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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
06/26/17 NHTSA ID: 10107761
TSB ID: VIN-4-A-PIN APRI

Mil-on, fault p309f or p309d, no electric drive mode customer states crank no start and/or in-tank fuel pump making noise and possibly with fuel pump faults mil-on, fault p013e in the ecm mil-on, fault p164b in ecm mil-on, fault
06/23/17 NHTSA ID: 10107668
TSB ID: VIN-4-A-PIN APRI

Mil-on, fault p309f or p309d, no electric drive mode customer states crank no start and/or in-tank fuel pump making noise and possibly with fuel pump faults mil-on, fault p013e in the ecm mil-on, fault p164b in ecm mil-on, fault
06/22/17 NHTSA ID: 10107504
TSB ID: V011613_2033805

Engine, misfire diagnostic aid the mil is flashing or illuminated.
06/14/17 NHTSA ID: 10106461
TSB ID: TT171601_2044618

Diagnostic assistance should the yellow engine oil lamp remain illuminated with engine oil level at the proper level.
06/23/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10107641
TSB ID: V001603_2043858

Informational publication discribing the manufacturing use of rust inhibitors and anti seize products during assembly, and how the product(s) "run off" may be misinterpreted as an engine oil or automatic transmission oil leak.
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107967
TSB ID: V871615_2043704

Updated to add jetta, beetle and beetle convertible model applicability.
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06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107901
TSB ID: TT 911117_203118

Directions to deactivate transport safeguard mode in replacement radios. no directions to address this in the repair manual or scan tool.
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107903
TSB ID: V871615_2043704

Updated to add jetta, beetle and beetle convertible model applicability.
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107923
TSB ID: TT91-16-08

Initial publication discribing a symptom which may develop with android auto connection issue after updating some samsung phones to android sw version 6.0.1 - marshmallow
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107881
TSB ID: TT 901204_203072

Instructions to manually set service internal maximum values after instrument cluster replacement, to prevent false messages to the customer.
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107842
TSB ID: V911604_2044695

Availability introduction, location and instruction for down loading infotainment software updates using servicenet.
06/27/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107924
TSB ID: TT 91-16-09

Instructions to erase a fault that may arise after replacing or updating the radio module.
06/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107801
TSB ID: TT911610_2044699

Navigation system part information relating to the potential incorrect sd data card being installed. this results in an invalid storage device message being displayed .
06/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107742
TSB ID: TT 911117_203118

Directions to deactivate transport safeguard mode in replacement radios. no directions to address this in the repair manual or scan tool.
06/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107741
TSB ID: TT 901204_203072

Instructions to manually set service internal maximum values after instrument cluster replacement, to prevent false messages to the customer.
06/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107614
TSB ID: TT 91-16-07

Clear repair information/explanation to address a message that displays when the back up camera is use.
06/20/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107205
TSB ID: TT 641604_204520

Reminder to technicians to utilize the repair manual procedure during window regulator installation. further describes the abnormal noises and the cause for them if this procedure is not performed.
06/20/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107206
TSB ID: TT871201_2029561

Direction to perform system reset after component replacment or disconnect of the hvac system control head. no test plan information to address this.
06/20/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10107208
TSB ID: TT911612_2045091

Diagnostic information as there is no scan tool test plan available to address the replacement of the 5f module.
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106586
TSB ID: V871612_2043704

Updated to include additional model applicability.
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106602
TSB ID: TT 641604_204520

Reminder to technicians to utilize the repair manual procedure during window regulator installation. further describes the abnormal noises and the cause for them if this procedure is not performed.
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106606
TSB ID: TT911612_2045091

Diagnostic information as there is no scan tool test plan available to address the replacement of the 5f module.
06/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106603
TSB ID: TT871201_2029561

Direction to perform system reset after component replacment or disconnect of the hvac system control head. no test plan information to address this.
06/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106486
TSB ID: TT961502_2040028

Additional diagnostic information to assist in preventing unneccesary parts replacement to repair a weak alarm horn tone.
06/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106511
TSB ID: TT961601_2044872

Symptom and associated repair information to address emerging concern identified by field personnel. instruction on how to repair poor electric harness end connector connection on door entry handle.
06/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10106509
TSB ID: TT911605_2043362

Operational information explaining radio reception concerns as a result of normal signal characteristics. provided to prevent unnecessary repairs.
05/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10098788
TSB ID: TT911610_2044699

Additional updated version to address a further change in part numbers.
03/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10096074
TSB ID: TT911613_2045267

Clarification of apple carplay operation in conjunction with usb port operation by location to aid in diagnostics.
03/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10096072
TSB ID: TT911612_2045091

Update to include model year 2017. information addressed correction to test plan information to address loading of swap keys into a new 5f module.
06/28/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10107982
TSB ID: ENHANCED REAR VI

Enhanced rear view mirror installation instructions v.2
06/28/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10107981
TSB ID: ENHANCED REAR VI

Enhanced rear view mirror installation instructions
06/23/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10107703
TSB ID: VIN-4-A-PIN APRI

Mil-on, fault p309f or p309d, no electric drive mode customer states crank no start and/or in-tank fuel pump making noise and possibly with fuel pump faults mil-on, fault p013e in the ecm mil-on, fault p164b in ecm mil-on, fault
06/23/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10107644
TSB ID: V661602_2027119

Update "conditions not covered by warranty" section, remove oxydation wording, insert anodized wording, and update model year and model applicability.
06/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10106455
TSB ID: 2016 TIGUAN SERV

New document
06/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10106487
TSB ID: WECP -CUSTOMER L

Owner¿s manual correction ¿ maximum permissible trailer weights chart
05/10/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10098787
TSB ID: TT911613_2045267

Updated diagnostic direction to address new concerns in regards to apply carplay connection on mibii equipped vehicles.
03/22/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10096157
TSB ID: V551614_2045227

Points of inspection and repair instruction should a water leak appear around the rear lid.

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Volkswagen Tiguan TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.