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  1. Kahtec 3rd Brake Light Blinking Smart Flashing lights

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Has anybody put these on their B7 Passat? Kahtec Technologies International ? Home Of The Flashing Brake Light ? Blinking Tail Lights to Improve Vehicle Safety Or can you program the car to do it.
  2. Rough Idle, Blinking CEL, no power please help!!!

    B5 Garage
    So I bought my Passat back in June for $500. Its a 2001 with the AUG 1.8T and it has 193,420 on the odometer. I drove it home (about 8 miles from town) back in June and it ran fantastic! The next day came and I hand washed her and got her a shined up and I went to start it and it started with...
  3. CEL blinking and coil packs.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this subject has been discussed at great length many times before but ...... My 03 Passat 1.8T has a flashing CEL only on hard acceleration, when I stomp it to the floor to get on the highway ect... The CEL doesn't stay on so is the ecu storing a code that can be read by a auto parts...
  4. Blinking CEL, shuddery car just stopped happening

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Driving down the road yesterday, I suddenly felt the car shudder on acceleration and the CEL start blinking. I pulled over, shut her down in some parking lot and drove back. When I came back a few hours later, the car started with no problem, a solid CEL (secondary air incorrect flow), and she...
  5. blinking temp light.....

    New Member Introductions
    04 Passat 1.8t Car has 183k. Ive only had the car for a couple months. Have had problems consistantly. Most recent.... I am not at all a mechanic, I just enjoy puzzles.... Car over heat blinking red light, took car to mechanic. Thermostat housing $21, he charges me 100. Car is running fine...
  6. 2002 passat glx 4motion abs light on and brake light blinking!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hello all! so just as the message states, my abs light is illuminated, and the brake light is blinking at me! i just recently picked up this passat for a song and got it all running, but it had been sitting for about 6 months. so needless to say there was brake corrosion and rust on the...
  7. 2002 passat glx 4motion abs light on and brake light blinking!

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys, so yeah just as the title states.. the brake light is blinking and the abs light is solid illuminated. i have been doing some reading and most fingers point to the abs module issue. well i bought the car but it had been sitting for 6 months, so my question is should i check the abs...
  8. 99 passat 2.8 Brake light solid, oil and abs blinking with beeps

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently my Oil light started flashhing with the brake light solid and the abs flashing and the tachometer stops working. It also beeps. The car runs normal otherwise with no new engine codes. Anyone have thought where I need to start looking for this issue?
  9. Turn signal not blinking?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Alright, I need some advice here. I was driving home tonight from work and went to go make a turn, put on my signal and the arrow came up but it's not blinking or making the clicking noise it makes when you signal. So I pulled over, shut the car off, put on my hazard lights and the green arrows...
  10. ABS Light on and break lighting blinking but NO beeps like others have said

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Guys, I need to get this car smogged and I have the ABS light on and the break light blinking. but NO beeps like others have said. what could be the problem? I have 149k on the car. actually I just bought the car from a friend. do you think the abs module needs fixing?
  11. 2002 Passat - New key and fob. blinking key symbol

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought a key and remote (key cut). Got the remote to work. Key also seems to work (opens doors, starts car), but the key symbol in the cluster is blinking. Does it mean the KEY is not matched to car (but the remote is, since it works)? But the key starts the car (and unlocks/locks door)...
  12. Engine light blinking...

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    On my way to work this morning my engine light started to blink but after 5-10 seconds it stopped, so I kept driving, the car lost power for a moment but then all is back to normal (at least I guess since I was trying not to bet it up). I know it's difficult to tell what could be the problem...
  13. Driver Side Door Lock Red Blinking Light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Why is it blinking? It never did this before. All the doors are locked, and my ignition key fob is working perfectly. Vehicle is a 2000 Passat Wagon, 175k miles. 30v, Four Motion. I can open and lock the doors remotely from 30'-40' away, so I can't imagine the key fob battery is going dead...
  14. 1998 1.8T AEB: coolant light on and blinking when cold

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a complete timing belt service, and now the coolant light in the instrument panel is one and blinking when starting the car, and stays on for quite some time until engine is really warm. Coolant reservoir level sensor is plugged in. Coolant level is at max mark. Coolant used is Blaupart...
  15. Alarm is arming (red light blinking) when key is turned to start - car wont start, 98

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Trying to troubleshoot my daughters 98 passat from 400 miles away and get her home for thanksgiving. It's in a shop right now but the mechanic doesn't have vag com and I'm trying to walk him through the steps to get it started so she can drive it home for me to repair. Started acting up about...
  16. door locks not working, LED blinking, relay clicking, fuse 39, VAGcom

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was trying to fix the door lock on driver side ('spinning cylinder'), swapped passenger side lock over. Door cards and regulator out. Somewhere in the middle, I noticed the passenger side door lock and the TRUNK (nothing done there) did not close (meaning the lock does not snap in; door...
  17. 1999 Passat Blinking CEL & gear indicators lit up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just bought a 99' passat 4 dr V6 with 118k mi less than 2 weeks ago and now the all of the gear indicator lights are lit up and the CEL started blinking today. It's been raining for the last few days and noticed yesterday all of the gear indicator lights were lit up. I went to drive it this...
  18. Help, ARS Blinking light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just got my Alphards on and the car started giving me a blinking ARS light, it doesn't do it all the time and it does it either going straight or taking turns and the roads weren't wet. After the coils got installed on the car , I never got to do an alignment. I will take care of that this...
  19. STOP Oil Light Blinking, Pics Included

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, As I was leaving the McDonald's drive through today the oil light came on and the info display flashed STOP. I immediately pulled into a parking spot and turned off the car. I plugged in my bluetooth OBDII adapter and fired up Torque, but the only CEL that came up was for my...
  20. Oil soaked spark plugs + Intermittent blinking CEL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    (2001.5 1.8T AWM automatic) So I've been getting intermittent blinking CELs and a solid CEL with a bad shudder/shaking especially on idle. The codes pulled from it were as follows: 16684 - Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected P0300 - 35-00 - 16685 - Cylinder 1...
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