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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04' V6 30v Yesterday I noticed steaming coolant leaking. Opened the hood and it was coming from the rear of the motor. Couldn't see from the top where it was coming from. Got underneath and it was dumping on the top of auto trans housing. Still couldn't see from where. I have researched it and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys, just another issue here with my sad passat. I've been monitoring the coolant level lately because it has been low. So after topping it off with g12 and distilled water the level still lowers...Before my last deployment I had the head gasket replaced, timing belt and water pump, oil...
  3. Anything Auto
    I have an 07 2.0t. Exactly one year left on the lease with about 36K on it. The wife and I are looking towards a Highlander, Tuscon etc., in that realm. Any advice? Or should I wait another six months or so. Trying to stay under $22K-$24K on the next one. And no, I've tried, she won't let me get...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I'm new to post and wonder if someone out there may have had this problem, as I've talked to my VW service guy, and you can guess what he said, "I've never heard of this. Bring it in." Right.:thumbdown Anyway, it's about 5 degrees outside here in upstate New York. I just drove the...
  5. B5 Garage
    When I have been driving 30min plus, and come to a stop relatively quickly, my auto trans dumps into 1st gear really hard. Similiar to if you forget to down shift in the triptronic. Any suggestions on what to look for? It only happens when the car is warmmed up. Just past 40K, serviced regularly
  6. Mobile Electronics
    Well guys I finally got the heart to remove my stock Monsoon Head-Unit and Amp and make the jump to an Alpine HU/Changer with JL Audio Subwoofer/Amp setup. After seeing my cousin put together a new system for a 2004 R32 from CongressionalVW, I realized that the concerns I had were just hype...
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