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  1. Electrical connector - for hot wire going to starter

    B5 Garage
    For the love of mankind.... how do you get that stupid electrical connector that connects to the solenoid? It looks like it has an orange tab of some sort on the top and let me say.... it is not an easy feat. Frustrated
  2. Need location: Connector Station A-Pillar Left

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where is the Connector Station A-Pillar Left? Hi, I am trying to fix a pesky “check brake pad” error light problem and it appears that all the wiring near the front brakes is working and even if I short the brake pad sensors, the error light still comes on. My Bentley manual shows a connection...
  3. lets play guess the connector

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, out in Maryland we recently got some snow.. I don't have a belly pan, so yeah of course something got screwed up. today I notice a wire hanging down. the connector is missing obviously, in the engine bay I can see the female end, of the connector in question. it will be a few days...
  4. electrical connector to coolant recovery tank

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    EDIT: If anyone is interested, ECS has 813 972 923, which looks like an updated, upgraded, or maybe just retrofit, version, $24. This one looks like you could insert the ends of the old wires and secure them into the new housing. EDIT: It gets better -- the 1996 A4 takes coolant tank...
  5. Bosch 16073 O2 connector issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 VW Passat 2.8L V6, ATQ, 100,000 miles. I bought Bosch 16073 O2 sensors to replace the original sensors on my car. Several online stores, Bosch's website, Amazon and ebay compatibility tools suggested this was the right replacement sensor. My initial intent was to do job myself but life...
  6. Need help finding part number for wire connector that connects to oil pressure sender

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to the VW dealership last week and they couldn't figure out which part it was. The connector that snaps onto the oil pressure sender is the part I need. I assuem this connector comes with the wire too. Can someone help identify this part so I can get a new one ordered? The car is a 1.8T...
  7. 2001 b5.5 coloured connector blocks

    New Member Introductions
    Hi does anyone know what the coloured connector blocks in the passenger footwell A pillar control and do please
  8. No Upgrades for H7 High Beam in stock housing due to funky connector

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey all, I've owned my '12 B7 3.6 SE for a couple years and have replaced almost every bulb with high quality replacements from deAutoKey. The conversion has been a long and quite expensive one, however the outcome is nothing short of head-turning. My very last struggle seems to be the most...
  9. To pull an ignition harness connector, B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '00 Passat 4Mo Wagon, 2.8l, ATQ So, I watched a rather professional YouTube video on how to disconnect the harness connector from the ignition coil pack. I tried myself, and got different results. The recipe called for pliers and wiggling, thus I ended up cracking the bottom portion of the...
  10. Help identify mystery electrical connector!

    B5 Garage
    Hello forum! I'm hoping you knowledgeable individuals can help me identify a few mystery connectors under the front bumper. The story: I recently acquired a 2001 Passat 2.8l 30v that needed some timing work. I received it in a partially disassembled state - service position with the front...
  11. 4 pin connector extension

    Mobile Electronics
    hello Trying to install LED lights but the 4 pin connector is to big to fit from the low beam H7 socket to the high beam compartment. I was hoping not to have to cut off some of the socket (below red gasket) to make it fit. Is there a way to make an extension wire that is thinner?
  12. 2014 Passat Electrical connector ID

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I am looking at getting a salvage vehicle to rebuild. I have done one before and have the services of a friend who owns a body shop. My concern is a large electrical connector that is hanging out along the top of the fender. Can someone identify what the connector is in this picture: Many...
  13. Camshaft Position Sensor Connector-

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I been having low power problems with my 03 awm b5.5. It's very unresponsive with the throttle. I think the root of the problem it's electrical. I check the camshaft position connector voltages. Voltage in between pin 1 and pin 3 is 5V as specified. However the middle pin has 10.5V...
  14. 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...
  15. How Do I Remove the Connector on an H7 Bulb Socket?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    How Do I Install the ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit? My ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit arrived, but it came with no directions. At first, I couldn't determine how to release the connector on the original bulb socket, but I figured that out. (Pushing down and out on the end of the connector from...
  16. ECM Harness Connector terminal removal?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Could someone explain to me how the remove the terminals from the ECM harness connector? The white bar slides over, but the terminals don't want to come out. There doesn't seem to be access on both sides of the terminal for a removal tool. I did pry it out on my stunt harness and then all the...
  17. Need help with coolant connector identification

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, working on a 05 Passat 1.8 t. Replaced crank case vent pipe as it was broken. While putting it all back together I managed to crack another part. The metal cooling pipe that runs fron front of engine on top to back of engine. Where the two 10mm bolts hold it to a connector of some...
  18. Splicing in new CTS connector + wires

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2.8L V6 2001 Passat 4motion Hey everyone, I'm preparing to splice in a new coolant temp sensor connector kit. I've been looking through my *brand new* Bentley manual but I'm still pretty unfamiliar with navigating it and I just wanted to make sure all my bases were covered in case I can't find...
  19. Heating element connector

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, in my 2000 Passat V6, heat in both mirrors stopped working. I went ahead and removed the glass, and as pictured, the wire connected to the heating element is disconnected; wires were corroded and brittle. 1. How do I solder/glue it back? I plan on cutting out the corroded wires...
  20. What is this part under the hood called?

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, I'm new here, so pardon me if I don't post enough info. So I've scoured the web for a diagram of parts and can't figure this out... What is this part? It's the trapizoidal cover that you must remove to disconnect that hose connected to the engine cover...What's the name of it/part...
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