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VW Tiguan 2021 Service Maintenance Manual ➜ Engine cover panel “top”: removing and installing

Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020  
Country  
Syria  
Chad  
Uzbekistan  
United Arab Emirates  
Vietnam  
4.36  
Engine and components in engine  
compartment: inspecting for leaks and  
damage (from above and below)  
– Remove engine cover panel, if necessary. ⇒ page 105  
– If necessary, remove engine cover panel (noise insulation)  
-bottom- ⇒ page 108 .  
Inspect as follows:  
– Check engine and components in engine compartment for  
leaks and damage.  
– Lines, hoses and connections  
♦ Fuel system  
♦ Cooling and heating system  
♦ Lubrication system  
♦ Air conditioning system  
♦ Intake system  
♦ And brake system  
Check for leaks, abrasion, porousness, cracks, correct seating  
and attachment in retainers.  
Note  
Arrange for defects to be rectified as repair measures.  
If fluid loss is greater than can be expected through normal  
use, determine source and rectify (repair measure).  
4.37  
Engine cover panel “top”: removing  
and installing  
Engine cover panel: removing and installing, 1.5 l TSI engines  
Engine cover panel: removing and installing, 2.0 l TSI engines  
⇒ page 107 .  
Engine cover panel: removing and installing, common rail diesel  
engines ⇒ page 108  
4.37.1  
Engine cover panel: removing and in‐  
stalling, 1.5 l TSI engines  
Removing  
– Lift engine cover panel -1- off ball studs in the following  
sequence.  
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Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020  
– Pull engine cover panel -1- off ball studs -a- first.  
– Then pull engine cover panel -1- off ball studs -b-.  
Installing  
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:  
Note  
Moisten ball studs with water (without additive) prior to in‐  
stallation.  
Check that the rubber buffers are seated correctly in the  
engine cover panel, and adjust if necessary.  
Adhere to the sequence during assembly.  
– Press engine cover panel -1- on ball studs -b-.  
– Then press engine cover panel -1- on ball studs -a-.  
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Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020  
4.37.2  
Engine cover panel: removing and in‐  
stalling, 2.0 l TSI engines  
Version 1  
Removing  
– Carefully pull engine cover panel off retaining pins one after  
the other -arrows-. Do not pull off engine cover panel abrupt‐  
ly or only on one side.  
Installing  
– To prevent damage, do not strike engine cover panel with  
the fist or a tool.  
– Position engine cover panel, paying attention to oil filler neck  
and dipstick.  
– Press engine cover panel into rubber grommets first on left  
side and then on right side.  
Version 2  
Removing  
– Carefully pull engine cover panel off ball studs one after  
other -arrows-. Do not pull off engine cover panel abruptly or  
only on one side (image shows example).  
Installing  
– To prevent damage, do not strike engine cover panel with  
the fist or a tool.  
– Position engine cover panel, paying attention to oil filler neck  
and dipstick.  
– Press engine cover panel onto ball studs, first on left and  
then on right.  
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Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020  
4.37.3  
Engine cover panel, common rail die‐  
sel engines: removing and installing  
Removing  
– Carefully pull engine cover panel off retaining pins one after  
the other -arrows-. Do not pull off engine cover panel abrupt‐  
ly or only on one side.  
Installing  
– To prevent damage, do not strike engine cover panel with  
the fist or a tool.  
– Position engine cover panel, paying attention to oil filler neck  
and dipstick.  
– Press engine cover panel into rubber grommets first on left  
side and then on right side.  
4.38  
Motor compartment cover (noise insu‐  
lation) “bottom”: removing and instal‐  
ling  
Procedure  
The procedure of removing the engine cover panel -bottom-  
(noise insulation) can be found in Workshop Manual under:  
⇒ General body repairs, exterior; Rep. gr. 66; Noise insulation;  
Assembly overview – noise insulation  
4.39  
Engine oil level: checking  
Note the following:  
– After shutting off engine, wait at least 3 minutes so that the  
oil can flow back into the sump.  
– Pull out dipstick, wipe with a clean cloth and push dipstick in  
again to limit stop.  
– Pull dipstick out again and read oil level.  
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