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  1. Vehicles For Sale
    This is not my car and have no vested interest in the sale of it. Just passing along info. 2003 VW Passat W8, Rare 6 Speed Manual, 4 Motion Jason
  2. New Member Introductions
    New to passatworld. Will post to classified section as soon as I'm approved. Silver 2003 Wagon with the coveted 6-speed manual and sport package. 105K miles, $9K, located in Morgantown, WV It is with heavy heart that I post my beloved W8 for sale. It's become necessary for me to get a new...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Little back ground for my car: 2008 Passat wagon 2.0T Auto, bought used 5 months ago at 98000km mileage, all stock. Bring the car to my indy for timing belt change, transmission fluid and filter change, cam follower change. The guy said VW parts department not recommend change the trans fluid...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My 2006 needs a new transmission, clutch and flywheel. This failed catastrophically as my daughter was starting to slow from 55, approaching the turn into our driveway. I think she tried to go from 6th to 2nd at about 45mph, she claims it never went into gear (go figure!). Anyway, according...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hello everyone i just got a letter from my local vw dealership saying that i am close to my 105k service and i was wondering that what does this service include and how much does it cost. i really hope it includes an oil change cause i dont hit my 105k till another 1000 miles n oil change in...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    New to VWs and I have a few questions. Looking at a used 2000 Passat with 105k on the tick and a broken timing belt. Should I have any concern about bent valves or damaged pistons? Thanks.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Did the Tbelt over the last two days, took about 8 hours total, with many breaks and snoopin around. Car just hit 105000, and it looked like it could have gone 50k more, seriously. PO may have had it done, but he kept every service record, and I haven't found the receipt for it. Big thanks to...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The service manual lists timing belt visual inspections at 40k and 80k, and replacement at 105k. If the belt looks fine, is it really safe to wait until 105k to change it? I know there have been failures at lower mileages, but a quick search here only turned up failures in lealier years than...
  9. B5 Garage
    I bought a 98 V6 Tip w/98K on last year. I 've read some of the posts about getting the tranny change. What shocked me was the fact that it has a shelf life of only 3 years. So how could they say it's good for the life of the car. A friend of mine who is a mech told me that if it has never been...
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