Have 00 1.8T ATW w/ Auto/Tip EFP trans.
I am going to b doing a Auto tranny swap in the near future and was wondering what Auto/Tip trans were available in 99 for the B5?
Im waiting on someone to get back to me w/ the trans code that he has stamped on his trans and was wondering if it was different would i be able to use it
Along w/ that if it is a different trans that was compatible would i have to use the TCM that comes w/ his unit or would my TCM from my car that might b different work?
Here is some info i found googling and was wondering how accurate this is
There are a whole bunch of identifiers for the manual transmissions, but the automatic (Tiptronic) tranny has the same identifier code for all B5 Passats, whether sedan/wagon, FWD/4-Motion: 01V (Zero, One, V)
Transmission stampings include the 3 character type code followed by a 5-digit number that represents the build date.
The code information for automatics is stamped into a plate attached to the bottom of the transmission near the engine/transmission joint. A second plate is also attached to the side of the transmission, but it is usually not visible with the transmission installed in the vehicle.
Within the automatic 01V, there were production run changes that resulted in several sub-codes (e.g. DRD, DDT, EZZ, EFP, EKC) that impact the specification of the valve body and torque converter for example. All the gear ratios are the same across models.
The 1.8T only shipped with the DDT manufactured from 4/97 or the EFP made from 8/99. They have different hydraulic controls (E17 vs. E18/2).
The info above sounds like it would answer my questions, but since it wasn't from PW i thought i would check the credibility of the info w/ the forum.
Thank you for looking