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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I would like to hear from users their opinion of the pros and cons between the DVD vs the Paper Edition of the Bentley Volkswagen Service Manuals. I realize that is not very convenient and also a nuisance for the other member of this board for me to be asking very "trivial" questions like where...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi folks. A 2015 Golf TDI owner here who is looking for an additional car for my family. I just test-drove a 2012 Passat today, but I need some help deciding whether to move forward with an offer or not. The seller is asking for $2,000 above the Blue Book value. Here's the car description...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My engine is leaking antifreeze from the rear center of the engine and appears to be coming from this tube in the photo. Right in the center rear of the engine there is a corroded looking part and when I shut off my engine I see the antifreeze dripping form that spot. Can anyone tell me what...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I wonder where I can get my Passat interior led light for front seat and rear seat light look like this? Also where I can get benltey Manual book from? I found one for 85.00 from ecs turing. Thanks
  5. Anything Auto
    I received a new Kindle Fire for Christmas (nice). I found a new VW historical book available. 'Volkswagen: A Car For The People'. Text is in both English and German. Not very professional in writing style but loaded with historical background information and pictures. The 'book' is...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    im selling my bentley manual because i am getting rid of my passat. its for b5. comes with both books in excellent condition. i bought them about 2 months ago on ecs tuning and never really used them. about 4 pahes have some grease finger prints but other than that they are perfect. i want 65...
  7. Mobile Electronics
    My '08 Passats' Mp3 AUX dosen't operate as the book (owners' manual) says it should. The book states that the Mp3 option (a drop down interface in the glove box) should recognize the iPod, be able to play the first 5 play lists, scroll through songs AND charge it. Control of the iPod can either...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I hope this is posted in the right section, if not, I apologize. Does anyone know offhand what the labor time is for the timing belt change on a 1.8T (just TB, not water pump, tstat, serpentine belt)? I'm also looking for the labor time for replacement of the valve cover gaskets. Any help is...
  9. Classified Archive
    PRICE DROP I have two of these. They have all kinds of info in them, from torque specs for all parts, bolt tightening patterns, DTC charts and explanations of codes, info for both 2.0t and VR6 engines, auto and manual transmission info / specs, electrical, hvac, suspension and vehicle info such...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need advice about repair book for Passat 2002 1.8T and Passat 2005 TDI, where to buy and what ? Thank You.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've looked everywhere, in the index, the whole "A" maintenance section and a few other places. I found nothing. Does anyone have a page number or section?
  12. Classified Archive
    Wont be needing this ever again,so time to sell it.. in a 9 out of 10 condition due to minor,very minor,cosmetic flaws,but pages are all there and in place. I wont sell for less then 75$ shipped,its 100$ new and you got to think about the weight of shipping this beast.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to know how many hours by labor book it will take to remove and install automatic transmission on 2002 passat v6. Thanks.
  14. Classified Archive
    HEY GUYS!! Well, after totaling the Passat last year I bought this Acura to replace it. Well, I decided to go ahead and get the truck that I wanted in the first place, so now I need to get rid of this one too. As much as I love this car, I don't want to be making loan & insurance payments on...
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  17. Classified Archive
    As stated in the title: I'm looking for a good condition of WTB: Passat Bentley Service Manual (book not disk) with complete pages. Anyone wants to sell it, just PM me. Thanks.
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I had gone to the dealer to see about the inserts(fairings) that go into the W8 bumper for the dual exhausts and they could not find any such part number, so the dealer said lets just order the bottom lower unpainted W8 valence or lower spoiler and change it out with yours. Mine being my 2004...
  19. Classified Archive
    1999 VW Passat GLS in great condition, featuring: **1.8T engine (great on gas and peppy) **116K miles **5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission **Five (spare included) brand new tires and alignment, just serviced including checkup, oil change, brand new front brakes **VW alloy wheels, grey...
  20. Anything Auto
    I thought I would give a small rant and I know people out there have felt my fustration as well I'm sure... My wife's check engine light comes one (98 Honda Accord-4 banger) and I pull the code. It gives me a P0420 which I research and it means either an O2 sensor is going bad but didn't...