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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
         1.2.1.2. If the engine is not started and the starter does not work
         1.2.1.3. If the engine is not started even if the starter works normally
         1.2.1.4. Towage
         1.2.1.5. Replacement of a wheel
         1.2.1.6. Check of tightness of connections
         - 1.2.1.7. Places of weekly checks
            1.2.1.7.1. Level of engine oil
            1.2.1.7.2. Level of cooling liquid
            1.2.1.7.3. Screen wiper brushes
            1.2.1.7.4. Windscreen washer liquid level
            1.2.1.7.5. Level of brake fluid
            1.2.1.7.6. Electric system
            1.2.1.7.7. Accumulator
            + 1.2.1.7.8. Tires and check of pressure in tires
         1.2.1.8. Identification data of the car
   + 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






1.2.1.7.3. Screen wiper brushes

GENERAL INFORMATION


Check a condition of brushes of a screen wiper.

The faultless condition of brushes of a screen wiper is absolutely necessary condition for ensuring good visibility.

To avoid deformation of brushes, it is regularly necessary to clear brushes of screen wipers means for washing of glasses. At strong pollution of brushes, for example, the remains of insects, it is necessary to make cleaning of brushes by means of a sponge or a pure rag.

For safety reasons it is necessary to replace brushes of screen wipers every two years.

At frosts, before inclusion of screen wipers, every first during a trip, it is necessary to check whether brushes froze to glass.

If brushes of a screen wiper are damaged or worn-out, they need to be replaced. Periodic replacement of brushes of a screen wiper is made alternate years.

For removal of a brush of a screen wiper take away the screen wiper lever from glass before its fixing. Turn a brush on 90 °, then squeeze a bracket of blocking and separate a brush from the lever.