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2002 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 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C & Heater System Troubleshooting -> Compressor Clutch Does Not Engage -> Fresh Air Cannot Be Adjusted -> Fresh Air Cannot Be Turned Off -> Insufficient Cooling -> Insufficient Or No Heat -> Intermittent Cooling -> No Cooling -> Noisy Compressor -> Water Spraying From Panel Vents -> Windshield Does Not Clear
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

Compressor Clutch Does Not Engage

  • Inspect condition of A/C system wires, connections and fuses.
  • Inspect A/C compressor drive belt for wear or improper tension.
  • Start engine, then turn A/C On.
  • Briefly connect both blue wires (terminal Nos. 1 and 2) on A/C pressure switch using a suitable jumper wire. Do not jump terminals longer than required. Damage will occur to clutch and A/C system.
  • If A/C compressor clutch engages, system is low on refrigerant.

Insufficient Cooling

  • Inspect air distribution system...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Cable
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 GAS

Parking Brake Cable

  • Apply brake pedal firmly once, then pull parking brake lever to fourth tooth.
  • Tighten adjusting n...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1990-06 Models w/Gasoline Engines -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Se...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove rear section of exhaust system.
  • Remove heat shield from vehicle underbody.
  • Remove cover plate.
  • Mark position of front and rear drive shaft sections on both constant velocity joints with paint, if not already marked.
  • Remove upper three securing bolts in each drive shaft constant velocity joint.
  • Install a suitable alignment fixture with ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect wiring connectors from alternator.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt, using a suitable removal tool.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then the alternator.
  • Remove serpen...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Volkswagen -> 1998-2005 Passat
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS

On 1998-2003 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 10,000 miles.

On 2004-05 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles.

  • Open the hood.
  • Remove plenum air intake cover, Fig. .
  • Remove the reta...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp -> -> Digifant & Digifant II -> Digifant I -> OBD ll
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

OBD ll

If faults are recognized and verified by the engine control module, they will be indicated by switching on the MIL. Perform the functional inspection as follows: Turn the ignition switch to the ON position. The MIL must light up if the MIL does not light with the ignition switch on, inspect the bulb and/or locate and eliminate short or open in wiring circuit from the engine control module to MIL using a proper wiring diagram. If no fault can be detected in the wiring the ECM may be faulty. If the MIL lights with the ignition switch on, start engine and run at idle speed the MIL must go o...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Drain coolant into suitable container, then remove front bumper.
  • Remove radiator hoses from radiator.
  • Disconnect thermo switch and radiator fan electrical connectors.
  • Remove tensioning e...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Put lock carrier into service position.
  • Mark direction of engine rotation on belt.
  • Slacken belt by ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2002 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2002 Volkswagen Passat  4.0 W8 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 2002 Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector
  • N83
  • Starting Interlock Relay Diagram for 2002 Volkswagen Passat  4.0 W8 GASStarting Interlock Relay Diagram for 2002 Volkswagen Passat 4.0 W8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Starting Interlock Relay
  • J207
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Headlight Dimmer/Flasher Switch
  • 2002 Volkswagen Passat  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Light Switch
  • Instrument Panel Light Dimmer Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Radio, Entering and Retrieving Anti-Theft (SAFE) Code
    Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: Oil Consumption Measurement
    Vehicle: 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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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