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  1. Disabling the auto lock feature - connecting laptop to the car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've found several threads about disabling the annoying auto lock feature on the VW Passat. Apperantly I need some software from VAG-COM to program this setting. I have a VW Passat v6 model 2003 My question is, how should I connect my laptop to the car? I apologize if this is a silly question...
  2. Disabling the AC?

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hey guys, I have a 97 passat vr6 (b4) with a vr6. Im using this as a bone stock circle track car. I have remove almost all the ac lines and the condenser in my car. How do I disable the AC? I tried to unhook the plug going to it but it sure is burried. There must be an easier way. I cant really...
  3. Disabling power steering pump?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey, I was wondering, if I drive the car with the power steering off (taking off the belt) will it hurt the rack and pinion or the pump itself? It's whining a little bit and do not currently have time to take a look at it. I just think that keeping the pump running will ruin it until I figure...
  4. Purpose of Disabling the DRL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm not sure why pulling out relay 173 would help with HID conversion kits. The headlights aren't on when ther DRLs are on. And if you do pull out relay 173 the city lights still come on anyway, drawing current that could be used for the HIDs. Here's my understanding so please correct me if...
  5. Disabling the BRAKE warning light

    New Member Introductions
    While replacing the cv axles on my B5 1.8T I broke the brake sensors, thus turning on my ABS and BRAKE warning lights. The brakes work great but the sensors need replacing. I am in no financial mood to replace the sensors and I just want another year out of the car and need that light off to...
  6. Disabling DRLs, all the DIY's pictures can't be seen.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey fellas, I have HIDs in my Depo projectors, and want to disable the DRLs so i don't burn them out at all. I've done my searchin (like a good boy :D) but all of the DIYs on the site have pictures that can't be seen :crazy: Can anyone give me a rundown of how to do this? With pics maybe? PS. i...
  7. Disabling factory alarm, 98 wagon

    Mobile Electronics
    Is there a way with a vag-com or anything to disable the factory alarm? The 98/99 doesn't have an immobilizer or anything just a basic alarm with starter disable. But I installed an aftermarket alarm/remote start and when I remote start the car it sets off the factory alarm. Really annoying.
  8. Disabling CEL and Computer monitoring systems

    B5 Garage
    I have received alot of great help from people in the last few days about an issue i am having with my W8. If you would like to read up about the issues, follow this link and it provides the full story of the last few days...
  9. Quick question re: disabling DRL's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just got a Euroswitch and apparently covering up the TFL pin doesn't work for disabling the DRL's, like it did on my GTI. Is the answer to pull relay 173?
  10. Disabling the alarm?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2000 GLS 30v has had a bad alarm for some time now. It'd just randomly go off for no reason and keep doing it for a minute or so then just stop. It hasn't really been a problem since it'd only happen every once in awhile. Last night, though, it went off like 5 times and it got really...
  11. Look What i found while disabling DRLs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    That my hand is easier to put in the little area than it is to remove it. I was home alone and had my hand stuck for nearly 30 minutes. I just forced it out at the end and cut up my hand quite abit.:nervous: For you noobies You can remove the DRLs (Daylight running lights) by removeing relay...
  12. disabling auto door locks

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know if its possible to disable the auto door locks on a 00 passat gls? I cant stand the fact that when i get home and need to get something out of the back seat, i have to unlock the doors. Typically ive already gone in the house. So, being lazy, i have to open the drivers door...
  13. Disabling Passenger Airbag

    B5 Garage
    HI I have a B5 Passat and would like to find out if it is possible to disable the frnt passenger airbag to allow you to put a child seat in the front. If someone could help I would be really happy. Thanks Matt
  14. Disabling DRL on MKIV Jetta

    Anything Auto
    My friend wants to disable the daytime running lights on his MKIV Jetta. Can you just pull relay #173 like on the B5? TIA. :thumbup:
  15. Disabling the DRL's on a B6

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have been searching a little on this subject, and it looks like all I will need is a euroswitch from a supplier like OEM plus and then someone with a VAG COM. Is that right? Has anyone done it with the B6? And how hard is it? Anybody in Michigan with solid VAG COM experience?
  16. Disabling Drivers Side Airbag Q's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In a few weeks i'll be selling the passat to my girlfriend. The issue is that she is only 4' 10" tall, so she sits waaaayyy close to the steering wheel. Id like to figure out some way to legally disable the airbag so that we dont run the risk of her being killed by it in a 5mph accident. Is...
  17. Question about disabling DRLs with euroswitch

    New Member Introductions
    So my hand is to big to fit back there and pull 173. so i have my euroswitch and i taped over pin 56D or w/e it is and it works but it only turns them off if i have the corners on and i want them off all of the time. If I tape over Pin B as well will this turn them off completely? or will it...
  18. Disabling Door Locks with Vagcom

    B5 Garage
    Anybody know if its possible to disable all auto functions on the door locks with vagcom? Looking to do this until I have a chance to fix the driver lock mechaism which I suspect to have a bad solder joint like thousands of others. In the meantime, the lights and chimes come on randomly and...
  19. No pics in information base on disabling DRL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The information base on this site is wonderful, but the instructions for disabling DRLs doesn't have pictures. It used to, but now they're just "x's". I even tried "show picture", but evidently they have been moved from their respective directories. Help! I want to save my bulbs from being...
  20. Disabling 03 city lights????

    Mobile Electronics
    Can I disable my city lights by merely pulling a fuse? I have fog lights, so I don't think I have to worry about the issue of only having two beams on...