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
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Running gear
- 9. Steering
   9.2. Safety cushion
   9.3. Steering wheel
   9.4. Cross steering draft
   9.5. Installation of the pump of the amplifier of steering
   9.6. Angles of installation of forward wheels
   9.7. Main malfunctions of a suspension bracket and steering
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Heating, ventilation
+ 13. Electric equipment

9.3. Steering wheel


Elements of a steering wheel (with four spokes)

1 – steering wheel,
2 – a bolt with turnkey corrugated deepening, 60 Nanometers,
3 – bolt, 75 Nanometers,
4 – screw, 5 Nanometers,
5 – fixing plate,
6 – safety cushion,
7 – one-contact socket of a safety cushion


The bolt 2 has a sheeting and no more than five times can be used.

At installation of a bolt 3 it is desirable to replace a bolt with a six-sided head with a bolt with turnkey corrugated deepening.


1. Remove a safety cushion from the central part of a steering wheel.
2. Establish forward wheels for the movement directly forward. At the same time the steering wheel has to be on average situation.
3. Using a marker or paint, note the mutual provision of a steering wheel and steering shaft.
4. Unscrew the central bolt of fastening of a steering wheel and remove a steering wheel from a steering shaft.


1. Establish a steering wheel on vents of a steering shaft so that the tags put before removal of a steering wheel coincided. At installation of a steering wheel forward wheels of the car have to be established in provision of the rectilinear movement, and the switch of turns has to be in neutral situation.
2. Fix a steering wheel by a bolt with turnkey corrugated deepening and tighten its moment 60 Nanometers.
3. Establish a safety cushion.
4. Carry out a control trip. At the movement of the car in a straight line spokes of a steering wheel have to be in horizontal position. Otherwise remove a steering wheel and at installation displace it in the relevant party. Check and, if necessary, adjust the angles of installation of wheels.
5. Check work of a sound signal and automatic return of the switch of turns to neutral situation after turn passing.