Self Study Program 545 – The Passat 2015 Electrical System

VAG SSP 545. This self-study programme gives a deeper insight into the electrical system of the Passat 2015. The eighth generation of the Passat is also now changing from the platform strategy to the modular transverse matrix MQB. MQB-B is the term referred to for the Passat (B-class) and allows for the differentiation of vehicle classes.

As a further development from the Golf class (MQB-A), the Passat plays host to state-of-the-art technical automotive innovations, such as:

  • the Active Info Display (AID) dash panel insert
  • LED headlight technology in conjunction with Dynamic Light Assist (DLA)


  • Introduction
    • The electronics in the vehicle
    • Lightweight features of the electrical system
  • Overview of the electrical system
    • The „front battery” supply concept
    • The „rear battery” supply concept
  • Networking concept
    • Overview of the data bus systems used
    • The CAN buses
    • Component protection and the immobiliser
    • Terminal control
  • Lighting
    • The headlights
    • The auxiliary light module
    • The tail lights
    • The interior lighting
  • Dash panel insert
    • The Medium dash panel insert
    • The Colour dash panel insert
    • The Active Info Display (AID) dash panel insert
  • Convenience electrical system
    • The Keyless Entry and Start System
    • Easy Open
    • The control unit for electronic steering column lock J764
    • The exiting concept
    • The start-stop system 2.0
    • The reversing camera R189
    • The heated steering wheel
  • Glossary

The self-study programme presents the design and function of 
new developments!
The content will not be updated.
Current testing, setting and repair instructions can be found in the provided service literature.

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 64

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