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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Parts For Sale
    OE Sport wheel in excellent condition. SOLD [/IMG]
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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?
  16. 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 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...
  17. The Showroom
    I guess this shoot gives new meaning to the term 'estate wagon'. ;) thanks for looking
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