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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So i just upgraded my 1.9tdi brakes to a 2.8 v6 brake kit. My problem is that i can't find the sizes for the rear bads. Can't find 256mm brake pads from the same manufacturer as in the 312mm fron ones. Is annoying that also it doesn;t say the dimensions like these are 256 pads and they just have...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, my "check brake pad" light came on last Thursday. Coincidentally, I had just just changed my rear brakes the week before. When I looked up the light, I realized the light was only for the front brakes. So, I ran up to the dealer and had them checked. They are just into the yellow zone...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Passat World! I honestly don't know what I would do without this forum, so thank you all for taking time out of your day to read my thread. :) I have a 2003 passat AWD with just over 160K on it. The car runs great in general, although within the past year I've noticed a slight "clunking"...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I was trying to change put my brake pads on my 2006 VW Passat Value Edition 6MT. From what I know so far, the front pads are very straight forward and like many other cars. I tried to undo the lug nuts on my wheels and have problems trying to unlock them. I tried using the tools in the trunk and...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys - Have a B5.5 - 2002 V6 GLX 2.8L FWD, has 141k on it. Rotors and Pads are pretty much shot. I am no mechanic, but will have a buddy who has done this before help me out. But first I need to buy the parts. not looking to spend a lot on it.. have a few questions - hopefully someone...
  6. B5 Garage
    Can someone please explain to me how to replace my rotors on my 2002 passat w8?
  7. B5 Garage
    I need to change the front brake pads on my 2002 VW Passat 4 motion W8 AWD. I just need to know what size Torx bit I’ll need. And also a step by step “How to” would be great!
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I tried searching. Best I could find was Corrado's write. It did have pictures. I did also look at A4Mods.com Is there anything else I should know or look for when replacing my front right caliper? I bought a new caliper and brake pads from autozone. $52 core charge. total for this was like $135...
  9. Parts For Sale
    SOLD: B5/B5.5 Front Disc Brake Pads $30 Shipped anywhere in US New Jurid Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Pads for B5/B5.5 Never got around to installing, and Passat was totaled this summer. (Thankfully nobody was hurt!) Sells for $52 new, more info here...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About lifespan, squeak/squeals, grabbing power which is better? OEM - $71 from 1stVWParts. May last like 80k ? PBR Metal Master EBC Ultimax Hawk Pagid - already bought it and returned because it was a bad part. Any other suggestions? Thanks,..
  11. B5 Garage
    Just put new brake pads on yesterday. Had the rotors turned. Everything seemed to go just right. But now when I go over bumps it sounds like the entire caliper/rotor assembly is clanking around. The brakes work great, sound great…they are doing what they are suppose to do, I just don't know...
  12. B5 Garage
    I am a noob planning to replace brake pads on my wife's 2003 Passat. I have been trying to gather parts and supplies needed based on this article: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=179518 I got the brake pads today. However, I just noticed that all the images are gone from the...
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