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  1. 2012 Passat - CAUTION!!!

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    It's always a learning experience with a brand new car. ;) I just found out while clearing ice and slush from around the base of my windshield that you can NOT raise the wiper blade arms more than a couple of inches before they contact the hood. It is not possible to stand the wiper blades...
  2. Windshield Replacement & VIN Number Caution

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just had my windshield replaced at my place of business while I worked. I went with a company that my Insurance Co. (Amica) recommended (Auto Glass of New England). From reading previous posts on this site I knew to look to see if my VIN number was visible after the install. Well you can't...
  3. Caution: Extremely Juvenile Thread

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    I know this is immature and nothing for people to boast of. I'm just curious as to see others misfortunes in this particular area of misjudgement. Highest $ amount Speeding ticket. $864 originally $664 01' Galant GTZ vs. an 04' Lexus IS300 85mph in a 55mph in a carpool lane during rush hour...
  4. Caution: Fog Lights don't like water!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A word of warning to B5.5 owners concerning the fog light assemblies: They are not waterproof and not even very water resistant! I drove through a deep puddle a couple of weeks ago and there is no doubt they got very wet. I noticed a couple of days ago the lenses were fogged over and damp on...
  5. Caution Ebay Users, Tails

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is something alot of people on here should see. I wanted to sell my tinted tails, and found replacements from China new for an unbelievable new price of 75 dollars after shipping, the sellers feedback is good, etc. Anyway I ordered the tails, they just got here after waiting 3 weeks since...
  6. What car is this ?? (caution 2mb gif)

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    Any ideas? I can't seem to figure it out.
  7. Caution: Auto-RX may be targeted by credit card theives

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought some Auto-RX last night. Today I get a phone call that several gasoline transactions from Florida were put on my card last night and this morning. Auto-Rx is in Florida. I am in Wisconsin. I'm not saying they did it, just that their site might not be secure. I will inform them...
  8. Floor jack caution: I bent one of my frame rails...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This must have happened the last time I rotated my tires. I think I was too hurried to use my little plywood block on the jack stand, and a nice little section of the driver's corner frame rail now has a deep indentation in the shape of a jack head By frame rails, I mean, more or less, the...
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