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  1. Monson power amp turn on connection

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently bought a Passat 04 wagon with after market stereo that sounded pretty bad.. The OEM had the Monsoon, because I have the power amp in the rear side compartment. I bought a used Kenwood. I already had the Interface (PAC model C2R-VW2) from the old stereo.. I pulled up the C2R-VW2...
  2. 06 Passat - No power to AMP. NOT 3 wire fix

    Mobile Electronics
    HI, A few months ago I did this https://www.passatworld.com/forums/mobile-electronics/324858-07-passat-radio-nav-no-audio-amp.html#post2718224 but now my amp is dead again. This time power is .4 volts BEFORE the 3 way split mentioned in the link above. The carpet is wet around that cluster...
  3. Wiring two 4 ohm dvc subs to amp

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Didn't know where else to ask that would get seen quickly. Im in pursuit of a good sounding stereo system. I just upgraded the head unit. Now im adding two subs under the rear deck in an infinite baffle set up. I haven't wired subs in ages and when i did it was not dvc. I have 2 amps. One...
  4. Amp install question

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys so currently in the works of changing out my amp and sub set up. My setup now I am running 4 gauge power cable from the fuse panel from under the dash. The new setup I am going to be running I will be switching from 4 gauge to 1/0 gauge. When I am redoing this I am going to tap directly...
  5. WTB dead Dynaudio amp

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    If anyone has a dead Dynaudio amp they would be willing to part with I would be happy to take it off your hands. Thank you in advance, Troy
  6. 40 amp fuse keeps blowing

    B5 Garage
    I am a new owner (4 months) of this well maintained VW Passat Wagon LX 4motion with 120,000 miles, and will be learning to troubleshoot, repair, and or replace as I continue to invest into our daily driver. I am a novice but I enjoy working on my vehicles, and I do not often have the time or the...
  7. 40 amp fuse keeps blowing

    New Member Introductions
    I am a new owner (4 months) of this well maintained VW Passat Wagon LX 4motion with 120,000 miles, and will be learning to troubleshoot, repair, and or replace as I continue to invest into our daily driver. I am a novice but I enjoy working on my vehicles, and I do not often have the time or...
  8. 2003 passat system upgrade with monsoon amp

    Mobile Electronics
    I was wondering if anybody can tell me if the 6.5 in speakers in the lower doors of my 2003 passat gl 1.8 t are all 4 ohm or are they 2 ohm for the front doors and 4 ohm for the back ? I am trying to purchase new ones and i need to know what to buy ?
  9. 2 amp drain

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Experienced 2 amp drain after turning car off. No lights left on. Drained battery to 5 volts. Taking out #16 fuse and the drain stops. Finally found that the rear passenger window switch would not cut off power to the motor when window at top-most position, causing the 2 amp drain. Replaced...
  10. JL Audio HD600/6 Amp

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  11. How do I determine which alternator (90amp or 120 amp) is in my car?

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2001 V6 Passat, stick, base model. Does anyone know which alternator I would have, or how to find out? Could I just take the part out and take it to a parts store? Or maybe I could check the battery? The alternator recently went out, so I need to figure out which part to buy. Thanks!
  12. Draw from Monsoon Amp killing battery

    B5 Garage
    Has anyone else had this problem? I have a couple questions about how to fix the issue.
  13. Monsoon amp draw

    Mobile Electronics
    My 2000 Passat factory monsoon amp is staying on when I turn the car off. Which makes it drawn the battery. Can anyone help me fix this problem?
  14. hooking up sub and amp on stock monsoon

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys i found this harness on ebay and was wondering if you guys thought it would work on my 04 vw passat GLX Amplifier Amp Interface Adapter Wiring Wire Harness 1 | eBay
  15. subwoofer question ?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi all just wondering will a active subwoofer wire up to factory radio in a 05 b6 ?
  16. Rear door speakers no longer work (monsoon amp problem?)

    B5 Garage
    I have a B5.5 Passat wagon with the monsoon sound system. A year or two ago, I noticed that the speakers in the rear doors were very quiet. I checked my fader and balance settings, and i found that the left one is about half the volume it should be and the right one is gone all together. My...
  17. Monsoon Amp, Gear sel,Airbag,alternator, wood grain, Various Passat B5/5.5 parts+more

    Parts For Sale
    MORE ADDED+Monsoon Amp, Gear sel,Airbag,alternator, wood grain, Various Passat B5/5.5 Hi all, Check last post for added stuff I have a bunch of parts that have become spares since getting my passat up to shape - still not there as yet though. Over the couple months parts have been swapped...
  18. Subwoofer/Monsoon amp and HU

    Mobile Electronics
    I know this is different than the regular engine discussion but hopefully some of you gentleman/ladies have installed a sub through the monsoon amp before. Im having problems with my subwoofer during hard hits and high volume. It cuts out from the door speakers and the volume goes down and...
  19. Aux input and aftermarket sub+amp install - Where to start?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi all, after acquiring my 03 Passat b5.5 I've since bought a set of 18's which are due to be fitted. The next thing on the list is to install an aux input to the stock headunit and install my amplifier and subwoofer I removed from my previous car. I've searched all over passatworld and other...
  20. Amp Question for Dummies please

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello, So i just recently replaced my old Alpine radio with a new Alpine CDE HD148BT that is rated at 50W x4. I currently have Poke Components speakers up front and a pair of Alpine speakers in back door for fill, I have a JBL GTo 75.4 amp in the trunk powering the speakers. The Amp has been...
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