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VW Tiguan 2021 Owner's Manual ➜ Glass roof

The anti-trap function also works when the windows  
are closed with the  
Anti-trap function of electric  
windows  
comfort function using the vehicle key.  
The anti-trap feature of the power windows can reduce the  
risk of bruising when closing the windows.  
Problems and solutions  
If a window encounters resistance or an obstacle when closing,  
it will reopen immediately ÿ .  
The automatic lowering and raising function of the windows  
does not work  
If the 12 volt battery is disconnected or discharged without the  
windows being completely closed, the automatic lowering and  
raising function of the electric windows is deactivated and must  
be reset:  
1. Check why the window has not been closed  
she.  
2. Try to close the window again.  
1. Switch on the ignition.  
If the closing process is interrupted again, the anti-entrapment  
function stops working for a few seconds.  
2. Close all doors and windows.  
3. Pull the corresponding window key up and hold it in this  
position for a few seconds.  
If the window still cannot be closed, it will stop at the  
corresponding position. Pulling the button again within a few  
seconds closes the window without the anti-trap function ÿ .  
4. Release the key, pull it up again and hold it in this position.  
This restores the automatic lowering and raising function.  
Closing the windows without the anti-trap function  
The function can be reset for a single window or for  
several windows at the same time.  
1. Try to close the window again by pulling the button, without  
releasing it, within a few seconds. The anti-trap function  
Buttons react differently than expected Moisture, dirt, and  
will be deactivated!  
grease can limit button function.  
If the closing process lasts more than a few seconds, the  
anti-entrapment function is activated again. The window  
will stop again if it encounters any resistance or an obstacle,  
1. Keep the buttons always clean and dry.  
and will reopen automatically.  
2. If the window still cannot be closed, go to a duly qualified  
Glass roof  
specialized workshop. Volkswagen recommends a  
Volkswagen dealer.  
Open and close the glass ceiling  
WARNING  
The generic term "glass roof" is used to designate the panoramic  
sunroof and deflector.  
Closing the windows without the anti-trap feature of the  
power windows can cause serious injury.  
· Always close the windows carefully.  
Do not allow anyone to remain in the area  
of the travel of the windows, especially when the windows  
are closed without the anti-trap function.  
· The anti-trap feature does not prevent fingers or other body  
parts from being pinched against the window frame and  
causing injury.  
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Opening and closing  
Close the glass ceiling  
— Manual function: press the key in direction D to the first  
level.  
— Automatic function: press the key in direction D to the second  
level.  
Stop automatic function during opening or closing  
1. Press the key in the C direction again  
or D .  
WARNING  
If the sunroof is used negligently or without due care, it can  
cause serious injury.  
Fig. 77 On the roof lining: glass roof button.  
· Open or close the glass roof only  
The glass roof is made up of two glass elements and has an  
opening system. The rear element is fixed and cannot be opened.  
when there is no one in the area of its travel.  
· When leaving the vehicle, always carry all the keys with you.  
The sun blind opens automatically together with the glass roof if  
you are in front of it. The blind can only be fully closed once the  
glass roof is closed.  
· Never leave a child or anyone who may need help alone in  
the vehicle, especially if they have access to the vehicle  
key. If they used the key unattended, they could lock the  
vehicle, start the engine, switch on the ignition and operate  
The key  
it has two levels.  
First level: The roof is placed in the fully or partially deflecting  
the sunroof.  
position, opens or closes.  
Second level: The roof is automatically placed in the  
corresponding end position.  
· After switching off the ignition, the sunroof can still be opened  
or closed for a short time, provided that the driver's and  
Pressing the key again stops the automatic function.  
front passenger's doors are not opened.  
Adjust the deflector position of the glass roof  
— Manual function: press the button for the zone ÿ  
WARNING  
fig. 77 B to the first level.  
· To avoid damage, in winter temperatures, remove any ice or  
— Automatic function: press the key through zone B to the  
snow from the roof of the vehicle before opening the glass  
roof or adjusting the deflector position of the glass roof.  
second level.  
Close the glass roof located in the bending position  
· Before leaving the vehicle or in case of precipitation, always  
— Manual function: press the key through zone A until  
close the glass roof.  
It's the first level.  
With the sunroof open or in the deflector position, water enters  
the passenger compartment and can considerably damage  
the electrical system. This can cause further damage to the  
— Automatic function: press the key through zone A to the  
second level.  
vehicle.  
Open the glass ceiling  
· If you use a roof rack, keep the glass roof closed.  
— Manual function: press the key in direction C to the first  
level.  
Periodically remove, by hand or with a vacuum cleaner,  
leaf litter and other loose objects that  
— Automatic function up to comfort position: press the key in  
direction C to the second level.  
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deposited in the guides of the glass ceiling.  
Glass roof  
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If the sunroof does not work properly, neither will the anti-  
Closing the glass roof without the anti-trap function  
trap function. Go to a duly qualified specialized workshop.  
Volkswagen recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
1. Press the key  
roof is fully closed ÿ p. 94.  
up to the second level until the  
The roof closes without the anti-trap function intervening!  
Opening and closing the glass roof  
with the comfort function  
2. If the roof still cannot be closed, go to a suitably qualified  
specialist workshop.  
Volkswagen recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
Comfort opening and closing  
The glass roof can be opened and closed from the outside with  
the vehicle key:  
If the button is released during closing, the sunroof opens  
automatically.  
Not valid for USA and Canada: Press and hold the unlock key  
or the key lock key. The glass roof moves into the deflecting  
position or closes.  
WARNING  
Closing the glass roof without the anti-trap function can cause  
serious injuries.  
On vehicles with the lock and start system  
than "Keyless Access": Hold a finger on the door handle lock  
sensor surface for a few seconds until the sunroof has closed  
ÿ p. 78, ÿ p. 79.  
· Always close the roof carefully.  
Do not allow anyone to remain in the area  
of roof travel, especially when closed without the anti-trap  
feature.  
· The anti-trap feature does not prevent fingers or other body  
parts from being pinched against the roof frame and causing  
injury.  
— To interrupt the function, release the unlock or lock key.  
Convenience closing closes all the windows in the doors and the  
glass roof. Once all the windows and the sunroof are closed, all  
The anti-trap function also works when the windows and  
the turn signals flash once as confirmation.  
sunroof are closed with the comfort function using the  
vehicle key.  
In the infotainment system, in the vehicle settings menu,  
settings for the glass roof can be made ÿ p. 17.  
Problems and solutions  
Some settings can be saved in the personalization  
function user accounts and are changed when you switch  
The glass ceiling does not close  
user accounts.  
— The glass roof only works with the ignition  
connected. After switching off the ignition, the sunroof can  
still be opened or closed for a short time, provided that the  
driver's and front passenger's doors are not opened.  
Anti-entrapment function of the  
glass roof  
— If it is not possible to close the glass roof electrically, it will  
The anti-trap feature reduces the risk of bruising ÿ . If the glass  
ceiling encounters any difficulty in closing, it will reopen immediately.  
have to be done manually.  
It is not possible to perform an emergency closing of the  
glass roof without removing vehicle components. Go to a duly  
qualified specialized workshop. Volkswagen recommends a  
Volkswagen dealer.  
1. Check why the roof has not been closed  
glass.  
2. Try closing the roof again.  
3. If the roof still cannot be closed, close it without the anti-trap  
feature.  
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Opening and closing  
Buttons react differently than expected Humidity,  
Steering wheel  
dirt, grease, etc., can limit button function. Make  
sure the buttons are always clean and dry.  
Adjust the position of the steering wheel  
Fig. 78 Under the steering wheel, on the steering column  
trim: lever for manual adjustment of the steering wheel  
position (schematic representation).  
Fig. 79 On the balance wheel: position equivalent to 9 and  
3 o'clock.  
Adjust the steering wheel before setting off and  
only when the vehicle is stationary ÿ .  
.
1. Pull down the lever ÿ fig. 78 1  
2. Adjust the steering wheel so that you can hold it  
with both hands on the sides, on the outside,  
at the 9 o'clock and 3 o'clock position with your  
arms slightly bent ÿ fig. 79.  
3. Push the lever up firmly until it is flush with the  
steering column trim ÿ .  
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Adjust the position of the steering wheel  

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