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/
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
“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: