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1991 Volkswagen Passat CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Volkswagen REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> WATER PUMP, REPLACE -> 1.8L/4-109, 2.0L/4-121 & 2.1L/4-129 ENGINES -> 2.8L/V6-169 ENGINE -> Except Vanagon
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

1.8L/4-109, 2.0L/4-121 & 2.1L/4-129 ENGINES

Except Vanagon
  • Drain cooling system.
  • Loosen alternator adjusting bolt, then remove alternator drive belt.
  • Remove water pump pulley attaching bolts and the water pump pulley.
  • Remove water pump to housing attaching bolts then the water pump.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

2.8L/V6-169 ENGINE

Wait a minimum of 20 seconds after switching ignition Off before disconnecting battery. This will allow platinum hot wire in air mass sensor to burn itself clean.

To prevent damage...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

DISC BRAKES -> Girling Single Piston w/Dual Mounting Bolts, Rear -> BRAKE CALIPER PRE-BLEEDING
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Place caliper so that piston bore is facing down.
  • Open bleeder valve, then connect a ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Component Locations -> 1985-06 Beetle, Cabrio, Corrado, EuroVan, Fox, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat (Less 2.8L V6), 1982-88 Quantum, 1980-91 Vanagon & 1989-92 Cabriolet w/Gasoline Engines
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 L4 GAS

  • With vehicle on ground, remove drive axle retaining nut from wheel assembly.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove drive axle to transmission drive flange attaching bolts.
  • Separate ball joint from whe...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Obtain audio coded anti-theft code, then disconnect battery ground cable, then support engine/transmission assembly using suitable engine support tool.
  • Cut and discard cable ties used to secure wiring from starter/alternator.
  • Unclip and pull off white and black har...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

The anti-lock warning lamp is used to warn of an ABS fault. The lamp input monitors the condition of the system. The lamp will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diag...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at coolant pipe and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1991 Volkswagen Passat  2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1991 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • CIS-E Motronic Control Unit
  • ignition Distributor w/Hall Sender
  • EGR Valve
  • Fuel Distributor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Horns
  • Horn Button
  • Windshield Wiper Intermittent Switch
  • Washer/ Wiper Intermittent Relay
  • 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Antenna
  • Left Rear Speakers
  • Right Rear Speakers
  • Left Front Speakers
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Exhaust System
  • Document: BATTERY, DISCHARGED, DIAGNOSIS FOR EXCESSIVE STATIC CURRENT DRAW - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Low, Dead Battery
  • Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1991 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1991 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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