VW Passat repair

+ 1. Ekspluatatsiiya of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Power supply system
+ 6. Ignition system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Drive of forward wheels
+ 10. Suspension brackets
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Wheels and tires
+ 14. Systems of heating, ventilation and conditioning
+ 15. Electric equipment
- 16. Body
   + 16.1. General information
   16.2. Care of a body
   + 16.3. Insignificant damages of a body
   16.4. Considerable damages of a body
   16.5. Moldings, facing of wheel niches
   + 16.6. Cowl elements
   16.7. Forward and back bumpers
   16.8. Forward cross-section beam of a body
   16.9. Forward wing
   + 16.10. Luggage carrier elements
   + 16.11. Elements of a back door (cars with a body the versatile person)
   16.12. Hinges and locks
   16.13. Elimination of jingle of doors
   + 16.14. Elements of a forward door
   + 16.15. Elements of a back door
   16.16. Internal rear-view mirror
   16.17. Central console
   + 16.18. Combination of devices
   16.19. The receiver with coding system
   16.20. Perchatochny box
   16.21. Dashboard
   + 16.22. Forward seats
   + 16.23. Back sitting
   + 16.24. Seat belts
+ 17. Electric circuits


Repair B3-B4/Passat B3-B4 Volkswagen Passat>> Body>> Care of a body
Check of a condition of a body should be regular. Otherwise corrosion of separate sites of a body can lead to its strong damage and, as a result, expensive repair. It is important to pay also attention to parts of the car inaccessible to an external look, for example, to the bottom, arches of wheels and the lower part of a motor compartment, and also to the parts of a body hidden under an upholstery.

At work on the care of a car body in order to avoid damage of its surface or details of furnish of salon it is desirable to use preparations specially recommended for these purposes.

Basic element at care of a body is its sink. Dirt, salt or a bird's dung, getting on the body panel, can lead to tarnishing of a paint and varnish covering. Wash the car often and regularly (better if it occurs every week). Plentifully use water. Use for a wash of the car a soft sponge or a soft brush do not wash, in order to avoid damage, a paint and varnish covering a water stream with a strong pressure.

At a sink of a body it is necessary to use only specially intended for this purpose автомшампуни and detergents. Use of household detergents is strictly forbidden!

Wash away dirt from top to down, often rinsing a sponge. Wipe the car a pure soft fabric not leaving fibers. Do not wash and do not dry the car on the sun: preparations under the influence of direct sunshine dry before put therefore on a paint and varnish surface there are stains.

After a wash of the car because of humidity efficiency of action of brakes decreases. It is recommended to dry brake disks in short-term pressing a brake pedal in a start of motion.

Purely washed up and dried-up varnish covering is necessary for processing every 3 month preserving means to protect a car surface from atmospheric influences by creation of a water-repellent wax layer.
In order to avoid damage of a paint and varnish covering it is necessary to remove the flowed-out fuel, oil or greasing, and also brake liquid at once.
Regular processing by preservatives of shine and protective polyroles promotes long preservation of shine of a paint and varnish covering. If water does not gather to drops, and spreads on a surface, process surfaces repeatedly. There is also other possibility of protection of varnish coverings — by means of washing preservatives. However washing preservatives provide reliable protection of varnish coverings only in case are used at each wash of the car or not less than in 2–3 weeks.
After use of washing (foam) means additional processing of a surface by polyroles and shine preservatives is recommended.

Do not process a car surface under direct beams of the sun.

Polishing of a varnish surface is necessary only in case the surface faded owing to insufficient leaving, influence of the dust, harmful gases, weather conditions, in a consequence of that to restore its shine usual preservatives it is not possible.
It is not necessary to apply chemically active polishing means, despite previously good results.
Before polishing the car is necessary for washing up and carefully to dry up.
Polishing is necessary for carrying out small sites in order to avoid premature drying of polish. After surface processing by some polishing means it is necessary to carry out additional preservation. Polishing on the open sun is forbidden.

It is impossible to process opaque varnish surfaces preserving and polishing means.

Pitch quickly destroys varnish coverings, and to remove it completely very difficult. Delete fresh spots of pitch with the soft rag moistened in flushing gasoline. Usual gasoline, White-spirit or turpentine try to use only in case of emergency. Pitch spots well are removed by means of varnish preservatives — the wash of the car in this case is not required.
Insects or a bird's dung contain substances which can lead to damage of a paint and varnish covering if them quickly not to remove. Insects or a bird's dung can be washed away weak warm soap or washing solution or by means of special means.
The drops which have got on a body of construction materials are washed away by slightly warm solution of neutral detergents. Thus it is not recommended to press strongly an applikator or a fabric because of risk to scratch a varnish covering. After cleaning of a surface it is necessary to rinse this place with pure water carefully.
Plastic details, seats from an imitation leather, a headlight, and also the details having opaque or black coloring, wash with water with addition of special detergents or special structures. Plastic details if necessary can be processed special cleaners. At all do not use solvents or gasoline.
Wipe glasses a pure soft fabric or special napkins from the internal and outer side. At strong pollution it is possible to use alcohol, including nashatyrny, and warm water, and also special means for purification of glasses. At a sink of a windscreen it is necessary to lift screen wipers up.

If brushes and the lever were removed from levers of screen wipers is in the lifted situation, it is necessary to be extremely attentive because of danger of blow on glass the screen wiper lever.
Do not clear some glass the silikonosoderzhashchy means intended for cleaning of paint and varnish coverings. At the work, the silikonosoderzhashchy aerosols connected with dispersion, glasses are necessary for closing a cardboard or other materials.

Rubber a sealant it is necessary to strew periodically with talc or to spray silicone аэрозолью. It will keep their elasticity and will exclude a scratch when closing doors. To eliminate unpleasant sounds it is possible, having wiped adjoining surfaces liquid soap.
Light-alloy rims demand leaving, especially in a cold season. For care of disks use special means for cleaning of rims. Do not apply at care of disks active, kislotosoderzhashchy, silnoshchelochny and rough cleaners and do not wash disks with the water having temperature from above +60°С.
Seat belts wash with weak alkaline solution, without removing them. Do not subject belts to dry cleaning which can cause destruction of fibers. Belts with automatic winding should be braided in the dried-up condition, if necessary using for their best sliding special an aerosol. It is not recommended to dry belts at temperature over 80 °C and on the open sun.
Fabric seats clean the vacuum cleaner or a rigid brush. Strongly polluted seats clear dry foam or special means. Fat and oil spots if necessary process pure gasoline or spot remover. Do not pour a cleaner directly on a fabric. The spot is deduced by its wipe on a contour from spot edge to the center. It is possible to remove other pollution, using slightly warm soap water.
At long parking under direct sunshine leather sitting and head restraints it is necessary to protect from burning out. For this purpose slightly wipe leather surfaces slightly damp soft fabric so that not to wet skin and seams. Then a dry soft fabric wipe the dried surface. Strong pollution delete by means of the refined detergents without lighters (2 tablespoons on 1 l of water). Fat and oil spots are removed easy dabs with pure gasoline. Washed up leather sitting it is necessary to process antistatic and after drying carefully to wipe a pure and soft fabric. Such processing it is recommended to spend each 6 months.
Before installation of rugs be into place convinced that they are dried completely up.