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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi All! I was just driving on a curvy back country road making a fairly sharp left turn when the I felt the right front wheel getting the brake applied to. The brake pedal even went down by itself when that happened accompanied by a grinding sound.No warning lights. I pulled over and checked...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi folks, thick this pic of my throttle body... is this bad? I see a lil oil on the intake pipe too... What do I need to do about this..
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I combined the two questions to save time and space in the forum. 98, 1.8t, SW with 293.000 miles on it. 1-) I noticed that the ABS module is covered with dust and dirt. This is a replacement that has worked fine for the last 40k miles. Having suffered from a bad module for two years I...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    the abs pump has this weird dirt on it all the time- and it builds back up within a tank of gas if I clean it off. what is this? this:
  5. New Member Introductions
    Sup people! I'm looking into buying a Passat for one of my girls who are driving age. (I have THREE.) Anyway, I have found that like anything else mechanical, that cars have common issues and forums are indispensable if you're cheap, don't believe in new cars, and like to tinker with things. I...
  6. New Member Introductions
    After driving a saab 900 for 24 years, finally let it go and just got a 2007 passat wagon 2.0T at auction. some issues with the car that i will be working on DIY, so i'm looking forward to reading old posts and picking your brains for tips on how-to stuff........thanx in advance for the help!!!!
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    On my 2005 passat GLX - 4 motion with Audi V6 I replaced my right headlight yesterday so I had to remove the black plastic housing for what I assume is the air. There is what appears to be a fine screen mesh filter under there. This is directly to the rear of where the head light cap is...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today my car CEL came on, before I took it to Autozone I just checked cylinders and one Cylinder was little loose and seemed as if was pulled up, I removed it from it's socket and it was little dirty with stain and something like old oil, inside was also yellowish/Brownish I cleaned it and...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So here is an odd one for you guys, Bought my current 02 Passat over a month ago. I noticed that the drivers door window was looking quite streaky and yucky. So I used the old wet newspaper rubbed on the glass till it sparkles trick, and it was fine. Until I lowered the window all the way...
  10. B5 Garage
    good evening all, first off i have a 2004 AWM 5spd, no performance mods yet a few days ago i installed a new south boost gauge, everything went fine, testing it that day ran numbers like 10-11 from low revs and ~8 at high revs same with the next day. day after that it would only boost till...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Every time I check my TB there's always a bit of some liquid on it, kind of looks like oil but what could be the cause ??
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know there's been posts about this before, but I'm looking for info tailored to my situation so I know what I'm talking about when I bring it up to the mechanic! :wrench: Just put in a 1.8t ATW engine with 94k on it, and after the mechanic put it in, I noticed a huge oil leak (with some...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I ordered a pair of new *** wheel bearings online. These are for a 2003 Passat 2.8L V6 FWD. I received the new bearings today. One bearing was labeled made in China, and the other was labeled as made in Canada. The one from China was packaged in a protective plastic bag (inside the...
  14. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Should my oil be really dirty black? 3 months ago (a week after purchase) I done a full service including oil and filter. The fresh golden oil instantly looked black and dirty once poured into the engine... Today ive done another oil/filter change and whilst up in the air I poured 3 litres of...
  15. Wax On, Wax Off
    So about a month ago when I painted my chrome trim black, I may have gotten some overspray on my windows :) i thought it was just some serious dirt because I didnt wash it for the 2 weeks it took me to spray everything but it hasn't come off in 2 washes( car wash and hand wash in the driveway) I...
  16. Anything Auto
    Get more: American Gasoline Too Dirty for Mercedes Engines at AutoGuide.com
  17. B5 Garage
    Just started using these and they are the best thing I have used. I got them at pep boys.I am sure most auto stores will have them. Amazon link In case you need to get them online and just for info. http://www.amazon.com/GOJO-Scrubbing-Wipes-Cleaner-Canister/dp/B001BXWAIK Product Description...
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