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  1. Reat seat center console

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    This has locked itself or gotten stuck in the up position. I would appreciate any yhouhhts.on getting it to fold down without forcing or breaking it TIA
  2. Converted to B5.5 center console, sliding armrest has almost no resistance...Help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone. I finally got all the parts to put in a proper b5.5 console in my 01 GLS B5. It fit perfect, looks great, however, I have noticed that the sliding armrest slides way too easily, and doesn't see right. It still opens and closes (ratchets) properly, but the sliding part I think...
  3. Replace cup holders in front console B7 Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello the cup holders in the front console of my B7 2013 Passat have both come off - the little rotating element that the cup sits on. I bought a replacement unit, like this one...
  4. F/S: OEM VW Rear console Cover with Heated Seats option cutouts

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    Hey guys, I got in touch with my contact overseas and he imported the last of the covers from his VW dealership in his country, this option was available for the B5 Passats overseas but could be configured to work in our North American spec cars, This a great start to anybody who wants to...
  5. How to change console form No handrest to with handrest ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys I am new here and my first thread is about handrest install. Soo my Passat came from factory without handrest and couple days ago i saw a Passat on scrapyard that had handrest i asked people can i remove my actual console to install the console with handrest. They said yes, but then...
  6. Center console retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I have a 2004 passat and unfortunately do not have the center compartment with the hand rest installed and was thinking of retro fitting one and I found one exactly like my spec but my car is a left hand drive one and the one I found is from a right hand drive car and thus the handbrake...
  7. Help me ID these parts - leftover from my center console?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 GLX B5 sedan. Replaced the radio with an aftermarket Kenwood. I've also pulled out my center console near the hand brake for some cleaning and touch up paint. Then I moved on to the seats, pulling one at a time, cleaning underneath, etc.. Now I'm fixing the driver's heated seat waiting...
  8. how to remove the center console insert

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The center console with the armrest between the front seats. When I open the lid/arm rest there is an insert to hold stuff. How do I pull that out? Brute force? It looks like there are clips on the end towards the rear of the car, I'm not sure if there are also clips at the front.
  9. Heater control console

    B5 Garage
    2002 b5.5 1.8T Wagon, In the center of my dash there is the console area which contains the Radio (top position) a tray/felt lined opening,(middle position,the cd player is in rear cupboard of car) and the heater controls(lowest position) temp/fan speed/blend selectors. I assume that they are...
  10. console lid

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    why does my console lid ratchet and lock in like 5 different positions when i open it ? raising it all the way up frees it to close ..
  11. FS: B5 OE 1.8T SMIC Part# 058 145 805 B + Intake Housing Part# 3BO 121 467 A

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    'Perfect Condition' pulled off my 2001 Passat 1.8T AUG sedan when it was new, and went FMIC. As photo shows, not one fin is bent. Easy install, if yours is damaged or full of oil&trash from a blown turbo. $90 + ship.
  12. W8 beige b5.5 sunroof console

    Parts For Sale
    8.5/10 condition Fully functional Led lights when you get into car. Very nice addition. 70$ shipped
  13. Best way to wire up center console Cig lighter ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Installed awhile ago a 5.5 center console. Decided it was finally time to make it functional since I now need that as an fm transmitter slot. Any experience from anyone doing this mod themselves ? I'm thinking of going to the u pull and cutting a connector from a 5.5 since my center console...
  14. Center Console Upgrade from Black to Brushed Aluminum

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Failed Upgrade: Center Console I attempted to upgrade the center console in my 2012 Passat SE from the basic black to the brushed aluminum style I found on ebay. I bought both the part with the cup holders/gear surround, and that fits just as I expected it to. My problem came when I tried to...
  15. B5.5 center console

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do the center consoles from a B5.5 auto and 5sp have different size shift boot holes? I ask as when I had a 5sp installed to replace the auto the new shift boot would not fit the original hole. Either the shift boot I got with the kit is too large or I require a center console with a larger...
  16. FS: B5.5 Center Console with P Brake lever!

    Parts For Sale
    I'll take some photos tonight. B5.5 center console - the one with cup holders. Any B5 owner knows how lame the cup holder situation is, this console makes life so much better. Its Grey with the leather wrapped B5.5 E/parking break lever (needed to do the swap, the B5 and B5.5 E/parking brake...
  17. Center Console Stuck-need a hand.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Passat I'm finally replacing my center console and I have the whole center piece out with the console attached. It was a pain to get it out from the E-brake handle.. Now I can't get the metal base of the console apart from the console box. Any tips? Pics below (hope they show). I am...
  18. B5 Passat Console USB ports

    Mobile Electronics
    Looking for any information on adding USB ports to the center dash. Empty spacers, considering using one of these to add a couple USB ports. So far I've found these options: 1) Tear down the cigarette lighter, since its not used, as a power source. Something like this would be perfect...
  19. FS: OEM B6 Dash & Center Console Trim, Brushed Aluminum and Nut Tree

    Parts For Sale
    These parts are left over from my B6 Passat when I sold it. The Nut Tree finish parts were originally installed in the car, the brushed aluminum were purchased but never installed. Brushed Aluminum - 20V Passenger Trim - 3C1 857 212: $45 - SOLD Dash Top Trim - 3C0 858 336[/i}: $20 - SOLD...
  20. B5 center console removal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking to replace my parking brake cables and I need a visual on how to remove the center console. None of the links I have found have pictures. Its a 2000 B5 Tip.