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  1. City light removal cause CEL?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm curious. I thought I had already gotten rid of the stupid things but I so happened to look at them today and saw that I still have one City light. The other is probably blown or whatever. So my question is if I remove the bulb do you all think it'll throw a CEL? I'd rather not have city...
  2. ***Help Needed*** Ocean City MD

    USA - East
    Any one know who would have G12 Coolant near Ocean City, MD? Going to be calling around, for some reason I have another coolant leak.
  3. New Member from Traverse City, MI

    New Member Introductions
    Hello All, Long time lurker here from Traverse City, MI. I am currently on my 5th Volkswagen and my 4th Passat. I've had a bit of a rough experience with the first two Passats, which were last year B4 GLX sedan models. Four years ago I moved on to a 2000 GLS V6 Wagon, which I still have...
  4. euro switch city lights and fogs

    B5 Garage
    Ive seen this up here b4 just cant seem to find it again... im gonna be retro fitting a4 lower fog lights on my b5 passat wagon... that will be a job in it self but my actual question is, how to wire them to my euro switch so i can have the lower fog lights turn on when i turn on my city lights...
  5. Another Passat Fire / Burned Passat Seen on Side of Road in Oklahoma City, OK

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was driving to church this week and saw a smoldering Passat on the side of the road. On the way home I stopped to take a look (and some pics). Looks like a late '99 to early '01 from what I could tell from a quick glance. Had an auto transmission. I wonder if this was related to the fuel...
  6. VAG-COM in Utah, SLC or Park City

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anybody have a vag-com in SLC or Park City.
  7. Trustworthy mechanic/shop/dealer in Long Island City NYC?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, anyone have any recommendations for any shops, VW mechanics or dealerships near and around Long Island City in NYC? I have a blinking CEL and can't/probably shouldn't drive too far from where I am at to the shop. Any suggestions or recommendations would be great. TIA.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys a few weeks ago I replaced my city light bulbs with L.E.D.S I ordered online from autolumination which are the single LED CANBUS type. I would say there perfect as far as in intensity not to bright to my liking, see pics below. The lowbeams were done with the DDM Tunning 35w slim...
  9. Beginning to overheat after 5 mins of city driving?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2000 auto-1.8t passat with 114.5k miles. 3rd owner and as far as I know it has always been serviced at a VW dealer and only touched synthetic oil and the "right" liquids. I've noticed over the month since I'm home from college that when I drive my car, never more than 20 miles...
  10. Howdy from Gun Barrel City Texas

    New Member Introductions
    Passat Owner Here
  11. WTB: Various Parts - Euro HID city lights, DS seat foam, lights, clips

    WTB/WTT Section
    Looking for some random parts: - city lights that would fit euro b5.5 hids. - about a dozen plastic clips that hold the healiner pieces on. - PS lt grey c-pillar cover - 2x lt grey headliner light assemblies - 1x door puddle light assembly
  12. city lights as drl

    B5 Garage
    just wondering how to hookup city lights as DRL as i just changed out the 194 bulbs for LEDs and id rather run them than the headlights any response would be appriciated
  13. Toughest Weather City

    Off-Topic Forum Maybe this will boost my rep.
  14. Finished HID install, now city lights seem intermittent, no warning buzzer

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Installed a DDM tuning HID kit, went great, pulled the 173 relay to disable DRLs as well. I also installed a set of LED bulbs in the city lights which are working fine as well. Two questions. First the headlight buzzer doesn't seem to work, so no key in ignition lights on generates no warning...
  15. MINI Rocketman Tipped as Name of 80-MPG Carbon Spaceframe City Car

    Anything Auto
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  16. what colour have the wires of city light?

    B5 Garage
    vw passat 2001.and who is ground?
  17. Windy City GTG Thread (Midwest Content)

    Events & Gatherings
    Planning yet another Windy City GTG to be hosted at the Yard House in Glenview, IL. Close to I94 & 294. Yard House has over 60 beers on tap and has reallllly good food. Last time we had the GTG we had a big gathering; at least 75+ cars. Audi, VW are welcome. Anyone can come to be honest. The...
  18. Want to replace City Lights with LEDs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello-- Today I pulled my 173 relay to disable my DRLs (2001.5 GLX). It worked as advertised, and next I'll be installing a set of VVME HIDs (6000k/35W/Slim) once my order arrives. While I'm installing those lights, I'm thinking of upgrading my city lights to something that is a little...
  19. Staten Island DEP worker allegedly solicits prostitute, speeds off in city car

    Off-Topic Forum
    you just can't make shit like this up! :thumbup: In a Prius no less LOL
  20. Changing DRLs to 'City' lights

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Had a friend try to switch my DRLs from my HIDs to my city/parking lights w/Vagcom. He was only able to turn off my DRLs since his vagcom didn't show a box that said 'change DRLs to city light' essentially. He said the solution is to load a European version which will allow my city lights to...