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  1. 5.5 Wagon has gotta go - good interior (seats), wheels & rear doors (OC, CA)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Had an unfortunate accident this afternoon and won't be repairing my 5.5 wagon. Front end damage. Anyone have advice on disposal. Sad day for me.
  2. Anyone know what the official name is for that black trim at the base of the doors?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All of my black trim at the bottom of my doors (1999) is corroding from years in the sun / elements (same strip that has the jack access panel). Just lightly pulling on it causes pieces to disintegrate in my hands. I'm curious if anyone has a an official name (hard to search PW without a...
  3. Odometer staying on when doors closed

    B5 Garage
    OK so I have a 2000 passat when all my doors are closed my odometer says lit up ... now my trunk latch is broken could this be causing it to stay on ? That's the only thing I can think of let your opinions trunk will mother latch so mechanism needs replacing!!
  4. Doors locking with ignition.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, been having this problem for a while now and it gets on my nerves... As the title says, all doors locks when I put my key in ignition position and unlocks as I turn it back. I already checked with VCDS that "lock the doors when reaching over 15mhp or kph thing" it didn't help. Also all...
  5. My rear door won't open, and multiple doors take multiple pulls to open ...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    .... and I don't care!! :) I dread the Passat doors, and only a regulator or regulator clip breaking would force me back in. Properly dealing with the water seal is the biggest bitch. I use that 3M strip caulk, which works great, but is horrible to manage. It's such weird behavior, it used...
  6. Car says doors and bootlid are open

    New Member Introductions
    Hi! My car is saying my drivers side door, passenger rear door, and bootlid are open(LHD) Its the same symptoms as in this thread: Cant find...
  7. Tweeters in doors, but no Monsson system. :confused:

    Mobile Electronics
    I recently purchased a 2003 wagon. It had a CD/cassette/radio head unit--nothing said Monsoon on it. I just installed a Sony double DIN HU and like it so I started thinking about adding new speakers and maybe a powered sub. The challenge is that Crutchfield says that I should not have...
  8. Passat 3B rear left door won't open

    B5 Garage
    Hello everyone, I've joined here to get some info. The rear left door on my 1999 Passat variant won't unlock, there's no way to open it. It once got locked, and never unlocked, just so. I've tried some tricks, but none worked. I wish I could open it with any kind of trick because when you...
  9. WTB - Stonehenge Driver Side FR and Rear Doors (MIDWEST-US)

    WTB/WTT Section
    WTB - Stonehenge Driver Side FR and Rear Doors (SEDAN) (MIDWEST-US) Looking to source some stonehenge (LA7S) SEDAN doors (I believe that only falls into 2004/05 range), preferably somewhere in the midwest, or at least where shipping wont eat me alive. Tall Order, I know. :bowdown:
  10. No pwr windows or mirrors and no auto locking doors but everything else seems ok

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have a 99 Passat sedan GLS with AEB and 5sp ... went out to go to work this morning and my windows weren't working. While on lunch I pulled fuses for locations 5, 14, 37 that were shown in a couple of searches on here and put in a good test fuse but still no windows. I also...
  11. 2000 B5 Passat Wagon parting out - lots of white body parts

    Parts For Sale
    A friend and I are parting out my white 2000 VW Passat 2.8 30v 5-spd manual wagon. It was in good running condition with little wear to body parts when I was rear-ended by an SUV, right at license plate level above the bumper. We're evaluating the engine and determining if I need any parts...
  12. Doors won't unlock

    New Member Introductions
    Dear Members My Passat 2007 model is having problems to unlock the doors. The keyfob can lock the doors, open the boot but can't unlock the doors. At first I used the key to unlock the door but now even the key can't unlock. I lost the user manual. May someone assist. Regards Chirwa
  13. Central locking issue/Right side doors + tailgate signalled as open (Water ingress)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have the exact issue detailed in this 4 year old thread , but it doesn't appear to be getting any replies, so i thought I'd post a new thread. My 2005 B5.5 has the following symptoms: On ignition, dashboard incorrectly tells me "luggage compartment open", "driver's door open" (UK, RHD), "rear...
  14. How to disable horn chirp when locking doors on 2015 Passat?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Searched, found nothing. Base Passat "s" manuel :cool:
  15. Doors relock/rearm in 60sec after disarming.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all. I looked everywhere and couldn't find an answer to my issue, so sorry if I missed something in the archives. So my problem is this: When I disarm/unlock the doors on my fob, if I don't get into the car within 60 seconds and turn the ignition on, it relocks/arms. Sometimes, it will...
  16. Lower plastic trim Below doors

    New Member Introductions
    replaced front pass. door. need to find the long black trim attached to leh lower door sill, and the small plastic pieces at lower front fender and piece located just behind the rear door.
  17. Doors will not lock from any lock buttons or key fob.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    2013 Passat S Doors will not lock from any lock buttons or key fob. 2013 Passat S - I noticed the horn would not sound as I tried to lock the car this morning, and found the key fob to be useless (just now replaced the fob battery with no effect) as well as all lock buttons inside the car...
  18. Replaced driver door lock mech, now my doors don't auto-unlock any more

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Replaced my driver door lock actuator last weekend. Yay for dome lights and and headlights-on beepers. :) I noticed that my driver door no longer unlocks when I remove the key from the ignition after a driving trip. All other functions seem to work just fine; remote locks and unlocks normally...
  19. My new (to me) doors!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I come home from a mild night of Cinco de Mayo. Looky this.To replace the crunched ones on my '04 GLX.Boy these things are straight! Blake over at CarParts4Sale, Inc. - Used VW and Audi Parts Shop has got the goods!
  20. Fuel doors !!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, hope you guys had a safe holiday break. Now on to business, my locking latch on my fuel door broke and the only way to open it is with a card because it doesn't pop anymore. I lost the little plastic piece and now can't glue it back on. So I was looking at replacement options...