Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020
Entries in service schedule
If a component is changed which has a change interval prescri‐
bed by the manufacturer, e.g. the toothed belt, the new change
interval begins at the time the component is changed.
Therefore it is very important, every time a component is
changed, to document this in the service schedule.
This also applies to components which were changed before
the regular change interval.
Severe operating conditions
If the vehicle is used under severe operating conditions some
work will have to be performed before the next service is due or
at shorter service intervals.
Regular short trips or stop and go operation in urban traffic
High percentage of cold starts
Vehicle is used in areas with winter temperatures over a
Regular long periods of idling (e.g. taxis)
Vehicle is often driven at full throttle with high payload or
whilst towing a trailer
Using diesel with elevated sulphur content
Regular operation in areas with high levels of dust
Countries with generally poor road conditions such as high
number of potholes, protrusions, high elevations in the road/
High number of gravel roads with poor surface quality,
such as irregularities/bumps, elevations, protruding stones,
Subtropical climates (combination of high ambient tempera‐
ture and high air humidity)
3. General information