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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Opening or closing the power sunroof

Fig. 33 In the headliner: Rotary switch for the power sunroof. (A) Turn the rotary switch to slide the sunroof open or closed. (B) Press or pull the switch to tilt open or to close.

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The rotary switch must turned to its home position ③ in order to tilt the power sunroof.

Function Switch position Action
  ⇒ Fig. 33 A  
To open sliding sunroof fully: Turn the switch past position ② and hold it there until the glass roof moves to the desired position.
To move the sliding sunroof to Comfort position: Turn the switch to the desired position.
To set an intermediate position: ② to ①
To close the sliding sunroof fully:
  ⇒ Fig. 33  or B  
To tilt open the tilting roof fully: Push the rear part of the switch briefly.
To stop the one-touch feature: ④ or ⑤ Push or pull switch again briefly.
To set an intermediate position: ④ to ⑤ Pull or push the rear part of the switch briefly until the desired position is reached.
To close fully: Pull the rear part of the switch briefly.

You must switch on the ignition to operate the power sunroof. After switching off the ignition, you can still open or close the power sunroof for several minutes as long as the driver or front passenger door has not been opened.

All procedures are interrupted as soon as the rotary switch is operated.

The sunshade opens automatically when the power sunroof opens if the shade was previously completely closed or in front of the glass roof. The sunshade remains in the previous position and does not close automatically with the sunroof. The sunshade cannot be closed completely until the power sunroof is closed.

If your power sunroof will not close properly, do not try to close it yourself, doing so can cause serious and expensive damage that will not be covered by any Volkswagen Limited Warranty. Special knowledge and tools are required to close the power sunroof if it will not close on its own. To help prevent damage to the sunroof, have an authorized Volkswagen dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service Facility help you close and repair the power sunroof.

The comfort position ⇒ Fig. 33Ⓑ  provides sufficient ventilation without loud wind noise.

Applicable only in the United States

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    Fig. 34 In the headliner: Rotary switch for the power sunroof. (A) Turn the rotary switch to slide the sunroof open or closed. (B) Press or pull the switch to tilt open or to close. Read and foll ...

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