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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The driver side cv axl boot actually touches the bottom of the shock absorber near full left lock, perhaps this is why some of us have problems with boots failing.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was tossing the idea around about building a performance head, the the hardware/ caps would be the same? I just saw a good ebay auction for all that stuff for 29.99 is that a good deal?
  3. New Member Introductions
    Anyone ever see a diy for the 05 passat fuel pump replacement?
  4. Anything Auto
    see this site for info: Volkswagen and Audi Parts Numbering System... An in depth look at how it works - News - Deutsche Auto Parts - Volkswagen and Audi Parts Supplier - Online Discounted Parts Store
  5. B5 Garage
    VCDS Lite - First scan ever, N75 Open Circuit & Brake Light Switch Implausible Signal VCDS-Lite Version: Release 1.2 Saturday, 01 March 2014, 11:56:16. Chassis Type: 3B - VW Passat B5 Scan: 01,02,03,08,15,16,17,19,35,36,37,46,47,55,56,57,58,75,76,77...
  6. RockAuto
    A competitor switched suppliers for their private label wiper line and created one of the best Wholesaler Closeout bargains for RockAuto customers ever! Thousands are already in inventory. Thousands have been sold. More are coming! First-quality wiper blades and refills made by Trico, including...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone at all? Nothing on Google. Only the reverse.
  8. New Member Introductions
    I just bought a used 2006 VW Passat 2.0T for my wife. This is my first VW ever! I do have some questions that I am/have been searching through the forums for. 1 - What is with the sealed transmission? How often to get the fluid changed? Getting a oild change at dealer on Monday. Should I have...
  9. Anything Auto
    The drivers side door on my 2002 626 is really creaky and makes a weird noise when opening and closing. I noticed the metal piece that stops the door from opening too far which the manual calls as the "door checker" is practically disintegrated. Look at the attached photo and the metal that...
  10. New Member Introductions
    just wanted to introduce myself and my plans. I have always been an STI and import guy and built many of them however this is my first V Dub and Passat build. My plans are a very clean looking exterior starting with the right stance and unfortunately my heart is set on a voteX kit but to my...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, cleaning my car the other day, and saw some crud stuck in those little coin slots in the center console (beneath the e-brake handle) and I noticed something funny... Have you ever noticed that there is an embossed symbol there? It is the CEL symbol LOL! It's almost like they're telling you...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This may be a really silly question and ive searched for it but i havent came across many people that have swapped it for a non passat shifter. So i was wondering if anyone has swapped it out with an after market one before, if so pictures would be awesome! Thank you guys :salute:
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I don't post much (I used the search function) but this site has been a great help for a lot of work I have done on my car. And now... Yes!!! No more Passats to drain my wallet every 9 months. Yes, Yes, YES!!! My first 2000 Passat, GLS V6 had some issues, but lasted me 178k miles. We...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Woke up at 6 to go snowboarding. met up with a couple of my friends and started driving my 1.8t AWM 2002 Passat towards the mountain. Almost half way there when at a constant speed of 80 MPH i start seeing a white smoke behind my car and after a few seconds the STOP sign in the dash!!!. I was...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    “So, you have: 1. New Starter 2. New Alternator and belts 3. New battery symptoms used to be: 1. a couple of clicks when you turned the key to start, and then nothing happened. 2. since replacing battery, starter, and alternator, the engine sorta slow rolls, but sometimes will not start.”...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife and I were out in my wagon yesterday. While driving the temp and gas gauge were normal. We parked, went into a store and came out then started driving again when I noticed that the temp gauge was past 190 into the 200 range. Not only that, my gas gauge, which had been on empty and in the...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Removal/replacement B Pillar ext door trim & lower window trim anyone ever do this? So I need to replace this piece: ...also circled in yellow below: To get to it, (with the window down) the rubber door seal inside has to be pulled back for the top half of the door, and then the chrome...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Starting to hate it.
  19. New Member Introductions
    Just bought this 2000 passat v6 30v with 51,000 miles on it.
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    VW Passat B5.5 1.8T 2002 - loosing lots of PS fluid. Got tired of topping up the fluid so decided to remove the rack. Here is the picture of the rack (I think you click thumbnail for larger pic): Passenger side is okay: But check out the driver side! The chrome has been completely rusted...