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VW Passat B8 Service Manual ➜ Connecting vehicle diagnostic tester

Passat 2015 ➤, Passat 2019 ➤, Passat Variant 2015 ➤, Passat Variant 2019 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 11.2020  
Entries in service schedule  
If a component is changed which has a change interval prescri‐  
bed by the manufacturer, e.g. the toothed belt, the new change  
interval begins at the time the component is changed.  
Therefore it is very important, every time a component is  
changed, to document this in the service schedule.  
This also applies to components which were changed before  
the regular change interval.  
Connecting vehicle diagnostic tester  
Special tools and workshop equipment required  
♦ Diagnosis system -VAS 6160 A-  
♦ Diagnosis system VCI -VAS 6150 C-  
Ensure that the selected vehicle diagnostic tester is used only  
with the respective diagnostic cable.  
During a road test, always secure testing and measuring  
equipment on the back seat.  
Only a passenger may operate these devices while the vehi‐  
cle is in motion.  
3. General information  
Passat 2015 ➤, Passat 2019 ➤, Passat Variant 2015 ➤, Passat Variant 2019 ➤  
Maintenance - Edition 11.2020  
Sequence of operations  
– Connect diagnostic line connector to diagnostic connection.  
– Switch on vehicle diagnostic tester.  
– Switch on ignition.  
Now follow instructions on screen in order to start desired func‐  
Vehicle identification number  
♦ Vehicle identification number on lower edge of windscreen ⇒  
♦ Vehicle identification number on extension of longitudinal  
♦ Significance of vehicle identification number ⇒ page 32  
Vehicle identification number on lower  
edge of windscreen  
The vehicle identification number (chassis number) -arrow- is  
located on the left-hand side of the vehicle in the windscreen  
near the wiper mounting. It is visible from the outside.  
Vehicle identification number on exten‐  
sion of longitudinal member  
The vehicle identification number is located on the extension of  
longitudinal member -arrow-.  
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