I'm going to make the story short and sweet:
-Buy 2001 B5 passat for 3600. The car was not inspected and could not pass my shop's inspection. Owner got it inspected somewhere else (my guess is lick and stick aka fraudulent tags)
-Day 2 engine light goes on
-Since then I have put an additional...
This is a new thread that continues on from this thread http://www.passatworld.com/forums/42-volkswagen-passat-b5-discussion/385105-should-i-get-these-things-fixed-college-kid-2.html
Battery was replaced
Front Tie Rods replaced
2 new front tires replaced
"New" used Axel with CV boot
My 2000 Passat with 288k miles on it is in the shop because the battery keeps dying. I just called and got an informal list of problems:
Battery barely passes load test
Secondary Air Injection Pump Failure
Front-left tie rod has play in it
Front right CV boot is torn
Front tires are worn down...
Hey everyone, like the title says, im just a broke college kid who loves working on my b5. Working on converting interior from gray to black. But I like having multiple projects going on at once, so any ideas? I have projector headlights, (sadly i bought them when i first got the car, so they...
I'm from Chicago and will be going to LSU next this fall and in the market for a VW car, either Jetta or Passat. I will posting another thread in the b6 section because i have a question pertaining to a Passat that's for sale. I personally think it's over priced but i will give you all the...
My Fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon is hosting a car show to help raise money for a foundation to help teach people about safe driving. A brother in the fraternity lost a friend in a car crash and we are now trying to raise money to help the foundation started in his name. We are holding a...