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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Looking at a 2010 passat wagon. Mileage 73K. Being sold by a VW dealer. The engine is : 4 Cyl 2.0L Turbocharged Gas. Can someone please provide me with things to look out for? Questions to ask? I'm pretty skeptical about the Turbo. Are there common issues with the Turbo in this model? Anything...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I want to give feedback on B5.5 Wagon tail lights purchased from Latvia via eBay but cannot post in the proper forum. Hopefully this 2nd new thread in this section will allow me to do it.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What's the consensus of using quaker state synthetic in our cars? I've using Castrol for the longest time, advance auto parts has a deal right now for $19.99.... Sent from Free App
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I picked up a 01 wagon last year and have been driving it the past few months. With the summer here and the ac in use more and more the performance has taken a bit of a hit. I used to have the GIAC chip in my b5 and I currently have an APR in my A4, but found a good sale on REVO that I am...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 01 1.8t wagon with a 5spd transmission. I had to replace the passenger front axle which went pretty well, but ever since I have noticed an intermittent issue when braking. Every now and then when braking and coming to a stop I get a little bit of feedback in the pedal and hear a little...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys so basically heres the run down, I am soon going to in the midst of installing my k04 turbo on my AEB 99 1.8t. The reason Im replacing is because I have little none boost coming from the k03. When I rev, I get no pull at all car feels like its running on 60 horsepower. When pushing the...
  7. Mobile Electronics
    I have a B5.5 with Monsoon and at low volume there is a high frequency squeal noise heard through all of the speakers. Any suggestions on what to do to get it to stop? Thanks, Matt
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  9. New Member Introductions
    Looking for another car as my current one (a '97 Tahoe) is a gas guzzler and has a 23k miles on a new engine that already needs a new cylinder head. I'm a single mom that has gotten screwed by mechanics countless times and I want something that is reliable from a company that honors their...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, I'm looking into buying a diagnostic scanner to check and erase codes on my 2008 3.6 4motion Passat. I have an intermittent ESP light coming on. I've read a lot of threads about Ross-Tech's VCDS. I just don't want to invest 350$ for the software and then another 350 for a Windows laptop...
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  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok so yesterday i got my car back from after getting it repaired and i asked them to do my inspection while it was in the shop. So they did my inspection for me and i knew i was going to pass emission and not safety. So my plan was to get passed for emission have them give me 10 days to get my...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi good people, I placed an order for a set of H&R "minimal" lowering springs on tirerack. When I got them in today, Barry & Mike over at Barry Automotive realized that the part was for a sedan (part# 54773-55). I called tirerack (awesome cs) and they are now sending me a set of H&R 54774-2...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Dice Electronics i-VW-T/5V Does anyone have this? any better suggestions?
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I've just joined the forum to help spread the word about a new website that I've written which I'd like some feedback on. I hope this isn't considered as spam (if it is, please remove it as appropriate), but my website isn't commercially intended, but simply tries to help find the best...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i'm hoping to drill down and figure out if the abs unit is toast or maybe a wheel speed sensor is bad before replacing abs unit and had a scan done: sorry, 2000 B5 Passat Wagon 2.8l V6 FWD.. VCDS Version: Release 10.6.3 Data version: 20101206 Friday,11,March,2011,10:05:55:62898 Chassis...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm looking at ordering some shocks before installing my H&R springs. I've looked into the bilsteins, koni fsd's and the yellow koni sports. The Koni Sports are about 150-200 cheaper than the other two and wondering if anyone has any feedback on these shocks/struts? Thanks in advance
  18. Wheel and Tire Forum
    So I've searched the site looking for thoughts on Konig wheels. Couldnt find much except for a comment about them being kind of 'soft'. Looking at the 17" Konig Swurve with a Goodyear performance tire. (i dont remember the size or style name) I would possible go to a Pirelli Pzero which I have...
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  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i just found some Kendall Motor Oil Kendall GT1 Full Synthetic Motor Oil SAE 5W40 on a local auto parts shop, and that's the only 5w40 that meets Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard VW 502 00 i can find here on town. has anyone ever used it? The price is the same as a castrol syntech 5w30, which...