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VW Tiguan Electrical System ➜ Windscreen wiper system

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Electrical system - Edition 11.2018  
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windscreen wiper system.  
⇒ “1.2 Moving wipers to service position”, page 63  
⇒ “1.3 Removing and installing wiper blade”, page 63  
⇒ “1.4 Removing and installing wiper arms”, page 64  
⇒ “1.5 Adjusting wiper arms”, page 66  
⇒ “1.6 Removing and installing wiper motor V ”, page 67  
⇒ “1.7 Renewing wiper motor”, page 68  
⇒ “1.8 Deactivating APP function of wiper motor”, page 70  
⇒ “1.9 Removing and installing rain and light sensor”, page 71  
1.1  
Assembly overview - windscreen wiper  
system  
⇒ “1.1.2 Assembly overview - wiper motor and wiper frame”, page  
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1.1.1  
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1 - Wiper blade on front pas‐  
senger side  
❑ Different length ⇒ Elec‐  
tronic Parts Catalogue  
(ETKA)  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 63  
2 - Wiper blade on driver side  
❑ Different length ⇒ Elec‐  
tronic Parts Catalogue  
(ETKA)  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 63  
3 - Wiper arm on driver side  
❑ Different length ⇒ Elec‐  
tronic Parts Catalogue  
(ETKA)  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 64  
❑ Adjusting ⇒ page 66  
4 - Cover  
5 - Nut  
❑ 20 Nm  
6 - Bolt  
❑ Specified torque and  
tightening sequence  
⇒ page 62  
7 - Wiper frame  
❑ With windscreen wiper  
motor - V-  
❑ With wiper motor control  
unit - J400- .  
❑ Removing and installing ⇒ page 67  
8 - Bolt  
❑ Specified torque and tightening sequence ⇒ page 62  
9 - Bolt  
❑ Specified torque and tightening sequence ⇒ page 62  
10 - Nut  
❑ 20 Nm  
11 - Cover  
12 - Wiper arm on front passenger side  
❑ Different length ⇒ Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA)  
❑ Removing and installing ⇒ page 64  
❑ Adjusting ⇒ page 66  
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Wiper frame - specified torque and tightening sequence  
– Tighten bolts for wiper frame -4- in stages in the sequence  
shown:  
Stage  
1.  
2.  
Bolts  
Specified torque  
Screw in by hand as far as stop  
8 Nm  
-1 … 3-  
-1 … 3-  
1.1.2  
Assembly overview - wiper motor and wiper frame  
1 - Wiper frame  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 67  
2 - Nut  
❑ 25 Nm  
3 - Bolts  
❑ Qty. 3  
❑ 9 Nm  
4 - Wiper motor - V-  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 68  
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1.2  
Moving wipers to service position  
Caution  
Risk of damaging the bonnet when moving wipers back into  
the park position.  
♦ Do not manoeuvre the vehicle with wiper arms folded out.  
♦ The wipers automatically move back to the park position  
when the wiper switch is operated or when road speed  
exceeds 6 km/h.  
Caution  
Risk of damage to wiper blades due to freezing.  
♦ In the event of frost, check if wiper blades are frozen.  
Note  
If it is necessary for the windscreen wiper motor to run during the  
working procedure, the bonnet must be closed completely, as  
otherwise the power supply to the wiper motor will be interrupted.  
– Switch on ignition.  
– Switch off ignition.  
– Activate “flick wipe”.  
The wipers are moving to “service position”.  
1.3  
Removing and installing wiper blade  
Removing  
– Move wipers to service position ⇒ page 63 .  
Caution  
Risk of damage to the wiper blade.  
♦ Joint-free wipers are very flexible. To lift the wiper blades  
off the windscreen, touch them only in the area in which  
the wiper blades are attached to the wipers.  
– Lift wiper arm off the windscreen.  
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– Press retaining clip -arrow A- and push wiper blade -1- off  
wiper arm -2- -arrow B-.  
– Remove wiper blade -1-.  
Installing  
Caution  
Risk of damage to the vehicle body.  
♦ Wiper blades for driver and front passenger sides each  
have a different length.  
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:  
– Insert wiper blade -1- in parallel movement into wiper arm  
-2- -arrow-. Ensure that wiper blade -1- is pushed into wiper  
arm -2- until retaining clip is heard to engage.  
To leave the “service position”:  
– Operate windscreen wiper switch. or  
– Drive vehicle faster than 6 km/h.  
1.4  
Removing and installing wiper arms  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Puller - T10369-  
♦ Torque wrench - V.A.G 1331-  
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