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  1. 2001 v6 4motion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. I'm looking to pick your brains a bit. Recently purchased a passat v6 4motion auto/tip. Problem is it was fitted with a fwd auto transmission. Currently the transmission is conflicting with the car's cpu. Vehicle quick shifts through the first 3 gears then its as if it's slipping in...
  2. Volkswagen passat v6 4motion 2001

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    Recently purchased and joined the volkswagen family.
  3. Passat 2001 B5 Tiptronic

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, Yesterday when trying to drive the car, it just couldn't move at all irrespective whatever gear i engaged. What could be the issue? What do i need to do/address?
  4. Oil Pressure STOP warning 2001 V6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 Passat GLX V6 95K I’ve had this car since 2004 and for the first time ever the dreaded Oil Pressure light screamed at me today. I’ve researched this question here but this incident is different than others I’ve read about. In my case I was driving some curvy roads on the way to the...
  5. 2001 Passat Knock sensor code comes back

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys I’m a new vw owner and I’ve been running into this code that keeps coming back. I’ve got a 2001 Passat 1.8l AWM automatic Here are the codes: P0327 - knock sensor 1 circuit low input 16711 - knock sensor circuit low bank 1 - no indication on display 16795 - secondary air...
  6. 2001 V6 Passat Crankshaft Seal Replacement... Help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I am trying to save a 2001 Passat with the V6 motor. It has 475,000 km on it and really want to see it get to half a million kilometers. The crankshaft seal is broken so its literally throwing out oil. I have the front end off the car and see that the crankshaft bolt looks like it needs a...
  7. Changing the ECU from a passat 2001 to 2002

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    Hi all can someone help on an ECU change, I've got two passats one being a 2001 5.5 1.9 TDI sport with a remap, and the other an early 2002 5.5 TDI sport with a standard ECU, I'm putting the engine from the 2001 into the 2002 and i want to also put the remapped ECU in to the 2002 passat, there...
  8. Timing belt replacement advice for low-mileage 2001 Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings and thanks for the great advice I've already found in the forums here. While I've done a lot of researching regarding my latest issue I haven't found a scenario that quite matches mine, so I'm reaching out to see what the community thinks...here goes: The car is a 2001 Passat (old...
  9. Need to top off ATF for my 2001 Passat V6 30V

    B5 Garage
    I made a mess when I tried to replace the electric auxiliary cooling fan behind the radiator on the passenger side. I loosened the bolt which holds the upper the transmission metal hose into the radiator in order to remove the fan. I plugged the hose back in but did not screw back in the bolt...
  10. 2001 Passat V6 Timing Belt Installation Question

    B5 Garage
    I am new here. I am a seasoned DIYer and I am fairly skilled in fixing my cars. This does not mean I make no mistakes though. My V6 30V passat has reached 170k miles so I did the timing belt job the 2nd time to it. I did the first at 100k miles and all was OK. The engine started and idled...
  11. 2001 Passat 1.8t AWM p0171 code

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    My 01 passat 1.8t has been throwing the p0171 system too lean bank 1 code for some time and while it hasnt affected drivability at all, I would sleep better at night if I had an idea of what would be causing this. Mostly the cel lights up after a longer drive when I come to an idle at a sign or...
  12. 2001 1.8t - Rough Idle/Stumble When in Gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone experienced and diagnosed a similar issue? Our Passat has 204k miles and runs well except when you stop at an intersection (or other stop), the engine shakes a bit and sometimes stalls. If you put it in neutural gear, the stutter smooths out. I had a vacumm gauge on the manifold...
  13. 2001 B5 Passat 1.8t auto transmission issue jumping out of reverse..help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all!, I need some help with my auto trans 2001 B5 Passat GLS 1.8t. When I start her up, when the engine is cold, and back up, reverse works fine. However, after the car is warmed up, say after driving home from work, when I am in reverse, and give the car too much gas, as if to back up...
  14. 2001 passat beeping alert

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Everytime I turn on my car (2001 passat GLS), a loud beep happens that indicates to check the engine and airbag light beeps as well, where can I go to unplug or mute the noise so it just shows an alert on the dashboard? The beeps are very loud
  15. 2001 Passat glx coolant randomly leaks

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i could drive around the block on and all the coolant will pour out, then the next day do the exact same thing and no leaking would happen. very random, but always happens. coolant tank has been replaced along with the hoses and lines, STOP coolant light comes on even when everything is full...
  16. 2001 passat 1.8t gls

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    Hello im jeremy and i have a 2001 passat gls
  17. Cold Start issues with my 2001 Passat GLS 18.t auto..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Over the past week, I have had this new issue with my 01 Passat 1.8t AUG. When I go to start it after it has been sitting, let's say, over night or for more than 5-6 hours, it cranks, and at likes it has started, but then dies. On the second attempt, it always starts right up. I have...
  18. Removing stock sound system from 2001 Passat & installing in 1995 VW Eurovan?

    Mobile Electronics
    Looks as though our Passat is headed to the wrecking yard. Before she goes though, I would like to take the stock sound system out of it and install it in my VW Eurovan. Is this something that can be done, by someone who knows little about sound systems (me!), without too much trouble or money?
  19. 2001 vw passat v6

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    How do i know what kind of vw passat i have? I’m trying to post on forums and don’t see any “+” or options to post. Don’t even know if my passat is a b5, cc or what.
  20. 2001 Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! Just joined this forum to get help restoring my beast as well as to help anyone i can help.
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