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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Hood

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-
  • Pry Lever -80 - 200-

Overview - Hood

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Hood

  1. Hood
    • Removing and installing.
    • Adjusting.
  2. Adjusting Buffer
    • Left and right, each 2 pieces
  3. Insulation
    • Removing and installing.
  4. Hinge
    • Removing and installing.
    • Adjusting.
  5. Hose
    • To the spray nozzles
  6. Spray Nozzles
    • Removing and installing.
  7. Anti-friction Film
    • Anti-Friction Film - 7D0 827 471-
  8. Hood Latch
    • Removing and installing.
    • Adjusting.
  9. Hood Support
  10. Hook
  • Removing and installing

Hood, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the spray nozzles.
  • Remove the hose out of the opening in the hood -1-.
  • Loosen the left and right bolts -5- (do not remove completely).

A second technician is required for the rest of the removal procedure.

  • Remove the support rod.
  • Remove the bolts -5- and only now and lift the hood -1- out of its hinges -4-.

Installing

Install the hood in the same manner in reverse order of removal.

  • Tightening specification for the bolts: 21 Nm.
  • Adjust the hood.

Hood Hinge, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood Hinge, Removing and Installing

  • Hood -1-
  • Remove the plenum chamber cover.
  • Remove the bolts -3-.
  • Loosen bolt -2-.
  • Remove the hinge -4-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

  • Tightening specification for the bolts: 21 Nm.
  • Hood, Installing

Note

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

Insulation, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Insulation, Removing and Installing

  • Pry the clips -3- out of the insulation -1- using the Pry Lever - 80-200-.
  • Remove the insulation -1- from the longitudinal holes in the hood -2-.

Installing

  • Slide the insulation back into the longitudinal holes in the hood.
  • Engage the mounting clips in the insulation.

Overview - Hood Locking and Unlocking Components

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Hood Locking and Unlocking Components

  1. Hood Latch
    • Removing and installing.
    • Adjusting.
  2. Release Cable
    • From the hood lock to the cable coupling
    • Clipped inside the hood lock
  3. Release Cable Coupling
    • Disconnecting.
  4. Release Cable
    • Clipped into mounting bracket
  5. Release Lever
    • Removing and installing.
  6. Hook
    • Removing and installing.

Catch, Removing and Installing

Removing

Note

To adjust the catch -1- just loosen the bolts -2- and slide the catch into the elongated holes -arrows-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Catch, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the bolts -2-.
  • Remove the lock -1- from the hood -3-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

  • Tightening specification for bolts -2-: 10 Nm.

Hood Latch, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood Latch, Removing and Installing

  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the radiator grille.
  • Disconnect the release cable.
  • Disconnect the hood contact switch electrical connector.

The electrical connector is attached above the headlamp on the driver side.

  • Remove the bolts -5- on the lock carrier -3 - from the rear.
  • Remove the bolt -2- on the lock carrier -3 - from the front.
  • Remove the lock -1- upward -arrow a-.
  • To unclip the release cable -4-, press the tabs on the release together -arrows b-.
  • The locking mechanism is released and release -4- can be removed from lid lock -1-.

Note

Engine hood contact switch, removing and installing at hood latch.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood Latch, Removing and Installing

  • Install the release cable -4- into the lock -1--arrows b-.
  • Install the lock -1- into the lock carrier -3-.
  • Install the bolts -5- from the rear into the lock carrier.
  • Tightening specifications for bolts -5-: 12 Nm.
  • Install the bolt -2- from the front into the lock carrier.
  • Tightening specifications for bolt -2-: 12 Nm.
  • Connect the connector for the hood contact switch.
  • Install the release cable -4-.
  • Adjust the lid latch.

Before closing the hood, test the release lever and the release cable.

Note

Insert the bolts -5- through the lock -1- and attach them with the tension strut.

Release Cable, Disconnecting

Volswagen Tiguan. Release Cable, Disconnecting

  • Open the hood.

The release -2- is located on the lock carrier -6- above the headlamp on the driver side.

  • Remove the cable coupling -2- from the lock carrier -6- in the direction of -arrow b-.
  • Remove the cables -1 and 5- from the cable coupling.
  • Rotate the cable -1- in direction of -arrow a-.
  • Remove the cable ball -3--1- from the cable -5- mount-4-.

Note

  • When installing, make sure that cable sleeves are inserted correctly and coupling is locked correctly on the lock carrier
  • Make sure the grommets -6 and 7- are properly seated.

Before closing the hood, test the release lever and the release cable.

Hood, Adjusting

Note

  • The vehicle must be standing on the ground when adjusting the hood.
  • The left and right adjusting buffers -2- are not meant for adjusting. Their function is to stabilize and to cushion the hood -5-.
  • The hood is properly adjusted when there is an overall even gap dimension when closed, it is not too far inward or outward and contours align.
  • The hood must latch into the lid latch without using much force.

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood, Adjusting

  • Remove the catch -3-.
  • To align the hood, just loosen the left and right bolts -5- on the hinge; do not remove them.
  • To adjust the height at the rear of the hood, just loosen the left and right bolts -6- on the hinge; do not remove them.
  • Turn the adjusting buffer -2- in or out to adjust the position of the hood.
  • Make sure that the gap dimensions are even.
  • After adjusting, apply corrosion protection to the hinge -4- and the bolts -5 and 6-.
  • After adjusting the hood, reinstall the catch -3- and adjust it.
  • The height of the hood can be adjusted in the front area using the hood latch -1-.

Hood Latch, Adjusting

Note

The hood remains installed. In the illustration, the hood is removed.

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood Latch, Adjusting

  • Remove the radiator grille.
  • Loosen the front bolt -2- and the rear bolts -5- to adjust the hood panel gap dimension.
  • Tightening specifications for bolts -2 and 5-: 12 Nm.
  • Adjust the catch.

Overview - Release Lever

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Release Lever

  1. Bracket
  2. Release Lever
    • Removing and installing.
  3. Clip
  4. Bolt
    • Quantity: 2
    • Tightening specification 1.5 Nm.
  5. Release Cable
    • Clipped into mounting bracket
  6. Bracket
  7. Speed Nut
    • Quantity: 2

Release Lever, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Release Lever, Removing and Installing

  • Pull the operating lever -1- and unlock the hood.
  • Insert a small screwdriver into the gap between the operating lever -1- and the clip -2-.
  • Remove clip -3- from operating lever -1- and pull operating lever off.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Release Lever, Removing and Installing

  • Slide the clip -2- completely into the release lever -1-.
  • Then push the release lever -1- onto mount in mounting bracket and engage the release lever.

Before closing the hood, test the release lever and the release cable.

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