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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I recently picked up a 2006 2.0 FSI and it was having starter issues. The PO said they parked it and stopped driving it for a few months and went to start it and it just clicked. well we got the car to my shop and I put a different battery and it and got it to turn over good. the first time we...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The car only dives in tiptronic mode!?! Other than that, for $800 i would get Passat wagon, 4motion, V6, 113K miles. I have been doing some research and cant find anyone with this exact issue, of if they did not remedy was discussed.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    When I turn the climatronic fan on it turns on, the lights are on but no air blowing. Any ideas? It's 07 2.0T B6.
  4. New Member Introductions
    I was on my way home today in my 03, and took some railroad tracks way faster than I intended and got about 50 feet of air off of it, slammed into the ground HARD, and cracked my oil pan instantly, what else should I look for in the repair process?
  5. New Member Introductions
    So I'm new to this forum, I was gonna post about my car and what I have done to it so far, future plans, and end with a question as that would seem to be the best use of one of my two required post in this forum before my tangible presence is proven and I am then allowed to frolic in the other...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Having some issues with my Passat (2000 V5 2.3L) this issue happened few months ago, where one morning the car just would not start. It cracked just fine but had no intention to start, removing a cable and grounding a spark plug showed that no spark was being made. Then two days...
  7. Vehicles For Sale
    Checking to see if someone wants to buy it whole after I hit a deer, I might part it out on ebay, but I'll cut a deal for a PW member Unibody appears to be straight, but probably not worth fixing (mileage ~120,00 i'll double check that) Has: Techtonics Tuning 2.5 inch Stainless exhaust + twin 3...
  8. Mobile Electronics
    I recently purchased a 2003 wagon. It had a CD/cassette/radio head unit--nothing said Monsoon on it. I just installed a Sony double DIN HU and like it so I started thinking about adding new speakers and maybe a powered sub. The challenge is that Crutchfield says that I should not have...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Saw a similar thread on this, but answers were all over the place. Hoping to see if anyone has had the same issue or confirmed a fix... 2000 Passat Engine: 3 Li V6 has been running great since I got it in March. Check engine light has always been on for Thermostat issue, but still ran fine...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. W8 Passat 2003 Sedan. First problem the fuel indicator on the consol stopped showing level. Car still running. Then in succession over a couple of drives: Noticed OAT indication not working. Lost auto function of windows, then full loss of power windows. Electric locking system no longer...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok guys I am lost. About a month I rebuilt the cylinder head on my 1999 Passat 1.8t. I broke a serpine tine belt and timing belt. I replaced all the valves and seals . Lapped the valves. I drove the car for about 2 months. Now it cranks but will not start, Ido have have spark at all 4 coil...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I've not too long had this car and it's had the problem since the start, it's one of a few issues (leaking rocker cover gaskets, engine mounts and more), but is the most annoying now it's coming into summer in NZ. I've researched the possible problems, but it doesn't appear to be...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2004 1.8 Wagon is not starting all the time. Sometimes I try to start it and it cranks but does not fire, I stop and try it again and it starts. I checked the codes and it has P0343 showing as a Camshaft Position Sensor A-Bank 1 Circuit High Output. Should I just replace the sensor or could...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone experienced their thread disappearing? My overheating thread is completely gone???
  15. New Member Introductions
    I'm helping a lady at church with a 2002 Passat. She has a CEL. She took it to a shop that I would have thought knows what they are doing cause they work almost exclusively on VWs. they scanned her car and said "not to worry about it". they also said the CEL isn't bad unless it's blinking red...
  16. B5 Garage
    I looked and searched but couldn't find the answers to the following questions: (1) Will B6 wheels fit a B5? :confused: I have a set of Monte Carlos from a 2008? Passat I'd like to put on a 2001 wagon with 15s. The Montys are 17x7.5" with 225/45R17s on them. Or maybe they are 235s? I will try...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wagon has developed a bit of a hard starting issue the last couple weeks. It never wants to start on the first turn of the key, but will almost always start after the second time. Cranking speed is the same as always, just won't fire. No CEL, but I have had "Evap small leak" and "open...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So, I have a 2008 Passat 2.0 Turbo. 173,000 miles approx. Automatic About a week ago, all of a sudden it wont shift outta first gear. A few times before that I noticed that couple times when i was driving it did a hard shift but didnt pay much attention to it because it only happened two maybe...
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