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

11:28. Trunk lid


Elements of fastening of a trunk lid

1 – trunk lid,
2 – trunk lid upholstery,
3 – buffer,
4 – nuts, 25 Nanometers,
5 – trunk lid hinge,
6 – bolt, 20 Nanometers,
7 – rubber buffer,
8 – pneumatic support,
9 – lock plate,
10 – nut, 7 Nanometers,
11 – electrical wiring,
12 – hinge casing,
13 – rubber buffer


1. Remove a trunk lid upholstery.
2. Disconnect electric sockets in a trunk lid.
3. Tie a thin long cord to an electrical wiring and take electrical wire ку from a trunk lid. Untie a cord and leave it in a trunk lid. Further the cord will be required for tightening of an electrical wiring in a trunk lid.
4. Using a marker or a pencil, note an arrangement of loops of hinges on a trunk lid.
5. Ask the assistant to support a trunk lid in open situation and remove a pneumatic emphasis of a trunk lid.
6. Unscrew fastening of hinges from a trunk lid and remove a trunk lid from the car.


1. Install a trunk lid on the car and according to earlier made marking screw hinges on a trunk lid.
2. Check and by means of hinges adjust gaps between a trunk lid and other elements of a body. Tighten nuts of fastening of hinges to a trunk lid the moment of 20 Nanometers.
3. Tie an electrical wiring to a cord and for a cord involve an electrical wiring in a trunk lid. Untie a cord and connect the electric socket to a trunk lid.
4. Fix a pneumatic emphasis on a trunk lid.
5. A stream of water check whether the luggage carrier proceeds:
    – one person with a small lamp has to be in a luggage carrier,
    – the second person has to direct a water stream to a luggage carrier.
6. In case of detection of course of a luggage carrier follows by means of hinges and a plate of the lock to lower a trunk lid a little.
7. If on consolidation of a luggage carrier there are cracks, replace it.
8. For protection of consolidation apply on it a thin film of special means.
9. Establish a trunk lid upholstery.
10. During the movement of the car, check whether there are no fluctuations of a trunk lid.