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2004 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 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Volkswagen -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

Do not use computer memory saver tool on air bag equipped models. Using the tool will keep the air bag system charged and may cause accidental activation of the air bag unit. Prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable, obtain the radio security code. After service has been completed and the battery ground cable has been reconnected, use security code to acti...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 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: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

  • Remove axle shaft hex bolt. (Only loosen when vehicle is resting on wheels there is a-risk of accident.)
  • Remove wheel.
  • Unbolt axle shaft at flange shaft. It is a hex key head bolt or multi-point key head bolt.
  • Pull ABS speed sensor wiring out from retainer on brake caliper.
  • Remove ABS speed sensor from wheel bearing housing.
  • Remove nut, remove hex bolt, and pull both control arms out upward. Slits in wheel bearing housing must not be widened using a chisel or similar tool!
  • If hex bo...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 2.0 L4 DIESEL

On vehicle versions with limited space, bring lock carrier to service position.

On some engines or vehicle versions, it may be required to loosen engine mounts and lift engine using engine a suitable support bridge.

For vehicles with air conditioner, it may be required to loosen retainers of refrigerant hoses (depending on engine and transmission version).

On vehicles with automatic transmission, it may be required to loosen or remove hoses at retainers between automatic tra...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Volkswagen -> 1998-2005 Passat
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 1.8 L4 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 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Service Reminder Indicator Lamp -> Passat
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

  • Connect VW tester or equivalent.
  • Select:
    • Manufacturer.
    • Model.
    • Model Year.
    • Engine Code.
    • Confirm Vehicle Identification.
    • Instrument Cluster.
    • Reset Service Reminder Indicator.
  • Follow the instructions indicated on the tester display.
  • After completing the displayed...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

Lower

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 1.8 L4 GAS

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

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Angle Sensor 2 for Throttle Drive Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Passat  1.8 L4 GASAngle Sensor 2 for Throttle Drive Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Passat 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • G188
  • Throttle Plate Angle Sensor
  • 10 Pin Connector Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS10 Pin Connector Diagram for 2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector T10p
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 4.0 W8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • A/C Compressor
  • High Pressure Switch
  • A/C Pressure Switch
  • Ambient Temperature Switch
  • 2004 Volkswagen Passat  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Load Reduction Relay
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Memory Seat Control Module
  • Driver Seat Back Adjustment Motor
  • Driver Seat/Mirror Position Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Volkswagen Passat cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Radio, Entering and Retrieving Anti-Theft (SAFE) Code
    Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: Oil Consumption Measurement
    Vehicle: 2004 Volkswagen Passat 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Volkswagen Passat AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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 2004 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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