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VW Passat B8 Owner's Manual ➜ Luggage compartment equipment

Mount the separation net  
· When the vehicle is in motion, do not allow anyone  
to remain behind the installed separation net.  
— Open the right rear door.  
— Fold the rear seat backs forward.  
sero.  
WARNING  
— Remove the separation net from the side supports  
ÿ p. 271.  
Improper handling of the separation net can cause  
damage.  
— Place the net housing in the recesses of the  
· Do not “drop” the separation net when lowering it;  
Otherwise, the net and other parts of the vehicle  
could be damaged. Guide the partition net all the  
way down by hand.  
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clamping guides ÿ fig. 180 1  
— Push the net casing to the left side of the vehicle, in  
until the  
the direction of the arrow 2  
stop.  
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· Do not raise the rear seat backrests until the partition  
net has been removed.  
— Check that the network is set correctly.  
Hook the separation net  
— Pull up the tab ÿ fig. 181 2 to remove the partition net  
luggage compartment equipment  
Storage in the trunk  
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from the housing 4  
— Hook the net on the right side 3 (enlarged image).  
— Hook the net into the housing on the left side  
I want 1 by compressing the crossbar.  
The partition net is correctly installed when the T-  
shaped ends are firmly hooked into the corresponding  
slots 3 and 1  
Roll up the separation net  
— Disengage the cross bar from the housings.  
ments arranged in the trims of the roof rails.  
— Roll the net into the casing ÿ fig. 181 4 guiding it  
all the way down with your hand.  
Fig. 182 In the boot: side storage compartment with  
side element (saloon).  
Dismantle the separation net  
— Open the right rear door.  
— Pull out the net casing approx. 5 cm in the  
opposite direction of the arrow ÿ fig. 180 2  
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— Pull the net housing out of the clamping guides 1  
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— Raise the rear seatbacks again  
ro.  
— Depending on the equipment, once removed, the  
partition net can be stowed under the variable boot  
floor ÿ p. 267.  
WARNING  
In the event of a sudden stop or an accident, objects could  
be thrown through the passenger compartment and cause  
serious injury or death.  
Fig. 183 In the boot: side storage compartment with  
side element (Variant).  
· Always secure objects, even when the separation  
net is correctly installed.  
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Transport of objects  
Storage compartment with side  
In specialized stores you can buy fixing tapes,  
fastening tapes  
element There can be storage compartments on the side of the boot.  
and suitable load securing systems. Volks wagen  
recommends going to a Volkswagen dealer for this.  
The side element can be removed to transport bulkier  
items in the boot.  
— To remove the side element, pull it upwards in the  
direction of the arrow ÿ fig. 182 or ÿ fig. 183.  
Lashing eyes (saloon)  
— To mount the side element, place it in the opposite  
direction of the arrow.  
Lashing eyes (Variant)  
Fig. 185 In the boot: fixed and removable lashing  
eyes.  
At the front and rear of the luggage compartment there  
are lashing eyes for securing loose objects and luggage  
using lashing straps and fixing or holding straps ÿ fig.  
185.  
Fig. 184 In the boot: Deployable lashing eye.  
At the front and rear of the luggage compartment there  
are lashing eyes for securing loose objects and luggage  
using lashing straps and fixing or holding straps ÿ fig.  
185. Depending on the equipment, there may be  
movable lashing eyes.  
There are lashing eyes at the front and rear of the boot  
ÿ fig. 184 to secure loose objects and luggage using  
lashing straps and fixing or holding straps.  
WARNING  
WARNING  
If unsuitable or damaged lashing straps, lashing straps  
or lashing straps are used, they could break in the  
event of a sudden stop or accident.  
If unsuitable or damaged lashing straps, lashing straps  
or lashing straps are used, they could break in the  
event of a sudden stop or accident.  
Objects could be thrown around the passenger  
compartment and cause serious injury or death.  
Objects could be thrown around the passenger  
compartment and cause serious injury or death.  
· Always use suitable and undamaged lashing straps,  
fixing straps or lashing straps.  
· Always use suitable and undamaged lashing straps,  
fixing straps or lashing straps.  
· Tighten the lashing straps, the fixing straps  
position and cross lashing straps over the load  
placed on the boot floor and attach them securely  
to the lashing eyes.  
· Tighten the lashing straps, the fixing straps  
position and cross lashing straps over the load  
placed on the boot floor and attach them securely  
to the lashing eyes.  
· Make sure that, especially for flat objects, the top  
edge of the load is higher than the lashing eyes.  
· Make sure that, especially for flat objects, the top  
edge of the load is higher than the lashing eyes.  
Depending on the equipment, please note  
the indicative signs in the trunk on how to place the  
Depending on the equipment, please note  
the indicative signs in the luggage compartment on how to  
load.  
place the load.  
3 G 0 0 1 2 7 6 0 A H  
· Never attach a child seat to the  
mooring keys  
· Never attach a child seat to the  
mooring keys  
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luggage compartment equipment  
In specialized stores you can buy fixing tapes,  
fastening tapes  
WARNING  
If unsuitable or damaged lashing straps, lashing straps  
or lashing straps are used, they could break in the  
event of a sudden stop or accident.  
and suitable load securing systems. Volks wagen  
recommends going to a Volkswagen dealer for this.  
Objects could be thrown around the passenger  
compartment and cause serious injury or death.  
· Always use suitable and undamaged lashing straps,  
fixing straps or lashing straps.  
Movable lashing eyes  
· Tighten the lashing straps, the fixing straps  
position and cross lashing straps over the load  
placed on the boot floor and attach them securely  
to the lashing eyes.  
· Make sure that, especially for flat objects, the top  
edge of the load is higher than the lashing eyes.  
Depending on the equipment, please note  
the indicative signs in the trunk on how to place the  
Fig. 186 In the boot: movable lashing eye.  
load.  
· Never attach a child seat to the lashing eyes.  
Depending on the equipment, there are lashing  
rings in the boot that can be moved lengthways to  
secure loose objects and luggage using lashing straps  
and fixing or holding straps.  
Suitable lashing straps, lashing straps, lashing  
straps and load securing systems can be  
purchased from specialist dealers. Volkswagen  
recommends going to a Volkswagen dealer for this.  
The position of the movable lashing eyes can be adapted  
to the luggage accordingly.  
When mounting the movable lashing eyes, observe  
the manufacturer's mounting instructions.  
Net bag (Variant)  
Install the movable lashing eyes  
— Take the movable lashing eye out of the bag  
which is part of the equipment.  
— Press the ring keys simultaneously and keep them  
pressed ÿ fig. 186.  
— Place the ring in the guide in the desired position  
and release the keys.  
— Make sure that the ring fits well in the guide  
system.  
set the load  
— Raise the clamping bracket of the eye and fix the  
load ÿ fig. 186.  
Removing the movable lashing eyes  
Fig. 187 In the boot: net bag hooked flush with the floor.  
— Press the ring keys simultaneously and keep them  
pressed ÿ fig. 186.  
— Remove the ring from the guide and store it in the  
bag that is part of the equipment.  
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