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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: CD Changer

CD Changer, Removing and Installing

General Information


  • The CD changer is not faulty if the CD changer plays commercially available CDs, but not self-burned CDs. Do not replace the CD changer for this reason.
  • Mix CDs (CDs that contain computer data and also music) cannot be played.
  • Music CDs with 8 cm diameter (mini-discs) cannot be played back.
  • When retrofitting CD changer, radio functions must always be coded again.

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Radio Removal Tool -3316-

The Radio Removal Tool -3316- is made up of two identical parts.



CD changer is installed under the foldable center armrest.

Do the following before starting the procedure:

  • Turn off the ignition and all electric consumers and remove the key.
  • Open the folding center armrest completely.
  • If necessary, remove CDs remaining in CD changer. Refer to the Owner's Manual.
  • Insert the Radio Removal Tool -3316- into the slots on the CD changer until it audibly engages.
  • Pull out CD-changer using radio removal tools -arrows-.

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  • Disengage harness connector at points designated with -arrows- and disconnect it.

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  • Press on the retaining clip -arrow- and pull the radio removal tools out of the removed unit.

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Install in reverse order of removal.

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