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  1. B5 Garage
    Greetings fellow drivers. I have looked around for a similar topic but couldn't find anything about this specific problem, so here it goes. I have a 1999 Passat B5, and since i bought it I have had a problem that the little LCD displays of clock and odometer are ghosting, if I can call it like...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If anybody has a link to instructions to remove the Instrument Cluster, please post the link. You can order a new display from this Italian company: https://www.mte.net/lcd-display-for-audi-A3-A4-A6-vw-passat-golf-4-seat-skoda Or, you might find a display for sale on ebay. The two links below...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I've got a 2005 1.8T. During routine inspection of the disk brake pads, I saw on the left side that a connector was half way out of its socket as it seems that a stone damaged it. I pulled it apart, cleaned the male and female connectors, push it slowly together and taped it up to prevent...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Whats the best and the easiest way to run(hide) a wire for a parking sensors display from the trunk to the front dash? Thanks
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Simple question- Does anyone know if I can replace just the red LCD display in the gauge cluster? Mine is hit or miss whether you can read it. I could replace the gauge cluster altogether but was just wondering if anyone knew. Thanks
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, So first off I know some of you make think I am crazy for considering this, but I needed a new project. So I am wondering whether it's possible to create an Arduino powered colour LCD to replace the current red Full FIS display in the cluster. Now I am thinking if I can figure out the...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hoping to get some help on this annoying issue. I have an '07 Passat 2.0T with 120k miles. The "Stop Engine Low Oil Pressure" warning light comes on after about 20-30 minutes of driving. I checked the oil level and it is where it should be on the dipstick reading. This same issue happened last...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello fellow Passat owners. I just bought a 2004 1.8t sedan a few weeks ago. I have a similar issue that others have posted about, but not quite the same. The top part of the first line isn't lighting up, the rest is fine. It doesn't appear to be the heat issue that some have posted about...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My '06 2.0T dash display suddenly started showing a door open on driver side while door was shut tight. Nothing works on the door including windows, door lock, trunk and gas cover releases, and interior lights stay on while driving. Read up on symptoms and tried spraying door latch mechanism...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Recently bought myself a 2002 1.9TDI Passat with automatic gearbox. A few days ago noticed that the display on the dashboard wont show Park gear. All the others are shown but when I move it to Park the display stays on R. The gear itself is working fine. What should I do?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04 V6 Passat Yesterday I noticed the display readout that shows which gear I'm in and the MPG and what not started to fade out. Outside temp was about 70. After opening the windows and it cooling off a bit the display went back to normal. When it's cooller out there doesn't seem be an issue...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello Passat world here one for you I got a crazy display phenomena . Does anyone have any wisdom for me . It will just flip and go back to normal after a while .
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am trying to order the Passat 2015 (B8) with the Active Info Display option, and was told that VW rejects orders with this option and will probably will discontinue offering it. :mad: Can anyone confirm this? Thanks in Advance, Doron.
  14. Mobile Electronics
    So I'm sure this has been answered before but I ran a quick search and couldn't find anything. I'm having trouble with the back-light of the dashboard display in my 2002 1.8t. Basically it's not bright enough, and on some bright days I can barely see it at all. Has this always been an issue with...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi This message has appeared on my display and I can not find a way to get rid of it! Any ideas? Thanks! Car: Passat 2004
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, turned ignition on, display on dashboard was made up of odd lines instead of coherent symbols (mileage clock etc.). The only light that came on was the traction control. Fuel and temp display not working either. Turned car over, it stops after a couple of seconds (immobilizer issue?)...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It's the one in the middle that fades it's words in the heat and looks better when it's cold out, you know the one. Well last week it started beeping at me as I was driving. Every beep it would turn on red and then go off. Now it's off and hasn't come back on. Not even with headlights on or...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I was wondering what could cause my message display near the speedometer suddenly change to German? Also how do I fix it? It's a 2000 4 motion. Thanks!
  19. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Any ideas as to why the direction (N,S,E,W etc.) shows in the top left hand side of the MFD display inconsistently? Some days its there, other days, it ain't. The times it is there, it disappears after a distance has been driven in the same direction for an indeterminate time and doesn't come...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1.8t with k04 and pc16 tune with the Bosch red top injectors. My average mpg I'm getiing on the dash says 27.9mpg. The trip mpg hits 34 some days depending how easy I am with the throttle. So Ya question is is this display on the dash correct or not with bigger injectors? I only fill...
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