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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Until the mods figure out what happened to my original thread, I'm starting a new one. Fortunately, since I was auto-notified of responses to the old thread, I have a copy of most of the original replies. Hopefully this isn't a bad omen related to my upcoming timing belt job! I've been...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 V6. Was driving along today, and the coolant warning light started flashing. I looked at the temp gauge, and it was approaching red line. :icon_eek: Pulled over immediately. Coolant level is perfect, and perfect pink color. The oil was pretty low (I have a slow leak), but I added some...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    also have no low beams now, not gettin any current to the fuses, any help is much appreciated. I have a B5.5 2002 Passat varient 1.8tm:thumbup:
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello. Im new in here and new in forums. I have the following issue.I have a Passat b6 3c 04.2008 production year 2.0 TDI CommonRail I have booght the new RCD330 Plus its coming and i think im going to change also the canbus since tha battery drain problem often occurs. Now i want to retrofit...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is Dustin. This will be my 2nd required post in "The Noob Tube". I also purchased a 2003 Passat W8 sedan for parts this year. I've used some parts for our other cars, however, it is still very complete. I will post in the Classifieds section with more detailed information...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi I am a new member and looking forward to being part of the community! Could someone help me please? I have a 2000 Passat right hand drive, 2.0 TDI. I just fixed a water leak in the plenum chamber (blocked drain) and now seem to realise that I dont have a plenum chamber/battery cover, you know...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Bought a 2001 Passat GLS 2.8L . . . . . . Have done my homework and everything on the vehicle and would like the AWD set up. Currently having a leaking problem. I know the heater core is bad and for some reason the coolant is either flushing or leaking. Also the brake light is on and it has new...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 passat 1.8t My car randomly started over heating. Drive a block it overheats. Coolant is full. And repeatedly being refilled from all the work Ive been doing on the cooling system the past 2 days. All impellers on water pump are good, belts a little loose but it functions and turns. I...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys i have a 2005 Passat 1.8T 4MOTION and it has 146000KM on it. Lately i have been taking a smell of engine oil burning when i break, it does not happen often. My Valve cover gasket was changed during the summer. also i have notice a small oil wet spot in the back of the engine. i was...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001.5 VW Passat 1.8t FWD AWM Sedan My car when cold will not start on the first try, it will start up for a slight second and die. IT starts absolutely perfect the second time. this situation happens about 75% of times It should not be a CTS because I've just had a startup problem and sensor...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok guys first post on here and I tried searching for a similar issue but no luck. I just finished up the timing belt and water pump on my 03 B5.5 2.8 and after a while I started noticing whenever I put it in drive the motor tries to jump out of the engine bay and even while driving sometimes the...
  12. B5 Garage
    I'm looking at a shock kit. Has all 4 shocks. What other parts should I change? I've not had it apart. I want to make sure I have everything I need. Do the mounts wear or deterate? Should the bumpers be changed to? I don't hear any clunking. It's got 161k on, I think, the originals. It seems...
  13. New Member Introductions
    I am looking for a throttle body for my 2003 1.8t I also need some color matched body parts.. same car, a Silverstone Grey wagon. -Hood -DS fender -Hatch -Rear Bumper -Euro spoiler (does not need to be color matched) PM but this forum does not offer taptalk so email or text would work...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2000 Passat B5 with Climatronic temperature control had absolutely no heat. AC worked fine. The climatronic self diagnosis returned ONLY error 4F7 which means heater positioning flap motor (servo) no response. The rest of the car is in good shape. I ruled out a clogged interior heat...
  15. New Member Introductions
    I'm off to find the answer in the B6 forum!
  16. Parts For Sale
    Black E-brake for B5 (possibly b5.5 also) - $20 shipped I have a leftover black emergency brake for someone who needs a new one or is converting from the tan interior to black. $20 shipped. Edit: I changed the info to reflect it fits a B5 email: s o nn y b k (at) y a hoo. com
  17. New Member Introductions
    So my first order of business, I need to tow the car home. What tools do I need to actually unhook the rear driveline for save tow dolly towing ??? Size of wrenches, or sockets…? a coat hanger to hang driveline? I'm a chevy person but I love all cars, so bear with me please. thanks all
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I parked my car came back few hours later i noticed a puddle under the car. Right in front drivers side right near the wheel. Liquid was clear slippery sweet tasting. I turned the car on waited for few minutes inspected for leak nothing. I drove off now noticed a ticking sound coming from the...
  19. B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 B5 2.8 V6 wagon with 175k miles. I've had the car for 5k miles without any problems. I'm changing the timing belt and will replace the water pump, tensioner, rollers, serp belt, snub mount etc while I'm in there. (I'm not sure about CAM seals since there aren't any leaks.) The...
  20. B5 Garage
    Hey folks. Been trying to remove my ABS sensors to clean them as I'm getting intermittent ABS/traction lights after driving a short distance and/or turning the wheel. Both front sensors seem to be completely stuck. I managed to wiggle the front passenger side slightly, then the plastic part...
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