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  1. need info about changing the transmission from tsi engine to fsi

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    I have a 2007 passat with fsi engine with bad transmission but I have a 2009 passat tsi with a good transmission can some one tell me if I can change the transmission please I love my cars and I would like to fix at least one, I would appreciate any help.
  2. need info about changing the transmission from tsi engine to fsi

    New Member Introductions
    the transmission on my 2007 do not work but I have a passat 2009 with a good transmission , my question is how do I know I can change them since they are from different engines and years. :wrench::wrench::wrench:
  3. Changing the ECU from a passat 2001 to 2002

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all can someone help on an ECU change, I've got two passats one being a 2001 5.5 1.9 TDI sport with a remap, and the other an early 2002 5.5 TDI sport with a standard ECU, I'm putting the engine from the 2001 into the 2002 and i want to also put the remapped ECU in to the 2002 passat, there...
  4. Changing my fuel filter doesn't match Youtube tutorials

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I should first say that I'm working on a friend's Passat; I've never worked on a VW before and I don't have too much experience with auto repair in general. The vehicle is a 2002 Passat GLS 4Motion Wagon 6 Cylinder. I watched a number of Youtube tutorials before attempting the project that...
  5. Changing CCT gasket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Should I be able to change the gasket set just using the tool to compress the tensioner or do I need to pull the intake Cam? I tried just using the tool last night but when there was no tension on the top pad it would twist and I never got it to compress enough before it snapped. I could've...
  6. 2002 Passat - What did I break? Changing oil, not oil related though.

    B5 Garage
    OK, so I had a meeting last Sunday morning and I promised I would go grocery shopping after, so I took the SUV. I come home to find that my dad had wanted to help me out and change my oil which I mean, gotta love Dad. Only problem was, he ****** my oil filter with a wrench or pair of pliers and...
  7. Passat B5 door panel changing

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, I've got a B5 sedan with carpet door panels and I wanna change for leather ones. Had found these panels from B5 wagon. Are these changeable? Or heve to melt the insrts and change only these? TIA.
  8. B5 V6 slight "ticking" lifter noise after changing Timing Belt

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After performing a complete Timing Belt service (all parts, water pump, roller ,tensioner, etc)with Cam bar and Crank lock pin. Rotated engine several times by hand after work was performed and all lined up. Started right up but has a slight "ticking" noise at idle. Did not go beyond idle for...
  9. Changing tires or wheels - Two calculators

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Two calculators which let you see what will happen changing tire sizes and also what and how rims will affect a change:crazy: Palo Alto Speed calculator for tire changes Wheel and tire comparer
  10. How do you undo window from clips for changing lock module

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My daughters 06 Passat has a bad lock module on the front passenger door I am trying to replace. I took off the trim and removed the 2 plugs where I could see the 2 clips that hold the glass in place but i am unsure how to loosen them. It is not the 10mm bolt that I have encountered doing this...
  11. 2007 B6 BKP DSG hesitates changing gears when cold

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have this issue with my Type 3C (B6) Passat that I haven't been able to solve for years. My mechanic advises total DSG replacement but I would like to discuss the issue here first. The car is a 2007 with a Diesel BKP (2.0T) engine with a 6 speed DSG. The issue only occurs when the engine...
  12. Changing Bulbs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I think I'm generally pretty good about changing parts on my car, but for the life of me I haven't found a simple way to change the tail light bulbs in my 5.5 wagon. The turn signal seems to be the most difficult thing to get reinstalled. Is there a trick of any sort to it? I finally got it...
  13. Changing tiptronic shift knob on 2000 B5 Passat wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to change the knob as my thumb suffers from repetitive motion. The knob on my Jetta is much more sensible. Small and round with a front trigger, easy to pull with the index finger. Anyone ever do this or know of other knobs that would work? Follow up to this, how likely would it be...
  14. WV 2006 Passat. Has anyone have the experience after changing the Oil?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Day ago I went to the shop and changed the oil. After the oil change I drove about 3 miles my engine started to rumbling, and stopped working, the warning light went off STOP the engine. My car was towed away to the same shop I changed the oil. They said that they have changed the oil and filter...
  15. Confused on changing my Multi-function Trans range switch

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04 Passat V6 auto w- trip Hopefully this weekend I am going to replace this switch to correct my limp mode issues but I have read that the transmission mount needs to be removed. My Bentley doesn't mention it. Do I need to plan on removing the trans mount or not? Thank you
  16. Codes 788 and 1044 after changing clock spring

    B5 Garage
    Can someone tell me what to do here. I've changed the clock spring and now have abs lite on along with traction light and when driving the brake light flashes
  17. Changing rims on 2000 Passat

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have an awesome 2000 Passat with stock 15x7 7-spoke alloys. I am considering getting a set of VW stock 16's or 17's next time I get new tires. I assume the array of rims shown on https://www.stockwheels.com/c-8788-rims.aspx?section=-5526-5537-4604-&pagesize=24 will fit with no modification...
  18. Strange occurance after changing Crank position sensor

    B5 Garage
    I have a early 2002 Passat with 1.8t engine. I had a code that said my Crank position sensor was giving trouble. I go a new sensor and replaced it, adhearing to the advice that I spend the extra for this sensor i didn't go cheap. After sensor was changed I had 8 other sensors showing ad...
  19. Hello. Changing Engine Wire Harness in B5.5. Anyone has instructions?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I'm from Trinidad in the Caribbean with one of the few VW Passat B5.5 thats surviving there. Im in love with my vehicle but she needs some work. I currently have to change the engine wire harness as the previous owner butchered the last wire harness. Does anyone have any...
  20. Changing reading light bulb, sparks and trunk release repeat cycling WTFVW?

    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...
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