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  1. Blown engine verification

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Copied from my introduction post. Thank you for the reply. The initial post was a general introduction. I was hoping it would count toward my total to allow me to post directly in the appropriate forum. The shop is my local VW dealership. All maintenance has been done at this shop since we...
  2. B5.5 V6 FWD both flex pipes blown

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    [B5.5 V6 FWD GLX ] So basically I've have had a exhaust leak for like 3 months now, the leak wasn't very loud until about 2 weeks ago. The car had a code and I replaced teh maf and it went away. Its throwing codes for 02 sensors as of now, and after putting the car on a lift, I was able to...
  3. Blown turbo?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A non-mechanic here. I own a 2005 Passat GLS TDI wagon with 241K miles on it. This last weekend I was headed home on I-5 when I suddenly lost boost. The shop replaced the MAF sensor, then discovered a hole in the intercooler-turbo hose and replaced it (I'm now in for a bit over $800), but I...
  4. FS: 2003 Passat Wagon 1.8T 5 speed - blown engine $450 obo

    Vehicles For Sale
    My beloved wagon lost oil pressure, but if you happen to have a good engine, this is a nice car and otherwise a great driver. Fresco green with black/dark grey cloth interior, 2nd owner, very good tires, 211,542 miles - much of it highway as I frequently drive from San Diego to San Bernardino...
  5. 2000 Passat Will start and then die, Crank, no Start

    B5 Garage
    Hey there everyone, i have used this site for reference forever and have finally decided to join and participate. So ESPN version i have an 2000 1.8t i believe the atw. So i was driving it all day yesterday and everything seemed to be just fine and working normally, one detail i believe i should...
  6. I think i got a blown head =(

    B5 Garage
    This morning, i turned my car on and heard some valve rattle, then it went away right away. But i was like, Im going to check my oil real quick. Pulled the dip stick and it was super frothy, i figured, ok i have a bad PCV system its cold and moist out, probably just little moist. Let it warm up...
  7. Dynaudio Blwon Woofers

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Dynaudio Blown Woofers Hi everyone! I am looking for some advice with my 2008 Passat Wagon 3.6 4motion. The dynaudio system is only playing through the tweeters and mids with no bass at all. We replaced the amp with an amp that was proven to be good and still had the same issue. We then scanned...
  8. FS 2002 passat 1.8 blown engine?

    Vehicles For Sale
    I've got a 2002 passat 1.8t 5 speed. Awm engine code. Car is in great shape except for dent in passenger door and headlights that need to be refinished. 124k Did a water pump last week, drove it that night then next day started it, heard a loud bang as it was turning over, tried to start again...
  9. 1998 Passat Blown Clutch

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Pedal goes all the way to the floor, HISSS comes from engine compartment, fresh liquid on gearbox. It's got 140,000 miles on it, but still in decent shape. Don't really wanna sink cash into it to fix it, but if I did, any guesses on what it would cost to replace the master (and/or slave)...
  10. Start, rough idle, blown fuse #29

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2005 GLS 4motion wagon with the 1.8T. New head (re-manufactured VW head installed after old one cracked and put coolant in the oil) installed, cams good, timing belt perfect, started right up after timing belt with no issues. Finished putting everything back together today and here...
  11. 04 V6 Passat, Blown heater core, Immobilizer Activated

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Vehicle is an 04 Passat GLX V6, over the previous week and a half before this incident I did a timing belt, water pump, thermostat change. I had a water leak and was under the impression it was from the water pump only to find out it was the thermostat housing leaking from being old and worn...
  12. b5 passat blown engine build

    The Showroom
    Hello all, this is my b5 passat that was originally going to be used for a 5 speed swap. I ended up saving it and it's now becoming a little project.
  13. Blown Cam Cover Gaskets

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 B5 V6 GLX. Hey, looking for some help. About just over a year and 13,000 miles ago, I did a full timing belt replacement along with all the pulleys, tensioners, etc., as well as both cam cover gaskets, front and back cam seals, cam chain tensioners, and new pcv hoses and vacuum lines. A...
  14. Got a 1.8T engine layin' around? B5 Variant with blown motor on CL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    We don't have a FOTD thread on this forum, but perhaps we should. I wonder if this might spur any project minded B5ers out there to take it up and bring it back to glory. $500 takes it! 1999 VW Passat Wagon It's autotragic, but if you're swapping the powerplant, why stop there. I REALLY...
  15. Blown Head gasket?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got some bad news, and I think my car may be destined for the scrap yard. About a year and a half ago, I had a head gasket failure, which shot oil into the coolant system and clogged everything with the oil/water goo. Found an indy mechanic, who replaced most of the hoses, water pump, etc...
  16. Headlight Fuses Keep Blowing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Help!! Just got back from a trip out west, and now my HID's dont work! Help me, I found that both fuses were blown and tried replacing them, but they just keep blowing. I dont know what the problem is, they were working fine before my trip, and now they dont work.
  17. Blown Head Gasket Help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off i might be using incorrect terminology since i am new to my VW and cars in general THANKS! So i took my 2003 1.8t Passat into the mechanic after severe shaking, flashing CEL, and overheating/low coolant lights coming on. They told me it would be from 1500-2000$ to get it fixed. He then...
  18. Is my turbo blown?

    B5 Garage
    2004 1.8t with about 110k miles Wife said the car was bucking & it read "STOP low oil pressure" so of course I'm sure she disregarded that message & drove another 20 miles home :mad: So it's throwing codes P0011 & P0420 now. She added some oil but I don't know if it was low or out when this...
  19. Blown timing belt!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well while on the way to work, car suddenly stopped. Towed home. Checked belt, teeth gone. Should i go on and rebelt eng and check for bent valves or replace heads( does AEB only head) or can i use any head (98-03) . Should i replace whole eng with timing belt kit installed... IM TRYING TO DO...
  20. 2.0 passat blown motor? video

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    The motor is not blown.. but i cant change the topic.Rough idle then dies.Just put in new spark plugs,didnt help. when it started and idled previously it would start off at a rough idle then correct itself. I got pissed the other day and didnt let it correct itself and floored it.its a 96 with...