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VW Tiguan 2021 Service Maintenance Manual ➜ High-voltage battery: charging

Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020  
Tiguan eHybrid  
If the charge level display indicates 1/4 or <1/4, the high-volt‐  
age battery has to be charged until the charge level display  
indicates 1/2 at least.  
High-voltage battery: charging  
The high-voltage battery must be charged to at least 80% at  
pre-delivery inspection.  
During subsequent service inspections, the high-voltage bat‐  
tery will be charged fully only if requested by the customer.  
Hybrid components: inspect for dam‐  
age to high-voltage components and  
High voltage in the hybrid vehicle's high-voltage system! Risk  
of electric shock! Before commencing any work, inspect high  
voltage components in working area. Observe the safety  
notes ⇒ 4-cyl. injection engine (hybrid); Rep. gr. 00; Safety  
♦ All work on vehicles with high-voltage system must only  
be carried out by persons who are at least qualified as  
“electrically instructed person (EIP)”.  
♦ In the event of conspicuous findings or uncertainties, con‐  
tact your responsible high-voltage technician or specialist  
Carry out visual check  
During visual check in area of engine compartment, note power  
and control electronics for electric drive, high-voltage cables for  
battery and air conditioner compressor, as well as high-voltage  
cable for electric drive motor and high-voltage charging socket  
in front left wing.  
When inspecting the underbody, note the hybrid battery and the  
high-voltage cables for battery.  
Pay attention to the following during inspection:  
♦ The high-voltage components must not reveal any external  
♦ Insulation of high-voltage cables must not be defective or  
♦ Pay attention to unusual deformations of high-voltage ca‐  
Defects which are found must be immediately reported to the  
responsible high-voltage technician.  
4. Descriptions of work  

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