VW Passat repair


+ 1. Ekspluatatsiiya of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 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
   + 15.1. Technical characteristics
   15.2. Security measures at work with electric equipment
   + 15.3. Detection of not closed chain
   + 15.4. Storage battery
   - 15.5. Generator
      15.5.1. Security measures at work with the generator
      15.5.2. Generator check
      15.5.3. Main malfunctions of the generator and ways of their elimination
      15.5.4. Belt of a drive of the generator
      15.5.5. Generator brushes
      15.5.6. Check of system of start-up of the engine
   + 15.6. Starter
   15.7. Block of safety locks and relay
   15.8. Replacement of the lock of ignition
   + 15.9. Switches
   + 15.10. Combination of devices
   + 15.11. Internal lighting and lighter
   + 15.12. Headlights
   + 15.13. Windscreen cleaner
   15.14. Windscreen washers
   15.15. Cleaner of back glass
   + 15.16. Central lock
   + 15.17. Hatch
+ 16. Body
+ 17. Electric circuits


Repair B3-B4/Passat B3-B4 Volkswagen Passat>> Electric equipment>> Generator>> Generator brushes
Replacement of brushes of the generator carry out, without removing the generator from the engine.
Replacement of brushes make in the following order:
– disconnect a "minus" wire from the plug of the storage battery;


Fig. 15.13. An arrangement of a regulator of tension on the Valeo generator


Fig. 15.14. An arrangement of a regulator of tension on the Bosch generator


Fig. 15.15. Otvorachivaniye of screws of fastening of a regulator of tension


– unscrew screws with the crosswise shlitsa, a fixing shchetkoderzhatel and a tension regulator (fig. 15.13 and 15.14) on a back part of the generator (fig. 15.15) ;

Fig. 15.16. Removal of a regulator of tension with brushes


– take a shchetkoderzhatel and a tension regulator, at the same time turning its (fig. 15.16) ;

Fig. 15.17. Valeo generator brushes


– check length of graphite brushes which should be not less than 5 mm (fig. 15.17 and 15.18) ;

Fig. 15.18. Bosch generator brushes


– for replacement of coal brushes it is necessary отпаять токоподводы, to take worn-out brushes and springs, to establish new brushes with springs in a nest of a regulator and to solder токоподвод so that the length of brushes made 10 mm. At the soldering not to allow solder hit on токоподвод, except soldering places;
– check ease of moving of brushes in the holder;
– clear contact rings of the generator fabric slightly moistened in White-spirite and check rings on wear and damages;
– be convinced that each brush moves in a nest smoothly and without jammings.
Installation it is made in sequence, return to removal.