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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Radiator Grille

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Torque Wrench 1783 - 2-10Nm -VAG1783-

Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing through 06/2011

This procedure applies also to vehicles with optional equipment from Volkswagen R GmbH.

Note

The radiator grille from Volkswagen R GmbH has dual slats and chromed decorative trim.

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing through 06/2011

Radiator Grille, Removing:

  • Remove the bolts -2 and 3-.
  • Remove the radiator grille -1- upward from the lock carrier -5-.
  • Release the right and left retainers -4- next to the mark -7- by sliding a small screwdriver under the lower slats.
  • Push the retainers one after another sideways in the direction of -arrow b- to release and slightly remove the radiator grille -1-.
  • Remove the radiator grille -1- from the bumper cover -6- in direction of -arrow a-.

Emblem, Removing

  • Release the retainers on the back side of the emblem -7- and remove the emblem in the direction of the -arrow a-.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing through 06/2011

Install the Radiator Grille:

  • Insert the radiator grille -1- into the bumper cover -4-.
  • Install the screw -3-. Tightening specification: 2 Nm
  • Screw in bolts -2-. Tightening specification: 6 Nm

Emblem, Installing

  • Insert the emblem -5- slightly turned in the direction of the -arrow a- in the radiator grille.
  • Turn the emblem -5- in the direction of the -arrow b- until the hooks engage.

Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing from 07/2011

Removing

Volswagen Tiguan. Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing from 07/2011

Radiator Grille, Removing:

  • Remove bumper cover
  • Release the hooks-3- on the back side -arrow a-.
  • Remove the radiator grille -1- for the bumper cover -2--arrow b-.

Emblem, Removing

  • Remove the emblem from the radiator grille with pliers.

Installing

Volswagen Tiguan. Radiator Grille, Removing and Installing from 07/2011

Install the Radiator Grille:

  • Push the radiator grille -1- onto the bumper cover -2--arrows b-.
  • Make sure that all of the hooks -3- engage correctly.

Emblem, Installing

  • Insert the emblem into the radiator grille and fasten it.
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