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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, Have been a jetta owner for 8 years and we love it. I need a second car to commute to work (7 miles each way with mixed highway/city traffic and some weekend and road trips. I was thinking of getting a passat wagon with 4motion but i also saw some CC and Passat options. I will list...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2010 Passat 2.0T with 73K Miles So, I got on to the road, and accelerated a little strong but nothing too hard, to get up to speed in traffic. Immediately the check engine light started blinking so I let go of the gas and noticed the car sputtering at slower speeds and especially when stopped...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So I recently invested about $1500 into my '07 Passat 2.0T w/ about 125k miles on it. I had the complete continental timing belt kit done. Had a new HPFP installed as well as a new cam follower. I drive it home and everything seems fine. The only thing that I didn't assume was routine...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I got offered a 1-owner 2003 Indigo Blue 1.8T Automatic Passat wagon with somewhere between 85-95k miles on it and I decided to take a chance. Now I'm wondering what I've really gotten myself into... How I ended up with it is because one day recently it left a small new puddle on the...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Okay. So I test drove a 2014 with the 1.8 turbo and loved it. Unfortunately, they have discontinued the color my wife wants (glacier blue). I have found several really nice used (certified) low mileage in glacier blue ... but they all have either the deisel (never owned one and am not sure I...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I am going to make this short and quick. I have a 2007 Passat 2.0T automatic. Car right now has 60k miles and my dealership informed me that my warranty is expired. They did offer me a $3000 Extended warranty up to 100k miles, but I am actually torn if I should buy that warranty or...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    This past weekend my 2006 Passat broke. At highway speed, it made a loud grinding noise and the trans would not engage. After placing it neutral and rolling to a stop, I tried to put it back into drive. No luck. The trans would still not engage. Since I was in south GA and had no info on a...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi Folks, I messed up my Passat wagon the other day and the shop it's in is replacing three rims and all four tires. The original Goodyear's were very loud (I"m going to do brakes and bearings when I get it back) so I'm wondering what will quiet it down while still performing well? The shop...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after 12 years and 140,000 miles (bought with 50,000 on the clock) I am seriously considering selling or donating my 1999 B5. I recently bought a Mazda RX-8 and love the thing, but I know it's probably not a car that is practical as a daily (plus I don't want to run up too many miles on it...
  10. New Member Introductions
    One of my better decisions was buying this car.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After getting a couple of quotes for doing the TB, WP and Thermostat one being $1544 (dealer) and the other at $1244 from an indie that specializes in German cars I am thinking about doing it myself on my 2002 AWM. Neither of these includes the serpentine belts or 7% sales tax. I am pretty...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just got my estimate back from the dealership. I'll cut and paste it here: REPAIR/SERVICE PARTS LABOR TOTAL TOTAL OIL DE-SLUDGE $1,089.44 1 $1,348.20 $2,437.64 CAMSHAFT...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi I have an opportunity to buy a 2000 passat v6 glx black/black 91k new tires new brakes 1 owner listed at $4000. The seller said that the timing belt could be replaced. and the ac doesnt work and to fix it he was quoted at $400-500. He said he is willing to negotiate so my dad is confident...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    debating keeping the wheels or going another way... BTW car is lower than in this pict.. and has brushed roof rack now ;) current color Uno Dos Tres
  15. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Ok its decision time I have a stock 2006 2.0T 6 spd. Look like this is the type of rim I am going to go with (see link) http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-tires-rims-rims-wheels-tires-bmw-audi-lexus-porche-W0QQAdIdZ65674342 I am thinking 18”X 9” rear and 18”X 8” front. So I am looking...
  16. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm scratching my head a bit here. I'm looking for a 225/45/17 sized tire. My research has brought me to an impasse with the Continental's sport contact 3 Michelin PS2s at the top of my list. I'm not seeing the right keywords in reviews of the continentals and my memories of the CH95s that came...
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