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
      10.10.1. Replacement of a brake hose
   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

10.10.1. Replacement of a brake hose



Brake hoses should not contact to oil or fuel. Also it is impossible to varnish brake hoses or other protective structures.


1. Weaken bolts of fastening of a forward wheel. Tighten the emergency brake, then lift a forward part of the car and fix on supports. Remove a wheel.
2. For reduction of losses of brake fluid, uncover with popolnitelno го a tank of the brake system, close a tank mouth polyethylene and again screw a cover. It is necessary in order that the cover hermetically closed a popolnitelny tank.
3. Unscrew bolts and remove a brake support.
4. Release a brake hose from a guide and an arm.
5. Clear area around connecting couplings of a brake hose and unscrew a brake hose. Close openings in a support and the brake highway suitable traffic jams.


At installation use the brake hoses recommended by the producer.

1. Establish a new brake hose, without overwinding it and tighten connecting couplings of a brake hose the moment of 15 Nanometers.
2. Turning a steering wheel from an emphasis against the stop, check that the brake hose moves freely and does not contact to elements of a forward suspension bracket and a body.
3. Establish a support.
4. Remove polyethylene from a jellied mouth of a popolnitelny tank and pump over the corresponding brake contour.
5. Establish a wheel and lower the car on the earth. Tighten fastening bolts in the diagonal sequence the moment of 120 Nanometers.