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VW Tiguan Body Repairs Exterior ➜ Tank flap unit

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Tank flap unit  
⇒ “3.3 Removing and installing fuel tank flap”, page 97  
3.1  
Assembly overview - tank flap unit  
1 - Tank flap unit  
Removing and installing  
2 - Tank flap  
Removing and installing  
3 - Water drain hose  
❑ Routed between wheel  
housing and wheel  
housing liner  
4 - Tank filler flap locking motor  
- V155-  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 159  
5 - Electrical connector  
6 - Bolts  
❑ Qty. 2  
❑ 1.5 Nm  
3.2  
Removing and installing tank flap unit  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
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♦ Radio release tool - T10057-  
Removing  
– Screw off tank cover.  
Note  
The removal and installation procedure for the tank flap unit on vehicles with reducing agent filler neck is no  
different than that shown here.  
3. Tank flap unit  
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– Using radio release tool - T10057- , punch through tank flap  
unit at markings -2- -arrows a-.  
– Insert radio release tool - T10057- through these openings  
-2- until the notch is reached.  
Retaining hooks -3- -arrow b- are released.  
– Peel rubber grommet off fuel filler neck.  
– Swing tank flap unit -1- out of the side panel -arrow b-.  
– Pull out tank flap unit -1- towards the rear -arrow a-.  
– Guide water drainage hose -4- together with tank flap unit out  
of side panel.  
Installing  
Install in reverse order, noting the following:  
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