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  1. Since I can't post in the specific forum I'm asking for some help here

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, so my father has a B6 2007 2L and now the problem occurred that while driving the hazard lights start turning on randomly. Doesn't matter if youre accelerating or slowing down or just driving or just standing still and the egnition is off, they randomly decide to do that. Now we've taken...
  2. Rear Ended asking for advise

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Wanted some advise. Car (2002 1.8T 5MT) got rear ended. it has 170,xxx miles on the last 12 months or so the Car skipped a tooth on the TB and bent an exhaust valve, had power steering issues. Both fixed in the last 12 months, and, with other things its easily been $3,000 i put in the car...
  3. Noob asking about plasti dip

    New Member Introductions
    Anyone in the CA southern part know a good place to paint your car or plati dip it?
  4. asking about passat B5 arm rest ?

    New Member Introductions
    Is Golf 4 and Bora arm rest fits in passat B5?
  5. Another thread... asking about remote window mod

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i looked at this page to do the mod to my 99 passat 1.8 using a USB cable. I understand the other ways to do this... but wanted use this as i only have a USB cable. when i go into VCDS i go to the 46-Cent. Conv. then go to adapt and go to channel 62, hit read... and I get an error... also...
  6. Craigslist find, Godspeed turbo kit - full - asking $700.00

    Parts For Sale
    Hello everyone. I can't use it because too many mods for my daily driver, but i found this craigslist ad and thought maybe someone might be looking to use their tax refund for an upgrade. Godspeed Turbo Kit Happy Shopping. :)
  7. exctied to start asking questions

    New Member Introductions
    can't wait to start modding the passat, this is my 5th vw
  8. FS:K03S asking $500.00 obo

    Parts For Sale
    Used K03 55,000km on it. Bought it from a friend, but bills came up and i dont need this. So i'm asking $500.00 Obo
  9. Tried the search, now asking for help

    B5 Garage
    I recently hit a porcupine on the highway, and found a few dozen quills throughout the bottom of my engine bay. Yeah, I know I need a skid plate, and actually ordered one 3 days prior, yay. What concerns me, is this picture. I now need to replace this oil cooler hose, and am just looking for...
  10. Asking the experts / what is this?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking around the car today to get familiar with it, I found this "hose" or "line" at the back of the engine on the drivers side sucked closed. I looked thru the Haynes manual and of course found nothing. I do not know exactly what it is or what it is for or I would have searched it here. Im...
  11. searched for hours giving up and asking...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    after hours of searching i know all about the differences between the k04 and the k03s. and i now know that the turbo in my car is a k04-15. (honestly went and got the box out and typed the part# it into bw website) i had the swap done years ago by a Indy shop when i had no idea there was more...
  12. Noob Asking Questions

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there everyone. I am interested to know if anyone has had complaints with the sound quality of the OEM Handsfree system. I have a 2009 Passat with the built in HF System. The incoming sound is OK (Through the stereo) but the outgoing is awful. I constantly get complaints from people on the...
  13. Noob asking for fitment advice

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello all! Any help is appreciated. I have searched out so many threads but can't seem to find the right answer for my dilemma, so posting a new thread is my last resort. I have a b5.5 GLS 4Mo. I have the opportunity to buy a set of 17" wheels from a B5 with an offset of 45. I am not planning...
  14. Muffler, Cat, Resonator, Etc... (Sorry for Asking)

    B5 Garage
    So I had Vickie up for some suspension work the other day, but she wasn't up long. Anyway, I was wondering; the exhaust looks like it should have been dual exhaust but they gave up (otherwise she would have been an Audi :lol:). So, there is the y-pipe, two *items*, back to a straight pipe, then...
  15. Sunroof's trickling water sound. Asking just to be safe...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So if i go for a drive after it rains, i'll hear some trickling sounds above me for the first minute or so. Nothing gets in the cabin, nothing gets wet (the roof is closed), but it sounds semi-internal. Is that the water passing through the sunroof drain? Does anyone else hear this noise? Yeah...
  16. 17" Borbet type E.(selling for friend) asking $300

    Classified Archive
    Im selling these for a friend who has a smushed A4.....they are all in decent shape, one has some small rash on it ( see pics) and one looks like it might have taken a pot hole on the inside. Looks to be usable( my rim has a bigger bend on the inside and drives ok LOL) can see it in the pic...
  17. Now we have a forum we been asking for

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Now we have a forum we been asking for, lets spread the word around and get some use out of it .. I know there is a lot of questions out there and we have a lot of answers , don't be scared to ask .. the only dumb question is the one that remains unasked. :thumbup:
  18. Back asking the higher powers!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had my rear brakes, rotars and pads, replaced yesterday and mechanic told me that my front end is loose,:thumbdown which has caused the inside of my tires to wear to the cords are starting to show. He told me that the left side ball bearings both uppers and lowers are shot and the right side...
  19. Asking for trouble running 18's?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Came across a sweet deal for some Konig's with tires locally, only trouble is they're 18's. Not sure how much of a problem it's gonna be running them when I get my suspension installed (Koni's w/ Sofsports) considering I live in NY. Anyone w/ experience car to chime in?
  20. oil leak_____noob asking for help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did an oil change last month on my parents 99 turbo and discovered an oil leak of some sort. The last oil change was in January at 57k and I didn't notice any leaking at that time. It now has 60k so it just started over the last 3k miles. Any ideas of the problem from the pictures...