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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Fender

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1783 - 2-10Nm -VAG1783-

Overview - Front Fender

Note

The illustration shows the left side. The right side is identical.

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Front Fender

  1. Fender
    • Removing and installing.
  2. Foam Piece
    • inserted between the fender and upper longitudinal member
  3. Bolt
    • Tightening specification: 7.5 Nm
    • Quantity: 2, on A-pillar
  4. Zinc Underlay
    • Zinc Spacer -AKL 381 035 50-
  5. Bolt
    • Tightening specification: 7.5 Nm
    • Quantity: 2, on side sill
  6. Fender End Plate
    • Removing and installing.
  7. Bolt
    • Tightening specification: 7.5 Nm
    • Quantity: 2, on fender brace
  8. Fender Brace
    • Removing and installing.
  9. Bolt
    • Tightening specification: 7.5 Nm
    • Quantity: 2 on the fender connecting piece

Fender, Removing and Installing

Note

The following describes the removal and installation of the left fender. Removing and installing the right fender is identical.

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fender, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the front bumper cover.
  • Remove the wheel housing liners.
  • Remove the bumper cover bracket.
  • Remove the fender end plate -5-.
  • Remove the bolts -3, 4 and 6-.
  • Pull out foam piece -2- between fender and longitudinal member.
  • Remove the bolts -8-.
  • Carefully remove fender -1-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

  • Insert Zinc Spacer -AKL 381 035 50- between the fender and the side sill.
  • For bolt tightening specifications.
  • Pay attention to the parallel alignment and the gap dimensions.

Fender Brace, Removing and Installing

Note

The following describes the removal and installation of the left fender brace. Removing and installing right fender brace is identical.

Removing

  • Fender is removed.

Volswagen Tiguan. Fender Brace, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the bolts -2- and the fender brace -1-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fender Brace, Removing and Installing

  • Assemble the fender brace -1-.
  • The fender brace is fitted together with the fender to the hood and bumper.
  • Bolt -2- tightening specification: 7.5 Nm.

Fender End Plate

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fender End Plate

  • Remove the wheelhouse liner.
  • Press the end plate out of the center catch.
  • Pull the end plate first out of the upper mount -arrow b-, and then out of the lower mount -arrow a-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fender End Plate

  • Install the end plate first into the lower mount -arrow b-, and then into the upper mount - a- .
  • Press the center catch -arrow c- into the bracket.
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