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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Seam Sealing, Front Body

Note

  • When repairing, seam sealing is to be replicated according to its original conditions in appearance and layer thickness.
  • Sealing seams near attachments to be installed must be applied smoothly In order to avoid damage and malfunctions.
  • Water drain holes must remain free.
  • All threaded pins and weld nuts with M-threads, as well as all other pins and contact surfaces for the assembly must be functional after the sealant application.
  • The sealing material cannot be applied on blank but rather on filled surfaces.

Seam Sealing on the Left Side of the Engine Compartment

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing on the Left Side of the Engine Compartment

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

Seam Sealing on the Right Side of the Engine Compartment

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing on the Right Side of the Engine Compartment

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

Seam Sealing on the Right Side of the Engine Compartment

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing on the Right Side of the Engine Compartment

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

Seam Sealing on Left Front Wheel Housing

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing on Left Front Wheel Housing

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

Seam Sealing on Right Front Wheel Housing

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing on Right Front Wheel Housing

  • Coarse Seam Sealing
    • For coarse seam sealing, the projection must be a total 8 mm and a height of 2 mm must be ensured.
  1. Flat Seam Sealing

Seam Sealing in the A-Pillar Area

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

  • Coarse Seam Sealing
    • For coarse seam sealing, the projection must be a total 8 mm and a height of 2 mm must be ensured.
  • Smoothing the Seal
    • The designated area must be smoothed after applying sealant.

Note

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

Seam Sealing in the A-Pillar Reinforcement Area

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing in the A-Pillar Reinforcement Area

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

Hood Seam Sealing

Volswagen Tiguan. Hood Seam Sealing

  • 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.
  • Smoothing the Seal
    • The designated area must be smoothed after applying sealant.
  • Spreading the Seal
    • After applying the sealant in the designated area it must be spread.
  1. Smoothing or Spreading is Permitted in the Marked Areas

Note

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

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