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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Can't find instructions to change the air bag module. Can someone post up DIY links? Does the center console, radio have to come out?
  2. New Member Introductions
    I bought a 2010 Passat Diesel wagon in Melbourne and have recently shipped it back to NZ when we came hoe as we were very happy with its performance. Shortly after arriving here we received a notification of the Takata airbag recall in Australia. We contacted both VW Australia and VW NZ and...
  3. Vag-Com and OBD11 Coding
    OK, never owned a VW before, I made a noobie mistake. I started the car after removing the dash trim (and attached passenger airbag light), boom - Air Bag Light error. :banghead: I read through the entire thread on air bag light issues. But can anyone with first hand experience tell me with...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have an air bag fail light on. 3 months ago the light came on and I soldered the connection under the seat and all was well till now. The light is on again, and my local mechanic cannot get the light to stay reset. The code says drivers side air bag igniter. Where is the igniter located? I...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently have done quite a bit of work on my 2000 1.8 AUG Passat Wagon. First was a replacement of all control arms, four new tires, and an alignment. Next I replaced most of the secondary air pump components and that's working fine now, code gone and passed DEQ. Then I replaced the cam...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi every one I bought a 2004 Passat that had the pass side floor boards flooded. I pulled the seats and carpet and put a heater in the car to dry it out. I then replaced the transmission control module be cause it was full of water and causing all kinds of dash lights being on. After installing...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone have any experience with air bag helper springs? 1998-2006 Volkswagen Passat (not TDI) - Firestone "Coil-Rite" Air Bag Helper Springs (NO-DRILL) [REAR] [4104] | $92.95 | SD Truck Springs | Leaf Springs, Helper Springs and Suspension Parts The rear end of my b5.5 wagon is starting to...
  8. Parts For Sale
    SOLD, SOLD, SOLD :) I'm selling my personal steering wheel this time. My new project came with cruise and radio controls on the steering wheel and can't use it. This setup will work on any B5 or B5.5 Passat. The steering wheel comes with the matching airbag and harness. Great shape and no...
  9. Parts For Sale
    SOLD, SOLD, SOLD :) I have for sale a 3 spoke steering wheel with the matching air bag and wiring harness. The top section of the steering wheel is faded a little bit but the leather itself is in good shape. This steering wheel is plug and play on any B5 or B5.5 Passat without cruise/radio...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    00589 N131 Igniter resistance too high intermitent I have swapped airbags and checked with a 4.7 ohm .5 W resistor as a subsitute I can't remember if VCDS lite can turn of the airbag codes(it clear all other codes) Also does the loom from the airbag plug feed to the main connection point...
  11. Parts For Sale
    I have a lot of different parts for a v6 passat control arm set up. Some parts are new, some are slightly used ( 10k). I am selling my passat and have no use for these anymore. top arms - 2 are febi -2 are oem vw bottom two are febi with 034 motorsports track density bushings and they are...
  12. New Member Introductions
    I got hit in the front end by a chunck of tire going down the interstate, now my airbag warning light is on, I was told that the sensor is out of alignment is there a way I can fix this myself the dealer wanted a bucket of money, the airbags did not deploy.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The "Budget Friendly" Bag Build Hey guys. Its been a while since I have posted anything on here. I recently got married and have also been trying to start a small business. Now that things have slowed down a little bit, I am starting a bag build. I have wanted to bag a passat since I got my...
  14. Parts For Sale
    Up for sale is my 4-spoke leather MFSW from my 2007 Passat. All the buttons work and light up perfectly. The leather is in great shape other than a wear mark and some nicks on the left and bottom. I'm replacing it with another OEM wheel, so the air bag is included. Never in an accident so bag is...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to bag my passat and start workin on stance...any ideas on a bag kit set-up for the suspension as well as wheels and spacers for a 1999 B5 Passat???
  16. B5 Garage
    It has been on for long time. A few months ago I found someone with a vag-com. He told me the codes below and cleared them. Right after he cleared them they came back. 00532 supply voltage 01217 side air igniter N199 driver side He told me it could be anything and he could charge me by the hr...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Okay now that i have fixed the unleaded in diesel problem i have another. The battery went flat after having the doors etc opened while working on the tank. When i started it again the airbag fault light came on and is staying on. Any suggestions as what it might be. I haven't checked the fuses...
  18. B5 Garage
    How to remove the air bag from a 1999 VW Passat four-spoke steering wheel. The four-spoke wheel with multifunction controls is done the same way. It does not take extreme amounts of force to release the spring clips. It takes fishing around to get your tool into the exact proper spot to action...
  19. Parts For Sale
    Left over from my 2002 passat that was totaled looking to sell this stuff. $20 for all plus shipping. If interested email me at [email protected]tonline.net or PM. Thanks
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sick of scraping but like the look of the car being low so what's the best air bag suspension kit to get?
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