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
- 11. Body
   11.2. Care of a body
   11.3. Care of an upholstery and rugs
   11.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   11.5. Repair of strong damages of a body
   + 11.6. Forward cross panel
   11.7. Front bumper
   11.8. Removal of the lever of blocking of a cowl
   11.9. Adjustment of the side directing bumper arm
   11:10. Rear bumper
   11:11. Forward wing
   11:12. Facing of a niche of a forward wheel
   11:13. Air inlet lattice
   + 11:14. Cowl
   11:15. Front grille
   + 11:16. Cable of opening of the lock of a cowl
   11:17. Cowl lock
   11:18. Internal finishing of a door
   11:19. Differences at removal of an upholstery of the right forward door
   11:20. Control unit of door mechanisms
   11:21. Consolidation of a door
   11:22. Side finishing of the luggage compartment of the Sedan models
   11:23. Side finishing of the luggage compartment of the Station wagon models
   11:24. Back finishing of the luggage compartment on the Sedan models
   11:25. Trunk lid upholstery
   11:26. Luggage carrier door upholstery
   11:27. A covering of half of the luggage compartment on the Station wagon models
   11:28. Trunk lid
   + 11:29. Luggage carrier lock
   11:30. Adjustment of provision of a cover of a luggage carrier / back door
   + 11:31. The lock of a back door on the Station wagon models
   11:32. Forward door
   11:33. Cylinder of the lock of a forward door
   11:34. External handle of opening of a door
   11:35. Door lock
   11:36. Manual lowering of glass of a door
   11:37. Door glass
   11:38. Door arm
   11:39. Internal rear-view mirror
   11:40. Central console
   11:41. Forward ashtray
   11:42. Back ashtray
   11:43. Decorative overlay of the lever (automatic transmission)
   11:44. Decorative slips under the radio receiver
   11:45. The lower finishing of the dashboard from the driver
   11:46. Ware box
   11:47. Internal decorative overlay of an external rear-view mirror
   11:48. Ceiling handle
   11:49. Antisolar peaks
   11:50. Overlays of thresholds
   11:51. Wind and back flew down
   11:52. Sitting lobbies
   11:53. Head restraint
   11:54. Side safety cushions
   11:55. Back sitting
   11:56. Left back of back sitting
   11:57. Carpet
   11:58. Elements of finishing of an interior
   11:59. External mirror of a back type / glass of a mirror
   11.60. Case of an external mirror
   11.61. Protection / бордюрная roof level
   11.62. Side overlay of a body
   11.63. Replacement of rubber tapes of brushes of screen wipers
   11.64. Nozzles of washers of a windshield
   11.65. Screen wiper levers
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment

11:11. Forward wing


Elements of fastening of a forward wing

1 – forward wing,
2 – screws of 9 pieces,
3 – nuts,
4 – T25 Torx-screws, 25 Nanometers,
5 – nuts of 4 pieces,
6 – arm

Mudguard of a forward wing

1 – plastic nut of a mudguard,
2 – an arrangement of a plastic nut on a mudguard,
3 – wing mudguard


1. Remove a front bumper.
2. Remove side repeaters of turns.
3. Unscrew screws and remove facing of a niche of a forward wheel.
4. Unscrew screws and remove a mudguard from under a wing (see rice. Mudguard of a forward wing). If necessary replace plastic nuts in a mudguard.
5. Unscrew the screws fixing a forward wing.

In order to avoid damage of a paint and varnish covering wind with an adhesive tape of the place near screws of fastening of a wing.

6. The wing is established on a layer of protective mastic therefore for separation of a wing from a body soften protective mastic by means of the hair dryer. Put on a flat nozzle the hair dryer and, gradually warming mastic, remove a wing. In the absence of the hair dryer remove protective mastic by means of a sharp knife.
Consistently, beginning from a rack, warm up wing installation sites on mastic and, being careful, remove a wing from the car.

For protection of the bottom of the car the film on the basis of a polivinilkhlora yes is used (PVC) and it can be heated only for a short time and not really strongly. When heating the film changes the properties and bubbles. At the same time couples, unhealthy are allocated, and hydrochloric acid which promotes corrosion emergence is formed.


1. Before installation of a wing into place clear the interfaced surface and apply zinc paste in places of fastening of a wing on a wheel niche and a forward rack (VW AKL-381 035 50). This paste is used as anticorrosive protection.
2. In other places where the wing is interfaced to a body, paste a sealing tape for wings.
3. Install a forward wing on the car, combine openings under bolts and screw up bolts, having tightened their moment 5 Nanometers. At installation of a wing check that gaps between a wing and a cowl, and also between a wing and a forward door were uniform on all length.
Gaps at installation of a wing:
Wing – a cowl – 3 mm.
Wing – a headlight and the index of turns – 1 mm.
Wing – a forward door – 4 mm.
4. You make tightening of bolts of fastening of a wing the moment of 5 Nanometers.
5. Apply a layer of anticorrosive protection on the internal surface of a wing.
6. Install side repeaters of turns.
7. Establish and screw screws a wing mudguard.
8. Establish and screw screws facing of a niche of a wheel.
9. Establish a front bumper.