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  1. ABS & ESP light on??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Problem :D two weeks ago ESP and ABS turn on. everything is working, VCDS say BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH, i've change the switch and code came again. I've see that people already talk about this problem on B5, B5.5 and some AUDI model. Did someone solve this problem? Can someone get some advice...
  2. Esp problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, so today on my way home my car ('04 GLX V6) stalled. I restarted it and it stalled again. This repeated a few times. Car seemed to have a weak idle and when I accelerate it wants to accelerate hard but then lags, almost stalls and then accelerated hard. I drove for a few blocks and it...
  3. ABS and ESP Lights are on after battery change

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    ABS and ESP Lights are on after battery change I am hoping somebody will recognize this problem. My car battery just died a few days ago, I called breakdown hoping for a jump start so I could go over to Halfords. The breakdown guy had spare batteries with him and fitted one for a price cheaper...
  4. Hyperactive ASR

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My Anti skid cuts out power during slow turns (15 mph and up) it's getting to the point where I just defeat it by hitting the button when making turns. Any suggestions as to why this is happening? Thanks!
  5. ESP light on

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 V6 Auto W-Trip 176.000 miles I have tried to clear the Wheel Speed Sensor code but it keeps coming back. Drivers side. Had the same issue before but was able to get it right (Can't remember what side though) I removed and cleaned the sensor (it looked fine) The wires aren't in bad shape...
  6. Gahhhh!!! Shop can't fix mushy pedal ('04 w/ ESP)... Questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After I ran my MC dry (see earlier threads by me), I could never get my pedal hard again. Guessing that it was possible that my MC was busted, I had it towed to a shop (a shop I hadn't used before; my previous mechanic is gone, his next-door neighboor, a specialty VW shop, is in the middle of a...
  7. Parking brake fault,abs esp steering wheel.

    New Member Introductions
    hi.today was going home after a work and it was very huge rain,near work was massive puddle i drove thro my passat b6 2006 year tdi,and after a moment on dashboard come up epd,abs,esp,and sreering wheel warning lights.The car drive on and all working ,but dunno what to do?
  8. ESP & steering wheel lights on

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm trying to find a clearer answer to a problem I have on my '08 Komfort. It all started with steering wheel commands out, airbag light on, horn out. Personally replaced the clockspring, carefully not to break any fins on the steering wheel position sensor on it's back, ECU reset then al good...
  9. Esp???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What does it actually do, i use it and see nor feel any difference in driving.
  10. Need advice, ESP, EPC, airbag,traction lights on. Codes says ABS module+Throttle body

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    how to delete thread with no replies? *had no replies :( and could not find the delete thread button so removed content as no longer relevant. Would be useful to know where the Delete thread option is. (i think this post now belongs in another part of the forum now the content has changed but...
  11. 1.8t B5.5 CEL and ESP error codes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, I was hoping for some guidance in solving the error codes I have been getting on my 1.8t 2005 B5.5 Passat with 101k miles. The codes are effecting my CEL and traction control (ESP) light. I mainly need to know what order I should address these issues, and if I am on the right track...
  12. ESP light turns on by itself while driving

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys! I have a little problem with my Passat 2004. When i drive , after around 5 minutes the ESP light turns on on the dashboard. And when I press the ESP button it doesn't help. The button is dead, I can't either turn the ESP on or off by pressing the ESP button. When I scan the car to...
  13. ESP light turns on by itself

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys! I have a little problem with my Passat 2004. When i drive , after around 5 minutes the ESP light turns on on the dashboard. And when I press the ESP button it doesn't help. The button is dead, I can't neither turn the ESP on or off by pressing the ESP button. When I scan the car via...
  14. Abs esp light permanently on !!!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there new to this site...SO BE GENTLE LOL !!! I have a 2004 b5.5 1.9tdi Passat.. its got 18 inch rims onnit inwhich ive just replaced all four tyres last week. Today ive had both upper and lower front arms/ball joints replaced due to dust covers perished..ie easier to just replace the...
  15. help with brakes abs and esp

    B5 Garage
    hi, im new on here so please bear with me. so here goes, i have a se 130bhp 2002 passat which is giving trouble with the brakes so ive replaced pads discs calipers and servo and master cylinder but still have push back on brake pedal and rubbing on right drivers side front wheel. replaced abs...
  16. Yet Another ABS Fault Post

    B5 Garage
    Hi All, I've done plenty of searching and read just about every ABS fault related thread here (I think). I'm posting because my symptoms are just slightly different than what I've been seeing others post about. Here's the situation (sorry it's kind of long): 2003 Passat 1.8T 5-speed w/ESP. -...
  17. ABS, ESP, AIRBAG lamps - hard from P to D.

    B5 Garage
    Hello, i have a Passat 2002 Highline, it started with the gearbox, one day its started to lock in 2nd gear and all the lamps PNDR234 was lit up in red, and the car was nearly dead, woudnt move, i think it was locked in 2nd gear, when that happend i turned it off and tried to start it again...
  18. ABS, ESP, AIRBAG lamps - hard from P to D.

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hello, i have a Passat 2002 Highline, it started with the gearbox, one day its started to lock in 2nd gear and all the lamps PNDR234 was lit up in red, and the car was nearly dead, woudnt move, i think it was locked in 2nd gear, when that happend i turned it off and tried to start it again...
  19. Cant shift out of park, Airbag fault, parking brake fault, ESP off....

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    OK, so I just installed an iPod/iPhone interface on my 2006 VW Passat 3.6. This plugs into the factory stereo and lets you charge your phone or listen to music. So once it was all done, I could not shift out of park. Then I get a message for parking brake fault and airbag fault. Also, I see...
  20. ESP button but no ESP funtion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I Have a 04 GLI with ESP and am familiar with how it works and when it will kick in. I have recently bought a 03 W8 and believe the ESP isn't fully working. The ASR part of the ESP works but the lateral stability part in correcting a slide i feel doesn't work. e.g, heavy acceleration in...
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