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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys, Crashed the car about a year ago and needed front bumper replaced. Climate control temp readout not working since then. Noticed recently ambient temp sensor and cable are missing from position in front of radiator. Can buy replacement sensor from ebay, but unsure where to connect cable...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi. I'm new here. I suspect there is a better place to post this question, but I have some newbie hoops to jump through first it seems. I have a 2004 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4motion V6 My ambient temp reading creeps up when the car is at a stand-still any time I have been driving for any length of...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does this sensor just read the outside temp for your cluster, or does it tell the computer how rich on the fuel to dump too.
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there any info out there on the difference in HP as the ambient air temp increases? I have a 2004 1.8 AWM/tip with the APR chip. I bought the car last fall (October) and had sent the ECU in for reprogramming almost immediately (thanks to this forum for sending me down this slippery slope!)...
  5. WTB/WTT Section
    AS above ^^^ The one in the front bumper.
  6. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Does anyone on here have the ambient lighting option?...does this include puddle lights for the doors as it seem my cc has the red lens on each door but no light?...can these be enabled through VAGCOM or can you just put bulbs in?....thanks
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What's wrong with these pictures, taken at the same time? ;) I've never thought the outside temp reading was particularly accurate, but suddenly a couple of weeks ago nit started reading consistently about 30 degrees low. What's broken?
  8. B5 Garage
    So I just installed a complete speaker system; Head unit, Speakers, and Amp. I put everything back together, turned on the car and my dash backlight wasn't working. It's as if the car doesn't know that I put my headlight switch on, however when I do switch it on, my headlights do turn on... so...
  9. B5 Garage
    hi, i have a 01 passat b5.5 TDI 130 bhp and the oat is reading way off.. i located what i believe to be the housing bracket (1-2 inches above the bottom of the radiator,pretty much in the middle) but no sensor and no wires. this means the temp reading being shown is from behind the pollen...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My temperature display has never worked as long as I've had the car. Never bothered me too much but now it tells me it's 39 degrees and warns me about ice and it's annoying. I was going to just unplug the stupid thing but then saw it's only $5 on ecstuning($17 including shipping). First...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been having issues with my IAT lately. While trying to track down a mysterious misfire I looked into my IAT. It looked dirty so I cleaned it. One week later I got the p0113 (IAT sensor signal too high) code. Pulled the sensor and read an ambient resistance of ~1100 ohm. I don't know how far...
  12. B5 Garage
    Hi everyone, I have a 2002 B5.5 Passat wagon with a 1.8T and the manual A/C. The system hasn't been blowing cold, and I think I've traced it to the ambient temperature switch. I started with Relay 384 and it tested good, and no voltage to pin 9. When I jumper the compressor clutch connection...
  13. B5 Garage
    Hi, re passat 2004 tdi highline. :(I am trying to locate the ambient air temp. sensor as it is presently reading 5C above correct temperature.
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After recent inspiration for a quick and cheep easy mod, i landed on this handy link that inspired me to first install LED's in my cup holders :wrench:. Yes cup holders :thumbup: UPDATE: Re-did all the led's after breaking a few legs in...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I wonder if anyone who has the ambient light strips in the front door trims may be able to post up some photos?
  16. New Member Introductions
    On the 1.8t, what is the approximate intake temperature the ECU reports above ambient? I am troubleshooting some high? gas milage on my wifes new 03 passat 1.8t wagon. It gets 14.1l/100km according to the ECU. The VAG-COM was reporting intake temps of 30 celcius when its -6 outside. Any thoughts?
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    im basing my project off of this but i want to make it so it only goes on when i turn my headlights on. i have a 98 1.8t with original headlight switch
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is my variation of an idea I read about on PassatWorld. I did this on a 1999 Passat GLS The objective is to back-light the recess behind the chrome door-opening handle. I...
  19. Mobile Electronics
    Hi everyone, this is my first posting on the Forum! I've just acquired a 2007 (07 Reg) 2.0 Tdi SE Estate and according to all the information I've read it suggests this model has "Ambient Lighting"? I can't see anything on the interior like this, it just seems to have the normal red and blue...
  20. Classified Archive
    VW Part # 8D0 820 535. Replace that broken temp sensor by the front bumper. Brand new in the OEM VW box from 1st VW parts. $25 Shipped in the ConUS.