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VW Tiguan 2021 Owner's Manual ➜ Protection from the sun

Synchronized mirror adjustment Synchronized  
mirror adjustment simultaneously adjusts the right exterior  
mirror when the left one is adjusted.  
If proper care is not taken when folding or unfolding the door  
mirrors, injury could result.  
1. Turn the knob to the position.  
· Fold or unfold the exterior mirrors only when there is no  
obstacle in their travel area.  
2. Adjust the left outside mirror. The right mirror will adjust  
simultaneously (synchronously).  
· When moving the exterior mirrors, always be careful not to get  
your fingers caught between the exterior mirror and its base.  
3. If necessary, correct the mirror settings  
right: turn the knob to the position and adjust the right mirror.  
Folding the exterior mirrors after parking  
If the exterior mirrors are not folded in before entering an  
automatic car wash, they could be damaged.  
When the vehicle is locked or unlocked from the outside, the  
exterior mirrors fold in or out automatically. For this, the rotary  
knob must be in the position ,  
either .  
· Always fold the exterior mirrors.  
· Do not fold or unfold the electrically folding exterior mirrors by  
hand, as this may damage the electrical operation of the  
exterior mirrors.  
If the rotary control for the electric exterior mirrors is in the  
position, the exterior mirrors will remain folded.  
Saving and activating the setting of the exterior mirror for the  
front passenger for reversing  
Do not leave the heating of the exterior mirrors on for  
longer than necessary.  
Otherwise it causes unnecessary fuel consumption.  
1. Unlock the vehicle with the key to which you want to assign  
the setting.  
2. Engage the electronic parking brake.  
In the event of a breakdown, the electric exterior mirrors  
can be adjusted mechanically  
3. Switch on the ignition.  
pressing his hand on the edge of the mirror.  
4. Put the gear in the neutral position.  
Some settings can be saved to user accounts in the  
5. Engage reverse gear.  
personalization function.  
zation and change automatically when switching user accounts  
ÿ p. 40.  
6. Adjust the exterior mirror for the front passenger so that, e.g. eg,  
you can see the curb well.  
7. Put the gear in the neutral position.  
8. Switch off the ignition.  
sun protection  
9. The position set for the mirror is saved and assigned to the key.  
Activate the settings for the front passenger exterior mirror  
for reversing  
1. Turn the knob for the door mirrors to the  
position for the adjustment of the exterior mirror of the  
2. With the ignition on, engage reverse gear. The passenger  
exterior mirror will move to the stored position.  
The front passenger exterior mirror leaves the stored position for  
reverse gear when the vehicle is moving faster than approx. 15  
km/h (9 mph). or if the knob is turned to another position.  
Fig. 115 On the interior trim at the front of the roof: sun  
Driver and front passenger sun visors adjustment options:  
By briefly pressing the buttons to the second level, the sun  
blind moves automatically to the corresponding end position.  
Pressing the key again stops the automatic function.  
— They can be lowered towards the windshield.  
— They can be removed from the support and rotated  
Open the sun blind: Press button 1 to the first level.  
towards the doors ÿ fig. 115A  
Automatic function: Press key 1 briefly to the second level.  
Vanity mirror with light On  
the back of the sun visor is a vanity mirror fitted with a cover.  
By moving the cover ÿ fig. 115B  
Close the sun blind: Press button 2 to the first level. Automatic  
function: Press button 2 briefly to the second level.  
the light comes on ÿ fig. 115 1  
Stop automatic function during opening or closing: Press  
key 1 or 2 again  
The use of sun visors and sun blinds can reduce visibility.  
After the ignition is switched off, the sun blind can still be  
opened or closed for a few minutes as long as the driver's  
and front passenger's doors are not opened.  
· Always reattach sun visors and sun blinds to their brackets  
when you no longer need them.  
Sun blind anti-trap function The anti-trap function can reduce  
Under certain circumstances, the light above the sun  
the risk of bruising when closing the sun blind ÿ . If the sun blind  
encounters resistance or an obstacle when closing, it will reopen  
visor automatically turns off after a few minutes. This  
prevents the 12 volt battery from being discharged.  
1. Check why the curtain has not been closed  
Glass roof sun blind  
2. Try to close the blind again.  
3. If the blind still cannot be closed due to some obstacle or  
resistance, it will reopen immediately. Once open it can be  
closed for a short time without the anti-trap function.  
4. If the blind still cannot be closed, close it without the anti-  
trap feature.  
Closing the sun blind without the anti-trap function  
1. Before approx. 5 seconds  
from the activation of the anti-entrapment function, press  
Fig. 116 On the headlining: buttons for operating the  
the button ÿ fig. 116 2 until the blind has closed completely.  
sun blind.  
The electric sun blind works when the ignition is switched on.  
The blind closes without the anti-trap function  
When the sunroof is fully deflected, the sun blind moves  
2. If the blind still cannot be closed, go to  
automatically to a ventilation position. The blind remains in this  
to a duly qualified specialized workshop. Volkswagen  
position even after closing the sunroof.  
recommends a Volkswagen dealer.  
Open and close the sun blind The  
If the sun blind is closed without the anti-trap function, it can  
buttons ÿ fig. 116 1 and 2 have two levels. By pressing the keys  
cause serious injury.  
you see.  
5 N M 0 1 2 7 6 0 A J  
up to the first level, the sun blind can be fully or partially opened  
or closed.  
· Always close the blind carefully.  
sun protection  
· Make sure that no one is in the area of the  
blind's travel, especially when closing 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.  
When the sunroof is open, the electric sun blind can only  
be closed  
to the front edge of the glass roof.  

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