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  1. Part Search

    B5 Garage
    Hi, I am new to this community. I just bought a 2001 B5.5 and I am seeking these two parts for a RHD vehicle. (meaning this part needs to fit the right door). If anyone can help I would be happy.
  2. Door Handle Cable & Actuator Not Reseting

    B6 Garage
    Not sure what’s keeping the cable from returning to it’s proper resting position. The circular spring inside the actuator seems to have plenty of tension and nothing inside appears broken. If you know how much force the actuator arm is supposed to have let me know and I’ll test it. Red is...
  3. door (lift motor?) smoke

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone had smoke and a burning smell coming from the power window assembly in any of the doors? I can't get to it for two days, but I'll do the obvious -- pull the door panel and run a VCDS scan on the module that controls the windows. I just wanted to see if anyone has had a similar...
  4. What powers door's courtesy light?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys! So I noticed on my driver door that the courtesy light was out so I bought a new one to replace it. When installing the new one, it was EXTREMELY dim and making an electrical humming noise. It's like it not really getting the 12v it needs??? I tried the new light on all other doors...
  5. Rear door water channels - good sealant or replace?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I thought I had my rear door finally waterproofed, taking special care when replacing the regulator panel (lock mechanism repair). 3 doors finally are opening again, and on the first pull! :thumbup: (thanks Andreas for all the tips!). But, after torrential rain yesterday, I found water all...
  6. Has anyone used the newer B5 rear door lock mechanisms in the older (99) cars?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a rear right door lock mechanism that is not opening from the outside, even directly pulling on the external handle metal cable with my hand. I believe the part# is 3B4839016B, but I cannot verify without tearing the door apart (and that would take considerable time and swearing). My...
  7. Door lock mechanism latch is corroding - pulled regulator panel and lock

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, so all my doors have this happening now, where they don't open on the first pull (mostly after initially unlocking). I know how each door has to reset back to its original position before the door can be re-opened, and about the indexed cable on the outer door handle, and have played with...
  8. Car door won't open from inside handle.

    B5 Garage
    Fateful day last fall (about 7 months ago) my window regulator went. Tired of paying my mechanic for various problems over years with my 2003 Passat, I decided to repair window myself. Followed Utube video and successfully replaced the window regulator. However, about week later I noticed the...
  9. Driver's Side Door Lock and Door Contact issues

    B5 Garage
    2002 Passat 1.8L Turbo 212,000 Miles FWD Automatic with Tiptronic I was having trouble finding an existing thread on my combination of issues so I'm starting a new one. Driver's Side Door Issues: 1. Intermittent Issue: When I have my headlights on, turn off my car, open my driver's side door...
  10. Genuine Volkswagen Door Seal Inner NOS VW Passat 4Motion Syncro 357867365B

    Parts For Sale
    I've got this listed for sale on ebay. I can sell this directly to a Passatworld member, or via ebay, buyer's choice. $65 plus shipping. ebay item #264110346373
  11. B7(Alltrack) door lower kickstrip(protection trim) re-install issue.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello, I look help with installing back driver door lower(silver) kickstrip plastic for my 2015 alltrack. https://ibb.co/XD5mDzK Kickstrip was removed because, I wanted to clean the back side of the strip- from dust and salt. So I opened the lower clips and slided the strip toward trunk...
  12. Any experience re-attaching inside door handle trim?

    B5 Garage
    Greetings! I searched on this topic, but didn't get any good answers, so I thought I'd start a thread. The basics: 2003 GLX 4Motion Wagon, automatic transmission. The question: The wood trim on the inside door handle came off in my hand the other night. Any guidance on the correct adhesive...
  13. Door Open Warning Light

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    2015 Passat issue, when I drive and then stop to drop someone off, I put the car in park and then the interior lights go on and the drivers side door open light appears on the dash. When I put in drive and take off again, the doors all lock when I go over 10mph and the interior lights go off and...
  14. How to Unclip Rear Door Speaker Connection In Accordion

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello Passatworld, How do I unclip the connectors in the accordion cover of the rear doors to clean the connections? Tried just pulling and had no luck. Thanks, Miles2Go
  15. Reinstall Passat Door Handle. Help please.

    B5 Garage
    I have had a good try at reinstalling my passat W8 handle(s). I know all about the cable, the rotational device that holds in the lock/blank. I cant seem to work out the method to get the rear clips of the handle to engage properly with the spring return mechanism that pulls the rear of the...
  16. 2007 VW PASSAT WAGON door lock problem

    New Member Introductions
    Group - my driver side door and passenger door same side will not close. The door bolt on both doors is in the locked position and cannot move to open position. I would think there is an easy fix..but have not found it. there is an allen key below the lock ...not sure if that is answer but...
  17. b5 Door panel help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My drivers side window regulator decided to crap out on me and I had it replaced. I'm trying to screw on my door panel but I'm missing the plastic pieces at the bottom of the door that you would screw into to keep the door panel secure Anyone know where I can get that piece from? Or can someone...
  18. FS: B5.5 Full Black Leather Interior, Battery, Power window switches (drivers door),

    Parts For Sale
    Seats are SOLD Make offer for other stuff. Located in Westchester, NY.
  19. Pics included - 2008 Passat Rear Door Lock Actuator Symptoms and Solution?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, Car is a 2008 Passat sedan, Komfort edition. Alarm just stopped arming out of nowhere. Led to a dead battery and I need to fix this. I can open and close my rear passenger door, and the display in the dash does not recognize I have opened the door. It always shows door is closed...
  20. Door actuator replacement B6 2006 passat

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    In order to replace the door actuator is it necessary to drill out any of the rivets on sub-panel? Or is it even necessary to remove the sub-panel in order to replace door actuator (drivers side front door)? I ask this because when I got car back from mechanic that replaced door actuator the...
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