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  1. 2006 Passat 2.0T: low compression cyl 4

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Bought a 2006 Passat with misfires. Compression check shows only 90 psi on cyl 4, 150 psi on cyl 1-3. I think engine code is BPY? Where to start with troubleshooting the low compression and associated misifres on cyl 4? Vagcom does not show misfires on cyl 1-2 (some on 3, but likely caused by...
  2. 2005 Passat 1.8l Cyl 1 misfire - not coil/plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Good afternoon - Passat threw up a code to change the Cam Chain Tensioner, so I did. Now I have a Cyl 1 misfire. Swapped plug and coil from Cyl 2 but no change in how it ran or code. Measured power at each injector with the engine running and had signs of voltage on 2,3 & 4 but nothing...
  3. Misfires on Cyls #1 & #2 What is my next troubleshooting step?

    B5 Garage
    2003 Passat 1.8T (AWM) 5spd. Manual 177,000 miles. I just bought the car, so I have no prior knowledge of its mechanical history. It starts up and will run "very rough and will only barely idle" if I hold accelerator down a bit but slowly dies when accelerator is released. It will rev up and...
  4. ME = NOOB. Cyl Leak Down w/ Engine out

    New Member Introductions
    Yeah I am a noob on the noob tube...maybe you experts can answer a question for this noob. I was carbon cleaning my engine and took the cyl head off and saw intake valve impressions on all the pistons... One thing lead to another and I wanted to leak test each cylinder. So I put the old gasket...
  5. '03 Passat 1.8t too lean/random misfires misfire cyl 1&2

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, This is my first post to this forum, and in doing so I'd like to say, thanks. I just purchased my Passat wagon, and the day after title transfer these problems have started. I do not have any information from previous owner. Skip this if you'd like to read my issues: I've seen this...
  6. F/S V6 cyl heads

    Parts For Sale
    I have 2 2002 Passat GLX, one sedan, one 4 Motion wagon. The 4 Motion just turned 200,000, the sedan has 157,477. I'll pull the heads before they goe to the crusher. Located in Norwich, NY 13815. $125 per head picked up. Willing to meet a reasonable distance. Both cars start and run, no bent valves.
  7. Cyl 3 misfires at idle

    B5 Garage
    99 V6 30v. Replaced CCT after plastic boots crumbled. Didn't let it sit long enough for lifters to adjust, started it and bent 3 intake valves. Replaced those 3 valves, lapped seats, new seals, and 3 lifters. After putting everything back together with new head bolts, new head gasket, did...
  8. Some questions on my 2002 Passat GLX 2.8L 6 Cyl.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, my name is Mikey and I have a few questions about my car I got about a week ago (my first car!) from a private seller who took excellent care of it. I have already put 300 miles on it. It right now has 81,820 miles. Well, when it was at half a tank of gas, my mom filled it regular...
  9. B5.5 4 cyl to V6 engine swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey I was just wondering if anyone could offer some insight on me possible swapping the 1.8t for a V6 from a 4motion. Is that even possible ? thanks
  10. Running/Driving - but 20 faults: ECT short+, and All 6 Cyl's ignition open circuit

    B5 Garage
    ’00 Passat 4-motion w/ new 2.7TT out of ’00 A6, tip – running and driving, but working out some bugs (hoping it’s not a plague) I have no CEL, but I’m thinking its burnt out. I do have EPC light on.. Is this issue maybe FROM the EPC light? Is there a controller/limiter cutting my ignition for a...
  11. Latest issue.. cyl 1,2,and 3 misfires and cam sequence codes. Cam chain tensioner?

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys.. I've got a Canadian 01 4motion V6 and the CEL started flashing and I have a rough idle and loss of power. I scanned the computer and got codes for misfires in cylinders 1,2,3 and two other codes concerning caqm timing sequence (P1340 and P1347). Is this the dreaded cam chain...
  12. My new 2014 Passat 2.5L 5 cyl 5MT

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Coming from a '12 Golf! Just a trial on posting pictures because I havent done this before. Future for my Passat: B7 Passat OEM Wheels coming next week and ST coilovers in a couple weeks:) So far all I did was debadged the rear, plasti dip rear emblem and front grille. And switched out my DRL...
  13. Misfire Cyl 2 unknown cause

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok so I have a 99 1.8T AEB I parked the car it was running fine at that time. Upon returning 3hrs later I started it with a noticeable Miss. Scan indicated Misfire cylinder 2 swapped coil pack . still cyl two replaced plug still miss fire. So what else could it be ? Thanks
  14. Misfireing on Cyl 4

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 2004 passat 1.8t GLS (AMW), with code p0304 (cylinder 4 misfire). I have moved the coil pack but misfire doesn't follow, new plugs, checked and replaced some hoses and check valves, PCV, Turbocharger Boost Control Valve(Puck), , fuel filter, MAF, new air filter, just did oil change...
  15. PO304 Intermittant misfires Cyl. #4.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey Guys, I posted a thread a couple of days ago about the throttle pedal position and they wanted to do the re wire and re pin. Bit the bullet and let them do the repair. I also mentioned that it was throwing other codes also. One being intermittent misfire cyl #4 on cold starts. They also...
  16. AEB - overheating and spitting coolant out of cyl 3

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car was drinking coolant. And overheating. No white smoke. Decided water pump or thermostat. Replaced both with new ones. Still doing it. Decided to run compression test. With injectors disconnected, all spark plugs removed, and throttle wide open, cylinder 3 (front front of engine) is...
  17. 2003 passat 6 cyl rough idle PLEASE HELP

    New Member Introductions
    i have 2003 passat with 80000 mi and all of a sudden rough idle and rough when in drive. i took to auto parts store and they hooked up to computer and said i needed a coil pack. i installed new one and it did not help a bit pls help with any suggestions thanks:confused:
  18. Flashing CEL, Cam Position, cyl 1,2,3 misfire

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, thanks in advance for your help. I'm taking the family on vacation when car started idling rough-sounding like a diesel. Farther along,stopped at rest stop, and car sounded worse, shut off engine. tried to restart and it will crank with no start. Pulled up codes p0341(cam position)...
  19. 2001 Passat 1.8T Engine AUG P0303 Cyl 3 Misfire, Ign Coil Wires Exposed

    B5 Garage
    Been searching the forum for answers and found a lot of valuable intel, thanks. I'm getting ready to order new coil sticks and spark plugs and just replace all of them at once. Swapped out the number 2 & 3 stick coils and got the code to change to Cyl 2 misfire. My concern is most of the wire...
  20. 08 Passat 4 cyl bpy turbo

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Anyone change spark plugs on this model? I bought the Bosch FR6KPP332S oe plugs which are suppose to be pre-gapped. Do you grease the threads? I don't have a wrench to set torgue. Ok to tighten with a regular plug wrench? How difficult is it to remove the coil packs. Noob here who is tired of...