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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi All Im in urgent need of advice. My Passat started showing dash warning lights a few days ago the glow plug warning light is coming on after around 5-10min of driving but does no come on when first started and idle and the engine light and DPF light have now come on. I have been advise...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi I have a 2007 TDI 140 Sport, it is a great car, however i have a problem. I noticed recently that my climate control will only blow either hot, when on hi, or cold when on any other temp. I thought it could need gas so i have had the air con gased but it still doesnt work correctly. I have...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I have had this problem whereby the boot lid won't stay shut, seemed to be particularly the case during cold weather. I fixed the problem for free so thought I would post in case it helps anyone else. The boot lid catch or lock is motorised to open and spring return to prime for locking. The...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Im asking this question as I took it for brakepads replacement recently and the mechanic could not get the rear calipers to release so new pads could be fitted. He was using an electric tool which was coming up with red light? Anyway he told me at least one caliper should attempt to release if...
  5. Anything Auto
    Iowa driver killed after plowing into police cruiser at 130 mph, but 5-year-old son miraculously survives Jeremiah Eldon Johnson, 33, was on the run from police and was wanted for evading police in Georgia during a traffic stop. He was also in a custody dispute with his son’s mother and was...
  6. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    I took my diesel CC for a full custom remap yesterday by Will at Performance Torque in the West Midlands, UK, and am very happy indeed with the results. Torque has been limited so as not to be too aggressive on the DSG box and the car is totally standard other than the remap. My main driver...
  7. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Not sure if any of you can help, or if this is best part of forum to ask (can an admin move, if theres a better place for it?) Had my 2011 Passat CC GT 140 DSG since new, Currently got 25,000 mile on the clock. When setting off on a fairly long drive ~160 down motorways/dual carriage ways few...
  8. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    had my 2007 passat now for about 9 months, its an estate/ wagon - its a 6 speed DSG auto version with the 2.0 tdi 140 bhp engine...been serviced by vw all its life and is now nearly at 100k miles but i now have a strange problem appearing, its a DSG auto and in 3rd or 4 gear at 35 to...
  9. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hope you boffins can help, I'm new to VW diesel engines having just got a B7 passat diesel, the 2.0 tdi 140 bluemotion one. I have just had 2 consecutive 2.0T petrol octavia VRS's, both of which were remapped with great results. Time to grow up and save some pennies on the running costs so...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Can anyone advise if the windscreen is electric heated as I am getting my windscreen replaced due to a stone chip the size of a 20p on the driver side?
  11. B6 Garage
    OK.. I have just bought 56 Passat TDI 140. ( 4 weeks ago) Everything has been OK up until last week. Here is my issue, I hope someone can help. I have had a good look to find find the same fault in another post but although i can find similar.. nothing the same. When i lock and alarm the car...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    OK.. I have just bought 56 Passat TDI 140. ( 4 weeks ago) Everything has been OK up until last week. Here is my issue, I hope someone can help. I have had a good look to find find the same fault in another post but although i can find similar.. nothing the same. When i lock and alarm the car...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    after a call from a mate with a 55 plate 2.0 tdi 140 he told me about the injector recall his was done today in sheffield all injectors pump and loom was replaced on recall rang up myself and im booked in for tmoro also have a 55 plate 140 tdi
  14. New Member Introductions
    Er det noen som har vært ute for at motor fusker og ikke starter? Ved diagonose på VW viste sporadiske feil på motorstyring, er det noen som kjenner problemet?
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm brand new to this site - hence the name - and I've obviously come here for some advice. Not sure if we can post what's wrong with our cars here, so I'll wait until I can post in the garage forum. Glad to be here!
  16. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Just a quick request for a recommendation on a replacement battery for a manual 140 TDi (2005). Current one is not holding charge - I cannot see the capacity - is it 75Ah? Cheers in advance
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hi Newbie here just bought 2007 140 bhp passast and wandering if its worth chipping it to 170 bhp
  18. B6 Garage
    Could anyone advise me on a current problem(s) I am experiencing with my Passat? It is a 55 Reg 140 tdi saloon with full history & has done 92000miles. I bought it late Dec 09. Over the last few weeks it is increasingly difficult to start. At first i was getting 'steering column lock defective'...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Urgent advise required,I have an option on a 05 140 tdi however the reviews i have read to date are very poor stating ,bad tire wear,hand brake problems,fuel pump failure, noisey rattles,suspensoin noise, loud road noise, can anyone please help, Thanks in advance Andy
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