.Connect the Electric Side Step with electricity, there are two ways to be connected with electricity, fuse electricity acquiring and battery electricity acquiring. There is no difference between the two electricity acquiring methods.

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4.Get the electric side step signal cable connected. For example, cable connecting position and harness color, OBD plug or ordinary plug signal acquiring (1 photo)

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5.Check the cable deployment method according to the manual. There are currently two methods of cable deployment on the market. The first one is to deploy the cables through the left and right wheel eyebrow the car, and the second is through the reserved original holes that are under the main driver and the co-pilot carpet. This installation method is suitable for the model by which the control box is placed in the car.

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6.Close and Open the door for a few times to check whether the motor brackets expand and retract as expected, start to deploy the cables when the motor brackets work as expected. 

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3. Installation of the Mechanic Part

1. If the car has an original chassis rubber protection cover, you need to remove the rubber cover to install the electric side step. The car original reserved holes are behind the rubber cover. For volkswagen touareg it is necessary to remove the original chassis shield.

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2. Install the electric side step bracket. When installing the electric side step bracket, remember not to tighten max the bracket screws first (will adjust the screws for balance adjustment).

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3. Connect the bracket and panel with screws, do not tighten max the screws, get the electric side step connected with electricity, open and close the door 3-4 times, adjust the electric side step to the same horizontal line, now tighten max the panel screws and brackets’ screws

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4. Use a U-shape washers to adjust the gap between car body and the panel. Note that some models need to adjust the gap between the panel and the skirt, and some models do not. This is related to the way the workers skill.

The video of the gap adjustment can be viewed:

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5. Check the vehicle and take photos for memory, a piece of art has been finished in your hands now.

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4. Function Introduction

Electric side step welcome function

What is the welcome function? Is there a welcome function for the volkswagen touareg electric side step?

The electric side step welcome function means to use the original car key to control the step, pressing the unlock key for one time and the left side step panel extend; pressing the unlock key twice the right side step extends; pressing the lock key and step panels retract (note : Some models have no welcome function and need to consult our sales for more info). The volkswagen touareg electric side step has welcome function.

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Electric side step anti-pinch function

Is the car electric side step safe? What is the electric side step anti-pinch function? Does the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step have anti-pinch function?

Many customers are worred if the electric side steps pinch foot?

YTPIONEER electric side steps are designed with anti-pinch function, so no need to worry about the safety of the electric side steps. What is the mechanism of the electric side step anti-pinch function: We set a resistance value for the electric side step motor. When the external resistance exceeds this set value, the motor will stop moving to ensure the safety of the passenger. This is the anti-pinch function.

The volkswagen touareg electric side step has an anti-pinch function. Don't worry about its safety.  

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Electric side step low speed function

What is the low speed function of the electric side step? Does the volkswagen touareg smart electric side step have a low speed function?

The electric side step low speed function means that if the door is not closed, the electric side step is in the open state, when the vehicle speed is greater than 5Km/h, the step will automatically retract and the step will also be locked, and will not come out even when the door is open;  When the speed is 0km/h again, the step performs the extension and the safety protection is upgraded again.

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Car clearance with electric side step installed

The electric side step bracket is hidden in the groove of the chassis, does not decrease the height of the chassis, and reduces the impacted gap during driving; and the panel and the side skirt are closely matched, which does not affect the design of the vehicle and meets car owners’ requirements for appearance. The height of the bracket after installing the electric side step of the car is similar to the minimum ground clearance (the position of the exhaust pipe, etc.) of the chassis, so it does not affect the passing performance of the car body.

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5. FAQ

How much is the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step? Volkswagen VW touareg electric side step price?

Is the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step easy to use?

Where is the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step been modified? Is the volkswagen VW touareg electric foot step easy to install?

What are the functions of the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step?

How about the quality of the volkswagen VW touareg automatic step? How long is the volkswagen VW touareg automatic step warranty?

What is the volkswagen VW touareg electric step welcome function?

Does the volkswagen VW touareg modified electric side step require changing of the origial circuit wires?

Is the volkswagen VW touareg modified electric side step installation complicated?

If you have any of the above questions or other car modification issues, welcome friends from all over the world to consult YTPIONEER sales, phone / WeChat:+008613350863622

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A: Is it necessary to install an electric side step for the volkswagen VW touareg?

The electric side step is exclusively designed for high-seat SUVs, with hidden style panels.

volkswagen VW touareg electric side step working mechanism:  open the door, the electric side step is automatically extend out down, effectively reducing the boarding height; close the door, the electric side step is automatically retracted, and it is close to the body, which does not affect the vehicle passing clearance. The chassis of the volkswagen VW touareg is very high, and getting on and off is very inconvenient. Customers need to install steps.

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B: What are the advantages of the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step?

1. Volkswagen touareg electric side step extends out downwards when the door is open , effectively reducing the boarding height, it is more convenient for users to get on and off, especially for women, the elderly, children with the steps intstalled. volkswagen VW touareg electric side step can give your family the most considerate care.

2. Volkswagen touareg electric side steps make the overall car body more beautiful, so that the car is more luxurious, giving friends more honorable enjoyment.

3.Volkswagen touareg electric side step is retracted closely to the chassis when the door is close, and will not affect the vehicle’s clearance.

4. Volkswagen touareg electric side step can also protect the chassis, as the electric side step will be touched first when there are splashing stones or a slight collision, then the damage caused by these small scratches will be reduced or even avoided.

C: Here are some answers to technical questions about the installation of 2019 volkswagen VW touareg electric side steps, 2013 volkswagen VW touareg automatic steps, and 2016 volkswagen VW touareg electric side steps:

1. Will the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step affect the tire replacement after installation? Where are the positions for lift machine  ?

A: volkswagen VW touareg chassis position will not be affected. Our brackets occupy a small area of the chassis, so the jacks only need to find a hard and suitable position. When using the jacks, be careful not to collide with our brackets and panels.

2. How does the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step work?

A: The volkswagen VW touareg electric side step control box (ECU) receives the CAN signal of the original vehicle, obtains the status of the four doors of the vehicle, and controls the expansion and contraction of the steps on the left and right sides respectively. Opening a single side door will only open the corresponding side step.

3. My new volkswagen VW touareg electric side step does not extend, what is the problem? How should it be solved?

A: There are several situations that will cause this failure.

a. The power supply is not connected.

b. Control box plug, OBD is not plugged in or the signal lines are reversed.

These may make the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step not work. The solution is simple: check that all the connectors are plugged in properly, whether the power cable and signal cable are reversed or connected incorrectly.

4. How many kilograms can the single side panel of the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step bear?

A: The volkswagen VW touareg electric side step can bear more than 350 kg on one side, there will be no problem to bear three adults.

5. The front and rear gaps are not the same for the volkswagen VW touareg electric side steps, how to adjust?

A: First check if the front and rear brackets are on the same horizontal line. Or use the U-shaped washers to adjust the height of the front and rear brackets to achieve balance. Or contact our technical staff directly

6. Will the bracket of the 2019 volkswagen VW touareg electric side step be broken? If it is broken under regular daily use, will it enjoy aftersales warranty by sending free replacements?

A: The bracket of volkswagen VW touareg electric side step are made by die casting. Each set of products must pass the experiment and test before delivery. Therefore, regular daily use will not break the brackets. We promise free replacement parts when the damage is caused by quality problem, not by unproper use.

7. Is the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step panel all aluminum alloy, and the step bracket is made of stainless steel?

A: The panels of volkswagen VW touareg electric side steps are all made of by all aluminum alloy, which is sturdy and durable. The mounting bracket is made of iron and the die-cast bracket is made of aluminum alloy.

8. What is the problem when the volkswagen VW touareg electric side step extends and doesn’t retract when the door is close?  How to solve?

A: It is recommended to first check if it is only one side that is not retracting or both sides are not retracting. Check the OBD plug and the motor plug, they might be not well connected. If there is only one side that does not work, it may be a motor failure. If both sides are not working, the problem may be caused by the failure of control module issues(ECU box). In addition, a small number of models need to be reset the inner switch inside the ECU box according to the instructions to make the steps work. Please refer to the installation instructions and corresponding pictures for details.

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