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  1. 2005 TDI Passat Limp mode, turbo underboost, fixed multiple things already

    B5 Garage
    Hi all! I have a 2005 Passat wagon I bought last spring (90k on the clock). Since then, I have been battling with an endless limp mode struggle. I have made some ground on the limp mode and my car is somewhat driveable but the limp mode still rears it's ugly head about half the time I drive...
  2. A/C problem in climatronic v6 - Lots of T/S already!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I'm getting no cold A/C at all and have troubleshooted the following: - Only a recirc flap sensor issue on climatronic, shouldn't effect A/C? - Gas is at good pressure - 267 Relay seems good (disconnected it and A/C clutch doesn't engage, reconnect and clutch runs) - Red valve thing...
  3. I've already posted twice....

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    I've posted twice already, will this be the one that works for me?
  4. Oil pressure Issues; Oil Pump and Timing belt already replaced

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I'm hoping someone here can help me out with my 05 passat's "STOP oil pressure" issue. So about two weeks ago I was driving on the highway (between 50&65mph) I got the "STOP" warning. I pulled over, had the car towed to a mechanic. The mechanic told me the oil pump would need to be...
  5. Help I broke something! (Or it was already broken?)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    (Look at my hand) Forgive my lack of knowledge for the terminology... but I broke whatever that is. What is it? What do I have to buy to fix it? I was taking a look at the PCV system and loosened up that top electrical component housing thing and very carefully just moved it an inch or two...
  6. Need a new throttle body - already bought the wrong part

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi everyone - first post here. I'm hoping to get another 6 months or so out of my 58 plate 2.0 litre diesel Passat highline. The car needs a new throttle body. I am trying to source it as cheap as possible as the car only has a while left. However I can't find the part - I've already bought...
  7. 04 passat FMIC question Searched already

    B5 Garage
    I am in the process of researching a fmic for my passat and all I can find is some people saying a b5 a4 intercooler kit will fit and then some say a b6 a4 kit will fit. Ill post links below of the 2 kits im looking at and input on which looks like it will fit better would be appreciative thanks...
  8. 34,000 miles - already needs new rotors and front pads? Wow.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Ok, really just a general question as I've never owned a VW before this Passat. 2015 Passat Wolfsburg 1.8t Wife drives around 80 highway miles a day, maybe 5 city. She drives like a pussy. Rotors are already warped and VW says new pad and rotors needed. 34,000 miles. Is this common with...
  9. Tracing a Coolant Leak - Replaced Flange Already (1.8t, AWM)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, I have been slowly peeling back the onion of problems I have with my aging 2003 AWM Passat, and I am finally ready to deal with a coolant leak that I thought I fixed. Around six months ago I replaced the coolant flange (that was quite the process) to find out that I was still leaking...
  10. rough idle with AC on once warmed up no codes already replaced suction jet pump

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Also has new plugs, new head(complete), injectors cleaned and flow tested, new oem PCV valve(and some emissions lines that broke during the new head install) new o2 sensors, new smic orings, new fuel filter, fresh t6 oil and mann 950/4 filter. I've already aligned the throttle body but I'm...
  11. A few little changes I've already made

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I took delivery of my 2015 Passat TDI on May 31st. These are some things I've done already. Got my VCDS cable on Thursday. All interior lights changed to 194 LED bulbs Vanity visor bulbs changed to 36mm LED bulbs Adjusted voltage to headlights and tail lights to 13.2 volt Adjusted the...
  12. Bummed already!

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    I hope this is worth the trouble to have a conversation! :banghead:
  13. Owned new 2016 Passat two days, already a problem

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I purchased my vehicle on Monday, two days ago. Today, it had condensation on the windshield when I started it to go to work. Ok, not out of the ordinary for this time of year. Ran the wipers, condensation came off. However, it reappeared almost immediately, but only on the driver side, and only...
  14. I've posted three times already within an hour

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    I've post three times already
  15. V6 - still P1338 Camshaft Position Sensor (G40) - Camshalf already changed

    B5 Garage
    P1338 Camshaft Position Sensor (G40): Open or Short to Plus on a V6 1999 Passat with 115k miles. History of the P1338. This code plus a few other codes came up (P0411 - Secondary Air Injection System: Incorrect Flow Detected and P0322- Engine Speed Sensor (G28): No Signal) came up this past...
  16. Still 8-9 months from getting a car and changed my mind a dozen times already...

    Anything Auto
    It's taken me a few years to get back on my feet. Four years cancer free now and almost as long without my own car. Been sharing the hubby's Forte. It's been a great little car and with the previous 2008 Sonata making it 2 for 2 with Hyundai/Kia reliability, I'm thinking of one for myself. First...
  17. Coolant Temp Gauge always at 0 - already replaced CTS, cleaned wires

    B5 Garage
    First off, thanks for taking the time to look at my SOS. I bought my first car (2001 VW Passat GLX 4motion) a couple of months ago. Long story short, a one of the few remaining issues that I'd like to fix myself is still persisting. When I took it in to VW dealership to have them diagnose...
  18. Throttle cut out on 3.6 passat? HPFP and LPFP already replaced, any ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey everyone, My wifes 2007 3.6 passat wagon cuts out periodically while driving under what I could call normal conditions. It doesn't throw a code when it happens, however every once in a while it will throw a code for either the low or high pressure fuel pumps, p2540 and I can't remember the...
  19. Newb VW and Passat Owner ~ Thanks Already!~

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Wanted to take one of my mandated 2 post to this thread to state how much of a help this site has been as just a lurker. I have always liked German cars since living in the fatherland as a kid and this my first chance to own one. Bought a 2000 Passat 2.8 V6 30v 142K miles and manual 5...
  20. Learned something already

    New Member Introductions
    My new used passat 02 is not a b5 I learned it is a b5.5 Its a 2002 .thanks Passat World