Auto Manual of VW Passat B5

VW Passat
The maintenance instruction
- 1. Maintenance service
   1.1. Technical characteristics
   - 1.2. Periodicity of service
      - 1.2.1. Weekly checks and service in a way If the engine is not started and the starter does not work If the engine is not started, even if the starter works normally Towage Wheel replacement Check of tightness of connections
         - Places of weekly checks
   Engine oil level
   Level of a cooling liquid
   Screen wiper brushes
   Liquid level стеклоомывателя
   Level of a brake liquid
   Electric system
   The accumulator
    Tyres and pressure check in tyres The identification data of the car
    1.3. Engine oil
   1.4. Exhaust system check
    1.5. System of cooling of the engine
    1.6. Spark plugs
   1.7. Plums 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 вытекания liquids
   1.10. Replacement of a filtering element of the air filter
   1.11. Condition check поликлинового a belt
   1.12. Klinovye belts
   1.13. Measurement of deterioration of gear belts on diesel engines
   1.14. A box of transfers / the main transfer
   1.15. Check of a protective cover of a power shaft
   1.16. Visual check of tightness of a transmission
   1.17. Check of level of oil in a mechanical transmission
   1.18. Oil check in the main transfer of automatic transmissions
   1.19. Check/replacement of level of oil in an automatic transmission
   1.20. Check of a forward suspension bracket and a steering
   1.21. Check of dustproof covers of hinges of a forward suspension bracket
   1.22. Shock-absorber check
   1.23. Radiator check
   1.24. Check of electric chains
    1.25. A brake liquid
   1.26. Check of lobbies brake колодок
   1.27. Check back brake колодок
   1.28. Check of brake hoses
   1.29. Check of cables of a manual brake
   1.30. Check of level of a liquid in the steering amplifier
   1.31. The dust filter
   1.32. The storage battery
   1.33. Hinges of doors
    1.34. Стеклоомыватели
   1.35. Brushes of screen wipers
   1.36. Check of a starting position of the lever of a screen wiper
   1.37. Check of an angle of slope of the lever of a screen wiper
   1.38. Battery replacement in a remote control key
   1.39. Service-indicator zeroing
2. Engines
3. Cooling system
4. Fuel system
5. Engine management
6. An exhaust system
7. Transmission
8. A running gear
9. A steering
10. Brake system
11. A body
12. Heating, ventilation
13. An electric equipment

49e3918c Engine oil level

Oil level on measuring щупе

a – minimum,

b – normal,

c – maximum

Arrangement of labels MAX and MIN on щупе for measurement of level of oil

Preliminary actions

Establish the car on an equal horizontal platform.

Engine oil level check before engine start, but not earlier than in 5 minutes after engine deenergizing.


Fill in in the engine the engine oil only ordered by manufacturer.

The handle щупа for measurement of level of oil is painted in bright colour.

After an engine stop it is necessary to wait for 5 minutes that oil could flow down in the pallet картера.

Then to take out oil щуп, to wipe its pure rag and to insert щуп again against the stop.

In summary щуп again to take out and look, at what level there is an oil:

And – oil is necessary for adding. It is quite admissible, that level of oil after доливки was in a mark zone (b).

b – oil can be added. Can so to happen that level of oil after доливки will be in a mark zone ().

With – oil should not be added.

In especially severe conditions of work of the engine, for example, at long movement on high-speed highway in the summer, at towage of the trailer or at slow driving in mountains, it is necessary to hold whenever possible oil level in a mark zone (), but not above.
1. Take щуп for measurement of level of engine oil ().
2. Using pure rags, wipe щуп from the oil rests. Insert щуп into the engine and repeatedly take it.
3. Define oil level in the engine which should be between labels MIN and MAX on щупе. The quantity of oil between labels MIN and MAX makes 1 l.

4. Uncover маслозаливной mouths and fill in demanded quantity of oil in the engine.