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  1. W8 Fans, a Wagon in the Junkyard Locally

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If there is anything I can get for you (which does not require removing the engine to access!) let me know. It's the base layer of a 2-high stack of cars, so it's a little difficult to access. Holland's in Billerica, MA. W8 Wagon. Grey(?) in color. The headlights are there, and appear to...
  2. 2007 2.0t Cooling fans not coming on, fcm and fan replaced. Thermostat replaced

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So this saga begins with the overheating of the car. No spray or steam (ie, hoses intact) and coolant level fine. Had the car towed to the house. First thing everyone says is to replace the thermostat. In this car you have to take off the alternator, etc. etc. and then you replace the whole...
  3. Both radiator fans not running (P0480)

    B6 Garage
    I have a 2007 20.T Passat, and my daughter recently ran the nose over one of those parking lot bumpers. It tore off the undertray and messed up the side skirts a bit, no big deal. But it also bent the shaft on the auxiliary radiator fan motor, such that the fan jammed against the shroud and...
  4. Hello fellow passat fans

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all I am very excited about this forum. I am your typical Honda, Toyota, and Nissan guy, unitl i got a VW!!!! Love this thing
  5. Problem with auxiliary fans

    B6 Garage
    I have passat 2.0t every morning when i start my car and outside is - 20 c after wile the bout auxiliary fans will run on high the car is still cold. I have to shut down the car and start the car again and the fans will be off but, sometimes happens while im driving the fans to go on even the...
  6. 2006 3.6 passat fans not working

    New Member Introductions
    As the title says, my fans both went off and noticed my tempeture was 220 and parked it immediately, took it to my mechanic it was working fine then drive for 1 hour worked fine but I parked at home Then went out that night and again fans were not going on. Also the ac does not work because the...
  7. Hi,VW fans!

    New Member Introductions
    I wanna say to everybody outthere:Its nice to see so many people,who know what a good and reliable car is called "VW"!!!
  8. Hello fello Passat fans!

    New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to say hi to everyone on this forum. Hoping to learn a lot.
  9. Hello Passat Fans

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, My name is Dave. I'm new to this site. I bought a 2010 comfort 2.0 last year and looking forward to many more fun years behind the wheel. I am excited to be part of this group. I look forward to meeting new people and learning how to keep my ride in tip top order. Also hoping for some...
  10. radiator fans run high right after cold start

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I have VW Passat '03 W8 -106000 miles Few days ago after driving my Passat for about 20 minutes I have noticed that my radiator fans run at high speed even when the car idling. Temperature gauge doesn't stay at 190F as usual - instead it stays around 120F. Was thinking that the sensor...
  11. Cooling fans run to long B6 2.0T

    New Member Introductions
    I have an 06 Passat. Up on shuting the engine off the two cooling fans run for what seems an excessive lenth of time maybe 10 minutes. I afraid it will run down the battery. I replaced the temp sensor on the side of the block today, but it didn't correct the problem. I bought it used for my...
  12. are both cooling fans supposed to run at the same time?

    New Member Introductions
    i have a b5.5 passat and it recently started to overheat randomnly. It would overheat and then come all the way back down to running temperature. 190. Then like in about 10 miles it would over heat again and then go back down. I had the thermostat replaced so supposingly it is supposed to be the...
  13. Noise when fans engage

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    When I start my car, as soon as my fans turn on, I hear knocking noise coming from somewhere behind stereo unit in the middle of the dash. Dealership already replaced blower motor, control module and recirculation motor. The noise is still there after all those fixes so I wonder if any of you...
  14. Wagon Fans: Class or Class -- BMW 5 Series Touring

    Anything Auto
    Notice the stick? Oh, to dream.......
  15. Passat W8 Radiator Fans not running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I just got 2002 Passat W8 4Motion, with 115k (km). I had a car checked by mechanic before purchasing, but somehow he missed that tha radiator fans do not turn on at all. Yesterday on my way from work was quite hot and that is when I found that they will not run. While driving A/C will turn...
  16. Exploding Cooling Fans?

    B5 Garage
    I have 2003 GLX V6 wagon and am talking about the belt driven fan, not the small electric one. I had Timing belt changed they replaced my fan because it only had (2) blades left on it. Since then about 45 days later while checking oil I noticed same thing, this time 3 blades left. Luckily no...
  17. For all you Fox News and Sean Hannity fans

    The Black Hole
    I'll bet you can't wait :thumbup:,2933,465806,00.html
  18. some 95 passat VR6 problems,fans,cruise,door

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Just picked up this 95 passat VR6. Well here are the problems. First the radiator fan was working fine (one of them) but now it always is on and on high speed. Half the time or more when you turn off the car now the fan will run at low speed for about 2 minutes or less (car is about 180-200...
  19. 2008 Passat 2.0TSI radiator fans always high!

    B6 Garage
    Hi, I have this problem on my new 2.0TSI passat, when you I turn it on in the morning, both radiator fan turns on althought it is still cold, they remain on all the time until I turn of the car. I wonder what could be the problem. Apprecaite your help. Many Thanks
  20. for you Greddy fans

    Anything Auto