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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Lamps and Switches in Roof Trim Panel

Front Interior and Reading Lamps

General Information

The following components are integrated in the front interior and reading lamps:

  • Front Interior Lamp -W1-
  • Front Passenger Reading Lamp -W13-
  • Driver Reading Lamp -W19-
  • Depending on the vehicle equipment level, the Sunroof Switch -E8-
  • Depending on the vehicle equipment level and the model year, the interior monitoring sensor with the vehicle inclination sensor
Front Interior and Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing, Vehicles without Panorama Sunroof.

Front Interior and Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing, Vehicles with Panorama Sunroof.

Front Passenger Reading Lamp -W13- and Driver Reading Lamp -W19-, Replacing.

Front Interior and Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing, Vehicles without Panorama Sunroof

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Note

When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.

Removing

  • Deactivate the anti-theft alarm system.
  • Switch off the ignition and all electrical consumers and remove the ignition key.
  • Pry off the trim using Trim Removal Wedge -3409--arrows-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10721

  • Remove both screws -1- and pull the interior lamp out of the roof.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10722

  • Disconnect the connectors -1-, -2- and -3- depending on the vehicle equipment level.
  • Remove the front interior and reading lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10723

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Front Interior and Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing, Vehicles with Panorama Sunroof

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Note

When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.

Removing

  • Switch off the ignition and all electrical consumers and remove the ignition key.
  • Pry off the trim -1- using the Trim Removal Wedge -3409--arrows-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10750

  • Remove both screws -arrows- and pull the interior lamp out of the roof.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10751

  • Depending on the vehicle equipment level, disconnect all the connectors -arrows-.
  • Remove the front interior and reading lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10752

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Front Passenger Reading Lamp -W13- and Driver Reading Lamp -W19-, Replacing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Note

When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.

Removing

  • Remove the front interior and reading lamp:

Vehicles without Panorama Sunroof.

Vehicles with Panorama Sunroof.

  • Rotate the lamp socket -arrows- of the malfunctioning reading lamp 90º to the left.
  • Remove the socket with the bulb from the reading lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10259

  • Carefully pull the glass base bulb straight out of the bulb socket.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-0385

Reading lamp bulb: glass base bulb 12V, 5W

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Window Shade and Sunroof Button -E437-

Window Shade and Sunroof Button -E437-, Removing and Installing

The Window Shade and Sunroof Button -E437- is installed in the front interior and reading lamp.

Removing

  • Remove the front interior and reading lamp.
  • Disconnect the connector -arrow A-.
  • Open the tabs -arrows- and remove the button -1- from the frame.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10656

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Rear Interior and Reading Lamps

General Information

The following components are integrated in the rear interior and reading lamps:

  • Rear Interior Lamp -W43-
  • Left Rear Reading Lamp -W11-
  • Right Rear Reading Lamp -W12-

Note

Interior and reading lamps and the switches for the interior and reading lamps are integrated with each other and cannot be serviced or replaced separately. In the event of malfunction, the entire assembly must be replaced.

Rear Interior and Reading Lamp, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Note

When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.

Removing

  • Switch off the ignition and all electrical consumers and remove the ignition key.
  • Release the tabs -arrows- using the Rear Window Wiper Motor -V12- or a suitable screwdriver and remove the interior and reading lamp from the roof trim panel. Pay attention to the wires still connected.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10650

  • Disconnect the connector -arrow- and remove the interior- and reading lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10651

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Rear Interior and Reading Lamp Bulbs, Replacing

Note

Changing a bulb in the rear interior and reading light is the same for both bulbs.

Removing

  • Remove the rear interior and reading lamp.
  • Release the four tabs -arrows- and remove the diffusion lens -1- straight upward from the interior and reading lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10652

  • Remove the bulb -1- from the socket.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10653

Rear interior and reading lamp bulbs: tubular bulb 12V, 5W

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Right Interior Lamp -W17-

Right Interior Lamp -W17-, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Note

When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.

Removing

  • Switch off the ignition and all electrical consumers and remove the ignition key.
  • Remove the Right Interior Lamp -W17--1- from the roof trim panel using Trim Removal Wedge -3409- or a screwdriver. Pay attention to the wires still connected.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10657

  • Disconnect the connector -arrow- and remove the Right Interior Lamp -W17--1-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10658

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Right Interior Lamp -W17- Bulb, Replacing

Removing

  • Remove the Right Interior Lamp -W17-.
  • Slide the cover -1- off of the Right Interior Lamp -W17- in the direction of -arrow-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10659

  • Remove the tubular bulb -1- from the Right Interior Lamp -W17-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10660

Right Interior Lamp -W17- bulb: tubular bulb 12V, 5W

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Illuminated Vanity Mirror Bulb

Illuminated Vanity Mirror Bulb, Removing and Installing

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

The lamps for the Front Passenger Vanity Mirror Lamp -W14- and Driver Vanity Mirror Lamp -W20- are installed inside the roof trim panel behind the sun visors.

Note

  • When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.
  • Removal and installation for both lights is performed in the same way and is only described for one light.
Removing
  • Switch off the ignition and all electrical consumers and remove the ignition key.
  • Remove the lamp from the roof trim panel using Trim Removal Wedge -3409- or a screwdriver.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10044

  • Disconnect the connector -arrow-.
  • Remove the lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-10045

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

Illuminated Vanity Mirror Bulb, Replacing

The lamps for the Front Passenger Vanity Mirror Lamp -W14- and Driver Vanity Mirror Lamp -W20- are installed inside the roof trim panel behind the sun visors.

Note

  • When removing and installing components in visible area (switches, covers, trim, etc.), cover by taping the areas at which a prying tool (Trim Removal Wedge -3409-, screwdriver) will be positioned using commercially available adhesive tape.
  • Removal and installation for both lights is performed in the same way and is only described for one light.

Removing

  • Remove the vanity mirror lamp bulb.
  • Press the contact plate -1- in the direction of -arrow- and remove the tubular bulb -2- from the lamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N96-0393

Illuminated vanity mirror bulb: tubular bulb 12V, 5W

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal.

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