Auto Manual of VW Passat B5

VW Passat
The maintenance instruction
1. Maintenance service
2. Engines
- 3. Cooling system
   3.2. Доливка a cooling liquid
   3.3. Structure of a mix of a cooling liquid
   3.4. Replacement of a cooling liquid
   3.5. The thermostat
   3.6. A radiator
   3.7. The water pump (engines 1,8-I and 1,6-I ADP)
   3.8. Hoses of system of cooling
   3.9. Malfunctions of system of cooling
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


3.3. Structure of a mix of a cooling liquid

The antifreeze maintenance in a cooling liquid should not exceed 60 % that corresponds to protection against freezing to–40 With, otherwise protective and cooling properties of a cooling liquid will decrease.
The prevention

It is not recommended to use earlier applied mix of antifreeze and anticorrosive means G11 which has green colour.

It is forbidden to mix anticorrosive means G11 and G12 as it can lead to serious damages of the engine.

If in cooling system the cooling liquid which has been not recommended by the manufacturer has been filled in, merge it from cooling system. Fill in in cooling system pure water and include the engine on idling turns for 2 minutes. Merge water from system of cooling and through a broad tank blow system of cooling of the engine the compressed air. Fill in the fresh cooling liquid recommended by the manufacturer.