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  1. Low and mids completely missing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Audio on the left side of my car. Speakers sound so good on the passenger side I'm jealous. What could be causing this issue?
  2. 2003 Passat V6 completely dead after a jump start?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have zero power to dash or any other accessory. Car acts like it has no battery. Battery is fully charged though. I'm wondering what kind of damage I could have done by doing a jump start. The story is that the alternator workshop message came up as well as the red battery symbol on the...
  3. K04 0015 on COMPLETELY STOCK ecu?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1999 Passat 1.8t AEB 3" Test Pipe with Custom 2.5" Exhuast **Only Modification** I'm finally upgrading my turbo and have been searching through forums for the past couple of days for a straight forward answer but having no luck :banghead: people saying you can, then others saying you cant and...
  4. FIS screen completely black

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My cluster swap error + info learned Hi, I decided to do an MFA to FIS upgrade to my 2000 Passat B5. The original part number is 3B0 920 922 and the replacement is 3B0 920 902. Now I have programmed the new cluster to my car and coded the immobiliser and keys by following the rosstech immo II...
  5. 2004 Wagon sunroof won't completely close

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mine will not close even manually. I basically understand how they are removed but can't figure out the inside trim on the runners. I need to remove this trim to get to the screws that will release the sunroof. I have read how the trim comes off similar models (newer) but can't figure this...
  6. Coolant reservoir completely empty

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I last used my 1999 V6 about a week ago (I don't use the car very much - maybe 1-2 times per week, 5-10 miles on average). No problems whatsoever. I started the car today, seemed fine, then I noticed after I backed up and drove 30 feet that the coolant light was flashing. I *immediately*...
  7. completely died

    B5 Garage
    Heeeeellllllpppp. I'm getting desperate. Yesterday evening I started my car it started, a second later it died completely like there was no battery in the car, nothing. Today I checked battery totally flat so I tried a jump start from another car with jump leads and as soon as I tried to start...
  8. Oil Dipstick completely incenerated

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First the round handle broke, I could still get a grip on the plastic and remove and replace now the whole thing completely incinerated the metal part shows there is not way to grip with hands anymore. How much do they cost at the stealership? or should I just order online?
  9. Completely stocked B5.5 Passat V6 !

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had my passat since august of 2012 and would like to give it something new. All I want is for my passat to be a bit louder exhaust wise but without dishing out a ton of cash. I wanted to know if i replaced the stock muffler with a magnaflow muffler without replacing the stock resonator with...
  10. Lifter Noise reduced but didnt stop completely yet AWM b5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys i know there's some threads about the subjet but didn't find some thing like my situation So i have my 2001.5 passat AWM 1.8T. i had a lifter noise for a while (since winter) I tried to find a solution since then and i found one and one thread in this forum inspired me. lets start with...
  11. 2010 VW Passat stammers before it completely halts

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I am pretty new to B6 world. I just got a 2010 VW Passat from a dealer. And I love the car but I have been experiencing this strange issue. The car shakes or stutters a bit before it comes to a complete halt and when I had a word about it with the service guy he says thats becoz of...
  12. battery completely drained over 2

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    i tried starting my car last (thursday) night and the battery was completely dead. last time i drove the car was monday night. the light switches were all off, radio was off. on sunday i installed the ddm HID kit. drove it sunday and monday with no problems. i don't want to rule the lights out...
  13. 2006 passat 2.0T Completely seized engine

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My 2006 passat 2.0t engine seized yesterday. Done. Kaput. And yes it's because I ran out of oil before anyone asks... I feel like a complete idiot, and now I have to do a full engine/turbo swap... So, basically, the questions are: 1- What types of engines can I drop into my car other than the...
  14. Manifold support bar completely stuck

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I decided to remove the intake manifold on my 2003 Passat 1.8T, to get to the PVC system to replace a few parts. I really have no business doing this, since I barely even know what these parts do, but my lack of funds for repairs at a shop overruled logic! Nonetheless I followed my Haynes...
  15. 99 Passat - Battery is good, but car is completely dead.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, my buddy and I have been struggling with this for the past week. So here's the rundown of what happened: The night before my car died completely, it was having trouble starting up. I would turn the key and my dash lights would flicker as the engine attempts to turn over, after a few...
  16. Passat B3 coolant completely gone

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi there! I've experienced a very strange thing with my Passat B3. One day after parking the car, somewhere in the following hours, the car lost all its coolant! I noticed that right after because the temperature gauge started acting weird and the temperature light began flashing. I have then...
  17. Rear door latch cap completely loose fall on the floor? PICS

    B5 Garage
    It just doesn't seem right. Why the hell did this part was loose and fell into the floor when I opened the rear door latch? :banghead: And more important: how am i supposed to put it back? I can't understand how it holds to the interior mechanism. There's absolutely nothing in there to...
  18. Permanently and completely disable ESP/ASR on 2010 VW Passat 2.0FSI (110KW) Variant 4

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello to everybody! My name is Vassilis and I own a 2010 VW Passat Variant 2.0FSI (110KW) 4Motion. This car has a normally aspirated engine. I would like your help regarding the following aspects. During driving, and especially in tight corners with poor tarmac, I have realised that ESP does...
  19. Low powered car or gearbox? Completely stumped.

    B5 Garage
    Hi All I have a 115 ATJ engined estate with a 5 speed ZF auto transmission. 160,000 miles. The car has become underpowered. Despite all my efforts I cannot fix it! Yes I have read all the guides and top tips!!! This is what happened... My wife drove to work one day, no problems. When it came...