Self Study Program 341 – The 4.2L V8 5V engine

VAG SSP 341.Besides their differences in output, the two engines will differ primarily as a result of the modifications necessary for the Touareg’s off-road capability.

The 4.2l V8 5V engine will be launched in two variants:

  • In the Touareg, with an output of 228kW
  • In the Phaeton, with an output of 246kW


  • Introduction
    • Technical features
    • Technical data
  • Engine mechanical system
    • Ancillary unit drive
    • Toothed belt drive
    • Intake system
    • Cylinder block
    • Crankshaft drive
    • Cylinder head
    • Camshaft adjustment system
    • Valve gear
    • Lubrication system
    • Cooling circuit
    • Fuel system
    • Exhaust system
    • Secondary air system
  • Engine management system
    • System overview
    • Sensors
    • Actuators
    • Functional diagram
  • Test your knowledge

The self-study programme portrays the design and function of new developments!
The contents will not be updated.
For current testing, adjustment and repair instructions, please refer to the customer service literature intended for this purpose.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 41

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