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  1. A new guys first post

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    Hello everyone
  2. First Time VW Owner

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    I am new to the VW world having just bought my first VW for our teen. This looks to be a great site, and since I do a lot of my our repairs, I hope to find some help here.
  3. First Thread Creation

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    Nothing to say here, just posty posting!
  4. First post from long time reader

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    I've used this forum many times to keep my wife's B5 Passat in good shape. I'm finally posting so I get my two post credit and I can use the classifieds. 2001 Passat Wagon 5 Speed. -Carl
  5. First VW New Guy intro

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    Bought my first VW a week ago today. 2018 Passat 2.0T R-line. Hoping to learn about my Passat and maintenance that I can perform on my own. Matt
  6. First Volkswagen

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    First time owning a Volkswagen. 2005 Pass at 1.8. I believe a b5 is the other time. Nice ride. Living in NYC we dont need cars. But this was a must.
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    hello to you all, I'm new, and I introduce myself. Welcome new member My name is Maurizio, and I live in Italy, I have a VW Passat highline 4motion from 2003, which I am slowly restoring. FAU automatic transmission BAU engine.:wrench:
  8. Occasional Harsh downshift into first gear (Drive selected)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been trying to find information about how the auto transmission works on my 2004 GLX V6 B5.5, does anyone have a link to a transmission manual? There is a harsh downshift into first (only occasionally) and because it's not doing it every time i'm starting to wonder what is causing it...
  9. 2000 Passat GLS - Must wait about an hour after first try in order to start

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 Passat GLS (ATW) with 167k miles. When I first try to start the vehicle it cranks but does not even attempt to turn over as if it's getting no fire or fuel. Sometimes if I wait for a minute it will start. Most of the time I'll have to wait for about an hour and then it will start...
  10. First Vw First turbo

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    i have recently bought a 2006 passat 2.0t. Never was really interested in purchasing a volkswagon. My father used to own a vw repair shop when I was a child and always thought they were too loud. I sat into the driver seat of my passat and instantly fell in love. Im not that knowledgeable about...
  11. FS: OEM German VW First Aid Kit $35

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    FS: OEM German VW First Aid Kit $25 Original OEM German VW First Aid Kit made to exactly fit the B5.5 rear shelf above the CD changer slot. Everything is be intact and unused however, the kit is 15 years old so there may be items with expiration dates that are no longer good. It’s still a...
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    one more to go
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    I'll be asking about Suspension for my 2013 Passat TDI in my third past :)
  14. First post

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    I have and rebuild VW Passat's mostly B5 with the 1.8 turbo. These engines still give me issues that I can't explain. One of them is after parking the car for a length of time when you go to start it, it sounds like it has a dead cylinder and is hard starting. After cranking the engine for a...
  15. Checking out my first set of coilovers for my B5.5

    B5 Garage
    So I got my first car back in January and it was the Colorado Red GLX V6 B5.5 2003 Passat. I've always been a car kid so when i got this i immediately created this vision of what i wanted it to become. I bought some wheel spacers off my friend and am currently at stock ride height. It looks like...
  16. First post. 03 passat 2.8 no start ?

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    Hello everyone, first of all I want to thank all of you for make this place a great source of knowledge and answers for our VWs n Audis. My car jumped a tooth due to a fail CCT. I replaced the part and set the timing again. While I was there I replace seals and water pump, pulleys, thermostat...
  17. My first w8 wagon

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    Im a long time VW mechanic 20+ yrs and i have recently bought a dark grey W8 wagon. it has a ton of miles on it and everything seems to be working. and the interior is mint. but it was a northern car, minnesota from the car fax. so many harsh winters have dulled a few things. this is...
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    Hello Everyone,
  19. New here and first VW

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    Hey guys, New here and just purchased a 2015 VW Passat Wolfsburg 1.8T today. Love it already. Has new tires, was well taken care of and drives great! I'm trying to do some of my own maintenance, but I am an extreme novice when it comes to cars. Any tips/tricks are appreciated. Quick question...
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