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  1. Clutch Slave Install Help - 04 1.8 GLS AWM Wagon

    B5 Garage
    I got it out, topside, but can't seem to compress the piston enough to get the mounting bolt aligned. I've tried it from the bay and from underneath. I read one thread where the rod was longer on a new part, the poster subbed it with the old rod. I did that, my new rod was maybe 1/16th shorter...
  2. 17125/P0741 35-00 ........Clutch: Stuck OFF / No Power being transferred

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everybody... I bought a 2005 passate v6 car zf 5hp19 gearbox the car does not start I adjusted the gearbox then I had an oil change ... the car works well but there is slippage, the revs go up but the car slows the speed at 100km 5th gear. rpm between 3 and 4 17125 / P0741 -... vcds
  3. B7 clutch rattle

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi, I have 2014 B7 WVWZZZ3CZEP009917 (48.000 km) DSG And I sometimes have some (what I think is) clutch rattle/vibrations in slow rpm between 0->1 and 1->2 gear. :cry: As far as I read online this is a known problem with the B7 is that right? I also read that this "issue" are fixed in B8 is...
  4. No AC, but AC clutch working...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    -2004 Passat B5.5 (wagon) FWD 1.8t- My AC had been working intermittently recently, but would blow hot air when the car came to a stop. Eventually it completely stopped blowing any cold air. The AC clutch spins when the AC is engaged, the (384?) relay has been replaced with a new one, and my...
  5. Ac clutch bearing. '99 1.8lt tb passat

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    Is this difficult I change? I have no info about it at all... Anyone?
  6. Hydraulic clutch issues

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 04 TDi that I converted to 5spd two years ago. Everything went great for about a year until I somehow broke the transmission. I pulled it and after a few months found a shop that said they could fix it. After a few more months they said they couldn’t and after another month or two I...
  7. Bad Clutch or something Else?

    B5 Garage
    Hi All, I have a very weird issue which I've searched but can't find the solution for. First for the specifics: - 99 Passat GLX 1.8t AEB - Over 208k miles - Have owned for close to 8 years. current Problem: One Day last week, I felt what appears to be a slipping clutch. I would shift to a...
  8. Passat 2003 1.8T - Clutch

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys hope you are all doing good. I would like to ask a question about the clutch kit . I think it is time to change the clutch , but i would like to ask about the part manufacturer . What should i choose Sachs or Luk ? I am thinking about choosing Sachs but still an extra opinion would be...
  9. AC clutch always engaged..

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, I have an issue with my 2006 b6. The aircon clutch is constantly engaged, with aircon off/ engine off. It has been regased and I get cooler air if I switch to econ. Any ideas? Is it worth switching out just the clutch to see, or is that a waste of time?? I’d be grateful for any help
  10. Torque Converter Lock-up Clutch Question

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I am a new member here and I have a 2000 Passat GLX v6. I have been using OBDeleven and when I scanned my car I found a P1811 code that is labeled torque converter lock-up clutch. Under the description it reads, "Excessive temperature preliminary stage reached". This is very concerning to...
  11. Clutch pedal problems - Am I the only one?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I get into my car the other day after work and the clutch pedal goes right to the floor with resistance about the last 2 inches of travel. Pump the pedal about a dozen times and I'm good to go. Today, again after work when I got into the car the pedal was about half way down. Yeah on it's...
  12. Clutch probs getting you down?

    B5 Garage
    Here's a fun one! A couple weeks after acquiring "The Unicorn," a new-to-me B5.5 GLS 1.8T 4Mo 5sp. Wagon, I was zipping around town one day when the clutch pedal went to the floor and wouldn't return. Though I've been a VW/Audi geek my entire motoring life, I'm embarrassed to admit that I...
  13. Clutch Compatibility

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do the B5.5 5 speed 1.8 FWD and 5 speed 1.8 4motion use the same clutch kit? Rock auto doesn’t have an option in their drop box for 4motion and unable to find 4mo specific clutch so wasn’t sure if they were the same or just really difficult to find.
  14. Clutch problems uphill

    B5 Garage
    This problem has been driving me crazy and I am hoping to get some opinions before I just start shotgunning parts. My 2001 Passat is having an issue where when going uphill from a stop, sometimes the friction point will begin much earlier in the travel of the pedal but the car won't actually...
  15. 2004 FWD 5spd and clutch disengagement problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had my 2004 Passat Wagon V6 for over 4 years now - it has just over 100k miles on it now and is on its 3rd clutch. 2 were replaced under previous owner(s), and the most recent one wore out about 2 years into my owning it. I used to think that the previous owners weren't great with...
  16. Viscous fan clutch wobble? Is it normal?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all - I am in the process of replacing a bunch of parts that I destroyed when I slid my front end into the metal bumper of a parked car this past winter. Some of the fan blades for the viscous cooling fan were destroyed on the top bit. When I spin the fan clutch, it has a bit of a wobble to...
  17. Need basic info re: 5 or 6 speed & clutch for B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi folks, I have been a member from way back when I had a 1999 A6 Quattro 2.8. The background here is that I will (very likely) be buying a B5.5 Passat Variant TDi (AVF or AWX) in Slovakia - soon, maybe next week. I was going to go with a Rover 75 CDTi Tourer (BMW M47R engine), but they are...
  18. replacing clutch pedal

    B5 Garage
    Any body have advice on reinstalling the clutch pedal after installing new master cylinder. Don't seem to be able to reinstall the over center spring any tips appreciated. 2002 model year have pedal on shaft looking for method to reinstall the over center spring
  19. Diagnosing Torque Converter Issues - TC Clutch or Solenoid?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Friends, Need help diagnosing as I can't find many details on TC issues. I think it is an issue with the converter locking/unlocking and have nailed down how to reproduce and work around it. Car: B5.5 V6, 166k Miles, Tiptronic Symptoms: Occurs when driving between 40-60 miles on high...
  20. Bad clutch or Bad transmission?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys... So i have a 2004 passat b5 2.8l v6 with a manual transmission. My first gear is completely shitty feeling.... It can never really be a smooth transition. Also, it does this weird issue: When i easily let off clutch to get going in first and when im completely done and in gear, if I...