VW Passat B5

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car



Foltsvagen Passat B5
+ Maintenance instruction
- 1. Maintenance
   1.1. Technical characteristics
   - 1.2. Frequency of service
      + 1.2.1. Weekly checks and service in way
   + 1.3. Engine oil
   1.4. Check of the exhaust system
   + 1.5. Engine cooling system
   + 1.6. Spark plugs
   1.7. Discharge of water from the fuel filter (diesel engines)
   1.8. Replacement of the fuel filter (diesel engines)
   1.9. Check of tightness of hoses and effluence of liquid
   1.10. Replacement of the filtering element of the air filter
   1.11. Check of a condition of a poliklinovy belt
   1.12. Maple belts
   1.13. Measurement of wear of gear belts on diesel engines
   1.14. Box of transfers / main transfer
   1.15. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
   1.16. Visual check of tightness of the transmission
   1.17. Check of level of oil in the mechanical transmission
   1.18. Check of oil in the main transfer of automatic transmissions
   1.19. Check/replacement of level of oil in the automatic transmission
   1.20. Check of a forward suspension bracket and steering
   1.21. Check of dustproof covers of hinges of a forward suspension bracket
   1.22. Check of the shock-absorber
   1.23. Check of a radiator
   1.24. Check of electric chains
   + 1.25. Brake fluid
   1.26. Check of front brake shoes
   1.27. Check of back brake shoes
   1.28. Check of brake hoses
   1.29. Check of cables of the emergency brake
   1.30. Check of level of liquid in the amplifier of steering
   1.31. Dust filter
   1.32. Rechargeable battery
   1.33. Hinges of doors
   + 1.34. Windscreen washers
   1.35. Brushes of screen wipers
   1.36. Check of a starting position of the lever of a screen wiper
   1.37. Check of a tilt angle of the lever of a screen wiper
   1.38. Replacement of the battery in a key of remote control
   1.39. Zeroing of the Service-indicator
+ 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







1.2. Frequency of service

GENERAL INFORMATION

In order that your car was in a fine state, it is necessary to carry out its maintenance periodically. Service needs to be carried out as it is constant, and through certain intervals which are given below. These are the minimum intervals of service recommended by the management.

If the car is operated under trying conditions, in particular in the dusty area, with towage of the trailer at small speeds or on short trips, it is recommended to make maintenance more often.

Weekly or each 400 km

Check the following elements:

 – oil level in the engine;
 – level of cooling liquid;
 – level of brake fluid;
 – availability of water in a windscreen washer tank;
 – operability of a control bulb of candles of an incandescence (diesel engines);
 – condition of the accumulator, tires, screen wipers and all bulbs.

Maintenance each 15 000 km of "Inspektions-Service"

To replace oil in the engine. To replace an oil filter.

On the car with the diesel engine to merge water from the fuel filter.

To check a final path for reliability of fastening, for lack of thinnesses and damages.

Control survey to check the engine for lack of thinnesses and damages.

On the diesel engine with direct injection (TDI or SDI) to check wear of a gear belt.

To check the level of cooling liquid and concentration of antifreeze. If it is required, to add liquid or to bring concentration to norm.

To bring information out of memory of control units of all systems checked in the self-diagnostics mode.

To check and if necessary to adjust the frequency of rotation of a bent shaft idling. Operation is carried out only on the car with the diesel engine without pressurization (except SDI) and provided that the term of the next check did not step on toxicity of exhaust gases yet.

To check thickness of forward and back overlays of brake shoes.

Control survey to check the brake system for lack of thinnesses and damages.

To check compliance of level of brake fluid to the actual wear of overlays of brake shoes.

Control survey to check the transmission, the main transfer and protective covers of cardan hinges for lack of thinnesses and damages.

To check covers of hinges of equal angular speeds for lack of thinnesses and damages.

To check a side play in tips of cross steering draft, and also reliability of their fastening and a condition of covers.

To check electrolyte level in the accumulator. If it is required, to add the distilled water.

To check the residual height of the drawing of a protector and a picture of its wear on all tires, including mounted on a spare wheel. To check and if it is required, to bring to norm air pressure in tires.

To grease clamps of doors and fixing fingers.

To check operation of devices of lighting, indexes of turns, the alarm light system and a lamp of illumination of a luggage carrier.

To check action of illumination of salon and a ware box, and also work of a sound signal and control lamps.

Control survey to check forward inflatable safety cushions for lack of external damages.

To check action and adjustment of system of screen wipers, stekloomyv of tel, faroochistitel and a faroomyvata leu (if they are). If it is required, to adjust nozzles and to add liquid in a filling tank of system.

To check and if it is required, to adjust installation of brushes in a starting position and the angular provision of leads of screen wipers.

To set to zero indications service indicator (if it is).

To test the car on the run and to execute output control.

The operations which are subject to performance over regulations of "Inspektions-Service" through each 30 000 km

On the engine without automatic tension pulley to check a condition of a poliklinovy belt. To check and if it is required, to adjust its tension.

On the diesel engine to replace the fuel filter.

To check oil level in the transmission and in a case of the main transfer. If it is required, to add oil.

To replace the antidust filter (if it is) in salon.

To check and if it is required, to adjust installation of light of headlights.

Control survey to check a body bottom sheeting for absence of damage.

To apply jellied lubricant on guides of folding movable top (if it is).

The operations which are subject to performance through each 60 000 km over regulations of "Inspektions-Service" according to two previous lists

To replace spark plugs.

To wash out the case of the air filter and to replace its filtering element.

To check a condition of a poliklinovy belt.

To check the level of working liquid in the hydraulic booster of the steering drive. If it is required, to add liquid for hydraulic systems.

To check the level of working liquid for hydrotransmissions (ATF) in the automatic transmission. If ponadobit ся, to add liquid.

To check oil level in a case of the main transfer of automatic transmission. If it is required, to add gearbox oil.

The operations which are subject to performance over regulations of "Inspektions-Service" through each 90000 km


To replace a gear belt and a tension pulley of a gear belt.