Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)
Engine Control Module: Service and Repair
Engine Control Module
‹› Modified anti-theft protection has been implemented since 11.06. Identifying feature: locking bracket instead of a locking plate.
For removal and installation of the Engine Control Module (ECM), refer to one of the following:
=> [ Without Anti-Theft Immobilizer ]
=> [ With Anti-Theft Immobilizer and Locking Plate ]
=> [ With Anti-Theft Immobilizer and Locking Bracket ]
Without Anti-Theft Immobilizer
‹› If the Engine Control Module (ECM) will be replaced, connect the vehicle diagnostic tester and perform the "Replacing Engine Control Module"
On vehicles with heavy duty suspension, vehicle must be limited to a maximum speed of 210 km/h with the ECM. At speeds above 210
km/h, damage to the input shafts can occur. Perform the Guided Function "Limit maximum speed" with the vehicle diagnostic tester.
Turn the ignition off.
Remove windshield wiper arms.
Remove the plenum chamber cover.
Disconnect the connector - 1 - from the heated windshield control module (J505).
Slide the connector latches - 2 - on the ECM outward and remove both connectors.
Remove the ECM bracket bolts - 3 -.
Remove ECM bracket with ECM from the plenum chamber.
Press the release latches - 1 - outward and slide the ECM - 2 - from the bracket.