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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Subframe, Securing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Locating Pins -T10096-
  • Engine and Gearbox Jack -VAS6931-

Locating Pins -T10096-, Installing

To secure the subframe, the Locating Pins -T10096- must be installed in positions -1, 2, 3 and 4-, one after the other.

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Note

Locating Pins -T10096- may only be tightened to a maximum of 20 Nm, since otherwise the threads of the locating bolts will be damaged.

Securing Mounting Bracket

  • Replace the bolts of the mounting bracket one after the other on both sides using Locating Pins -T10096- and tighten them to 20 Nm.

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Subframe, Securing

  • Replace the front bolts of the subframe one after the other using Locating Pins -T10096- and tighten to 20 Nm.

Position of front axle is now secured.

Continue with removing the stabilizer bar.

Continue with removing steering gear.

Continue removing the subframe without the steering gear.

Continue removing the subframe with the steering gear.

Locating Pins -T10096- Removing

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Removal is performed in the reverse order of installation. Make sure that the Locating Pins -T10096- are replaced one after the other with new bolts.

If the steering wheel is still crooked after using the Locating Pins -T10096- then an axle alignment is necessary. In this case, record it in the vehicles axle alignment log.

Tightening Specifications

Component Tightening Specification
Mounting bracket to body
  • Use new bolts.
70 Nm + 180º

Tightening Specifications, Subframe to Body

Bolt Tightening Specification
M12 x 1.5 x 90
  • Use new bolts.
70 Nm + 180º
M12 x 1.5 x 100
  • Use new bolts.
70 Nm + 180º
M12 x 1.5 x 110
  • Use new bolts.
70 Nm + 90º
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