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VW Tiguan Body Repairs Interior ➜ Roof trims

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Roof trims  
⇒ “7.3 Installing roof reinforcement to body”, page 251  
7.1  
Assembly overview - moulded headliner  
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1 - Moulded headliner  
❑ For some vehicle equip‐  
ment versions cut-outs  
must be cut into new  
moulded headliner  
⇒ page 251 .  
Removing and installing  
2 - Roof reinforcement  
❑ Not installed if a sunroof  
is fitted.  
❑ Install to body  
⇒ page 251 .  
3 - Roof reinforcement  
❑ Not installed if a sunroof  
is fitted.  
❑ Install to body  
⇒ page 251 .  
4 - Retaining clip  
❑ Qty. 3  
❑ Remove any retaining  
clips left in body mount‐  
ings using removal tool -  
T40280- .  
❑ Renew any damaged or  
deformed retaining  
clips.  
5 - Retaining clip  
❑ Only installed if a sun‐  
roof is fitted.  
❑ Qty. 15  
❑ Insert in moulded head‐  
liner.  
❑ Remove remaining retaining clips in fastening strip.  
❑ Renew any damaged or deformed retaining clips.  
6 - Retaining clip  
❑ Qty. 4  
❑ Release using release pliers - VAS 6427-  
7.2  
Removing and installing moulded head‐  
lining  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
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♦ Removal lever - 80 - 200-  
♦ Release pliers - VAS 6427-  
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Removing  
Vehicles with sunroof  
– Open sliding sunroof completely.  
2
Open sun blind at about / .  
3
– Clean removal lever - 80 - 200- to prevent the moulded head‐  
liner from getting soiled.  
– Run removal lever - 80 - 200- between trim frame -2- and  
moulded headliner -1- until you feel one of the retaining clips  
-3-.  
– Unclip -arrow- trim frame -2- all round in area of retaining clips  
-3- using removal lever - 80 - 200- .  
Continued for all vehicles  
– Unclip upper A-pillar trims in area of overlap to moulded head‐  
liner ⇒ page 212 .  
– Remove upper B-pillar trims ⇒ page 220 .  
– Remove C-pillar trims ⇒ page 224 .  
– If necessary, remove interior mirror covers ⇒ page 64 .  
– Remove sun visors ⇒ page 37 .  
– Remove sun visor centre mount ⇒ page 39 .  
– Remove storage compartment in roof headliner ⇒ page 34 .  
– Remove roof grab handle ⇒ page 40 .  
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– If present, unscrew bolt -2- in frame -1- of 4 load guard eyelets  
respectively but do not remove frame.  
– Fold down rear seat backrests.  
– Move front backrest to 45°-position.  
– Disconnect connector for moulded headliner wiring harness in  
retaining frame for moulded headliner.  
Caution  
♦ The moulded headliner is easily kinked.  
♦ If kinked, the headliner must be renewed.  
Note  
When carrying out the steps below, ensure that release pliers -  
VAS 6427- are positioned centrally in retaining clips.  
– Using release pliers - VAS 6427- , release retaining clips -2-  
in retaining frame for moulded headliner -1- from body mount‐  
ings.  
– Hold moulded headliner -1- in such a way -arrows- that re‐  
leased retaining clips -2- do not engage again.  
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