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
   6.2. Catalyst
   6.3. Operation of cars with the catalyst
   6.4. Turbocharger
   6.5. Replacement of the muffler
   6.6. Oxygen sensor
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
+ 9. Steering
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment

6.6. Oxygen sensor


The sensor of oxygen is installed in a reception exhaust pipe about the catalyst. On cars with six-cylinder engines two sensors of oxygen are installed.


1. Disconnect the electric socket of the sensor of oxygen which is located on a partition of a motor compartment. Take a sensor electrical wiring from fastening brackets.
2. Lift the car and fix on supports.
3. Unscrew the oxygen sensor from a reception exhaust pipe. On cars with engines 1,8-I for a vyvinchivaniye of the sensor of oxygen it is necessary to use VW-3337 key. In the absence of a special key for access to the sensor of oxygen it is necessary to remove a reception exhaust pipe.


1. Apply a thin film of G5 lubricant on an oxygen sensor carving.
At installation of the new sensor of oxygen on its carving lubricant is already applied.
2. Screw in the oxygen sensor in a reception exhaust pipe and tighten its moment 50 Nanometers.
3. Lower the car on the earth.
4. Connect the electric socket of the sensor of oxygen and fix a sensor electrical wiring by brackets. Check that there was no contact of an electrical wiring of the sensor of oxygen with a reception exhaust pipe.