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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Rear Seats

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

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

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0990

  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm - VAG1331-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0427

  • Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm - VAG1332-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0428

Bench Seat, Removing and Installing

Removing

Vehicles with Variable Luggage Compartment Floor

  • Pull the luggage compartment floor - 18- out of the backrest panel - 17- and remove it out of the vehicle.

All Vehicles

  • Remove the bolts - 13-, - 14-, - 15- and - 19- (60 Nm).
  • Remove the caps - 3-, - 6-, - 8- and - 10-.
  • Remove the nuts - 2-, - 5-, - 7- and - 9- (60 Nm).
  • Remove the trim - 1-, - 4- and - 11- from the seat rails.
  • Pull the left segment - 16- of the rear bench seat forward - arrow A-.
  • Lift the left rear bench seat in the front - arrow B-.
  • Fold the rear backrest all the way forward, and with a second technician, remove the section from the vehicle.

Note

Removing the right rear bench seat - 12- is identical.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Perform the Following Function test after Installing:

  • Operate the forward/back adjustment; the rear bench seat must move evenly.
  • Move both sections of the rear bench seat as far back as possible.
  • Operate the backrest release; the backrest must fold forward on its own.

If this does not happen, remove the screws and align the rear bench seat once again.

Seat Cushion, Removing and Installing

Note

The procedure describes removing and installing the left seat cushion in the rear bench seat. The procedure is the same for the right seat cushion.

Removing

  • Slide the left rear bench seat all the way forward.
  • Fold the backrest forward.
  • Remove the bolt - 6- (6 Nm) and release the spring - 7- from the gliding piece - 5-.

Caution

The backrest must be folded forward when loosening from the spring - 7-. This position releases the tension from the spring.

  • Fold the backrest toward the rear once again.
  • Remove the two nuts - 2-.
  • Using a screwdriver, push the bracket - 1- slightly upward and remove the seat cushion from the stud bolts on the right seat rail - 3-.

Note

The bracket - 1- is not installed on the right rear bench seat.

  • Remove the two nuts - 10-.
  • Using a screwdriver, push the bracket - 9- slightly upward and remove the seat cushion from the stud bolts on the left seat rail - 8-.

Note

The bracket - 9- is not installed on the right rear bench seat.

  • Pull the seat cushion - 4- forward out of the guide rails in the seat frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. Seat Cushion, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Rear Bench Seat Backrest Adjustment Trim, Removing and Installing

Note

The procedure describes removing and installing the left trim from the left segment of the rear bench seat. The procedure for removing the right trim from the left segment or both trim pieces from the right segment is the same.

Removing

  • Move the corresponding section of the rear bench seat all the way forward.
  • Remove the screw - 3- (2.5 Nm) and remove the backrest adjustment trim - 2- from the backrest hinge.
  • Guide the backrest release pull loop - 1- out of the trim.

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Bench Seat Backrest Adjustment Trim, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Bench Seat Forward/Backward Adjustment Lever, Removing and Installing

Note

The procedure describes removing and installing the left segment of the rear bench seat. Removing and Installing the right segment is the same.

Removing

  • Remove the corresponding rear bench seat section.
  • Remove the two cable ties - 2- and - 3-.

Note

  • The two cable ties - 2- and - 3- are destroyed during removal. They must be replaced when installing.
  • Instead of two cable ties, two clips may be installed, which must be removed.
  • Pull the release lever - 1- out of the left mount - arrow A-.
  • Pull the release lever out of the right mount - arrow B- and remove it from the seat rails.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Forward/Backward Adjustment Lever, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

Note

  • Removing and installing the right seat rail from the left rear bench seat is described.
  • Removing and installing the left seat rail is identical.
  • Removing and installing the seat rails for the right bench seat is identical.

Removing

  • Remove the corresponding rear bench seat section.
  • To be able to remove the left seat rail from the right rear bench seat, the right seat belt latch must be removed.

Note

  • If both seal rails are being replaced, then each one must be replaced separately.
  • The determined dimensions - a- and - b- are the starting point and basis for the procedure.
  • The seat rails may not be removed before aligning.
  • Move the rear bench seat in both seat rails all the way back.
  • Remove the forward/back adjustment lever for the bench seat.
  • Record the dimensions - a-, - b-, - c- and - d-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

  • Fold the backrest forward.
  • Remove the bolt - 3- (6 Nm) and release the spring - 2- from the gliding piece - 1-.

Caution

The backrest must be folded forward when loosening from the spring - 2-. This position releases the tension from the spring.

  • Fold the backrest toward the rear once again.
  • Remove the three nuts - 6- (48 Nm)
  • Remove the two nuts - 7- (24 Nm) and remove the seat rail - 4- from the seat frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Place the seat rail - 4- in its installation position and tighten the nuts - 6- and - 7- by hand.

Note

  • Make sure the rear bench seat segment is in the front catch in both seat rails. If using a new seat rail, bring the rear bench seat segment into the front catch.
  • Pressing down the locking pin - 5- makes it possible to move the seat rail - 4-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

  • Align the seat rails to match the distance dimensions - a-, - b-, - c- and - d-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

  • Tighten the three nuts - 6- (48 Nm).
  • Tighten the two nuts - 7- (24 Nm).
  • Fold the backrest forward.
  • Place the spring component - 2- on the gliding piece - 1-.
  • Tighten the bolt - 3- (6 Nm).
  • Install the bench seat forward/back adjustment lever.
  • Install the rear bench seat.

Perform the Following Function test after Installing:

  • Operate the forward/back adjustment; the rear bench seat must move evenly.
  • Move both sections of the rear bench seat as far back as possible.
  • Operate the backrest release; the backrest must fold forward on its own.

If this does not happen, remove the screws and align the rear bench seat once again.

  • Make sure, by touching, that both seat rails are locked into the most rearward position.

Note

When locked, the locking pin - 5- is in the upper position.

If this is not the case, then the rear bench seat must be removed and the seat rail must be aligned again.

Volswagen Tiguan. Bench Seat Rails, Removing and Installing

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Airbag adapter -VAS6281-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-10487

  • Airbag adapter -VAS6282-

Volswagen Tiguan. A69-10669

  • Torque wrench -VAG1783-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0990

  • Torque wrench -VAG1331-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0427

  • Engine and transmission holder -VAS6095-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1273

  • Fixture for seat repair -VAS6136-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1274

  • Assembly tool -3399-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0165

  • Torque wrench -VAG1332-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0428

  • Pop rivet pliers -VAS5072-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1237

  • Release tool -T10236-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-10098

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