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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    While on a long drive the car EPC turned on, car lost power. So initially I thought the problem was the ignition coils and spark plugs, since I was getting misfire codes, and thats exactly what it felt like, I changed those and was still dealing with misfire issues and symptoms. I went ahead and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Help please, I was installing a new after market stereo I got everything set up and it was working fine. I then was working on adding the steering wheel controls and in order to do that I had to add a splice connector into the vehicles stereo harness. Where I think I may have gone wrong is in my...
  3. B5 Garage
    My name is Tysh'a (Ty) and I'm fairly new to Passat World, I own a 2002 VW B5 Passat Wagon with about a fingertip of ground clearance. I remember posting something a while back but that's another subject but the matter at hand is that I have recently replaced my transmission with a refurbished...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2006 Passat 2.0L turbo gas.... I am trying to replace the upper/lower mounts located on the subframe where the engine rear mount “dog bone mount” goes to but I am confused which parts to get because it’s listed as front upper/front lower or front upper lower cradle. Reference Rockauto.com Just...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My EV conversion after 10 years and 90k miles
  6. B5 Garage
    Hi, does anyone have any pictures or know of a resource online with images showing what needs to be disconnected from the automatic transmission prior to removal? I am taking the engine out with the transmission. Driveshafts are off, just need to locate where everything else needs to be...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I had an oil change done about 2 weeks ago. Up until than, my car drove fine. A couple hours later my car didn't feel right. And I kept forgetting to call the place I got it done at. Anyways, today when I left work, driving on the hwy, my car said low pressure oil, stop engine. Than the speed...
  8. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    I have a 2007 passat with fsi engine with bad transmission but I have a 2009 passat tsi with a good transmission can some one tell me if I can change the transmission please I love my cars and I would like to fix at least one, I would appreciate any help.
  9. New Member Introductions
    the transmission on my 2007 do not work but I have a passat 2009 with a good transmission , my question is how do I know I can change them since they are from different engines and years. :wrench::wrench::wrench:
  10. New Member Introductions
    I signed up to use the forum becasue I I have a 2005 Passat that I just loved, didn't even get to put 5K on it and someone rearended me and totalled my baby! So now I found an '03 body that is in good shape I just need to take its bad motor and tranny out and swap the 05 stuff in. I have good...
  11. B5 Garage
    Per the title, I am swapping out a V6 engine for a 1.8T engine on a manual trans B5.5. I searched for a V6 to 1.8L swap thread and didn't find anything, just some possible W8-to-other-engines threads. Here are the changes I've encountered and taken care of so far... 1. Had to change the power...
  12. B5 Garage
    Hi all, I am pulling and mounting a V6 2.8L tomorrow and need to know the bolt size to mount on the engine stand. A member that's been helping me out says its either 14 or 16mm threaded bolts but need to know for sure. Will have to pick these up before pulling the engine. If anyone knows the...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi Guys, I need help to further diagnose this ongoing problem. 1) error code + small evap leak.engine light on permanently, gas cap light comes on sporadically (stays on for 30 seconds every 24-36 hours). 2) changed the purge solenoid 3) reset al lights and erased codes 4) engine light came...
  14. B5 Garage
    Hi, I have found a donor engine for the 2001 V6 Passat. My question is is it easier to pull out and reinstall the engine with the transmission attached or easier to leave the transmission in the car when swapping the engine?
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, it's official, the 475K Passat needs an engine swap. I found an engine that's in a car already selling for parts. Did a compression test on it, it reads 170-180 psi across all 6 cylinders. (V6 2.8) Are those good numbers? From what i read already anything above 140 is good. This car has...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to check the CTS for the coolant loss and noticed oil on the back of Kombi valve. Not sure where this oil coming from. Here are some pictures. Any hint or help is welcome. Thanks.
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I like to find out when my Turbo comes in without having to wait for the noise (which it means is ON now). When I posted something on the same the aswers as I understand them point to it comes in period. I am sure that must be a trigger from some sensor or combination of sensors that determines...
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    I have a few boxes of leftover Passat parts from when I rebuilt my 1999 B5 Passat V6 Tiptronic, in 2001. I sold the car in 2015 and no longer need the spare parts. I haven't had any luck selling them, so if you currently have a Passat and want them, please come and take them off my hands so I...
  19. B5 Garage
    The plastic broke and I just had an old change but big leaks on the Turbo unit so I cannot go by the amount of oil unless through it out and replacing this new oil with another new batch. Could someone that owns a Passat as mine above just go and measure the distance from the very end of the...
  20. B5 Garage
    Hi, I have a 2005 1.8t 4motion passat that I recently had a timing belt break on. I was cruising along smooth when suddenly the timing belt snapped and instantly bent all my valves. I got the thing home and pulled the head, did a valve job and got it back in without any major issues. When I...
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