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  1. :: ECS Tuning :: Tire Stickers | Stand Apart

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  2. Two fuse #6 failures, about 3 weeks apart

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As many of you know, 5-amp fuse #6 and 10-amp fuse #14 both go to the CCM, which controls locks, alarm, windows, sunroof, mirrors, etc. About 3 weeks ago my elder son borrowed our Passat wagon to pick up some baby room furniture he had bought. Fuse #6 blew, leaving him in the store's parking...
  3. my headlight is falling apart.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    there is a metal piece kind of floating around inside my headlight housing. its a rounded piece of flat steel, looks like it would fit around a bulb. any idea if that could be fixed, or am i buying headlights?
  4. MAJOR PASSAT PROJECT..Any Advice on Tearing apart is appretiated.. please look.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  5. MAJOR PASSAT PROJECT..Any Advice on Tearing apart and Electrical Component?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    MAJOR PASSAT PROJECT..Any Advice on Tearing apart is appretiated.. Please Look So my project here is that i own a 2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX sedan . Its been my baby for 48 hours before someone through or poured a flamable liquid that burned it down into the interior from the passenger side...
  6. Almost didn't make it home -- both CV axle boots ripped apart.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, been a long time lurker since I bought a 2003 VW Passat 1.8L Turbo for my wife. We bought the car for $2,700 in 2013 knowing that the car will need some work on it. Lurking around here, I know that you guys are knowledgeable and just great. I wish I had posted earlier to introduce...
  7. Can you change the waterpump w/o pulling front end apart? ATW

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This blows. Bad rattling sound and a bunch of coolant shooting out of car this morning. Almost positive it's the waterpump. It has 140K on it.
  8. 2002 Passat 1.8t 4-cyl AWM taken apart to inspect/replace coolant system components

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I'm seeking feedback on observations made while replacing CTS, thermostat, and Water pump in Passat. Here is a timeline of events: 1.) Receive "STOP" notifications in panel while driving. Noticed engine was overheating. 2.) Discovered all coolant had leaked out, and after re-filling, it...
  9. 2004 passat drivetrain for sale, will break apart for individual sale

    Parts For Sale
    Hey all. A few months back I picked up a 2004 1.8t/auto Passat for misc. parts. I took what I needed, saved a few things, and scrapped the shell. The project i was going to use the engine for is not going to happen so i am listing these for sale.I have the complete 1.8t AWM engine and AZS...
  10. 2012 passat center console take apart question

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    So I have had my passat for a few weeks now and I have read many complaints about the center console cup holders not being very big. It seems to me that even though they are small I have a different problem with mine. I think there is something down inside the center console that is preventing...
  11. Cam Adjuster Guide Fell Apart. Should I be Worried?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The other day at my job I had my crank seal replaced (its nice being on the other end of working at a dealership finally). Everything went smooth with that and the tech stated my oil pan was leaking. So we decided to warranty it. I've always complained on how my car made a little bit of a...
  12. 2000 Passat GLX Falling Apart

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings. This is a partial rant and partial request for any thoughts on what has happened to my car recently. It is a 2000 Passat GLX (I think it's a GLX, whatever was the most expensive model) 4-Motion. It has 73,000 miles, with about half put on in the first 4 years. It mostly sits at...
  13. Front Passenger Window regulator fell apart?

    B5 Garage
    Hello everyone i have a b5 (99) passat and my window stopped rolling up and down. so i took apart my door and found that everything fell apart. i got everything out and set up on my table, does anyone know how to put this back together....or if there is a DIY write...
  14. side skirt falling apart help!?

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Tha joys of living in dry arizona heat every thing gets dry rotted and ends up falling apart or crumbling to pieces.. does anyone know where I can get new ones hopefully for cheap.. Thx for tha help
  15. Found leak, Tell me I dont have to take my dash apart!! (picture inc)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 v6 GLS with manual AC controls So I noticed the carpet on the passenger side was pretty much soaking wet close to the footwell.. did some searches here and it seems the cabin filter housing is usually the main culprit but I hadnt washed my car nor has it rained here for a week or two...
  16. POOL: Is this part designed to be taken apart or not?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As above, is this part designed by VW to be taken apart or not? Uploaded with Direct link: ImageShack® - Online Photo and Video Hosting :salute:
  17. Gas/brake pedals way too far apart (fore and aft that is)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I drive an auto b5.5, 1.8t. I like it, but in traffic I noticed the front to back spacing of my brake and gas pedals was a bit too much and it involves some painful ankle bending to go back and forth in traffic. The gas is much closer to the floor than the brake. 1. anyone else got this issue...
  18. Uh oh!!! WTF do I do now? Apart from the obvious...

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I decided to remove my wheels today to put the better ones on the front for now, but came accross a very wierd lug bolt which looks to be a wheel lock, has an internal fine tooth pattern, not like a generic wheel lock. Should I just hack them off? :wrench:
  19. Anyone ever take apart an FK angel eye headlight?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a pair of FK Angel Eyes that I just pulled out of my car because the alignments were not working. I put my stock ones back in after a 3M cleaning and they turned out pretty good. If I have a chance I'd like to play around with these angel eyes and maybe repair them and put in whiter LEDs...
  20. ECS magnetic drain plug pulled apart

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anybody have an ECS magnetic drain plug fail? My drain plug was dripping so I removed it figuring a bad gasket. Nope, the flange has failed at the threads and worked it's way up. i only use a Tq wrench on this thing to 30nm. Anybody else have one of these fail?