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  1. Brake lights not working with headlights on?

    B5 Garage
    Recently picked up a new to me 2000 Passat for a project. Everything has been going great as far as getting it road worthy, however today I noticed a sort of “interesting” snag. Upon checking all the lights, we noticed that the brake lights work fine with the headlights off, however when you...
  2. "STOP Brake Fault Service Manual" and Red Brake Light still flashing

    B5 Garage
    Car: United States 2002 VW Passat 1.8L Turbo FWD Issue: Info center will only display "STOP, Brake Fault, Service Manual", red Brake Light constantly flashing, and the dreaded 3 Beeps when starting vehicle. SEL also on, but related to an issue with the CAT. Ultimate Question: how do I get the...
  3. interior light / fog light

    B5 Garage
    interior lights / fog lights I need some help with B5 99 2.5Tdi 4Motion Auto. Interior lights are working manually, both front and rear, but they wont light up once i open the doors. I have repaired almost all of my door locks 3/4, 4th one was fine. I have door light in all of my doors which...
  4. Correct bulb type for corner lights, brake lights and rear turn signal for B5 (2000)?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering what is the correct bulb type for the following lights on a 2000 B5: 1) Front Corner Light 2) Tail Light/Brake Light (bulb located on the top socket of the tail light) 3) Rear Turn Signal/Blinkers (bulb located in the middle socket of the tail light) 4) Back Up/Reverse Light...
  5. help pinpointing abs issues (module?)

    B5 Garage
    Whats up everyone? I just bought my first volkswagen, so far seems to be great car for the family. I am looking for some assistance pinpointing an ABS light and Brake light issues I am having on 1996 Passat Wagon GLX . Here are the symptoms: The Abs warning light and brake light come on and off...
  6. '02 W8 check brake pad display won't turn off+wheel cover help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought a 2002 W8 2 weeks ago. It was misfiring badly - so I replaced the coils and it runs pretty good. The check brake pad light has been on, though the pads are fine (visual inspection). Before on the dash display the 'check brake pads message' would pop up and go away after a couple...
  7. 97 passat 2.8 oil light dimly on...occasionally...also brake light on

    B5 Garage
    The car runs fantastic, quiet no noises at all. Has had all the correct oil changes... it is a Passat 97 2.8. The oil light is sometimes on very dimly... sometimes on a bit brighter. The low oil alarm never goes off(I disconnected the two oil pressure switches and ran the engine to make sure...
  8. 5th brake light mod

    B5 Garage
    I have been searching for 2 weeks on how to do the 5th brake light mod, and trying to find pictures of it. I have had some luck in how to do it, but was looking for more information and if it was possible to wire for marker lights instead of brake lights, or if even possible to have both marker...
  9. ABS repair.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does any one have a suggestion on where to send a bosch 5.7 abs module (for a w8 if it matters) for repair on the cheap. Cash is alittle tight after the holidays and I just cannot take the beeping any more on my dash? Or does any one have a suggestion on Salvage yards in eastern Pa or NJ ( or...
  10. Left turn signal and left brake light dont work unless used.

    B5 Garage
    about a month ago my left turn siganl fell out. it took me about 2 weeks to buy a replacement. since then my left turn signal and my left brake light doesnt work when my lights are turned on unless used. for example, at night when i turn on my lights everything lights up except for my turn...
  11. STOP! light and Brake Failure light trouble..

    B5 Garage
    Hey everyone, I recently purchased my used 2004 Passat GLS 1.8T in July of this year. It has been in and out of the shop quite frequently since then with numerous problems such as an oil leak and a busted fitting on the cylinder head from the radiator. The last three mornings in the first...
  12. ABS Fuses

    B5 Garage
    From Modulemaster.com: Does the ABS light, brake light, and warning beep come on simultaneously? Answer: Yes This condition indicates the ABS module is not getting power. First check the ABS fuses. Your ABS system uses two fuses; one in the engine compartment and one in the main fuse block...
  13. '02 Passat 1.8T Passenger Side Break Lights Out

    B5 Garage
    Any ideas on what I should be looking for when trying to fix passenger side brake lights on '02 Passat? All other lights work fine. The same 2 bulbs light up when headlights are on, they just do not get brighter when I press on brakes. Thanks, in advance. This is the best site. I am learning a...
  14. Replacing LED High-Level Brake Light/3rd Brake Light

    B5 Garage
    Hi, Has anyone ever tried to replace the LED High-Level Brake Light/3rd Brake Light in a b5.5 Passat Estate/Wagon?? :wrench: When I apply the brakes, I only get two LEDs at each end of the strip lighting up, so I'm guessing I need to replace it. I believe the part number is - 1J6945131C...
  15. Brake light sensor issue - new twist

    B5 Garage
    I had a similar problem with my brake lights as some others in the forum had (all 3 lights stay on all the time) with 2 caveats...1) the lights will only stay on if the headlights are on (so not with the running lights) and 2) the lights go out when the car is turned off (so no need to remove...
  16. Brake Service Light came on - How much time do I have?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My brake service light came on the other day, and I know I need to have my front brakes serviced (according to my mechanic [Rallye Import Automotive in Midland, MI], new pads and rotors.) The problem is that I do not have the money to replace the brakes right now (waiting on the damn GI...
  17. High Level Brake Light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 2003 Estate/Wagon and it would appear all my bulbs/LEDs are gone in the high level brake light. Is there an easy way in to replace them or is it a trip to the local VW dealer? :nervous: Are they bulbs or LEDs too? I have no idea... Cheers :thumbup:
  18. Alien Brake System Failure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mods--please delete
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