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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Fuel Filler Door Unit

Overview - Fuel Filler Door Unit and Adjusting Element

Note

  • If tank flap does not open, it can be opened by hand via the actuator -4-.
  • The actuator can be reached by grabbing between the side panel and loosened wheelhouse liner.

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Fuel Filler Door Unit and Adjusting Element

  1. Fuel Filler Door Unit
    • Removing and installing
  2. Bolt
    • Tightening specification: 1.5 Nm
  3. Water Drain Hose
  4. Adjusting Element
    • Removing and installing.
  5. Seal
  6. Connector

Fuel Filler Door Unit, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fuel Filler Door Unit, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the tank cap -2-.
  • Remove the screw -3-.
  • Roll up the boot -5- from the fuel filler tube -4-.
  • Remove the tank flap unit -1- together with the drain hose to the rear -arrow b- out of the catches and remove the tank flap unit -1- out of the side panel -arrow a-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Fuel Filler Door Unit, Removing and Installing

The adjustor is installed.

  • Insert drain hose through opening in tank flap unit and pull drain hose through until it stops.
  • Guide drain hose into side panel.
  • Slide the tank door unit -1- into the side panel with the hinge side first.
  • Then swivel the fuel filler door unit completely into side panel, make sure that upper and lower catches engage correctly in side panel.
  • Pull the boot -5- over the fuel filler neck -4- and tighten the screw -3-.

Tightening specification for bolt -2- 2 Nm.

Adjusting Element, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Adjusting Element, Removing and Installing

  • Open the service flap in the side luggage compartment trim.
  • Disconnect the connector -3-.
  • Remove the tank flap unit.
  • Remove the adjustor -1- from the bracket in the side panel -arrow b-.
  • Remove the wire together with the connector -3- and the seal -2- from the side panel -arrow a-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

Volswagen Tiguan. Special Tools

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-

Volswagen Tiguan. Special Tools

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