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  1. B5 Garage
    Hi I have a 2005 1.8T GLS Wagon that just stopped running yesterday. My wife and I are moving about 2 hours away and were driving to a storage unit. I had noticed it started having trouble accelerating about half an hour before we arrived, and when I put it in park at the storage unit the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 1998 VW Passat 1.8 T AEB that is having this new/recurring issue of: • Hesitation at low speed, traffic stops, and starts • Loss of acceleration while getting on highway • Jerks violently on Highway • Intermittent rough idle NO CEL. I don’t know if this related or each issue is...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. First time posting on the forum but I've visited often and love all the info and advice! I'm by no means a professional mechanic but I like to get in there and do the job myself when possible. So my issue: I just finished replacing the timing belt with new tensioner and roller. This...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I live in GTA (Toronto), and went to a mechanic in Scarborough I found off a VW forum (vortex). They gave me oil changes regularly. The front of my B5 had been squeaking like CRAZY, originally I told the mechanic a month ago and he said "not really an issue it'll just get louder", and...
  5. New Member Introductions
    hey would really like some opinions on what to with my passat. this passat has 184xxx miles and im having so many problems with it. i still own 1,000 on the car. anyways the car pushes out air just no heat, I have just recently replaced the a temp sensor, thermostat, also a flush. still no...
  6. B5 Garage
    Hey guys, I've got a 2000 passat wagon with a 2.8l v6 automatic/tiptronic and I'm interested in a swap, preferably the vr6 but I'm also interested in a 1.8l turbo swap as well. So now for the question part, with the vr6 is there a specific year/model it would have to be to fit and pass...
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