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
   4.2. Fuel pump / fuel level sensor
   4.3. The fuel filter on models with petrol engines
   4.4. Adjustment of a cable of an accelerator (petrol engine)
   4.5. Additional adjustment (automatic transmission)
   - 4.6. Fuel system of the diesel engine
      4.6.2. General information
      4.6.3. Check of system of preliminary heating of the diesel engine
      4.6.4. Check of candles of an incandescence
      4.6.5. Glow plugs
      4.6.6. System of heating of fuel
      4.6.7. Fuel nozzles
      4.6.8. Main malfunctions of a control system of the engine
+ 5. Engine management
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
+ 9. Steering
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment

4.6.5. Glow plugs


Glow plugs with a normal ring gap (1) and without ring gap (2)


1. Disconnect electric wires from incandescence candles.
2. Unscrew glow plugs.


1. Screw in a glow plug and tighten its moment 15 Nanometers.
Do not exceed the moment of tightening of a glow plug, otherwise will be absolutely ring gap between a working and carving part of a glow plug, see rice is reduced or will be closed. Glow plugs with a normal ring gap (1) and without ring gap (2). The normal amount of a ring gap makes 0,5 mm. Reduction of a ring gap leads to a bystry exit of a glow plug out of operation.
2. Connect electric wires to glow plugs.