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  1. Fixing Water Ingress through Door Seals

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I have been dealing with water getting into the car whenever we have a serious rain. Ive actually seen the water running down the inner trim on the passenger front while driving so I know at least that 1 is leaking. I noticed were carpet on the driver's rear this week as well, thought he...
  2. fixing 1999 ABS, salvage vehicle

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    Got doored, totaled:-( ABS light on almost all the time, plus beeps upon braking. How much should I pay to get ABS problem fixed?
  3. Fixing incompatible door lock in my wife's New Beetle

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    Ok, I am new member here, still cannot reply to existing threads even though I have already posted 2 posts, so will start a new thread instead. Dear admin, feel free to move this as a reply to thread...
  4. Possible way of fixing codes P0135, P0171, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It is simple for those, who know. It may be helpful for everybody else. Video's link below. My car gave very good example of what I was talking in my videos about money. I would say it is MANDATORY to watch them in order to save hundreds and thousands of dollars(Euros, Rubles, Dinars, Pounds...
  5. Fixing water ingress through sunroof loose drains

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a B5.5 and somewhere between June- July of last year water seemed to get under the right front passenger seat. I discovered this until August. It was massive. I will come back and write about it with pictures. The good news it is doable, with some patience, time and a few tools...
  6. Help fixing up 2008 passat -2nd post

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    Planning on fixing trunk latch, oil leak, replace shift knob and bezel, hood latch
  7. My car blew up. Any fixing it?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    White smoke everywhere and oil everywhere. It was barely moving when I finally got it into a parking lot.
  8. New and ready to start fixing!

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    Hello everyone, I've joined this site to hopefully cure my problems. I am an Google machine, but there are times were I can't find anything specific to my search resulting in replacing the wrong part. Or just pointless information leading me to the wrong answers.
  9. Fixing back/recline on a power seat - Get around Airbag/Battery How?

    B5 Garage
    1999 2.8GLX passenger power back/recline control is bad. I assume, please correct me if I am wrong, that the motor is probably bad. To change the motor, I know I need to remove the seat from the car. I found a great video on pulling a power seat from an Audi A4 b5 (I couldn't find anything on a...
  10. Fixing rear window wiper/washer

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, my rear window washer don't work. I own a passat 2002, 1.9tdi stationwagon. The washer arm goes back and forth as it should, but the wiper does not spray the window with the washer fluid, I need a New nozzle for the rear washer but do not know where to order one... PS, i live in...
  11. Fog lights in need of fixing up

    B5 Garage
    So the fog lights on my passat are pitted on the outside and what appears to be foged on the inside. Is there a way to remove the lense from the fog lights and fix them while still being able to reuse them?
  12. Taligentx guide to fixing front door lock - no photos?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi fellas, Went to the taligentx website to use his info for removing and stripping B5 door locks ('door lock mechanism repair') but there appears to be a problem with the photos. I'm getting the write-up but no photos. There's an error message block where the thumbnails usually are. Is...
  13. My first attempt at fixing my 2000 wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I started to replace some broken/dented parts and panels on my b5. Never attempted anything like this on a vw, so this is a learning experience for me. I did find a couple parts that I am going to need. On the drivers side below the headlight is a plastic piece that the bumper and headlight...
  14. Should i bother? 2003 1.8T warenteed engine 40k worth fixing?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am starting a new thread as i had it ealier under passat help cct. I have a 2001 1.8T i got for really cheap but needed new engine cause last one was toast- due to oil sludge. The new engine is a 2003 with 40k so i was hoping it would last me for a long time. i bought that in august and it has...
  15. Need some advice fixing deep car scratch

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I've picked a deep scratch which removed paint. I used my correct color touch up paint to go over the marks and I can still see kind of see the marks. I don't have the correct sanding paper right now or another other things I may need. What do I need to remove it?
  16. help with fixing the pc16 a/f

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So as shown in my previous post with the dyno, I'm hitting 11.5a/f at 3400rpm, then from then on going in to the 9s and back to 11.7 later on around 5700. I need to try to fix the dip to the 9s, I cant lower the fpr because then I would be lean up top. Has any one used a rpm based boost...
  17. My work fixing a misfire...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, as many PW members know... Misfires suck Well I have one, and I am making this post to help future viewers diagnose their problems and maybe get some help on moving forward. This is on a 2003 Passat V6 GLX Atq. My misfire so far is only with cylinder 6 First off, I pulled the spark plug...
  18. Any updates to fixing the fading LCD?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been searching for a while and I've probably read every thread on this issue. I am wondering if anyone has found some other way of fixing the fading LCD (other than sending the cluster away to have it re-soldered, or replacing it with ... is it a W8 cluster?). I haven't seen an...
  19. should i bother fixing these things? flex pipes, ac, cv, mounts, etc

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I've been really looking around at my car lately and found a few things that ideally should be repaired or replaced. I can't decide if it's worth putting money into it or if it's even necessary. It's a 2002 Passat Wagon GLX 4motion 2.8L with 143,000mi. Overall it's in nice shape and...
  20. Fixing up my project Passat...noticed some cut wires + Strange issue with screen.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This forum has been a blessing so far and has helped with a few of my issues so far. While me and my father were putting in new headlights on the car , we noticed 2 cut wires that seemed to be connected to something under neath the power steering fluid reservoir (I think that is what it is at...
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