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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everybody... I bought a 2005 passate v6 car zf 5hp19 gearbox the car does not start I adjusted the gearbox then I had an oil change ... the car works well but there is slippage, the revs go up but the car slows the speed at 100km 5th gear. rpm between 3 and 4 17125 / P0741 -... vcds
  2. B5 Garage
    Hello, I am a new member here and I have a 2000 Passat GLX v6. I have been using OBDeleven and when I scanned my car I found a P1811 code that is labeled torque converter lock-up clutch. Under the description it reads, "Excessive temperature preliminary stage reached". This is very concerning to...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need good used catalytic converter for Passat '04 1.8T AWM. The part number 8D0131702HP (or HN). Let me know what you have
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Well so far I have been able to tackle all the issues my 2001 Passat 2.8 GLX has thrown at me like having to replace the Variable Valve Solenoids. My latest issue that has cropped up is this annoying jerking or bucking sensation which is most prevalent at 50 to 70 kms/hr speed. It...
  5. Parts For Sale
    AUDI VOLKWAGEN 1.8 TURBO 170hp Catalytic Converter 8D0131702HP As title states have a stock cat from my 2004 Passat 1.8t. No codes or issues. Pulled with 88k miles on it. Can send pics on request. $95 shipped
  6. New Member Introductions
    2003 Volkswagen W8 4.0 torque converter making noise and giving camshaft position sensor code I just bought it a month ago and now it won't start at all
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. 2004 passat 1.9 tdi tiptronic is having some problems when driving on highway. When the car reaches 60mph the converter seem go on and off. I bit of shuddering appears to. Whats going on?
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay, I know this is nuts, however: I had a bunch of work done my 2001 GLX with 165K on it. Valve cover gasket, new plugs and plug wires, AC vacuumed and refilled. All this time, the "check engine" light has been on and reads as catalytic converter on the computer. Also, the interior...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Friends, Need help diagnosing as I can't find many details on TC issues. I think it is an issue with the converter locking/unlocking and have nailed down how to reproduce and work around it. Car: B5.5 V6, 166k Miles, Tiptronic Symptoms: Occurs when driving between 40-60 miles on high...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hope this is the correct place to post with an issue. 2002 4motion 115K not particularly well taken care of (FAS 5HP-19 Trans) and it seems to be high RPM for the speed 2k 60mph +/-. I have watched the gear changes through VCDS lite it changes through all gears smooth, indicates TCC open then...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm getting these two codes that crop up about every 200 to 300 miles or so on my '03 Passat V6. They always come up together. After doing a lot of reading/researching, most people simply replace their cats when these codes come up. However, I REALLY want to avoid that since I am in...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Any help on this will be much appreciated! 2005 Passat TDI Wagon - This all started after a bad alternator regulator which was producing electrical spikes read up to about 16- 16.5 volts on a multimeter. Whether this actually led to the tranny problem, who knows for sure. - After the...
  13. B5 Garage
    Hey everybody, I found out that my 2005 Passat isn't getting boost because of a clogged cat. A mechanic quoted me $780 to replace it, but when I said that might be too much, he told me I could also just put in a delete pipe. He said he wouldn't do it because he could get in a lot of trouble...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    GLX 2.8 V6. 150k. I've been using a bluetooth scanner. When I bought this car it had no CEL. Couple hundred miles later was getting misfire codes. Changed the coil pack, spark plugs and wires. Somewhere along the lines broke a vacuum line (recent post). Replaced that. Now I am getting...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been dealing with a P0420 for several years new, but now it's starting to effect performance and gas mileage. Mileage is down from about 28 average to 24. Car is noticeably slower accelerating now than it was before. I now have a P1556 - Charge Pressure Control: Negative Deviation. I...
  16. B5 Garage
    catalytic converter inlet/outlet diameters Can you tell me the factory dimensions, anyone? Sorry to post another exhaust thread, but I have a dead cat in my exhaust and need a new one. The race shop found that out when putting in my TT catback. They gutted it for me, but I'm into the...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What is this part? Hi, sorry beforehand that I am not very good with cars at all and rely mostly on YouTube and my brother haha. I thought it was the Catalytic Converter but nevermind lol I have no idea what it is. Part of it just popped off when I went up a mountain and now my Passat sounds...
  18. Parts For Sale
    Hello Passat World. I joined the Forum about a decade ago, haven't been around much lately. I had a 2001 B5 wagon, later passed to my son we retired about a year ago just shy of 200,000 miles. (Now Volkswagonless after 66 bus, 68 Karmen Ghia, 70 squareback, 80 Rabbit Diesel, 84 Jetta, 2001...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Behind the torque converter oil seal there is a type of thrust washer the shop manual refers to as a bearing ring. There are two flat edges and other parts are contoured round to fit the circular opening. There is an oil passage hole on the right hand side where the seal and Bearing install...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 99 Passat 1.8 AEB engine code FWD, I hear a rattling noise from inside the catalytic converter I purchased a new one what should I expect the cost in labor to be...thanks in advance!!
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