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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual / Body exterior / Sunroof / Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Remove the front glass panel.
  • Remove the rear glass panel.
  • Remove the assembly frame from the vehicle.
  • Remove sunroof motor.
  • Remove the rear lid from the assembly frame.

Push the tilt mechanism to the rear after removing the rear lid.

Proceed as follows:

Caution

Before removing the control cables, note their position to avoid making a mistake when re-installing.

The tilt mechanism may not be pulled or pushed on the guide rail.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

  • Press the glass sunroof panel tilting mechanism only on those guiding slot locations -arrow--2-, and not on the rails -3-.

The tilt mechanism opens when pushed.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

  • Slide the tilt mechanism -2- on the guide slots -arrow- to the rear using a suitable screwdriver and off the guide rails -1- .
  • Unclip the cable -2- from the guide slots -1- in the direction of -arrow A- .
  • Remove the tilt mechanism -1- in direction of -arrow B- out of the guide rails -3-.
  • Remove the cable -2- in direction of -arrow B- out of the guide rails -3-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

Installing

Note

  • Clean the guide rails only if they are very dirty.
  • Use a Cleaner -D 009 401 04- for this.
  • Then lubricate the sliding areas of the guide rails with Grease - G 060 751 A2-.
  • Do not lubricate the cables.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

  • Slide the tilt mechanism -3- into guide rail -1-.
  • Make sure the slider -2- points toward the rear when sliding the it into the guide rails -1- .

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

  • Slide the cable -2- in direction of -arrow B- into the guide rails -3-.
  • Insert the cable -2- in the direction of -arrow A- into the guide slots -1- .

Note

The tilt mechanism may not be pulled or pushed on the guide rail.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Sunroof Glass Panel Tilt Mechanism and Cable, Removing and Installing

  • Push the tilting mechanism on both sides all the way forward until it has completely lowered.
  • Press the tilting mechanism only on those guiding slot locations -arrow--2-, and not on the rails -3-.
  • Install the rear lid on the assembly frame.
  • Install the sunroof motor.
  • Install the assembly frame on to the vehicle.
  • Install the rear glass sunroof panel.
  • Install the front glass sunroof panel.
  • Perform a panorama sunroof motor adaptation after completing all work.

Maintenance and Care

As a rule, regular maintenance is not required for the panorama sun roof.

If it is necessary to clean because of heavy contamination, only use the Cleaner -D 009 401 04-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Maintenance and Care

Then the sliding areas -3- in the guide rails -2- must be re-lubricated with Grease - G 060 751 A2-.

The inner seal -1- and the outer seal -4- have a lubricated coating and do not need to be lubricated.

Do not lubricate the cables and the motor support.

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