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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Symbol Explanations

Sanding

Avoid Areas That Have Been Sanded Through

  • It is recommended, to sand the marked areas by hand, to avoid "sanding through" the cataphoretic paint primer.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10016

Seam Sealing

Sealing

  • Apply sealant.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10018

Fine Seam Sealing

  • For fine seam sealing, the projection of the sealant must be least 3 mm in diameter and a height of 0.5 mm must be ensured.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10020

Coarse Seam Sealing

  • For coarse seam sealing, the projection of the sealant must be a total 8 mm and a height of 2 mm must be ensured.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10102

Smoothing the Seal

  • The designated area must be smoothed after applying sealant.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10019

Note

Make sure that the protected areas do not become uncovered when smoothing the seam seal. Enough PVC layer must cover the panel.

Spreading the Seal

  • After applying the sealant in the designated area it must be spread.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10103

Note

When spreading the sealed seam pay attention that the protected areas do not become uncovered and that enough PVC layer covers the area.

Sealing Fold Areas

  • The marked areas must be sealed after applying sealant to a fold area.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10021

Note

Make sure that the protected areas do not become uncovered when spreading the seal seam. A thick enough layer of PVC must cover the area, so that the fold area remains sealed.

Cavity Sealing

Sealing Cavities

  • After body repairs these marked areas must be protected from corrosion.

Volswagen Tiguan. P00-10015

Paint System

Factory Paint Paint Structure, Cataphoretic Paint Primer

Cataphoretic Paint Primer

Volswagen Tiguan. Factory Paint Paint Structure, Cataphoretic Paint Primer

  • Cataphoretic Paint

Note

Under the cataphoretic paint primer is a phosphated body shell.

Factory Paint Paint Structure, Filler

Filler

Volswagen Tiguan. Factory Paint Paint Structure, Filler

  • Filler
    • Only the colored areas of the body are coated.

Factory Paint Paint Structure, Base Paint

Base Paint

Volswagen Tiguan. Factory Paint Paint Structure, Base Paint

  • Base Paint
    • Only the colored body areas will be painted with base paint.

Factory Paint Paint Structure, Clear Lacquer

Clear Lacquer

Volswagen Tiguan. Factory Paint Paint Structure, Clear Lacquer

  • Clear Lacquer
    • Only the colored body areas will be painted with clear lacquer.

Vulnerable Stone Impact Areas

Vulnerable Stone Impact Areas on Body

Body Overview

Volswagen Tiguan. Vulnerable Stone Impact Areas on Body

Note

  • The marked areas are vulnerable stone impact areas.
  • When sanding these areas pay attention to the paint structure thickness to avoid sanding through. This is the only way that the corrosion protection can be ensured for the long-term.
  • It is recommended, to sand the marked areas by hand, to avoid "sanding through" the cataphoretic paint primer.
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    Cover Points
    Front Body Cover Points Engine Compartment Cover Points in the Plenum Chamber Area Threads and Contact Surfaces Free of Sealant Contact Surfaces Free of Wax Buildup Threads and Contact Surfaces ...

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