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VW Passat B6 Service Manual ➜ Draining fuel tank (engine codes BZB, CAWA, CAWB, CGYA, CCZA, CCZB, CDAA)

CC 2010 ➤ , Eos 2006 ➤ , Golf 2004 ➤ , Golf 2009 ➤ , Passat 2006 ➤ , ...  
4-cyl. injection engine (1.8 and 2.0 l engine, chain drive) - Edition 08.2018  
Installation position of fuel delivery unit  
Tab -2- on flange must be between lugs -1- and -3- on fuel  
tank.  
-Arrow- points in direction of travel.  
Location of fuel filter  
Pin -2- on filter housing must engage in notch of guide -1- on filter  
bracket.  
4.3  
Draining fuel tank (engine codes BZB,  
CAWA, CAWB, CGYA, CCZA, CCZB,  
CDAA)  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Fuel extractor - VAS 5190-  
♦ Special wrench - T10202-  
♦ Torque wrench (40 to 200 Nm) - V.A.G 1332-  
4. Fuel tank (Golf, Scirocco)  
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4-cyl. injection engine (1.8 and 2.0 l engine, chain drive) - Edition 08.2018  
– Note safety precautions before beginning work ⇒ page 278 .  
Emptying fuel tank with fuel pump intact ⇒ page 296 .  
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Emptying fuel tank if more than / full ⇒ page 297  
4
3
Emptying fuel tank if less than / full ⇒ page 298  
4
4.3.1  
Emptying fuel tank when fuel pump is  
intact  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Adapter for fuel extraction - VAS 5190 /3-  
♦ Test instrument adapter/DSO (5-pin) - VAS 5565-  
♦ Remote control - V.A.G 1348/3A-  
WARNING  
♦ Fuel supply line is pressurised. Wear protective goggles  
and protective clothing to avoid injury and contact with the  
skin. Wrap a cloth around the connection before loosening  
hose connections. Then release pressure by carefully  
pulling hose off connection.  
♦ Connect fuel extractor - VAS 5190- earth wire to vehicle  
earth.  
– Pull off supply line (metal coupling) -arrow- and catch escaping  
fuel with a cloth.  
Note  
Press in securing ring to release the fuel lines.  
– Connect fuel extractor - VAS 5190- with adapter for fuel ex‐  
tractor - VAS 5190 /3- to fuel supply line.  
– Remove bench seat ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.  
72 ; Removing and installing bench seat .  
296  
Rep. gr.20 - Fuel supply system  
 
CC 2010 ➤ , Eos 2006 ➤ , Golf 2004 ➤ , Golf 2009 ➤ , Passat 2006 ➤ , ...  
4-cyl. injection engine (1.8 and 2.0 l engine, chain drive) - Edition 08.2018  
– Remove cover -1- with fuel pump control unit - J538- -2- from  
fuel delivery unit.  
– Pull off connector -arrow-.  
– Connect test instrument adapter/DSO (5-pin) - VAS 5565- to  
connector and fuel delivery unit.  
– Connect remote control - V.A.G 1348/3A- to test instrument  
adapter/DSO (5-pin) - VAS 5565- and to battery positive (+).  
Note  
This step serves only to have the fuel pump running when the  
engine is stopped.  
– Remove filler cap from fuel tank filler neck.  
– Operate remote control - V.A.G 1348/3A- and shut-off tap on  
fuel extractor - VAS 5190- until fuel tank is empty.  
Caution  
Do not allow the fuel pump run »dry«.  
4.3.2  
Emptying fuel tank if it is more than 3/  
full  
4
Caution  
Secure earth wire of fuel extractor - VAS 5190- to a bare metal  
part of the body.  
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CC 2010 ➤ , Eos 2006 ➤ , Golf 2004 ➤ , Golf 2009 ➤ , Passat 2006 ➤ , ...  
4-cyl. injection engine (1.8 and 2.0 l engine, chain drive) - Edition 08.2018  
– Remove cotter -2- from shaft -1- of fuel extractor - VAS 5190- .  
– At a distance of -a- = 1180 mm from the end of the hose, mark  
extraction hose with insulating tape -arrow-.  
– Remove filler cap from fuel tank filler neck.  
– Screw shaft end -1- of fuel extractor unit - VAS 5190- onto fuel  
filler neck.  
– Push extraction hose into fuel tank until marking on hose  
-arrow- coincides with shaft end.  
Note  
A ball valve -2- is located at the bottom of the filler neck in the fuel  
tank -1-; take care not to damage it with the extraction hose -3-.  
Therefore push hose into filler neck only as far as marking  
-arrow-.  
– Drain fuel tank as much as possible through fuel filler neck.  
– Carefully pull out extraction hose.  
Note  
When no more fuel is extracted, the tank is emptied just  
enough for the sender flange to be opened without danger.  
The tank may be removed while containing remaining fuel.  
4.3.3  
Emptying fuel tank if it is less than 3/ full  
4
– Remove bench seat ⇒ General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.  
72 ; Removing and installing bench seat .  
298  
Rep. gr.20 - Fuel supply system