VW Passat repair


+ 1. Ekspluatatsiiya of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
- 4. Cooling system
   4.1. General information
   4.2. Check of tightness of hoses of system of cooling
   4.3. Check of level of cooling liquid
   4.4. Replacement of cooling liquid
   4.5. Washing of system of cooling
   4.6. General control of system of cooling
   - 4.7. Removal and installation of elements of system of cooling
      4.7.1. Radiator
      4.7.2. Thermostat
      4.7.3. Pump of system of cooling
      4.7.4. Fan of system of cooling
      4.7.5. Sensor of turning on of the electrofan
      4.7.6. The sensor of temperature of cooling liquid
      4.7.7. Thermorelay of system of injection of fuel
      4.7.8. Replacement of technological caps
      4.7.9. Heater
      4.7.10. Control unit heater
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. Ignition system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Drive of forward wheels
+ 10. Suspension brackets
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Wheels and tires
+ 14. Systems of heating, ventilation and conditioning
+ 15. Electric equipment
+ 16. Body
+ 17. Electric circuits


Repair B3-B4/Passat B3-B4 Volkswagen Passat>> Cooling system>> Removal and installation of elements of system of cooling>> Radiator
Removal and installation of a radiator carry out in the following order:
– disconnect a wire from the negative plug of the storage battery;
– merge cooling liquid from cooling system;
– remove from the car the forward cross-section panel with headlights;

Fig. 4.4. Elements of system of cooling: 1–bolt; 2–top cover; 3–air inlet; 4–fixing bracket; 5–radiator; 6–rubber ring; 7–sealing ring; 8–thermoswitch; 9–stopper; 10-hose; 11-broad tank; 12-casing; 13-arm of fans; 14-nut; 15-additional fan; 16-main fan; 17-bottom hose; 18-driving belt; 19-top hose


– weaken collars and remove top 19 and the bottom 17th hoses of a radiator (see fig. 4.4 );
– disconnect the tip from a temperature-sensitive element of the 8th fan of a radiator;
– weaken fixing brackets 4;
– being careful, remove, lifting up, a radiator 5 from the car;
– unscrew an arm of fans 13 and an air inlet 3 from a radiator, then unscrew nuts and disconnect fans 15 and 16 from an air inlet;
– unscrew a temperature-sensitive element 8 and remove laying 7;

       PREVENTION
Repair of the damaged radiator is best of all for entrusting a specialized workshop. Small leakages can be liquidated independently, using technology and the preparations described in automobile literature.

– check a condition of a radiator and if necessary wash out it pure water;
– wash out a radiator outside a stream at its finest and a soft brush, accurately cleaning got stuck between radiator elements leaves and the remains of insects.
Installation carry out to sequences, return to removal, taking into account the next moments:
– replace rubber rings 6 on directing in the radiator basis;
– at installation of the top panel, combine openings under two bolts with openings in a radiator;
– fill in cooling liquid in cooling system;
– check adjustment of light of headlights.