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VW Passat B8 Owner's Manual ➜ Component protection

infotainment system and  
Warning: Only duly qualified technical personnel  
are authorized to carry out maintenance work  
on the air conditioner.  
The antennas for the infotainment system are mounted at  
different points in the vehicle:  
Type of refrigerant  
Lubricating oil type  
— on the inside of the rear window, together with the rear  
window heater;  
— on the inside of the rear side windows  
you will;  
See workshop documentation (only available to  
Volks wagen dealers).  
— on the inside of the windscreen;  
— on the roof of the vehicle.  
Only duly qualified technical personnel are  
authorized to carry out maintenance work on  
The integrated antennas on the inside of the crystals are made  
of fine metal wires.  
the air conditioner.  
flammable refrigerant  
The antennas that are located on the inside of the crystals can  
be damaged by objects rubbing against them or by the use of  
corrosive or acid-containing products.  
Make sure that all components are disposed  
of correctly and never fit components  
disassembled from end-of-life vehicles or from  
recycling plants into the vehicle.  
· Do not stick stickers on top of metal threads, eg. e.g., in the  
area of the rear window.  
· Never clean the antennas with products that are corrosive or  
contain acids.  
Air conditioning lubricating oil  
The air conditioner contains up to 210 ml (7 oz) of lubricating  
oil. The exact specifications and quantities of the air conditioning  
lubricating oil can be found on the Internet portal erWin (electronic  
information system for repairs and workshops) ÿ p. 373.  
If an infotainment system is retrofitted, it must be compatible  
with the antenna amplifier fitted as standard in the vehicle.  
Otherwise, the amplifier may be damaged.  
To ensure correct and safe operation of the air conditioner,  
only duly qualified technical personnel are authorized to carry  
out maintenance work on it.  
component protection  
Some electronic components, such as the infotainment  
system, and some control units are factory-fitted with a  
component guard.  
· Never repair the air conditioning evaporator with disassembled  
parts from vehicles at the end of their useful life or from  
recycling plants, nor replace it with this type of parts.  
Component protection allows the lawful assembly or replacement  
of components and control units by a specialist workshop.  
· USA and Canada: The parts for the evaporator of the air  
conditioner have to be certified and identified according to  
the SAE J2842 HFO-1234y and R744 standards.  
In the following situations, component protection prevents  
factory-supplied components from unrestricted use outside the  
— Mounting on other vehicles, e.g. For example, after a robbery.  
— Use of components outside the vehicle.  
If a message about component protection is displayed on the  
instrument panel display or on the infotainment system display,  
e.g. g., SAFE CP  
Information for the client  
(active component protection), contact a specialized  
— Keyless lock and start system "Keyless Ac  
— Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)  
— Emergency braking assistant (Front Assist) with city  
emergency braking function  
Information regarding the  
— Lane Change Assist (Side Assist) with  
car park exit assistant (Exit Assist)  
EU regulation on chemical  
substances and preparations  
— Pedestrian detection system  
— Driving assistant (Travel Assist)  
electrical equipment  
In accordance with the European regulation on chemical  
substances and preparations REACH, Volkswagen would  
— 12 volt outlet  
like to inform you of the substances that the vehicle could  
— 230 volt socket without earth socket  
This information can be found on the Internet based  
on the vehicle identification number ÿ p. 394:  
Third Party Copyright  
Disposal of used batteries and  
electronic devices  
Some of the vehicle-mounted products contain  
software components that are under Open Source  
It is not permitted to dispose of the vehicle keys,  
A list of the open source software components  
used, including the copyright information of the  
corresponding relevant open source license  
conditions as well as the texts of these licences, is  
available on the website mentioned above. The  
source code of certain open source software  
components can be obtained from the vehicle  
manufacturer. The manufacturer will provide you with  
the source code in accordance with the relevant  
license conditions, at your sole expense the costs of  
preparation (such as the cost of data carriers and  
shipping costs). You can check the necessary  
information on the website mentioned above.  
radio frequency remote controls and their batteries in  
the household waste. This is indicated by the symbol  
— Turn in electronic devices and batteries  
at the corresponding collection points according to  
local regulations.  
— Consult a Volkswagen dealer for more information  
on this.  
Declaration of conformity  
The concerned manufacturer hereby declares that  
the products listed below were in compliance with  
the basic requirements and other relevant laws and  
regulations at the time of vehicle production, including  
FCC Part 15.19, FCC Part 15.21 and RSS- Gen Issue  
Delivery and scrapping of  
vehicles at the end of their useful  
Equipment that works by radio frequency  
— Electronic immobilizer  
— Vehicle key  
Delivery of vehicles at the end of their useful  
life Volkswagen has already prepared for the moment  
in which the vehicle is going to be recycled respecting  
the environment. In many European countries there is  
already an extensive network of reception centers for  
end-of-life vehicles. After the delivery of the vehicle, a  
certificate will be received documenting  
— Tire pressure monitoring system  
— Radio frequency remote control of the independent  
3 G 0 0 1 2 7 6 0 A H  
Information regarding the EU regulation on chemical substances and preparations  

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