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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys new to the site and I am the proud third owner of a 2002 Passat. The problem I am having is that I can shift thru all the gears smoothly( but it doesn’t go into the gear) without the clutch being pushed in. Trying to figure out if I need to replace clutch/ flywheel or could it be the...
  2. B5 Garage
    Just did an engine swap from an 02 1.8t awm to and 03 that had the 1.8t awm previously .. I changed the clutch and installed another five speed manual transmission as it was previously. Now I have no clutch pressure and it won't turn over . I have power to the ignition . When I first went to...
  3. B5 Garage
    Hello forum, I am about to attempt to replace the clutch in my Passat within the next few months and could use some advice on what kit to purchase, where to find good DIY videos/walk-throughs, and anything else that I need to look out for. This is for a 1.8T AWM. I'm looking to spend around...
  4. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a VW Passat B3 from the year 89, I have never had any problems with it until now. After not driving it after some time, when using it I have noticed the clutch pedal quite loose (there is no oxygen in the circuit, nor losses) until after several changes I have lost the...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 2008 passat b6 with a 1.9 pd engine. The clutch pedal has about an inch or 2 of slack where by you press the clutch and nothing is there until you get further down. I can't remember if its always been like this but I've only really noticed it the last few months. Does anyone have any...
  6. B5 Garage
    Was wondering if any one has any recommendations? For Garage's that replace VW clutches. I am in the NE corridor and have been looking for quotes been getting labour cost varying from $700 to $900. My B5.5, 2005, 1.8T, FWD has just hit 145,000 miles on it. Was thinking of getting the Clutch kit...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I have been in the process of replacing my clutch and in the process of blew both my slave and master cylinder. I have a 1.8t 5spd with 190k miles I acquired about 2 months ago. On trying to reinsert the clutch hardline into the master cylinder, I used a screwdriver with a mallet to...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Is this difficult I change? I have no info about it at all... Anyone?
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
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