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  1. LED headlight bulb install (pics, links, memo's, etc)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I purchased a new set of headlight assemblies from Auto Lights and Light Bulbs - Autolightsbulbs.com a while ago to replace the faded factory headlights. Lights are very nice but the bulb holders are definitely not genuine VW. After much trial and error (buying multiple different bulb holders) I...
  2. My b5.5 transform - Eibach Pro Kit Koni Orange STR spacers etc

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I decided to make a thread about the visual and actually any mods (maintanence, etc) for my car. It will make it easier for people when they search. I have been enjoying my 2003 Passat Wagon V6 for a while now but the suspension has really been annoying me as it's actually quite...
  3. What is in your (passat) trunk? (e.g. emergency supplies, tools, fluids, etc)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been in kind of emergency preparedness mode for the last few weeks, both in the apartment and cars. I've been evaluating what I carry with me in my Passat, and our other cars (HRV, Camry). I clearly need to add some things, but wanted to get some feedback. FLUIDS: - VW PS fluid (need to...
  4. 2001 ATQ misfires etc...

    B5 Garage
    154K miles on my daughter's 2001 ATQ. will run great for a bit, then have misfires on the cylinders that are off the left-most coil (3 and 5). 1. coilpack was replaced 1-2 years ago. 2. bank 1 camchain tensioner was replaced a month ago. 3. timing belt was done this past winter. 4. plugs look...
  5. B5 Passat parts clean out. Headlights, Corners, Aspherical Mirrors, Grom Audio, etc.

    Parts For Sale
    Parts are located in Boston MA. Price is shipped to the lower 48 states. DJ Auto European Halogen Headlight Set - Mfg Part #3B0998002 Great condition, used about 6 months, one tab is cracked on the drivers side housing but could easily be glued back on. Sold as a pair. - $140.00 TYC...
  6. AEB 1.8t misfire, rough running etc.

    B5 Garage
    Coming in for advice because I've been battling this thing for a couple of weeks.... The engine is an AEB from a '98 Passat swapped into a '75 VW Bus. Engine was gone through before installation, new gaskets (including head), new seals, timing chain tensioner, timing belt. Didn't mess with the...
  7. Cold start problems etc.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello my friends! :) I have Passat vargon 2003. tdi pd 130hp. This morning was -30c and i tried to start my car, but i got message: STOP low oil pressure and engine wont start. :( I check oil level and see that level is below minimum. Before 2k kilometers i poured 4 liters new Liqui moly 5w40...
  8. Looking For Repair Manuals/Help/Tools etc

    New Member Introductions
    I am new to repairing cars and the last thing that I want is to have it all apart and have no idea of how to get it back together, or worse, get it back together incorrectly and it all go sideways. Where can I find manuals or guides for a 2006 Passat 2.0t?
  9. B6 2.0T MAF cleaning/replacement/troubleshooting, etc.

    B6 Garage
    Hi Folks, Just thought I'd throw this out there, my 2009 Passat wagon B6 2.0T is throwing a MAF code and appears to have zero turbo boost. So first of all, does that even make sense? I tried cleaning it with denatured alcohol and then again with electronics cleaner per suggestions elsewhere...
  10. Stretch Bolt question: e.g., Crankshaft Bolt, Axle Bolts, etc.

    B5 Garage
    I'd greatly appreciate opinions on this: I've replaced a few axle bolts over the years and generally followed the Bently Manual instructions to torque to 140 ft-lbs and then the additional half turn (180 degrees) after. But I usually would only do an additional 1/4 turn (90 degrees) because I...
  11. F.S. 1999 Passatt for Parts

    Vehicles For Sale
    1999 Passat 2.8 V6. It runs but has a bad throttle body. Air works, tranny good, body in good shape, ats in bad shape, leather seats (driver seat bad).I am asking $900.00 for it.
  12. FS 2000 B-5 Parts - Radiator Fan etc.

    Parts For Sale
    FS 2000 B-5 Parts Please respond by email, thanks for looking... Radiator Fan $95.00 Coolant fill tank $35.00 AC lines $65.00 Vent (under windshield) $45.00 Thanks for looking...
  13. Ecu, motor mounts, three spoke wheel, etc

    Parts For Sale
    40.00 needs code 80.00 needs airbag harness stock 2002 passat 1.8t ecu 60.00 passat/A4 v6 motor mounts $30.00 lower control arms passat $30 also have some bilstein sports 100.00 Shipping not included
  14. VAG-COM / VCDS etc etc....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    VAG-COM / VCDS "Port Ok, Interface:Not Found!" Hi all, I've had my Passat for a while now and I'd like to be more prepared for maintenance/problems and be able to customize some settings to my liking such as the central locking and remote windows which I think is a really cool feature! So I...
  15. FS:B5.5 Badgeless grille, short shifter, glove box etc...

    Parts For Sale
    Some of you might know me some have seen car around the forum here or on shows that I have been attending over the years. This is what car used to look like in its prime days. Air ride and wheels have been removed and i daily drove the car for last year or so. I do have some extra parts that are...
  16. WTB B5 goodies, votex, euro, etc

    WTB/WTT Section
    Hello, I have a b5 passat that is a 2.8l supercharged 5 speed. Looking for any goodies you may have.
  17. Does anyone want any of these parts? coilovers etc.

    Parts For Sale
    At this time the only things that are for sale are the NEW never mounted Raceland coilovers. I'd like the price of the coilovers and I'll pay for shipping. So 350 SHIPPED I've decided to keep the roof rack for now because it's a real pain to try and figure out shipping for it. If you want to...
  18. Tutorials for front disassembly anywhere? Side fenders etc.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Damaged the right fender and sunk in the the headlight along with the hood in a little collision earlier. Gotta think about replacing that now, or maybe my insurance will cover it? I dont know. Just got this thing running a few days ago so the insurance was juust barely instated yesterday (being...
  19. GREAT B5.5/B5 Parts - W8, S6, sway Bar, Rear fog etc etc. - Kitchener, Ontario, Canad

    Parts For Sale
    Accumulation of Awesome parts for sale! 1. W8 BiXenon headlights with custom harness for 1.8t and V6 - Sold 3. Heated Seat Switches – 22$ shipped 5. B5.5 Front headlights with VVME xenon aftermarket low beam ballasts (100$ shipped) a. Good for a project, headlights are fogged. 7...
  20. 2006 Passat 2.0t. Problems, mods, etc.

    New Member Introductions
    Here's my '06 2.0T. It has 161k miles, it shifts hard, the engine idles rough and occasionally doesn't start, and the cruise control and passenger airbag lights are on and so is the engine light and service warning. So far I put a brand new battery in it and this weekend I'm changing the air...
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