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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Sun Shade Motor, Removing and Installing

Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual / Body exterior / Sunroof / Sun Shade Motor, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the headliner.
  • Disconnect the electrical connector -1- on the sun shade motor -2-.
  • Remove the bolts -arrow- from the sun shade motor -2-.
  • Remove the sun shade motor -2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade Motor, Removing and Installing

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade Motor, Removing and Installing

  • Prior to installing the motor, make sure the sun shade is parallel by measuring -dimension a- between the shade arch -1- and the shade cartridge -2- .

Tightening Specification

Bolts 3.5 Nm

  • After completing all the work, perform a sun shade motor adaptation.

Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Move the sun shade all the way into the open position.

Note

Using a commercially available hex socket head wrench, rotate shade motor into open direction to removal position if the electrical system malfunctions.

  • Remove the headliner.
  • Remove the rear glass panel.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the screws -3- from the cap -2- (2 Nm).
  • Unclip the cap retainer in direction of -arrow--2- from the rear lid using a screw driver -4- and fold the cap -2- up.

Do not remove the inner seal -1- .

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Carefully lift the shade arch -2- together with the sun shade slide -1- .

Note

Be sure not to damage the shade material -3-

  • Pull the sun shade slide -1- to the side in the direction of the -arrow- out of the sun shade arch -2- .

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the screws for the shade cartridge -2- (3.5 Nm).

The following steps are to be performed with a second technician.

  • Pull the sun shade cartridge -2- evenly in the direction of the arrow slightly downward so that it can get past the sun shade motor -3-.

Note

Be sure not to damage the shade material -3- .

  • Remove the sun shade cartridge -2- and the sun shade steel band -4- parallel in the direction of the -arrow- from the sun shade rail -1- .

Remove the Sun Shade to Replace the Sun Shade Arch.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Carefully remove the sun shade arch -1- in the direction of the -arrow- from the weather strip -3- of the sun shade material -2- .
  • Press the new sun shade arch -1- carefully on the weather strip -3-.

Note

Be sure not to damage the shade material -2-

Installing

Note

  • The replacement part is delivered in the sun shade cartridge.
  • Do not lubricate the sun shade slide and cables.
  • The following steps are to be performed with a second technician.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Push the sun shade cartridge -2- and the sun shade steel band -4- parallel in the direction of the -arrow- into the sun shade rail -1- .

Slide the sun shade cartridge tab -2- under the sun shade rail -1-.

Note

  • Be sure not to damage the shade material -3- .
  • Tightening Specifications
  • Sun shade cartridge screw -5-: 3.5 Nm

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

  • Press the sun shade slide -1- in the direction of the -arrow- into sun shade arch -2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Sun Shade, Removing and Installing

Note

The following steps are performed on one side first and then held together. Then a second technician assembles the other side.

  • The opening -arrow a- in the sun shade glide -1- is aligned with the guide -arrow a- on the cable -4-.
  • The steel band -2- is positioned so that the openings -b arrows- align with the guides -b arrows- in the sun shade glide -1-.

Tightening Specifications

Screw cap 2 Nm

Note

  • Check the sun shade for ease of movement after installing. Using a commercially available hex wrench, manually move the sun shade drive on the motor and make sure there are not creases or folds in the sun shade material.
  • Guide the sun shade all the way back by hand. The adaptation procedure begins at the rear position.

Installation is performed in reverse order of the removal.

  • Install the headliner.
  • Install the rear glass sunroof panel.
  • After completing all the work, perform a sun shade motor adaptation.

Overview - Frame

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Frame

  1. Sun Shade Rail
    • cannot be changed individually
  2. Guide Rail
    • cannot be changed individually
    • connected with the front part
  3. Bolt
    • 2 Nm
  4. Rear Lid Part
    • Removing and installing.
  5. Rear Motor Support
    • Removing and installing.
  6. Front Motor Support
    • Removing and installing.
  7. Front Section
    • Cannot be changed individually
    • Connected to the guide rail
  8. Inner Seal
    • Replacing.
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