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  1. Confusion over p0491 & p0492

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, So the 02 Passat 4 motion I picked up came with the CEL on and these codes. Try as I could to hear the SAI pump running on cold start, I could not. Even when turning off the motor, giving it a chance to begin blowing after starting, I would not hear the vacuum sound winding down. I...
  2. suspension confusion......

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 passat 1.8T auto. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. last week I was just about to pull into my garage and my front left upper rear control arm ball joint broke. I bought a replacement and repaired it. I drove the car about 100 miles and now there is a rattle as if a dribbling basket ball from...
  3. Coil pack Confusion...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, Confusion.... Can't edit title! Hi, Misfire P0302 P052 (again).... 2003 Passat 1.8t AWM, 175,000 miles. I got a CEL and got: P0300 P0301 P0302 P0304 Did not feel anything, seemed to be running fine so I cleared the codes. Next day, car was running very poorly. Got code P0302...
  4. Brake rotor confusion

    B5 Garage
    I bought a 2005 1.8T 4Motion Wagon last summer. Just had it in to get new tires (thank you Philadelphia potholes) and I am going to need to redo the brakes soon front/rear. Looking in the Bentley book for specs and I have some confusion. The book only lists specs for 2001 model year and later...
  5. a lil confusion

    New Member Introductions
    Being a noob, I would like to know where I fit in. I see that you have B-5's ending at 2005, then the B-6's start in 2005. So, how do I know which group I should ask any questions to?
  6. steering rack leakage confusion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I cannot figure out why my steering rack started leaking so suddenly. Maybe someone here has an idea. Alright, I went to town to run some errands today. No biggie. I decided to take the highway home as the main road to my town is under major construction. (found that out on the way into...
  7. Cam Bore Plug part number confusion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I own a 2004 Passat Wagon - 2.8l I want to replace my Cam Bore Plugs. I found this part number: 078 103 113 E The problem is all the on-line places I want to order from say this is for up to and including 2003. Did they really change something in the 2004s? I used to own a 2000 2.8l...
  8. 2002 1.8t AWM Coil Pack # Confusion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I have searched couple times but could not find the definite answer to my question so decided to make this thread. I am currently getting couple misfire codes and plan to change all 4 ignition coil pack. Ecstuning list 06B 998 115 R for my car model but after reading this post I...
  9. TCM/CCM confusion '00 1.8 T auto.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Passat 1.8T auto. Evidently I've had water intrusion and the transmission control module was submerged. At the same time (all within the last 2 weeks) the warning lights have started going a little crazy. Airbag dash warning/ACSlight on/dash doesn't indicate gear/Emissions Workshop...
  10. 2.8 v6 Spark Plug Gap Confusion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1999 2.8 V6 ATQ Passat that I just purchased 2 weeks ago. I want to change the spark plugs and when I went to parts store I asked for the stock NGK BKR6EKUB, they told me the guys that work in the shops always get the BKR6EGP(7092). Chilton manuals suggested plug gap for the originals...
  11. Tail light confusion.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had to change my reverse-light bulb recently, and now I'm a little confused after looking at the light panel thing. There are five sockets, but only three are filled, and the lights are all fine and working. I know there's the top-mount bulb, bottom-mount bulb, and the reverse lamp. What in...
  12. Fuel Relay Confusion: 2002 Passat Wagon GLX 4-Motion

    B5 Garage
    No Start: 2002 Passat Wagon GLX 4-Motion To all, Background Information: My wifes 2002 Passat Wagon 2.8 4-mo. Died while driving. (Just shut down). Attempts to restart unsuccessful. Things I checked: Vag-Com ECU: Only misfire codes....due to shut down. Fuel Level: 3/4 full. Timing Belt...
  13. Boost pressure confusion...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can someone hellp me understand this... I was trying to look up the OE boost pressure for my ATW engine. I found this info on multiple sites.... Engine Code: AEB,ATW,AUG Model Years: 1997-2000 Compression Ratio: 9.5:1 Horsepower (SAE Net): 150 @ 5700 RPM Torque: 155 ft. [email protected]
  14. Cruise Control Confusion

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone - I decided to troubleshoot my cruise control problems today, and most of the system checked out, but I was very confused by the one part that did not. I have a 98 1.8t 5spd. I used this walkthrough: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-279901.html The switches on...
  15. Huge confusion over my cabin filter..!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Almost embarassed to post this thread..!! The search function didn't yield any answers, so I'm throwing myself on the mercy and wisdom of PW posters. Ordered a new cabin filter from ECS for my 2004 1.8T AWM last week, but when I went to fit it last night I find that it's MUCH larger than the...
  16. Flywheel confusion.

    B5 Garage
    I have an 01 B5 with an AUG engine that needs a clutch. I have decided to stick with the Dual Mass Flywheel as it's my daughters car and I don't want really make the change to SM as I've heard they're more prone to chatter and gear rattle. My question is according to the ECS site there are 3...
  17. Monsoon confusion

    Mobile Electronics
    I think I have a monsoon sound system in my passat, but I'm a little confused. The monsoon systems I've seen have the monsoon "logo" next to the dolby logo on the tape deck door. Mine does not. However, when I start the car the stereo display says "monsoon" for a brief moment before going...
  18. Oil Capacity Confusion

    B5 Garage
    Apologies if this has already been beaten to death and I am just late to the party... On the one hand we have this very helpful post from RL331 which pretty clearly shows that a 2004 AWM has an oil capacity of 3.5L/3.7qt (with a running change late in 2003 to add another 0.4L/0.4qt). On the...
  19. B5.5 Spark plug confusion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I've been trying to find the right spark plugs to buy for my 2002 1.8T Passat wagon (not 4motion) - everything stock, turbo recently changed by VW dealer. I've scoured the web and keep coming up with conflicting info. According to several forums, the NGK PFR6Q seems to be the OEM model. I...
  20. Electronic immobilizer confusion!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 03 v6 wagon only came with one fob. I bought a fob off ebay with a new chip and blade. I had it cut today at a Locksmith, programmed the remote myself and it works fine with locking and unlocking. THE CRAZY THING IS.....when I first tried using the key to start the engine I got the...
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