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
   + 1.3. 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

1.39. Zeroing of the Service-indicator


The button (1) of zeroing of the service-indicator which indications are highlighted on the indicator of a daily run (2)

Arrangement of the button (1) of installation of hours and control of the service-indicator

When there comes the term of carrying out the next servicing on the lower counter (the counter of a daily run) of a speedometer one of the following designations of the required category of maintenance lights up:

 – oil change – service OEL or service Oil;
 – inspection service – service INSP.

Approximately in a minute after start of the engine the indication of designation of necessary maintenance disappears.

The service enterprise Volkswagen which carries out technical an obsluzhiv ny after implementation of works, using the special equipment V.A.G. 1551, installs the service-indicator in starting (zero) position.

If maintenance was carried out not in the service enterprise Volkswagen, service indicator should be established in a starting position.
1. At the switched-off ignition press, and hold in the pressed situation, the button of zeroing under a speedometer, see rice. The button (1) of zeroing of the service-indicator which indications are highlighted on the indicator of a daily run (2).
2. Include ignition and release the button of zeroing only when on the display strokes – one of images of a necessary category of maintenance appear. If repeatedly to press the button of zeroing, then the service-indicator will switch to the service INSP mode, see rice. Arrangement of the button (1) of installation of hours and control of the service-indicator.
3. Turn the minute button of installation of hours with digital indication to the right, and on hours with arrow indication extend the button. On the display the following indication of "service-" will appear.
4. Switch off ignition.

At the switched-off rechargeable battery of the indication of the service-indicator after servicing remain.

If after repair the speedometer is replaced it is necessary to program the service-indicator anew. This operation has to be carried out in the service enterprise Volkswagen. If the service-indicator is newly not programmed, it is necessary to carry out works on maintenance of the car on "The service book" but not on the service-indicator.