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  1. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi. I've noticed multiple times in the past month, that if I drive from cold (15 minutes regional roads - 50-90 km/h), the temp normally climbs to 90C and stays there steady. After that, when I merge on a Highway(130 km/h), after a minute, the temp starts to raise. Temp fluctuates depending on...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I have noticed on only a occasions. The third coil on coil pack on driver side has sparked a few times then stopped. Hasn’t done it in a while though. What might this mean?
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello. I bought a passat 2003 (75,000 miles then, 87,000 now) a year ago that's had all sorts of issues I've been steadily fixing. What can I say, I've changed the coolant reservoir, the battery, cv joint, thermostat, oil pan, and radiator as well. Anyways, lately it's been getting a little hot...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey guys, thanks for reading my post. i need help figuring out which engine I can get in my 2014 passat 1.8t (5th vin- t ), to what I have read it’s a CPRA engine, but when I look up those engines they belong to 2015+ models I email a couple of salvage yards and they say it won’t fit. Hopefully...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001 Volkswagen Passat, v6 (idk if that matters) and 5 speed manual. but the timing belt broke on it about 2-3 years ago. I don’t know if the engine pistons have broken or not, but I really like this car. I’m just trying to figure out if it’s worth it to replace the timing belt (and...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi, I'm new here. I used the Advanced Search but couldn't find a topic related to mine. I'm in the US (Indiana) and have a 2015 Limited Edition with the 2015 1.8L DI Turbo DOHC 4cyl engine. Back in October 2020, at 59.5K, my 6-speed Automatic Transmission failed and was replaced at the dealer...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My EV conversion after 10 years and 90k miles
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. 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:
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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?
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