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

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.

Rear Underbody Seam Sealing

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Underbody Seam Sealing

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

Rear Underbody Seam Sealing

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Underbody Seam Sealing

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

Rear Lid Exterior View Seam Seal

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Lid Exterior View Seam Seal

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

Note

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

Rear Lid Seam Seal, Interior View

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Lid Seam Seal, Interior View

  • 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.
  2. The Seal Runs all Around in the Marked Areas

Rear Lid End Seam Seal in the Sealing Channel Area

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Lid End Seam Seal in the Sealing Channel Area

  • 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.

Note

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

Left Rear Side Panel Seam Seal

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Left Rear Side Panel Seam Seal

  • 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.

Seal in the Rear Lid End Area

Volswagen Tiguan. Seal in the Rear Lid End 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.
  • 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 Seal in Left Rear Wheel Housing

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Seal in Left Rear 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

Right Rear Wheel Housing Seam Seal

Volswagen Tiguan. Right Rear Wheel Housing Seam Seal

  • 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

Inner Left Rear Wheel Housing Seam Seal

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Inner Left Rear Wheel Housing Seam Seal

  • 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 in Fuel Filler Neck Area

Volswagen Tiguan. Seam Sealing in Fuel Filler Neck 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.
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