Download manual 2014 Volkswagen PassatManual Description
In this section you'll find information about, the power steering system is either hydraulic or electro-mechanical, works only when engine running, the hydraulic power steering system uses hydraulic lines, hydraulic oil, a pump, filter, other.
Parts to maintain a constant oil pressure hydraulic system, the electro-mechanical power steering system automatically adjusts to driving speed, steering torque, and the steering angle of the wheels, turning the steering wheel is very hard when the power steering system not working.
Makes it harder to steer control vehicle, power steering works only when engine running, never let the vehicle coast with engine switched off, never remove the key from the ignition switch while the vehicle is moving rolling.
Please first read and note the introductory information heed WARNINGS, have the power steering system checked, dealer or an authorized Volkswagen Service, stop, restart the engine, drive short.
Come on again, you do not need have, drive a short distance about 10–12 mph, the ignition cannot be switched on, vehicle must not be towed! Get professional.
Turn the steering wheel back forth, steering column not locked / unlocked, switch the ignition off and then switch it, on vehicles with Keyless Access, press.
Starter button briefly twice row without, depressing the brake clutch pedal, do not drive any farther steering, column remains locked after you switch.
When the ignition is switched on, several warning and indicator lights come on briefly function, failure to heed warning lights and instrument cluster text messages can cause vehicle, break down in traffic and result in a collision serious personal injury, never ignore warning lights text WARNINGS.
Always stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe do so, failure to heed warning lights or text WARNINGS can result vehicle damage, to help make it more difficult to steal your vehicle, you should always make sure steering column, is locked before leaving vehicle.
Vehicles with Keyless Access: The steering column is locked if the driver door opened with, if the driver door is opened before the ignition is switched off, the electronic steering column lock, activated only after the vehicle has been locked with the vehicle key or via the sensor door, vehicles without Keyless Access: The steering column is locked if the vehicle stationary.
Vehicle key is removed ignition switch, turn the steering wheel slightly, insert the vehicle key into, turn the steering wheel slightly until.
You hear steering column lock, position and turn ignition switch, power steering automatically adjusts to driving speed, steering torque, and the steering angle, if power steering is reduced or lost completely, it will be much harder to steer control vehicle.
Counter-steering assistance is part of Electronic Stability Control (ESC), for the driver to control the vehicle in difficult situations, surface that provides uneven traction, the vehicle could pull to the right or left, situation and helps the driver counter-steer with additional steering power ⇒ .
The counter-steering assistance in ESC can do no more than help the driver steer difficult, if the ignition is off, the steering column lock will engage and the vehicle cannot be steered, for this reason, you must leave the ignition on when going through an automatic car wash.