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  1. Coil spark plug wires.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm wondering if anyone has a diagram of the spark plug wires placement on the coil V-6 2.8l 2003 4 motion. I marked the coil when i remved the wires but while working on it they got rubbed off. I've looked on the net nothing . Thx
  2. Plug Wires, Coil, Plugs 2.8 ATQ

    B5 Garage
    OK, all you sparkies out there....a few questions, statements to make sure I'm "thinkin right".....offer any thing you feel I'm ignorant regarding....(Passat only, please) 1) Plugs (Bosch 4303 Double Platinum) SHOULD last 45K miles, and MAY go 100K...? When the gap widens out over time, what...
  3. Coil Pack Harness Replacement Need a little help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im in the process of trying to replace the coil pack wiring harness on a 1.8t. Have 4 different colored small wires, 4 larger brown wires, and 4 larger green/red wires. Was wondering if the green/red wires are interchangeable as they all look the same, or if I need to connect each specific...
  4. Passat B5 Syncro Variant coil springs

    B5 Garage
    Hello guys! I have a '98 B5 Passat Variant 110HP 1.9TDI Syncro. I use Vogtland 35/35 lowering springs right now, but after 2 years it's time to change back to normal height. :rolleyes: I work sometimes with my friend, where we put 300+kgs of stuff in the back of the car, so I'm looking for some...
  5. v6 coil wiring, haines is incorrect

    B5 Garage
    I know that I solved this 8 and 15 years ago, but I couldn't find my notes or any complete threads,so I had to go through it again last night on my (I bought this 19 years ago) 1999 V6 passat For those of you coming across this thread looking for coil wiring, the summary is that the Haynes coil...
  6. 02 v6 4mo broken coil spring - suggestions?

    B5 Garage
    HI, as stated, I have a 02 v6 4mo with broken coil springs on the front drivers side. Dealership quoted me a laughable price for all new strut assembly which is obviously out of the question as the car has over 170k on the clock. I see that gabriel and osc both sell complete strut...
  7. need new rear coil springs (1 failed)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    rear coil springs advice (1 failed) 2010 Passat sedan. Had no idea that buying replacement coil springs is so complicated. Just learned about the VW/Audi spring marking thing. My VIN is WVWJK7AN2AE160399, so the decoder says the correct part is 3C0511115AE (White/Lilac/3x Yellow marks). I'm...
  8. Broken coil spring

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everybody, I took my car today for state inspection and it failed because of a broken coil spring in the front strut. There was a piece of the coil that was hanging but the spring itself seems to be holding fine. I'm pretty sure it will pass inspection now that I removed that broken piece...
  9. Coil Packs WTF?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Having miss fire issues. First step is replacing the coil packs, I see several brands with pricing all over the place. So...what brand is the go-to brand for longevity? Looking to order tonight. Answers quick please.
  10. P0012 and recurring Coil Pack CEL - 01 1.8T w/ AWM

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've recently been getting a recurring CEL for coil #4 which isn't moving with the coil (swapped coil with cylinder 3) but the CEL is always for cylinder 4. I pulled the rubber boot back and didn't see anything that jumped out so was thinking of just replacing the entire harness for that...
  11. B5 OE Coil Springs

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    I installed coilovers when I first got my B5 & the springs have just been sitting around. Figured I'd post them up in case anyone is in need of a set. Early 2001. Fronts paint marks are 1 Yellow & 2 Brown, Rears are 1 Green & 2 Brown. Fronts also have the lower insulators & upper seat all in...
  12. different coil pack then OEM installed .

    B5 Garage
    so if i have a coil pack that's installed in my Passat with a completely different firing order than what its suppose to be, and i am getting miss fire codes, would that mean that the coil pack is the wrong one and that its affecting the performance of my car. the firing order that's stamped on...
  13. Coil Power Output Stages 1,2,3

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings everyone, it has been a while. Since I last posted, my 'baby' [2000 Passat 4motion V6 2.8L] left Maui Hawaii 2 years ago at 106k miles, and is now outside NYC with 123k miles. For a while I was tolerating my Pre-mature Warm up of catylyst on banks 1 and 2. I simply cleared them now...
  14. RS3 Ignition Coil Kits for your VW 1.8 / 2.0T Gen3 Engines

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    RS3 Ignition Coil Kits For VW 1.8 / 2.0T Gen3 Engines These B9 S4/8v RS3 Ignition Coils for your VW are here to ensure your stock, or modified engine produces spark instead of misfires at high boost. Make sure your engine is up to par with these OEM fitment Ignition Coils for your VW! Click...
  15. Googled myself to a old thread about FSI Coil Conversion

    New Member Introductions
    I have a b5 Audi a4 1.8tq with icm delete and FSI coil conversion kit from Integrated Engineering. One coil adapter have started to fail (bad connection, needs to be wiggled every now and then), so I want to fit the 4 point connectors to my 3 wire aeb harness. Which brings me to this thread...
  16. Broke coil pack connector 1999 AEB 1.8T Passat, can't find replacement

    New Member Introductions
    Yesterday I replaced the coolant flange on the back of the cylinder head because of a seal leak, what a PITA! While doing this and leaning on the engine and cursing the German engineers, I broke off the plastic tabs on both sides of the front coil pack connector. I have searched all over the...
  17. Coil pack wire harness conduit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought this How does this properly install I tried and the wires are too thick. Do I need to cut off the rubber conduit binding all the wires together?
  18. 2.0 coil conversion questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I been debating on doing a coil conversion on my 02 passat 1.8.. Do I need different plugs? I use NGK (6458) PFR6Q Laser Platinum plugs. I been browsing ecs since they have a nice selection. I see stage 1 and stage 2 what is the difference between them? I am just window shopping right now for...
  19. Random Igniton coil failure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car- 2001 VW Passat AWM 1.8t 160,xxx miles Issue-A month or two ago i had the issue of my ignition coils dying in the order of #4,3,1,2 and i had them all replaced for free believing they were faulty and they all died after each other as i replaced them for the next weeks i drove easy and they...
  20. Broken front coil spring?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I noticed a clunking coming from the front of my 05 Passat wagon. I drove it home, parked it in the driveway, walked away and heard a big POP! I walked back and saw this. Upon further investigation this is what I found. Is this something common on these cars? This car has 119k miles on it...