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  1. Can You Guys Point Me in the Right Direction?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat Station Wagon GLX with V6. Can you guys get me pointed in the right direction for the following issues? Lack of power on acceleration Won't start after filling up fuel tank Hard starting in general Hearing this faint beeping sound from the rear of the vehicle when rolling down the...
  2. check valve direction

    B5 Garage
    Had to replace the coolant flange (what a PITA) and to get to it, I had to move some vacuum lines out of the way. Needless to say, some didn't like it and I replaced some lines including a check valve under/close to the radiator overflow reservoir. I am not 100% sure about the direction of...
  3. Passat 1.8 died, won't start. Which direction should I look? EPC?

    B5 Garage
    Girlfriend's car, symptom prior to dying: it would feel like it had low power going away from a stop sign, and the next stop sign it just died when pulling away. Will not start, sometimes starts and then dies with 1 second. Other stuff: low on oil (filling with oil did not solve problem)(no...
  4. Need help on check valve flow direction.

    B5 Garage
    I think I may have made a rookie mistake. I changed my PCV and Vac lines this week and found a couple small issues (thanks to PW for great write ups and DIY's!). Here is the problem: The vac line between the intake manifold and the combi valve in my 1.8t AWM has a check valve. I replaced...
  5. Need help with Check Valve Flow Direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat 1.8T AWM B5.5 158K. I recently replaced this check valve shown in the red box with the arrows marked on the valve pointing in the direction of the red arrow in the pic. Overtime I see some blowback oily residue around the area shown in green box in the second pic so I am wondering...
  6. Brake Boost Vacuum line one way valve direction?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, in the middle of replacing my cam seals, i noticed that the large diameter vacuum line which comes from the engine compartment bulkhead and the engine also goes to the brake boost pump between the ABS and power steering reservoir. The question is which way should the check valve next to...
  7. Need help/pointed in the right direction.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all!! Im knew here. Just bought a new to me 2003 gls wagon. 1.8 turbo five speed manual. The car is great so far, but I am not one to leave anything stock for long. I am new to the turbo gasser world from the diesel world, My other vehicle is an 800 whp cummins. My question is I need to know...
  8. Rust Spotting: 98 VW Passat. What direction do I need to take?

    Wax On, Wax Off
    So the car is a 1998 VW Passat with approx 222k miles on the body. All paint and panels are original to the car, including the bumpers. I've painted the rub strips with Plastidip as you can see. So I'm wondering exactly what direction I'm going to need to go with some rust spots that have...
  9. Suspension clunk (would like some direction)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Over the last 2 weeks Ive begun to here what sounds like a metal on metal clunk from my suspension. I even think I can feel it. It only happens when I'm pressing the gas down or stopping and it is usually just one clunk but recently the clunk has gotten worse up front where it may clunk 2 or 3...
  10. Slotted rotor direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There are differing opinions on installing slotted rotors. Should the slots on the outside of the rotor contact the pads first or vice versa? Is this the correct direction of installing the slotted rotor? This is the pic of the driver front side.
  11. would any of u guide me in the right direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have an issue but i just dont know how serch for it, well this is my issue, the temp. gauge in my dash sometimes goes up and down, up and down, but never goes over the middle (which i think is where it needs to be) how would i serch for this issue here in the forum? temp sensor? temp...
  12. Unknown valve direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, Is there some one that can identify the valve direction to what I think is feeding the manifold? About a month ago I changed out the coolant flange on the rear of my 04 Passat (1.8L) "a fun job I must add":P in the coarse of moving a bunch of hoses and lines, one of the valves that...
  13. Fuel Filter Arrow and Direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Last week I replaced the fuel filter. I didn't pay attention to the old one when I took it out. When I was putting the new one I noticed there is an arrow on the filter. I placed the filter so the arrow point sot the tank. Now I realize that may be I should have done the reverse. Should the...
  14. Little help if possible or lead in the right direction

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello all... Silver bullet here with a little audio problem... Right now i have a 2007 b6 passat fsi with the non dyno audio system the radio in the pic i also have one Kicker 12 powered by JL Amp and the signal is processed by LC6i well now that you have all the specs lets get down to the...
  15. PCV Check Valve Direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Guys, I replaced several of my pcv system check valves. Can anyone tell me what direction the valves should face with regards to the arrows marked on each valve. Specifically, the valve located above the airbox. Thanks Jeremiah 2000 passtat 1.8T FWD ATW
  16. V6 rotation direction

    B5 Garage
    After a lot of work I'm finally looking at my timing belt and the cams are 180 deg off. Old belt is still on and looks good. Maybe I'm being way over cautious but I'm thinking that I should rotate the crankshaft in the running direction. Which direction would that be looking at the front of the...
  17. Another Great Direction for SAAB

    Anything Auto That sounds like a great prospect for SAAB. Really anxious to see what the real 9-2 would look like. Also cool to see VW wanting to pursue WRC. 2012 will be a great season if all pans out, especially since Subaru's pull out.
  18. New Wheels, New Direction

    The Showroom
    Finally, after not finding it worth my while to pay the $500 insurance deductible to get my old set fixed, I bit the bullet and found a good deal on something that was better than my old sport editions (if anyone has any interest in 3 18" 5x112 sport edition ce's, let me know). While I'm not...
  19. 2003 1.8T fuel filter direction

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just had my fuel filter replaced, and wanted to make sure: the slightly bigger diameter side (where the fold or lip is) points to the front of the car, correct? I believe that's also the direction (to the front of the car) where the arrows point. Just making sure ... I could not find a write-up...
  20. needs some direction on P0422

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 1.8T sedan with 183K on chassis and 30K on engine, timing belt failure, car running fine till bad gas full up. I bought the car just before the bad gas incident. Car became hard starting turned out the valves were burnt so no compression. Pulled engine and trans out of an 00 1.8T wagon...