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VW Passat B8 Service Manual ➜ Countries with hot climate

Passat 2015 ➤, Passat 2019 ➤, Passat Variant 2015 ➤, Passat Variant 2019 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 11.2020  
Vehicle is often driven at full throttle with high payload or  
whilst towing a trailer  
Using diesel with elevated sulphur content  
Regular operation in areas with high levels of dust  
Countries with generally poor road conditions such as high  
number of potholes, protrusions, high elevations in the road/  
deep “tramlines”.  
High number of gravel roads with poor surface quality,  
such as irregularities/bumps, elevations, protruding stones,  
waves.  
Subtropical climates (combination of high ambient tempera‐  
ture and high air humidity)  
Hybrid: driving frequently with electric motor and only occa‐  
sionally using combustion engine, resulting in greater accu‐  
mulation of fuel and water in engine oil.  
3.8  
Countries with hot climate  
♦ Countries with hot and super hot climates have elevated  
peak temperatures (50°C) compared with the European  
average (25°C).  
♦ Locally high ambient temperatures have an influence on the  
longevity of the motor, gearbox and coolant circuit, such as  
journeys uphill and at higher speeds as well as start/stop  
operation.  
Lebanon  
Abu Dhabi  
Algeria  
Egypt  
Libya  
Mexico  
Morocco  
Afghanistan  
Bahrain  
Burkina Faso  
China  
Niger  
Oman  
Puerto Rico  
Palestine  
Pakistan  
Dubai  
Djibouti  
Eritrea  
Guinea  
Guinea-Bissau  
Iran  
Saudi Arabia  
South Sudan  
Sierra Leone  
Somalia  
Syria  
India  
Chad  
Iraq  
Tunisia  
Israel  
Togo  
Yemen  
Jordan  
Kuwait  
Cameroon  
Qatar  
USA  
United Arab Emirates  
West Sahara  
Central African Republic  
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3. General information  

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