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  1. New Member Introductions
    Cant wait to dig through this place. find out everything I can about my new car. Just picked up (for $1500) a 2004 b5.5 wagon Awd 1.8L turbo AWM engine code.....only down side is the automatic transmission. Grips the road great tho and planned on doing a stage one APR tune soon enough. would...
  2. B5 Garage
    I know there are quite a few threads related to these fans not functioning, but I’m having a very hard time figuring this out. My AC fan is not coming on at all when it’s hot out and I have the AC going strong. After driving with AC for about 45 minutes the car overheats. I wanted to start...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know that this swamp has been done before from fwd to awd, but what I am wondering is can I used the parts from the 2004 Audi A6 2.7t Quattro? I would think that they should just bolt up, but maybe they wouldn't if the frame is wider in the A6. Has anyone done it with this particular flavor of...
  4. B5 Garage
    So I recently was given a Passat . I noticed That it was shifting odd (not going into overdrive on the highway and shifting out of 2nd and 3rd at really high rpm 3800-4500) I have done a lot of research, I have taken it to dubwerx in Cincinnati and they can't find any error codes and couldn't...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to sell my Passat. Of course, right before the sale went through, my check engine light came on. Someone took it to Advance Autoparts to "run the codes." They told him that three cylinders were mis-firing. He then took it to a local VW authorized service station. They told him...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As noted in another thread, I'm switching out my Passat for a daddy car. My Nephew wants to buy my Passat, but I'm not sure what price to ask. According to Kelly Blue Book, the car has a private sale value from $2200 - $2500. I the past five years I've done a bit of work: - New tie rods...
  7. Anything Auto
    I'm getting ready to pass my 2000 Passat off to my nephew. The Wife and I had a baby a few weeks ago, and we definitely need more room in the car. The current decision is between the Tiguan Sport AWD and the CR-V EX/L. I'm looking at a 3-year lease because we wont put many miles on the car...
  8. Vehicles For Sale
    2002 VW Passat GLX Wagon with 4Motion AWD - $2300 DC AREA I am willing to part out certain parts for Passat World Members. This Passat will need some work: flexpipe broken on the drivers side spring broken on drivers side rear suspension Was supposed to bring back spare parts from a guy in...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Passat World! I bought my Passat 3 years ago - and I've loved the car since. She just reached 151,000 miles and I would like to keep her running past the 200,000 mark. She went into the shop recently and I was given a list of things that needs to be done. I am decent on my "car knowledge" -...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey folks quick question on the car I am buying 02 glx awd wagon there are chrome rain guards I think they sit on the roof and they look like decorations, the back of one is popping up , how do I get it to stay in the track? Thanks
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings and salutations. Ok so first post but I am here because I am hoping to do something awesome, to me any ways hopefully some of you will agree. I have a 2001 Passat V6 5 speed. I love this car but she has some miles, the suspension is a little floaty at this point. Some other issues...
  12. Parts For Sale
    gone to the crushers as there was no interest...
  13. B5 Garage
    I have a 2002 Passat GLX v6 4motion AWD. Today I replaced the brake booster, and I also installed speed bleeders in all 4 calipers. After removing the old booster, I reinstalled everything and topped off the fluid reservoir. I then opened the rear right bleeder screw and began pumping the...
  14. Vehicles For Sale
    rare 2 owner car. Bought new in San Francisco, I bought it from dealer trade. 5 spd manual, rs4 reps, new Pirelli 225/40/18, new brakes, factory turbo, all the weak points sorted. PVC system gone thru, S4 clutch, lwfw, raxles, stage 1 tune, mirimoto hid headlights and fogs, w8 cluster mod...
  15. New Member Introductions
    I found a 2003 Passat awd wagon with 110,000 on the clock. Timing belt kit put in recently. Front brakes new and interior looks good. A few nicks on the body but rust free. Not being quite up to sped on these cars should I look at anything in particular? It also has the 2.8L power plant with...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 02 B5.5 AWD Wagon with a v6 that has broken rear springs (apparently been broken since we purchased the car). The car is my wife's and we don't want to lower the ride height as we sometimes take it down dirt "roads" and can use all the clearance we can get. Where can I get new springs...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 with 130k miles on it. I just bought it and the transmission has never been serviced. I pulled the plug and the fluid looks okay, but want to be better safe than sorry. I know the fluid is expensive. I called my local VW dealer and they want $299 to service the transmission, drain...
  18. New Member Introductions
    I got a 03 VW Passat glx 4motion and it turns over but wont start. Ive tried changing the fuel pump relay, changing the coolant temp sensor, and changing 5 of 6 spark plugs. it has close to a full tank and I've also tried holding the gas to the floor. the battery is super dead but i don't think...
  19. B5 Garage
    Hi, The auto transmission switches to tiptronic by itself even though it is a the D mode.. it is kind of dangerous; especially on the highway, so when going on D it may switch to 1 or 5 etc..then I work on it by pushing back it switches to D but it is not reliable as it may switch back to...
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