Tiguan 2016 ➤, Tiguan 2021 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤, Tiguan RUS 2021 ➤
Maintenance - Edition 12.2020
– Open cover -2- over battery positive terminal.
– Check main fuse carrier with battery terminal clamp -4- for
secure seating. If necessary, retighten nut -5-.
– Check battery -1- for firm seating. If necessary, retighten bolt
-arrow- to specified torque.
Nut for battery terminal
Bolt for securing bracket
Carry out following procedures after connecting battery:
⇒ Electrical system; Rep. gr. 27; Battery; Disconnecting and
Battery (12V): checking with battery
tester (always refer to workshop man‐
The following are measures to be carried out during a battery
inspection within the scope of maintenance.
Check whether colour indicator is “3-colour” or “2-colour”.
Does not apply to AGM batteries.
Battery check using battery tester with printer -VAS 6161-.
Depending on the result of the battery test, “perform cur‐
rent draw test” (charged separately).
⇒ Electrical system, General information; Rep. gr. 27; Checking
Status of battery (12V): reading - send‐
ing diagnosis protocol via online con‐
Applies only to vehicles with start/stop and energy recovery
The battery status is read while the transportation mode is be‐
ing switched off ⇒ page 162 .
Tyres: checking condition, wear pat‐
tern, tyre pressure and tread depth
Checking condition of tyre ⇒ page 56 .
Checking wear pattern ⇒ page 56
Tread depth (including spare wheel): check ⇒ page 57 .
General notes ⇒ page 57
4. Descriptions of work