Sectioning and Partial Part Replacement: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

One of the top technical inquiries received at Ask I-CAR is, “Is there a sectioning or partial replacement procedure available?” To help answer this question, RTS has an OEM Partial Part Replacement Search available. Here you will find information on if these procedures are available on a specific vehicle. Let’s take a closer look at the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan.

The full OEM Partial Part Replacement Search page for the 2019 Tiguan, can be viewed on the I-CAR website. This will give you a good understanding on general areas for sectioning or partial replacement. I-CAR does not have permission to show exact locations for sectioning or the procedure itself. However, Volkswagen has a paid subscription website with collision repair information.

The front lower rail has procedures available for both sectioning and partial part replacement at factory seams. The Front upper rail has multiple OEM locations in which the rail can be sectioned, as well as partially replaced at factory seams, according to the body repair manual. Sectioning procedures are avialble for the outer uniside, as well as a single sectioning location for the uniside reinforcement. The outer quarter panel on this vehilce has a rolled hem flange. There are no OEM procedures available for the inner uniside

The rear rail has two OEM sectioning locations available, however, there are no partial part replacement procedures at factory seams. The trunk floor can be sectioned in multiple locations according to the body repair manual. Multiple sectioning locations are available for the rear body panel depending on damage location.

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