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VW Tiguan Body Repairs Interior ➜ Curtain airbags

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Curtain airbags  
8.1  
Assembly overview - curtain airbag  
1 - Line to prevent twisting  
❑ Is used to ensure that  
curtain airbag is not  
twisted.  
❑ Must be entirely visible  
after installation.  
2 - Curtain airbag  
❑ Driver side: with driver  
side curtain airbag ignit‐  
er - N251- .  
❑ Front passenger side:  
with front passenger  
side curtain airbag ignit‐  
er - N252- .  
WARNING  
Observe safety instruc‐  
tions for pyrotechnic  
components ⇒ page 3 .  
Removing and installing  
3 - Wire  
❑ For driver side curtain  
airbag igniter - N251- /  
front passenger side  
curtain airbag igniter -  
N252-  
4 - Bolt  
❑ Renew after removal  
❑ 8 Nm ≥ 0.7 Nm  
5 - Retaining clip  
❑ Qty. 6  
6 - Clip  
❑ Qty. 2  
7 - Retaining strap  
❑ When installing, thread the tether into rectangular aperture in body  
❑ After tether has been attached, pull on it to ensure proper seating  
8.2  
Removing and installing curtain airbag  
with igniter  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
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♦ Release tool - VAS 1978/17- from release tool case - VAS  
1978/35-  
♦ Wedges - T10383-  
♦ Removal lever - 80 - 200-  
♦ Torque wrench - V.A.G 1783-  
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Removing  
WARNING  
♦ Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components  
⇒ page 3 .  
♦ Observe the additional safety instructions for the curtain  
airbag ⇒ page 5 .  
♦ Observe disposal regulations for pyrotechnic components  
⇒ page 4 .  
– Remove moulded headliner ⇒ page 248 .  
– Disconnect battery earth cable with ignition switched on ⇒  
Electrical system; Rep. gr. 27 ; Battery; Connecting and dis‐  
connecting battery .  
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– Thread tether -3- out of rectangular aperture in A-pillar.  
– Unclip clips -1- and -2-.  
– Detach retaining clips -1- to -6- in retaining tabs for curtain  
airbag from body.  
– To do this, carefully push »tip« -arrow- of release tool - VAS  
1978/17- -7- in a straight line into recess -A- as far as stop, as  
shown in illustration.  
– Pull left side of retaining clip out of body.  
– Pull out release tool - VAS 1978/17- -7- ensuring that released  
side of retaining clip does not engage again.  
– Turn release tool - VAS 1978/17- -7- by 180°.  
– Repeat procedure on recess -B-.  
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