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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hoping someone can help here . . . I have a rear turn indicator bulb out, and it's not clear how to replace it. I can get the tail light assembly off fine, but what's next? There are a lot of Youtube videos that show the method for models up to 2015, but the 2016 assembly is different (no back...
  2. Parts For Sale
    Just need the drivers side. Or help figuring out why one of the bulbs stays on the brake light position when I'm not stepping on the brakes.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I purchased a new set of headlight assemblies from Auto Lights and Light Bulbs - Autolightsbulbs.com a while ago to replace the faded factory headlights. Lights are very nice but the bulb holders are definitely not genuine VW. After much trial and error (buying multiple different bulb holders) I...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi guys, I have a 2018 VW Passat R Line, I made a big mistake and should have left the stock lighting alone. So heres what happend. I went to hook up a HID kit. I had proper adapter to fit hid bulb. But stupid me I tapped into wrong wires to power up the ballast. So what happend is when they...
  5. B5 Garage
    I recently got Lamin-x vinyls for a set of euro tails I got from a member, not knowing how dark they'd be I figured I'd get some LED tail & turn signal bulbs to avoid getting pulled over. The bulbs went in without issue and worked good when I tested them on the bench but once plugged in to the...
  6. New Member Introductions
    How's it going fellas I wanna swap my dome light bulbs with LED bulbs but I don't know if there's a specific size or type that my car needs. It's an 01 passat. Any advice is much appreciated, have a great rest of your day.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 2017 Passat SEL Premium TSI (US version) which has the factory LED headlights. For some reason VW decided, however, to use regular non-LED bulbs for the factory fog lights. Does anyone know: 1) what is the bulb size/model number (H8, 9006, etc)? 2) if there is a "direct...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    How Do I Install the ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit? My ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit arrived, but it came with no directions. At first, I couldn't determine how to release the connector on the original bulb socket, but I figured that out. (Pushing down and out on the end of the connector from...
  9. New Member Introductions
    My driver side headlight won't work mostly and sometime, it works. I thought the problem was with the low beam bulb and purchased new bulb and went to the dealership. They changed the bulb and it is working now. However suddenly the passenger side bulb stopped working. It turns on and slowly...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Why is it every time I look for a bulb for my wagon, anything I reference is usually wrong? I've been told h7 and 9003 for the headlights, something else for the fog's. The fog lights are integrated into the high beams. I bought the wrong tail light bulbs last time I bought them. The car is a...
  11. New Member Introductions
    2003 VW Passat v6 "ABS" Warning lights. Does the warning bulb EVER burn out ? What is up with the ABS warning light on the dash. Sometimes it comes on as soon as i start the car, other times 3 out of 10 starts it comes on 1/2 mile down the street. I love the car but i have heard the ABS...
  12. New Member Introductions
    I read somewhere that I was going to be able to use these bulbs as city lights: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00WVLNJ54/ref=yo_ii_img?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I'm pretty sure there's no way to fit those in that tiny hole. Am I wrong? If so, is there anywhere else I can put these? I don't feel like...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I've been getting the afs inoperative message when I start my car. When I turn right, the right light still turns on. The left one does not and I can see that the bulb is burnt out. What kind of lightbulb is it? I don't think it's a HID bulb. It gives off a pretty yellow light. Does anybody know...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What is the bulb p/n? Is it also a nickel base like the brake light bulbs? Thx in advance.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How to do it and is it a bulb that I can pick up at Autozone, O'Reilly's, etc. or is it a dealer specific item? Thx in advance.
  16. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Need a little advice folks. And if I missed a similar thread, please let me know and I will cancel this one. Last year I was in a nice little collision with a deer in which my nice new(ish) 2014 Passat took it on the chin, literally. Had to have the front bumper, driver-side headlamp...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to replace one of my rear side marker light bulbs on my VW Passat 2003 V6 station wagon. See here: What kind of a bulb is this? I was thinking of ordering it online but I can't seem to find what kind of a bulb this is. I can only find replacement lights including a bulb but surely I...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Any suggestions on how I can get the bulb holder to sit properly? I bought the metal ones off eBay, i pushed down the two metal tabs and i am trying to install a set of philips extreme 130 bulb but i can't get them to sit correctly. do i need to mod the bulb holder any further?
  19. B5 Garage
    Reading /map light bulb change causes sparks and trunk release repeat cycling WTFVW? I was changing the left reading light / map light bulb ( 194 / W5W ) in the overhead console of my '98 B5 and removed the black 1/4-turn holder. Replaced the bulb and was going in via the big sunroof motor...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Sedan My dome light by the sunroof switches has two peanut bulbs on either side and I tried to replace the bulbs with led wedge bulbs and I got one side in but the Passenger side bulb holder popped out and I cannot figure out how to get it back in. Any ideas ? I would hate to have to buy...
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