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

Lifting and movable panel of the hatch of a roof


The panel opens and closed at the included ignition by means of the rotary switch; during the pressing or a pulling of the switch the panel rises and falls.

The panel can be opened or closed as well after switching off of ignition so far one of forward doors is not opened yet.


Turn the switch clockwise before achievement by the panel of desirable situation. In situation A the hatch of a roof is completely open.


For closing it is necessary to turn the switch in situation B.


Quickly press the corresponding side of the switch (see an arrow) – the panel completely will rise.

Quickly extend the switch – the panel will completely be closed.

By long pressing or a pulling of the switch it is possible to install the panel in any desirable situation.

On cars with the glass panel of a roof when moving the panel of one-times but automatically the movable screen for protection against strong sunlight opens. At the closed roof panel at will it can be shifted back by hand.

Convenient closing of the panel

The movable panel can be closed not only by means of the switch, but also when locking one of forward doors of the car: detain a key in the provision of locking or you hold the button of remote radio control pressed until the panel is not closed.

Operations procedure at malfunction of the driving mechanism

At malfunction of the driving mechanism the panel of a roof can be closed in the manual way.

1. Remove a plastic cover from the back party by means of the screw-driver.
2. Take out a krivoshipny neck from the holder of a cover, insert it into an opening and close the movable panel.
3. Insert a neck in the holder and put into place a cover.