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VW Passat B7 Service Manual ➜ Diesel particulate filter: checking

Passat 2011 ➤ , Passat Variant 2011 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 01.2019  
♦ Never allow brake fluid to come into contact with fluids that  
contain mineral oils (e.g. oil, petrol, cleaning agents). Min‐  
eral oils will damage seals and rubber grommets of brake  
♦ Brake fluid is poisonous. In addition, due to its corrosive  
nature, it must not come into contact with paint.  
♦ Brake fluid is hygroscopic, which means it absorbs mois‐  
ture from the ambient air and should therefore always be  
stored in air-tight containers.  
♦ Rinse off spilled brake fluid using plenty of water.  
♦ Observe relevant disposal regulations.  
Brake fluid level at delivery inspection:  
– At delivery inspection the fluid level must be at MAX. marking.  
In order that brake fluid does not overflow the reservoir, MAX  
marking -1- must not be exceeded.  
Brake fluid level at inspection service  
The fluid level must always be judged in conjunction with lining/  
pad wear.  
When vehicle is in use, fluid level tends to drop slightly due to  
lining/pad wear and automatic adjustment.  
Recommended brake fluid level, if brake pads are almost at  
wear limit:  
“At MIN marking or just above” -2-, “REPLENISHING IS NOT  
Recommended brake fluid level when brake pads are new or  
well within pad wear limit:  
“Between MIN and MAX marking”.  
If fluid level is below MIN marking -2-, leak-tightness of brake  
system must be checked before fluid is topped up, “Repair  
Diesel particulate filter: checking  
– Check ash loading ⇒ Vehicle diagnostic tester.  
Dual clutch gearbox 02E: changing gear  
oil and filter  
⇒ 6-speed dual clutch gearbox 02E; Rep. gr. 34 ; Gear oil;  
Draining and filling gear oil  
4. Descriptions of work:  

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