VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Foltsvagen Passat B5
+ Maintenance instruction
+ 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
   10.2. General information
   10.3. ABS/EBV/EDS/ASR/ESP systems
   10.4. Check of the vacuum amplifier of brakes
   + 10.5. Replacement of front brake shoes
   10.6. Replacement of back brake shoes
   10.7. Check of a brake disk
   10.8. Brake disk
   10.9. Pumping of the hydraulic brake system
   + 10:10. Brake pipelines and hoses
   10:11. Stoplight switch
   10:12. Lever of the emergency brake
   10:13. Adjustment of the emergency brake
   + 10:14. Cable of the emergency brake
   10:15. Main malfunctions of brakes
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment






10. Brake system

10.1. Technical characteristics

GENERAL INFORMATION

Disk brakes Forward Forward Back
Engine To 80 kW (109 hp) With 81 kW (110 hp) All models
Firm manufacturer Lucas Teves Lucas
Thickness of a brake shoe 14 mm 14 mm 11 mm
Minimum admissible thickness of a brake shoe:
   – with the basis 7 mm 7 mm 7 mm
   – without the basis 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm
Diameter of a brake disk 280 mm 282,5 mm 245 mm
Thickness of a brake disk 22 mm 25 mm 10 mm
Minimum admissible thickness of a brake disk 20 mm 23 mm 8 mm