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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, trying to help my daughter's boyfriend with an issue. Not familiar with Euro cars, although I have wrenched on many American and Japanese over the years... Anyway, the complaint is the headlights are too dim. I checked the low beam H7 bulbs, OK... I get around 12V on the connector, which...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It seems that that a lot of the washer fluid ends up on top the car roof rather that all on the windshield. Owners manual mentions that some special vw tool is required to service them. Is there a DIY to do this at home? Also, I am not sure if I have heated wiper jets or not, but I did have a...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ...and I'll do my best About 1,000 Miles ago I had a Magnaflow resonator welded onto the stock piping It took me months of debating and digging through old threads to find what model number was the best one The magnaflow I used is as follows... 2.5" C in/C out 4" Round 18" Body MagnaFlow...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been on the hunt for the proper procendure for aiming the fog lights on the b5.5. I've done generic searches and haven't found consistent information. Anyone have a way to aim/align the fog lights?
  5. B5 Garage
    Hi, since I bought my passat the driver side headlight has been off aim (aims too high and cannot be seen on the road). I tried adjusting using the adjustment points, and no go. Recently I ordered new lights and had to drop the bumper to replace them. Also they are HID type headlights. So i got...
  6. B5 Garage
    The rear washer shoots straight up in the air. None gets on the window. How do I adjust the aim?
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Can someone please indicate in the image below where the screws are that are supposed to change the vertical aim of the headlights. Thank you.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I got my OE fog lights wired up finally... they're OE projectors via an ECS kit. When I turn them on, they're essentially pointed down at the road. I assume they're aimable... anyone know how to aim them properly? TIA
  9. B5 Garage
    I have not yet purchased a shop manual for the car yet. I need to raise the headlight aim as it is too low. I don't know what to turn to raise or lower the low beams. Please adivise as I need them changed before a trip on Friday. Help.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I finally installed the Phillips Vision Plus bulbs I ordered this summer earlier this week (along with some All Weather's in the high beams) and now the driver's side beams seem all messed up - the low beam is higher than the high beam and higher than the passenger's side. I've checked the...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I just installed the Hella HID housing for a 98 Passat and the beams are all too low. How do I level these things? The lights have a leveling motor...do I need to fire that up? If so, any idea where I can get a switch for it? I'm bringing my car in Friday for service at an...
  12. Mobile Electronics
    I'm currently working on a set of kickpanels in my passat, but I'm having the hardest time aiming the drivers. The drivers are a home-made Vifa component set with 6.5"midbass and a 1" tweeter. The crossover is set at 2kHz and is a 6dB/octave series crossover. The mid can play high and the...
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