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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Front Door Window

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-
  • Torque Wrench 1783 - 2-10Nm -VAG1783-
  • Window Strip Roller -T10314-
  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Overview

Note

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

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview

  1. Door Window
    • Removing and installing.
  2. Trim Strip
    • Placed into window guide.
    • Removing.
  3. Clip
    • For attaching the trim strip in the window guide.
  4. Window Guide
    • Inserted on flange.
    • Removing and installing.
    • Version with and without trim strip.
  5. Trim
    • Removing.
  6. Screw
    • 2 Nm
    • Quantity: 3
  7. Outer Window Shaft Seal
    • Quantity: 3
  8. Outer Window Shaft Seal
    • Inserted on flange
    • Removing.
  9. Inner Window Shaft Seal
    • Inserted on flange
    • Version with and without trim strip
  10. Bolt
    • 20 Nm
    • For the door lock
    • Quantity: 2
  11. Bolt (Left Thread).
    • 8 Nm
    • Quantity: 2
  12. Cap
    • Quantity: 2
  13. Bolt
    • 8 Nm
    • Quantity: 10
  14. Window Regulator Motor
  15. Connector
    • On the A-pillar
  16. Subframe
    • Removing and installing.
    • Window regulator is a component of the subframe.
    • Window regulator motor is bolted to subframe from front.
  17. Window Regulator
    • Component of subframe.

Door Window, Removing and Installing

Removing

Note

  • The following describes the removal and installation of the right door window. Removing and installing the left door window is identical.
  • Bolts -3- have a left-hand thread.

Volswagen Tiguan. Door Window, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the front door trim panel.
  • Pry the caps -2- out.
  • Lower door window until clamping screws -3- of door window are accessible.
  • Loosen the bolts -3- (do not remove, left-hand thread) and the press clamping brackets apart.

Note

If the work step is not possible due to a malfunction via the electrical window regulator -5-, window regulator motor -6- can be unscrewed to be able to slide window down.

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10310

  • Raise rear door window -1- and swing the door toward the front in the direction of -arrow-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10311

  • Tilt the door window -1- into the door in the direction of the -arrow-. Make sure the door window is inserted correctly into the window guide -2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10312

  • Without using pressure, guide the door window into clamping brackets -arrow a-.
  • Align the door window glass -1- to the window frame -2--arrow b-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Door Window, Removing and Installing

  • Tighten the clamping bolts -3- (quantity: 2, left-hand thread, tightening specification: 8 Nm).

Note

Bolts -3- have a left-hand thread.

Continue by performing the steps used in removal in reverse order.

  • A function test must be performed before door trim is installed.

Window Regulator Motor, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Window Regulator Motor, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the front door trim panel.
  • Fix window using adhesive tape so that it does not slip down.
  • Disconnect all connectors -3-.
  • Remove the three screws -2-.
  • Remove window regulator motor with control module -1- from subframe.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Window Regulator Motor, Removing and Installing

  • Place window regulator motor on and pull door window lightly up and down so that splines are located better between motor and cable drum.

Tightening specification for window regulator motor screws -2-: 3.5 Nm

Note

Close the doors to perform the adaptation procedures.

  • Let window regulator drive twice upward and downward to stop respectively. By doing this, window regulator motor is normed and ready for operation and activates pinch protection.
  • Continue by performing the steps used in removal in reverse order.

Window Guide, Removing and Installing

Note

  • The following describes removing and installing the right window guide. Removing and installing the left window guide is identical.
  • Do not bend window shaft seal when removing!

Window Shaft Seal, Removing

Note

The window shaft seal must not be bent when removing.

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10314

  • Remove the exterior rearview mirror.
  • Begin at the rear window guide -arrow a- and carefully lift the window shaft seal -1-.
  • Remove the window shaft seal -1- evenly -b arrows- from the door flange -2-.

Window Shaft Seal, Installing

Note

The window shaft seal must not be knocked onto the door flange.

  • Press the window shaft seal evenly onto the door flange by hand.
Trim, Removing

The exterior mirror and the window shaft strip are removed.

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10315

  • Remove the door window.
  • Pull window guide -2- out of mount -arrows a-.
  • Remove bolts -1- and pull off panel -3- in direction of B-pillar -arrow b-.

Trim, Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10316

  • Check spring clips -5-, seal -4- and intermediate bearings -3-for damage and completeness. Replace parts if necessary.
  • Slide the trim -1- in -arrow a- on to the window frame.
  • Slightly press the trim downward -arrow b-.
  • Tighten the screws -2- (tightening specification: 2 Nm).
  • Guide the window guide -6- into the mount.

Window Guide, Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Window Guide, Removing

The exterior mirror, the window shaft strip and the trim have been removed.

  • Pull the window guide -1- out of the front and rear mount -2--arrows-.

For Window Guides with Trim Strip

  • Push window guide -1- in top rear area -4- slightly aside.
  • Remove the clip -3-.

All Window Guides

  • Fold sealing lip of window guide -1- from inside from window frame -5-.
  • Starting in the rear -arrow a-, pull the window guide -2- off of the door flange evenly all around -b arrows-.

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Tightening specification for screws -2-: 2 Nm

  • A function test must be performed before door trim is installed.

Note

While installing window guide, make sure it is seated evenly (wind noise).

Window Guide Trim Strip, Removing and Installing

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10318

  • Remove the window guide trim.
  • Push window guide in top rear area -2- slightly aside.
  • Remove the clip -3-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10319

  • Guide the Trim Removal Wedge -3409- in carefully between trim strip -1- and the window guide -2-.
  • Slide the Trim Removal Wedge -3409- forward evenly between the trim strip -1- and window guide -2-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. N64-10249

  • Spray a soap and water solution on the window guide.
  • Press the trim strip -1- by hand evenly -arrow- into the window guide -2-.
  • Then press the window guide correctly into the trim strip mount using the Window Strip Roller -T10314-.

Installation is performed in reverse order of the removal.

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