VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Foltsvagen Passat B5
- Maintenance instruction
   Doors, central blocking of locks
   Trunk lid (back door of the Station wagon car)
   Remote radio control by locks
   Electrowindow regulators
   Rear-view mirrors
   Seat belts
   System of inflatable safety cushions
   Head restraints
   + Front seats
   Memory for a driver's seat
   Storing of adjustments of a seat and external mirrors for advance
   Call of adjustments of a seat and external mirrors for the movement by the forward course
   Back many-placed seat (Sedan)
   Back many-placed seat (Station wagon)
   Cover for lengthy baggage
   Luggage compartment
   Shelf of the luggage compartment (station wagon)
   Parking brake
   Mechanical transmission
   + 4-staged automatic transmission
   + 5-staged sekventalny automatic transmission
   Adjustable steering column
   Ignition lock
   Launch of the engine
   Engine stop
   Control devices
   Control lamps
   System of automatic control with the multipurpose index
   Violations of paramount importance (red pictograms)
   Violations of minor importance (yellow pictograms)
   Navigation system
   Switches and switches
   Understeering switch of indexes of turns and light of headlights
   Cruise control
   Screen wipers and windscreen washers
   Heating and ventilation
   Air supply nozzles
   Climatic installation
   Air supply nozzles
   + Climatic Klimatronik installation
   Lifting and movable panel of the hatch of a roof
   Internal lighting
   Box for things
   Plug sockets in the luggage compartment
   How economically to drive the car
   Anti-blocking system of brakes
   Protivobuksovochny system (the reduced torque of the engine, ASR)
   Protivobuksovochny system with snubbing of a wheel (EDS)
   Electronic system of stabilization (ESP)
   Amplifier of steering
   Fuel (petrol engines)
   Fuel (diesel engines)
   + Motor compartment
   Bases of safe operation of the car
   Bases of safe operation of the car
+ 1. Maintenance
+ 2. Engines
+ 3. Cooling system
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Engine management
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
+ 9. Steering
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment

Ignition lock



Take out a key from the ignition lock only after a full stop of the car! Otherwise steering blocking can join on the run.

In order to avoid uncontrollable rolling the car, after a full stop of the car you have to tighten the parking brake always reliably.

Petrol engines

 1 – Ignition is switched off / the engine is switched off.

2 – Ignition is included.

3 – Launch of the engine.

Diesel engines

1 – Supply of fuel is blocked / the engine is switched off.

2 – Inclusion of prestarting heating and situation at the movement of the car.

In operating time of a prestarting heater any other electric devices – large consumers of current should not be included. Otherwise there will be too strong load of the rechargeable battery.

3 – Launch of the engine.

For all cars:

Situation 1

For blocking of steering to turn a steering wheel at the taken-out ignition key before the heard click of fixing of a lock finger of steering.

If after taking out of the ignition key remained not switched off devices of lighting or the index of turn, then as soon as the driver's door is open, the sound signal like buzzer will join.

Situation 2

If the ignition key difficult or in general cannot be turned in this situation, it is necessary to shake a little a steering wheel to the left-to the right – then steering blocking will be removed!

Situation 3

In it the provision of a headlight switch to parking fires, other large consumers of electric current are switched off.

Before each new attempt to start the engine, it is necessary to return the ignition key in situation 1. The device of blocking of repeated inclusion of a starter placed in the ignition lock prevents inclusion of a starter at the rotating bent shaft of the engine and by that protects a starter from breakage.

Blocking of taking out of a key from the ignition lock

On cars with the automatic transmission the key after switching off of ignition will manage to be taken out only when the selector is in a position "P".

At the taken-out ignition key the selector is blocked in this position.