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  1. engine suddenly shuts off as if the ignition switch was turned off

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got the error codes below, I don't know if they are related to the problem or not. The car starts and runs fine, then the engine suddenly shuts off without any warning. It has only happened twice. Both times today. The first time when the car was in the garage and I had just started it and...
  2. engine cover, intake air guide removal

    B6 Garage
    My car is a 2006 Passat 2.0T sedan. In trying to change the engine air filter, I follow the steps in the Bentley manual but run into a problem removing the air guide from the cover assembly. So that's: undo two clips at intake hose; disconnect wiring connector; lift cover off four corner...
  3. 2006 Passat dash Service info coming on at engine startup?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a Service in 5400 miles or 15 days info that comes on during car start? What would I have to do to clear it or what do you think it is referencing to? Mileage is currently at 116,496 miles. I'm not within the oil change schedule. TIA Mac Fairfield, CA :wrench:
  4. Cleaning engine bay to find oil leak/burning oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What is the best procedure to wash the engine bay? I'm at 200k miles and over the years the engine bay has gotten really gummed up. I had the valve cover gasket replaced when my timing belt was replaced approx 20k miles ago and recently have found another burning oil smell coming from the...
  5. Check timing on BPY engine with VAGcom VCDS

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    What measuring blocks does VAGcom VCDS provide for checking/verifying the timing on the BPY engine? for the old 1.8T and 2.7T, I used blocks 090-093. I would assume similar data is available for the 2.0T? What ARE the values/ranges to correct timing of the BPY engine?
  6. How to "fool" the ECM while removing the coolant tank. B5 1.8T AWM engine

    B5 Garage
    It has a 3 pin connector and I would think that probably there is already cooked by someone in the forum to be able to stop the ECM from panic attacks when sees no coolant in the tank. Now working with the engine speed sensor and removing also the oil filter. The filter definitely will go back...
  7. Testing Engine Speed Sensor G28 Passat 2003 B5 AWM 1.8T

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    I am using the right connector? I am following a reasonable approach? I am new to VW work, but will become an expert at using mirrors or buying a portable HarborFreight Inspection camera to see what is going on! How to check the Engine Speed Sensor undoing the connector underneath of the...
  8. Engine Speed Sensor does not want to come out. Passat B5 1.8T 2003

    B5 Garage
    Removed the Tork head bolt and I can rotate a few degrees each direction but refuses to come out even a little and I cannot really see anything. I understand there is a ring-rubber seal which is probably the culprit. But any ideas how to make something to exert more power that my hands have...
  9. B6 2.0 TDI CR engine error

    B6 Garage
    Hello. I have recently got my passat 2.0 TDI CR with 110 HP remaped to 185 HP. Before I had this the engine error P2015(Intake manifold runner position sensor) would sometimes come but I would just delete it. After the remap I drove a couple of weeks and the car worked fine until I parked it...
  10. engine light wouldnt clear

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    my engine light came on with "turbocharger underboost error". did some research and found that diverter valve is most likely the cause. i got the old one replaced (the seal was torn) and can feel the difference so i think i did the install correctly. it was pretty easy repair in fact. now i...
  11. Help getting lower bellhousing bolts out for engine removal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys I need some help, I'm starting on removing the bellhousing bolts from the transmission to the bolt on my 02' VW Passat B5.5 1.8T FWD and The subframe seems to be in the way of getting a wrench in there. The lower three bolts are the main culprits. I've been searching some Audi A4 B6...
  12. BWT engine for a BPY on a passat 2006 b6

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello everyone , so my passat b6 bpy engined failed , so i decided to embark in a project on rebuilding the engine, but honestly it was to costly, what i ended up doing got a 08 audi with a bwt engine on it . anyhow with the help of some mechanics, we swapped the engine and bolted right in...
  13. Check Engine Light

    New Member Introductions
    So randomly the check engine light came on. Had someone check the code and they said it has something to do with the coolant system even though the levels and temps were fine he reset the check engine and it hasn’t come on since. Has this happened to anybody else? And should I be worried?
  14. 2008 VW Passat Komfort 2.0t FSI Engine

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have had this car since new. Still love the way it drives, but have suffered from the oil consumption problem since day 1. Usually add about half quart of Castrol synthetic oil every 1000 miles. I have never replaced anything related to this issue. Since I have had this problem since day 1...
  15. AWM Engine Tensioner Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I noticed that the hydaulic tensioner doesn't tension the pulley (picture). I was able to move the pulley lever up and down a couple of millimeters. I loosened the nut, rotated the pulley clockwise using pliers and tightened it. The belt between the cam and the water pump is...
  16. AWM Engine Timing Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, Finally, I found time to check the timing. The crank timing is dead center. The exhaust cam is less than half a tooth off (to the right). The intake cam-4th picture- is almost half a tooth off at the chain. (The notch is to the tight of the triangle on the cam.) In the past I...
  17. 2006 Passat - what is my engine code?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Is there a post showing the engine code for various years? Link? What is my code (I assume BPY)?
  18. Blown engine verification

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Copied from my introduction post. Thank you for the reply. The initial post was a general introduction. I was hoping it would count toward my total to allow me to post directly in the appropriate forum. The shop is my local VW dealership. All maintenance has been done at this shop since we...
  19. Ran out of oil - wrecked engine dilemma

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, 2000 Passat GLS 1.8T ATW FWD 5-spd manual wagon, 231K mi I smashed my oil pan last week on something in the road that the truck in front of me straddled. I was in a tunnel with construction after it and no shoulder and no exit for about 3 miles. I felt I needed to keep the car...
  20. Engine noise

    B5 Garage
    The noise appears after the car has been running for ~30 minutes. Yellow check engine light is on. Computer reports: 16395 - Bank 1: Camshaft A (Intake): Retard Setpoint not Reached (Over-Advanced) P0011 - 35-00 - - The noise temporarily disappears when I press down the gas pedal...