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  1. Happy 4th of July

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Enjoy Independence Day tomorrow and thru the weekend but remember - we need all ten fingers to work on and fix these VWs. So be careful lighting any fireworks.
  2. Transmission jerks from 5th to 4th gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. Ok I know there has been numerous post about this problem but i havent found a solution. My problem is as follows. My car shifts up no problem but when im slowing down it jerks, sometimes harder than others. I know for a fact it only happens when the car is downshifting from 5th gear to 4th...
  3. Harsh 4th to 5th gear shift B5.5 4motion steptronic

    B5 Garage
    Hey all I have my roomates b5.5 4motion triptronic with 108k miles!!! that has started to experience very harsh 4th to 5th gear shifts increasing in frequency. It feels like you hit something in the road or hit a pothole to be honest so rather worrisome... not good... It happened four times when...
  4. Bought a 4th Passat.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just had this towed over, a 2001.5 V6 5sp manual Passat GLX with only 57K on it. Needs a water pump, tires (dry rot), maybe a battery and the RR sunroof drain repaired. It's been sitting for the past year while the owner decided if he wanted to repair the car or sell it. Jump started and it ran...
  5. Big SoCal Euro 2016 - Sunday Sept 4th, 2016 - #BIGSCE

    Events & Gatherings
    Date: Sunday September 4th, 2016 Time: 2pm-8pm Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA [Google Map] One of the west coast's largest European car shows located at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA. Feature over 3,000 plus European cars !! Event info - Facebook event -...
  6. New member, 4th VW

    New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to say hello. Just picked up a 2008 2.0T FSI wagon. Kinda high miles at 102,000 but it was well maintained. Need to get her cleaned up though because even though they brought it to the dealership for virtually all service..I don't think they know what wax is. Lucky for me, I'm a...
  7. Climate Control Fan Switch and AC only works on 3rd and 4th position? 06 Sedan

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The 4 position cabin fan switch does not work in in the first two positions. Neither the fan or AC is actuated. When you advance the switch to the 3rd and 4th position, the fan and the AC function normally. Any idea of what this is and how to fix it? I don't see how it could be a fuse issue...
  8. 4th post!?!

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  9. Transmission Randomly Shifts up and down between 4th and 5th on WOT???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I was driving home from work today and on the way back i had to pass someone, so put the car in Tip downshifted into fourth no problem and passed the other car. As I upshifted from 4th to 5th the car started to go back and forth on its own, downshifting and upshifting until I let off the...
  10. 01v 5HP 19FL no 4th gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Everyone, My name is Saffraz. I have a 2000 B5 Passat 1.8T with the ZF 5HP 19FL Tranny. Recently the tranny has decided it doesn't like shifting from 3rd to 4th anymore. :banghead: Seriously. So i got the car scanned and the following codes came up:- (17087) Brake Switch(f) P0703 - 35-00...
  11. 2001.5 B5.5 5 speed V6 pops out of 4th gear

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone, first post here with mechanical issues - Over the past week or so, I've notice that in 4th gear it sometimes pops out and my engine will rev for the split second I don't catch it. (It's not a sharp pop, the stick shift doesn't actually move much) All my other forward gears work...
  12. MIL light ON...going on 4th year

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat 2002, 1.8t -- MIL has been on for past 3, maybe 4 years.. got tired of taking to dealer and getting hosed for 500$, only to have the light on a few months later.. Car runs fine.. Anyone know how I can get that bloody bright yellow light off?
  13. Just picked up my 4th B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2 passat owner for the second time. Haven't not had a passat in 10 years. Im addicted:). This one a Reflex silver 2005 1.8t 4motion auto. 186k mi. mint Anthracite leather interior, couple door dings on exterior. Couldn't be happier.
  14. Where is the 4th vacuum line? Cant find it anywhere

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. So i recently i had a p0411 code on my 2001 B5.5 1.8t Passat with AWM engine code and been trying to fight with it with no effect. After I erase the code with OBD scanner the CEL is off for average of 3 days. Also, I know that SAIP works for only first minute or two after the car...
  15. 4th Passat, 1st B6

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I got this one last weekend. 2006 2.0t 88,xxx Silver Blue (don't know the correct name) Gray Leather Heated seats Sunroof It has some little dings and scratches but for the price I got it at they can be fixed soon. To do: -Replace tint job -Find a AUX that will connect to the CD 12pin plug...
  16. Clutch slip in 4th gear

    B5 Garage
    I have a gtrs elim kit on my 4mo, and seem to be getting a weird issue. In 1st, 2nd and 3rd gear it seems to shift fine and the clutch seems ok as well. It seems like when I shift into 4th it falls on it's face, and the rpm's "appear" to climb disproportionate to speed. It's hard to tell...
  17. Any US VW shows 18th May to 4th June?

    New Member Introductions
    I'm on the West coast (SF-Vegas) from the 18th to the 30th May then NY and upstate NY from the 30th to the 4th June. Any good shows on during this period?
  18. May 5th Shannonville Full Track event 6 - 9pm, 4th event of 2012!!!

    2012 4th lapping event (Shannonville Full Track) - May 5th, 6pm - 9pm, Saturday evening---- Signup Sheet Less accident, Less down time More time on track, more fun.. No firetrucks, No burning cars, No rogue wheel rolling onto the track!!" Instead, you will have tons of track shots...
  19. My 4th Passat: 2013 VW CC VR6 4Motion Executive

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    NEW PICS IN POST #9 I'm an old-time member here at ClubB5/PassatWorld who had forgotten about these forums and lost track about 3-4 years ago, and just rediscovered them. I've been a Passat owner for more than 12 years now - my first was a 2000 Passat GLX sedan, followed my a 2003 W8 wagon...
  20. 4th post?

    New Member Introductions
    Maybe you need a "Helpless Noobs" forum for some like me.