No I don’t think so. It happened after they tinted that sunroof. I think the water ran back and stained it like that. But that’s also good to know! Is there a way I can do that or does the dealer need to do that?
My guess, whoever tinted got liquid on thsat headliner. Not good. I have no idea how that possibly can be cleaned or replaced.
And you can easily clean your own drains, though Mine have never needed it after years and years. I used bell wire, maybe 18 guage? Maybe 16? Its packed otr I would look. Needs to be both stiff and fflexible ayt the same time.
There is a hole, sometimes hard to see, at each corner of the sunroof trough. Takes about 4 feet of wire. Takes minutes.
Thank you! I’ll keep an eye on this.
Yeah they tried to say it wasn’t their fault but they paid to have it cleaned. I took it to a detail shop.
But I think it turned out fine! Some marks but not nearly as bad
The drain cleaning can be looked up. If it rains a lot where you live
it’s not as bad as if you have dry summers and park outside.
It’s a dealer maintenance item during various service intervals, but the frequency may not be enough depending on the model. My alltrack leaked because of it, but our Tiguan interval is twice as often so it was never clogged enough to leak before it was cleaned.
If you routinely run hose water (gentle flow) in the channels during dry months (maybe twice a summer?) you should be able to avoid it. Just check to see that water flows out of the drains located inside your rear tire wells when you run the water. If water flows, they aren’t clogged.