VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Foltsvagen Passat B5
- Maintenance instruction
   Keys
   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
   Armrests
   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
   Braking
   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
   Specifications
   Bases of safe operation of the car
   Specifications
+ 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






System of automatic control with the multipurpose index

GENERAL INFORMATION

Only on cars with the navigation system

The system of automatic control at the included ignition and at the movement exercises constant control behind performance of certain functions and behind a condition of separate components of the car.

About violations in work, and also about the imperative need of carrying out a certain repair or maintenance signal a sound signal and, depending on degree of importance of violation or necessary repair, red or yellow light pictograms ма on a combination of devices.

Besides, for confirmation of red or yellow light pictograms on the display the text message appears.

These text messages in drawings are presented in the present manual in German. Text messages and the corresponding instructions for the driver can also be depending on the country for which this car, in one of following languages is prepared: English, French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese.

Functioning control

Cars with the mechanical transmission

If there are violations in normal functioning of certain systems and devices, about it after inclusion of ignition the instruction appears. At the same time a certain sound warning signal works:

 – violation of paramount value – three sound signals,
 – violation of minor value – one sound signal.

At simultaneous emergence of violations of paramount and minor value three sound signals sound.

At violation the pictogram with the corresponding text message appears.

On minor violation appear the instruction only when paramount violation is eliminated.

Cars with the automatic transmission

After inclusion of ignition at position of the selector in positions "P" and "N" on the display the following instruction for the driver appears:

"BEIM EINLEGEN EINER FAHRSTUFE IM STAND FUSSBREMSE BETATIGEN" ("AT THE CHOICE OF ONE OF POSITIONS OF THE MOVEMENT ON THE MOTIONLESS CAR PRESS THE BRAKE PEDAL").

At the choice of one of positions of the movement ("R", "D" and so on) this instruction for the driver disappears.

If one or several violations are noted, approximately in 15 seconds after start of the engine the instruction for the driver disappears, and on the display the appropriate pictogram of violation with the corresponding text message appears.

If there are violations in normal functioning of certain systems and devices, about it after inclusion of ignition the instruction appears. At the same time the corresponding sound warning signal works:

 – violation of paramount value – three sound signals,
 – violation of minor value – one sound signal.

At simultaneous emergence of violations of paramount and minor value three sound signals sound.

At violation the pictogram with the corresponding text message appears.

On minor violation appear the instruction only when paramount violation is eliminated!