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  1. can of worms

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    as I have mentioned in some other posts I am doing "major" maintenance on my 2001.5 ,B5.5 AWM Wagon ,195K, and the more I do, the more I see I should do,thus "the can of worms", but thought I would mention something I have discovered/came across......, replaced elbow (metallic liner) a year ago...
  2. Can you replace the evaporator using the "shortcut" method

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    of pulling the cockpit vs disassembling the instrument panel? Or is there only good access to the heater core that way?
  3. Which tool can assist in removing the headliner for an antenna base replacement?

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone -- stared the task of partially removing the headliner from the rear and sides of the car to replace the antenna base on my B5 1.8T sedan. I've removed the bolts that hold the headliner in place on the left side of the car, both front and rear, and also removed the trim pieces on...
  4. How low can I go?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How low have you guys been able to go without having to adjust camber?
  5. Can not remove rear center head restraint - lhoward1134

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Your thread is not opening, contact admin. Have you tried pressing the button on the front of the ring where the head rest goes into the seat ?
  6. Ive got a ton of Liqui Moly 5w40 Diesel. Can I use it in my 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a lot of Liqui Moly 5w40 Diesel synthetic left from when my 2005 Jetta TDI was working. Long story short, it was the worst cat I've ever owned. Liqui Moly is expensive stuff and I don't want to waste it. Will it work in my 2003 Passat 1.8T? What is different about the diesel 5w40...
  7. Can anyone explain central locking wiring diagrams to me?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    CCM FAULT - Can anyone explain central locking wiring diagrams to me? I have bought a car with a known CCM fault at a reasonable price. All water has been removed from the footwell, plenum drains have been unblocked and the interior has dried out. I have swapped the old CCM for a used part and...
  8. Can I retrofit the original navigation system (RNS MFD)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat with aftermarket blaupunkt radio and I wanted to go for the OEM look and fit the original RNS MFD (see in pictures). Will all the functions work as I dont think I have gps installed. Also the radio that I found has a code that the owner doesn't know, nor does he have the VIN...
  9. Clutch takeup or feel can change during the same drive

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat GLX V6 5spd. One thing I have noticed lately is that the engagement point of the clutch can vary, sometimes during the same drive. Normally, the clutch starts engaging 1.5-2 inches from the floor. But occasionally I notice it engaging much faster - like within .75-1 inch...
  10. gas tank leaking - can I fix this?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 V6 GLX 4Motion looking under the car, just in front of the drivers side rear wheel, I can see the black plastic gas tank is wet with gas that is leaking from the tank. I haven't done any more research than that, I haven't jacked the car up inspect more. Is anybody familiar with this issue...
  11. gas tank leading - can I fix this?

    B5 Garage
    >>>>>>>>>>>>I moved this to the Discussion forum, sorry for the double post<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< 2002 V6 GLX 4Motion looking under the car, just in front of the drivers side rear wheel, I can see the black plastic gas tank is wet with gas that is leaking from the tank. I haven't done any more...
  12. Sale! B7 ECS Baffled Oil Catch Can Systems|10% Off + Free Shipping|Ends 10/15/17

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    From now until 10/15/2017 save 10% on your ECS Tuning Baffled Oil Catch Can System Have you noticed a drop in power or smelled oil burning? Chances are, the buildup of oil in your ports and valves are causing the issues. Fortunately, our in-house designed Baffled Oil Catch Can is ready to catch...
  13. Sale! B6 ECS Baffled Oil Catch Can Systems|up to 15% Off + Free Shipping|Ends 10/15/1

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    From now until 10/15/2017 save 15% on your ECS Tuning Baffled Oil Catch Can System Have you noticed a drop in power or smelled oil burning? Chances are, the buildup of oil in your ports and valves are causing the issues. Fortunately, our in-house designed Baffled Oil Catch Can is ready to catch...
  14. can not start engine: battery or alternator

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After I dropped my kid to school this morning, I couldn't start engine . It cranked a second then stopped . Radio worked fine. One nice guy helped me to jump -start the car. I wonder whether it is battery or alternator . My car is 2005 Passat 1.8T wagon with auto transmission . It has 149k...
  15. can the engine oil be added through the dipstick hole?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am about to do the 1st ever oil change using an oil extractor through the dipstick hole. Then I thought, why can't the oil be added through the dipstick hole? By the same token, can the oil be extracted through the fill hole?
  16. What seats can change out from b5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 b5 passat and want better seats. Anyone know what is an easy swap something more bucket?
  17. Red can oil pressure warning. HELP!

    B5 Garage
    Now where's my blood pressure warning?oh my just can't handle that blow to the chest every time it went off. It shouldn't happen.just did belt change at 200k km and now added some 2000kms to it.while doing the belt i told the guy to drop the pan and clean up whatever junk that might be in there...
  18. Can I update to MIB II on my 2016 Passat S?

    New Member Introductions
    Just bought a used Passat S with only 4K miles on it. Good deal and I thought all trim levels had the new MIB II standard but I guess not. Is there any way to upgrade tot he system thats standard on the SE on up?
  19. Can anybody recommend a VW shop in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul metro area?

    Dealerships and Service
    Can anybody recommend a VW shop in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis / Saint Paul metro area? The closer to Saint Paul, the better.
  20. Why I can not post.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I try to post and ask for some help but I can not... Why? What should I do ?
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