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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So we are now in court. Although I brought the car into a dealership in 2016 after getting a 2293 code. Calling VMoA they stated the codes have an extended warranty on certain part. Bring it to a dealer. At the dealer only 2 options given to us were. If its not under warranty, youll have to...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I just thought I would share my experience with replacing the cam follower after reading up on this part. As it turns out not that many people are aware this part can eventually wear out since it rides the cam lobe to move the high pressure fuel pump back and forth for the...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    crossposted on vwvortex: I just checked (and replaced) the cam follower on my '08 Passat 2.0T FSI, along with a stud kit. I bought the car around 6k miles ago (it's sitting at 76k). Anyway, it was was destroyed as you can see below. The cam looked fine; I couldn't feel any ridges or problems...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi, i have followed passatworld for a while now but never registered to be a member until now because i came across a problem that I can't seem to find with the search because I don't know what to search for. So a couple days ago, i was driving my car and my oil pressure light went off. i pull...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Haven't posted in a while, but could use some advice on my Cam Follower situation. I've got a 2008 B6 Passat, with the BPY engine. We bought it about two years ago, with 49K miles. It's now at 81K. I've kept up with oil changes every 5K miles. My wife drives it 100 miles every day, and...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    How much longer would this one have gone? This is my second one in 110k miles. This was my first time doing this job, and including the removal of the engine cover, it barely took one hour. The dealer charged me 2.6 hours of labor the first time.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey all, In recent weeks had the MIL on and intermittent performance gaps. (Had similar performance issues earlier in the year, but with misfire codes issued, and resolved them with new coils and plugs.) So, I took the car to an independent tuner/mechanic. He narrowed it down to a bad cam...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello all. New B6 owner and new to this site. I have been doing a lot reading the last few hours on this site and 1 thing I cannot find an answer to with 100% certainty is whether the cam follower issue is only on the 2.0T model of it is also an issue on the 3.6L. I know it's probably an easy...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    We are replacing the, cam follower, camshaft, timing "belt", and water pump. $$$ We've babied this car from mile 1, and always paid dealer service. Turns out the 120,000 warranty extension does not extend an extra 3,200 miles.... but that is just Sour Grapes. Two questions: Keep or Quit...
  10. B6 Garage
    Cam follower extended warranty for 2.0T FSI engines in Canada !!!! Fellow Canadians, Check with your local dealership if your vehicle is eligible for the cam follower extended warranty where VWOC have not yet sent out letters to confirm it but its here and my local dealer booked me in for an...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just got my car back. Thought I would share my experiences in getting my car fix. Car (90,700 mi) died middle of an intersection July 7, 2013. Towed the car to my garage to find hole in cam follower. I found out about warranty extension to 120k mi on the follower. Towed it to the dealership...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I placed a thread on VWVortex here is the link, this happen to me...dont let it happen to you. VWVortex.com - This can happen to you, Check your Cam Follower You may wanna check ASAP if your over 40k:thumbup:
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I recently bought a 2006 Passat 2.0t with 100K miles. I have a honest local shop, and had the diverter valve, water pump, timing belt, tensioners, thermostat, trunk latch all replaced (there were cracks in the timing belt when he removed it, I got lucky on that one). Recently CEL came...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Getting my requirements out of the way so i can get to the good stuff. Hello all.
  15. New Member Introductions
    i am currently looking for a 2002 1.8t passat wagon interior in black leather. Currently have the incredibly dull grey leather and want to sharpen it up some.
  16. Parts For Sale
    I have an extra Cam Follower that I bought from ESC tuning...$30 shipped anywhere in the USA. Brand new in the box. Volkswagen Passat B6 FWD 2.0T > Engine > Fuel > ES#252809 2.0T Fuel Pump Cam Follower - Priced Each - 06D109309C
  17. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, my car is a 2008 passat 2.0t with the bpy. I am 2nd owner, car had 105k km mileage. have timing belt change, cam follower changed last week and find the cam follower have hole in it already. Bring my car to VW (Ottawa, Canada) today. They said I have 2 recall (intake motor and PCV), one...
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