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  1. Leakage/ alternator covered in oil?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    PUDDLE UNDER CAR ALTERNATOR APPEARS WET/ COVERED IN OIL POSSIBLY? DONT KNOW WHERE THE LEAK IS FROM ANY THOUGHTS?? THANKS:icon_eek::)
  2. 2002 V6 fabric covered hose under coil pack cradle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I am replacing all the fabric covered hoses for my SAS system. On the front of the engine one hose goes under the coil pack cradle. The cradle has 4 10MM bolts holding it on but there is some kind of lever that would have to be removed to move cradle out of the way. Could someone give...
  3. 2009 B6 Passat, error code P2015, covered under extended warranty

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, first I want to let you know that i have experienced an extensive repair list with my B6 since it hit 80K miles, now at 95K....... I had an error code P2015 continue to pop up on the scanner. The code indicated an intake manifold issue and the check engine light was illuminated on the...
  4. Underside of turbo inlet covered in oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The underside of my turbo inlet pipe (and dripping onto the turbo outlet) is coated in wet oil. The turbo oil lines look dry. Where is this oil coming from? Not really wanting to go into service position to find out.
  5. :: ECS Tuning :: Volkswagen B5 Passat Belly Pans - Stay Covered !!!

    Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. Volkswagen B5 Passat Belly Pans - Starting At $99.95! If your belly pan is belly-up in a drainage ditch in Des Moines, it's time to install a new one! More than just beauty covers, plastic protection panels keep water, ice, dirt, and road salt out...
  6. Electronic Parking Brake - covered under warranty in the USA?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I'm looking for some info please. Many of us UK owners are having problems with the EPB system and I have heard that some USA owners have had parts of the EPB system replaced for free. It was mentioned somewhere that VW USA will replace the rear calipers/motors for free if the car has...
  7. A/C Compressor covered in oil, what did I miss????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I picked up a '99 1.8T wagon about 2-3 weeks ago. Noticed it had an ugly oil leak in the passenger front above the a/c compressor. I dig into it & "thought" it was the turbo's oil return line(that's a story in its self BTW) & replaced it w/ a good used OEM one. Well, after a week of driving...
  8. Ignition coil - not covered under powertrain warranty

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Does this sound right? They are replacing the intake manifold under warranty and said I had a bad coil. They also suggested replacing the plugs (2009 Passat Wago, 2.0 turbo with 57k miles). They want to charge me $356 to do the plugs and coil. I called another dealership and the parts are...
  9. HELP, whats the rubber hose, covered in braided material for? it fell off!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey everyone! Just got a 2001 1.8T, of course i was fooling around with it, checking oil etc, i noticed a black tube, thats covered in a braided type material, that went from somewhere right next to the valve cover, closer to driver side, and down to somewhee under the fron grill, it was hanging...
  10. FS: Leather Covered 3-Spoke Steering Wheel

    Parts For Sale
    OE Sport wheel in excellent condition. SOLD [/IMG]
  11. Digital display seems covered.

    New Member Introductions
    On my 2003 Passat, the digital display showing temp,mileage, etc seems to be partially blocked out. This seems more prevalent with sunlight (heat) beating in on the dash. Also, if the heater is on to satisfy climate control, the same occurs (heat again) Any thoughts on fixes/solutions?
  12. CCM water damage covered by comprehensive...

    B5 Garage
    I just went through the ordeal of emptying a gallon of water from underneath my driver and rear seats after noticing that my electronics (alarm) were screwy. I removed the CCM and let it dry out. It didnt appear damaged (the wiring as well) so I put everything back once the area was dry. The...
  13. Snow covered car, he will clean it off

    Off-Topic Forum
    hopefully Not A REpost! funny 40 second video http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1528595068595
  14. Covered in scratches

    Wax On, Wax Off
    When I bought my car it was literally covered in scratches, the seller told me it was from his young child that decided to decorate his dad's car with sidewalk chalk. Now I get to clean up the mess. I have a 3m rubbing compound that has worked pretty well, but there are still quite a few...
  15. Class Or Crass? Chocolate Covered Porsche

    Anything Auto
    As is customary in the West, during the Christmas season, retailers decorate their stores accordingly for the holidays. But while most are content with a tree and some flashy ornaments, a Porsche dealer in The Netherlands came up with the crazy idea of covering a spanking-new 911 Carrera S in...
  16. B5 Sedan Tail lights covered in Smoke Laminex (Burlington, Canada)

    Classified Archive
    I just picked up my Jonboy tinted tails recently. So my tails covered in laminex are up for sale. At the junkyard the tails are $35CDN/each and the Laminex kit is $40US. So I'm just going to sell for $70CDN because there is a slight scrape on the laminex of one of the tails. I am located in...
  17. CEL - P0411 B5 V6 - Is it covered under powertrain warranty? Picture of problem area

    B5 Garage
    I am the original owner of a 1999 VW Passat V6 with 80k miles on it. Powertrain is still covered under the 10 year 100,000 mile warranty. The car has just had its 80k service done at an indy garage. Yesterday, I got a check engine light on - no warning or any other sign of problem. Took...
  18. Replaced engine speed sensor, covered in oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I replaced the engine speed sensor and when I pulled the old one out, it was covered in oil. Is that normal? I had been having a stalling problem. I had an oil leak in that area a while ago, could have gotten in there then. If that's not normal, could that have been the problem?
  19. side of engine block covered in oil?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    when changing my dipstick tube today, i noticed the whole left side(drivers side) of the engine block is covered in oil...is there any common oil leak places around there? theres so much oil i cant really tell where its coming from also i noticed oil on the bottom of the a/c compressor and on...
  20. Covered Wagon

    The Showroom
    I guess this shoot gives new meaning to the term 'estate wagon'. ;) thanks for looking
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