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  1. 2008 B6 Passat power seat not working

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My driver's seat has an electric switch to adjust the seat angle. The switch is not working and the seat angle is tilted too far forward to drive comfortably. I've read countless posts on different sites and have deduced it's likely either a fuse (which I cannot find) or the switch itself (which...
  2. Pop from driver side

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I noticed a while ago a small pop when I would hit my brakes. No noise and could barely feel it and didint happen often. Few months down the road I can feel it a lot more and it’s only when I slam my brakes or accelerate and occasionally turning left. I can feel it as slow as...
  3. A/C Blowing Hot Air on Driver Side

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 14 passat tdi highline, recently in February I received a problem where the passenger side was blowing cold air while the heat was on and driver was blowing hot air. After diagnosis, it turned out to be the common heater core problems that these cars receive and it was covered under the...
  4. V6 Auto Driver Side Cat. removal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There isn't enough room to slide the cat. pipe backwards to extract the assembly. The Bentley makes no mention of removing transmission support or maybe dropping the sub frame to get enough clearance. Is there a write up some where's on this ? Thanks for any help.
  5. 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...
  6. WTB: for 2004 Passat Driver's side mirror in Stonehenge Grey

    WTB/WTT Section
    Looking for one in truly excellent condition. Shipping would be to central Ohio 43081 Please send me a PM with price. Photos much appreciated.
  7. Driver's side power mirror motor question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tried searching up and down through the forums, info-base, and rest of the web to no avail. I'm trying to determine if I can replace just the motor for the mirror that is in the housing, without replacing the entire housing (removing the door panel etc.). I replaced the glass on the driver's...
  8. 2004 Passat GLX V6 2.8 FWD- Front Driver's CV Axle Torque Specs?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, I search this forum and googled but I haven't found the torque specs for my 2004 Passat GLX V6 2.8 FWD- Front Driver's CV Axle. I bought new bolts for the inner and a new 17mm bolt for the outer and I'd want to torque them down correctly. What I found this far in existing posts was...
  9. Window Issue - Driver Side

    B5 Garage
    Hello Garage Forum - need some advice/help on my wife's 2004 B5.5 Passat. This is the last item I need to fix before I start working on my car. The driver side window will not go down. I can hear the motor spinning but it sounds like it is moving a lot of gravel. I can push the window down...
  10. 1998 Passat Wagon - Driver door locked won't unlock

    New Member Introductions
    When I went to unlock the car with the key, it was very hard to turn it. I was afraid I was going to break the key. I finally got it to the up/down position and could get it out. Now the door will no unlock from outside or inside. I was able to get in from the passenger side. When I try to...
  11. Driver interior handle (part master switch) cracked - a progression of failures

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I've been trying to figure out to fix this issue without buying a whole new door panel. If you go to this video, and fast forward to 0:50, you'll see him start to remove the master switch assembly from the door control panel: After I pulled the master switch module, and looked at the...
  12. Passat B5 driver

    New Member Introductions
    Hello guys! I have Passat B5 since the March of 2017. At first, I was pretty happy when I bought it, but now I started to get some trouble with it, so I hope this forum answer some of my questions about this car. :)
  13. Daytime running light on Drivers side seems either too bright or misaligned

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After following my daughter's car in traffic for a few miles, she stopped to let me know that my driver's side light seemed too bright and aimed differently from my passenger light. It was still daytime, so these were my daytime running lights (DRLs). I sort of confirmed her observation next...
  14. 01331 | ECU Driver Door - J386 No Communication - Intermittent

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my dear friends at Passat World, I have come to my wits end trying to figure out what exactly is going on with my W8 Passat. I pulled the door apart a few weeks ago for 2 reasons, the locking mechanism wouldn't function 100%, and my window regulator was shot. Upon replacing both (with...
  15. Driver's side transmission motor mount bracket from a B5/B5.5 V6 5 speed.

    WTB/WTT Section
    As stated. I need the aluminum bracket that bolts to the 5 speed manual transmission on the driver's side from a B5/B5.5 V6. I need one soon but I'll eventually need a second one. Give me a price shipped to 28814. Help!!! :thumbup:
  16. '98-'05 Front Driver side window regulator $30 obo

    Parts For Sale
    Ordered two of these...only need one. All you need is to transfer the motor and speaker. $30 or best offer. It works best if your within an...
  17. Rain Water leaking through the rear driver side door

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys, water is entering my vehicle dripping under the rear door metal panel and entering the floor/carpet. What is the way to remove the metal part of the door panel, after the leather+handle been removed? I see the video here, but the 2:50-3:00 minute is missing something - in my case the...
  18. 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:
  19. Driver door won't lock or trigger light

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys, The driver door on my 2005 GLS wagon will only occasionally lock when I use the key fob, and the light doesn't turn on when I open the door. All the other doors trigger the light. I don't have any experience with the electrical system of the door. Has anyone ran into this before...
  20. Driver's Seat Creak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Passat GLS...the driver's seat has a creak of sorts when sitting in and moving around a bit. The passenger side frt seat and rear seats are fine. Anything I should be aware of? Is this common? sounds like perhaps a spring rubbing or worse...a broken bracket or weld. The seat functions as...