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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Front Seat Covers and Cushion

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Door Trim Pliers -3392-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0175

  • Engine and Gearbox Bracket VAS6095A -VAS6095A-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1273

  • Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1274

  • Upholstery Clip Pliers -VAG1634-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0484

  • Window Release Tool -T10236-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-10098

Front Seat Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

Note

The following describes removing and installing components on the left seat. Removing and installing components on the right seat is identical.

WARNING

If the front seat cushion padding on the passenger side is replaced, replace the Front Passenger Occupant Detection Sensor -G128-. Refer to → Chapter "Front Passenger Occupant Detection Sensor, Removing and Installing"or the passenger occupant detection system in vehicles registered in the USA and Canada. Refer to → Chapter "Passenger Occupant Detection for Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation".

Removing

  • Mount the Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136- on the Engine and Gearbox Bracket -VAS6095A-.
  • Remove the front seat.
  • Secure the seat to the Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136-.
  • Remove the front seat belt latch.
  • Remove the front seat belt latch.
  • Remove the drawer mount, if equipped.

Passenger Seat without Height Adjustment

  • Remove the backrest adjustment wheel.
  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.

Passenger Seat with Pass-Through

  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.
  • Remove the bracket, trim panel, and sill-side.

Front Seats with Manual Height Adjustment

  • Remove the backrest adjustment wheel
  • Remove the sill-side trim panel
  • Remove the bracket, trim panel, and sill-side

Front Seats with Manual Height Adjustment

  • Remove the backrest adjustment wheel.
  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.
  • Remove the bracket, trim panel, and sill-side.

Power Driver Seat

  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.
  • Remove the bracket, trim panel, and sill-side.
  • Disconnect the two backrest motor wiring harnesses on the bottom side of the seat frame. Detach the wiring harnesses from the seat frame.

All Seats

  • Cut the cable tie from the mesh hose cable tie and pull the wiring harness from the side airbag through it.

Note

On vehicles with a luggage pass-through, it is sufficient to fold the backrest forward, it does not have to be removed.

  • Remove the backrest.
  • Loosen the profile -1-, -2-, -3- and -4- from the mounts in the seat frame.
  • Remove the cover and the cushion from the seat frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Seat Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

  • Roll the cover upward all around the outer edge.
  • Using a small screwdriver, unclip the cover profile -1- from the mounts -2- in the cushion.

Note

The cover in the rear area of the seat is secured by upholstery clips; cut these with a diagonal cutter.

  • Remove all the clips from the cover on the cushion.
  • Remove the cover -3- from the cushion -4-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Front Seat Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Note

Where necessary, use Upholstery Clip Pliers -VAG1634- to attach the cover to the cushion.

Front Seat Backrest Cover and Cushion, Removing and Installing

Note

  • The following describes removing and installing components on the left seat. Removing and installing components on the right seat is identical.
  • Removing and installing is shown as an example and applies to all equipment lines.

Removing

  • Mount the Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136- on the Engine and Gearbox Bracket -VAS6095A-.
  • Remove the front seat.
  • Secure the seat to the Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136-.
  • Press the release button if equipped and pull the headrest out of the backrest.
  • Remove the headrest.
  • Remove the front seat belt latch.
  • Remove the tunnel-side trim panel.

Passenger Seat without Height Adjustment

  • Remove the backrest adjustment wheel.
  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.

Passenger Seat with Pass-Through

  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.

Front Seats with Manual Height Adjustment

  • Remove the backrest adjustment wheel.
  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.

Power Driver Seat

  • Remove the sill-side trim panel.
  • Disconnect the two backrest motor wiring harnesses on the bottom side of the seat frame. Detach the wiring harnesses from the seat frame.

All Seats

  • Cut the cable tie from the mesh hose cable tie and pull the wiring harness from the side airbag through it.
  • Remove the backrest.
  • Remove the lumbar adjustment lever, if equipped.
  • Remove the backrest and folding table, if equipped.

Volswagen Tiguan. N74-10199

  • Release the contact surface -1- from the mount -2-.

Alternatively the cover can be fastened with a zipper.

  • If this is the case the cover can be closed when installing with the "zipper closure". Refer to the Parts Catalog for the allocation.

Volswagen Tiguan. N74-10200

  • Roll the cover upward.
  • On vehicles with heated seats, guide the wiring harness -1- through the opening in the cushion.
  • Cut through the four upholstery clips -arrows-.
  • Fold the cover farther up and cut through the next two upholstery clips.

Volswagen Tiguan. N74-10201

  • Remove the right and left clip on the back side of the backrest with Window Release Tool -T10236--1-.
  • Remove the right and left mounting strap -2- from the backrest frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. N74-10202

  • Fold the cover farther upward and pry the cover profile out of the mounts in the cushion using a small screwdriver -arrows-.
  • Fold the cover farther upward and loosen the remaining cover mounts from the cushion.
  • Pull the cover over both headrest guides and remove it from the backrest frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. N74-10203

  • Pull the cushion -1- up over both headrest guides and remove it from the backrest frame -2-.

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Passenger Seat with Pass-Through

  • When installing the padding on the backrest frame, pay attention to the cable guide cover.
  • The mounting strap on the sill-side may be close only after the seat heating wiring harness has be installed.
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