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

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.

Roof Seam Sealing

The left side is shown in the magnified view, the right side is a mirror image.

Volswagen Tiguan. Roof 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.

Note

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

Exterior View of the Front Door Seam Sealing

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Exterior View of the Front Door 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.

Note

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

Interior View of the Front Door Seam Sealing

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Interior View of the Front Door 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.
  • Sealing Fold Areas
    • The marked areas must be covered after applying sealant to a fold area.

Note

Make sure that the protected areas do not become uncovered when smoothing the seam seal. A thick enough layer of PVC must cover the area, so that the fold area remains sealed.

Exterior View of the Rear Door Seam Sealing

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Exterior View of the Rear Door 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.

Note

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

Rear Door Seam Seal

Left side shown, right side is a mirror image

Volswagen Tiguan. Rear Door 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.
  • Smoothing the Seal
    • The designated area must be smoothed after applying sealant.
  • Sealing Fold Areas
    • The marked areas must be covered after applying sealant to a fold area.

Note

Make sure that the protected areas do not become uncovered when smoothing the seam seal. A thick enough layer of PVC must cover the area, so that the fold area remains sealed.

Center Underbody Area Seam Sealing

Volswagen Tiguan. Center Underbody Area 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.
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