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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    My 2013 Passat now has about 65,000 miles on it and is on its 4th heater core. I knew the heater core was clogged because there was no heat on the passenger side, but I didn't want to spend yet another $1,000 to fix it. The dealer claimed the heater core was a "wear item" and made us pay each...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I've begun the process of troubleshooting relatively poor fuel economy for my '03 1.8T. Symptoms are that I'm getting about 16-17mpg city (normally get 22-25) and 24 Highway (normally get 31-34). Other minor things that I've noticed are that the idle will sometimes dip below 800rpm...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me what could be the problem as far as what O2 could be bad? I can give live readings if anyone can decipher those. Or if anyone has a tutorial on how to read these things that would be great also. Thanks for your help in advance So here is what I have as far as readings, faults...
  4. B5 Garage
    I purchased what the parts house said ... a Gates 7208 . 540mm long belt. However when I install this belt that drives the cooling pump from the power stearing it is very loose. Does anyone know a brand and the proper number? thanks:thumbup:
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