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  1. Kahtec 3rd Brake Light Blinking Smart Flashing lights

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Has anybody put these on their B7 Passat? Kahtec Technologies International ? Home Of The Flashing Brake Light ? Blinking Tail Lights to Improve Vehicle Safety Or can you program the car to do it.
  2. "STOP Brake Fault Service Manual" and Red Brake Light still flashing

    B5 Garage
    Car: United States 2002 VW Passat 1.8L Turbo FWD Issue: Info center will only display "STOP, Brake Fault, Service Manual", red Brake Light constantly flashing, and the dreaded 3 Beeps when starting vehicle. SEL also on, but related to an issue with the CAT. Ultimate Question: how do I get the...
  3. Flashing CEL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had ran the codes on my car and the only 2 that came up were my O2 sensor and my ignition control module (coil pack) because i was miss firing pretty bad i bought myself a new coil pack , plugs and wires since none of that had been done since i bought the car 2 years ago. When i went to change...
  4. Instrument cluster weirdness - flashing lights

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Been wanting to post for the last couple of days. 98 DD V6 5sp (manual) FWD Four times now this week as I'm driving the ABS, OIL, and some other light which I've never seen before starts flashing (I'll update when I find out what it is). Along with this the RPM Tach stops working and drops to...
  5. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up (continued, rebooted)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Until the mods figure out what happened to my original thread, I'm starting a new one. Fortunately, since I was auto-notified of responses to the old thread, I have a copy of most of the original replies. Hopefully this isn't a bad omen related to my upcoming timing belt job! I've been...
  6. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 V6. Was driving along today, and the coolant warning light started flashing. I looked at the temp gauge, and it was approaching red line. :icon_eek: Pulled over immediately. Coolant level is perfect, and perfect pink color. The oil was pretty low (I have a slow leak), but I added some...
  7. Flashing CEL - 6 Codes - 2004 GLX 4Motion 2.8 V6 30V

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone. Been visiting this forum off and on for the last year since I bought my 2004 GLX 4motion (2.8 V6 30v) and have found it a wealth of wisdom and information. Two days ago I started my car and the CEL started flashing. Idle was a rough so being home i immediately shut it down. I...
  8. Flashing CEL, car shakes, HELP

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm new to the community and was wondering if I could have some help here. Any I put is appreciated!!! It's a 1999 1.8t passat and the CEL started flashing one day and I stopped driving as soon as I saw it. It's been like 3 weeks ish and now I have time to look into it. So the car...
  9. Brake Warnings (ABS & Brake light flashing)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, Anyone know what this could be? ABS sensor? Fluid Sensor? The fluid is full and the electronic park brake seems to be functioning as normal. WATCH VIDEO to see this happening: https://youtu.be/lqZHjPdLQMo 1. 3 loud dings (service now! on screen) 2. Brake light is flashing 3. ABS...
  10. Question on 00 Passat V6 30v with flashing ABS and Brake lights

    B5 Garage
    So a few hundred miles after I had the front suspension arms replaced, the car started flashing the brake and ABS lights and STOP pretty much whenever it is driven. Resetting all the codes gives me ~50 miles then it happens again. The codes which come up are (abbreviated a bit): Engine 18014 -...
  11. Engine Light Flashing, Shaking very Hot

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, Thanks for reading. I found some possible ideas as to what could be wrong but I know 0% about cars and could use some extra help. I have a used Passat 06, about 122500 miles on it. Recently got the oil changed on the 10th. Car has been driving fine since the oil change until today...
  12. ABS & ASR Light Flashing?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 Volkswagon Passat. Kind of have to make a short story long on this one. My friends dad asked me to put brakes on his car, so i did. I replaced; - Rear Brake Pads (replaced with the high end advance auto ones) - Rear Rotors - Front Brake Pads (high end advance auto ones) - Front Rotors...
  13. Oil light flashing and beeping.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So just purchased an 02' Passat off Craigslist a few weeks ago. We were told the oil light blinked but that was it. Needless to say it does blink and also makes a terrible constant beeping. The engine light is also on I noticed. There is brand new oil in the car. Mechanic friend said it was more...
  14. B5 Passat oil pressure light flashing when car cranking up!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, few times back i had an alternator issue, which since then i solved. Few days ago, about a month after the alternator issue my car wouldn't start. It was a dead battery, yesterday i sent the battery to a repair shop who changed the distilled water and charged it up. The guy did tell me that...
  15. ASR keeps flashing for 300 miles drive and visor garage open no longer getting power.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Guys, 2002 1.8t passat FWD with monsoon radio system. 64k miles 1. Visor Garage Opener doesn't work after stereo (aftermarket with all the wires supplied by crutchfield) install. (The visor opener worked before the installation with and without the factory radio plugged in.) After I...
  16. Flashing CEL on 50K mile B7....cylinder misfire!?!?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Today I started up my 2013 Passat SEL up and it started shaking and idling very strange. A few seconds later I had a flashing CEL so I decided to turn her off. I waited about 5 minutes (after cursing for about 4.5 if those minutes) and tried again. This time the car started and everything was...
  17. Misfires and CEL flashing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey there PW! Been a while since I logged on. Have a major build going on with a B6 A4 and it's consuming me along with my job. The passat is still in the family and it's been great til today. I started her up in the morning and she was shaking and CEL flashing. I've had this happen before and...
  18. Just installed rebuilt engine ... CEL flashing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Everyone, Thanks for reading this. I just had the engine rebuilt & installed in my 2001 2.8 Passat. Been driving it for a week now and everything isn't kosher. The CEL is on. The mechanic iniitally told me to drive it around a bit and let it settle; but on the first day I noticed the...
  19. Shaking and check engine light flashing

    New Member Introductions
    I was driving the other day and everything was normal, then just randomly when I stopped at a red light before turning into work my car started to shake and i noticed the check engine light flashing. It worried me so I hurried into work, but when I tried to accelerate it shook more. I read that...
  20. Rough idle, flashing CEL, very weak burning smell. Engine codes P1136, P0302, P300.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I was idling when my '99 passat 1.8T started shaking and the CEL was flashing. I was able to limp it a quarter mile home, but it was very weak and when I got out of the car, there was a strong burning smell. I have checked the engine codes and they were: Address 01: Engine Labels...
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