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  1. New Member Introductions
    I forgot to mention that I just bought a 2003 VW Passat GLX and I know nothing about it. I will be checking out the posts that pertain to any questions or interests that I might run across. Thank you for having this site available. gigi
  2. New Member Introductions
    I forgot my old account info (old email address) so im starting over again.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    okay. here is the thing. my original trunk were destroyed by a tree branch a year ago. and i happen to have another passat parting out at that time... so i just swap the trunk lid from that one. it was yesterday, i left my remote at my office, and i had to use the spare key to drive my car to a...
  4. B5 Garage
    Today I noticed that my torque converter hadn't locked; when locked, the tach and speedometer should move in unison, but the engine speed was clearly dropping or rising with throttle movement. No codes either, otherwise perfectly normal shifts. I went for a test drive with the VAG-COM hooked...
  5. Anything Auto
    So I had recently done some work to my wife's B6 A4. Coolant flange to be exact. I knew it needed a CCT and VCG but I was waiting for some time to do it. That was likely the cause for the flange o-ring failure in the first place. One month later, the flange is leaking again. I figure that...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hellos guys, so a few weeks ago i read somewere in here that if u take engine oil cap off and if it blows air out is an indication of ........... i forgot what it was lol, well mine is doing that and i think it means that my PVC system is cloged or somthing like that?
  7. New Member Introductions
    Oh well that's what I get for putting stuff off. Whenever I have something to say I cant. What I was going to say in a thread about people having trouble opening their hoods without the cable hooked up. I was going to say to check out this YouTube vid took me all of 1 min to get the hood...
  8. B5 Garage
    After doing a heater core flush with CLR I came back to this forum to peruse the posts in the garage. For grins I search on heater core flush, I came upon some posts that recommend a rinse with baking soda after an acid flush which makes good sense. I am wondering if I should do the same now or...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration. I am referring to the yellow rear turn signals. It appears that the clear outer lenses below the tail lights are supposed to be yellow turn signals. The housing, however appears to be empty and the red tail lights double as turn signals. Awful! Here...
  10. New Member Introductions
    i am a:wrench: and iam :puke:sick i work on lots of chevys and this is my 1st vw
  11. The Showroom
    Took my fk grille of for a touch up after 4 yrs. Back on stock springs with Bilstein HDs and stocks wheels for now until I refinish my BBS RCs. Original tires from 04 also. Lol. Still love how it looks, rides and handles. :thumbup:
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a timing belt job today and i forgot to mix the g12 with h20, i took the car for a ride to see how it was doing after replacing the belts and the coolant light came on. I looked at the resevoir and it was low, doh, i forgot the water. Can i just go add the water now, or does it NEED to be...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I did my V6's passenger side engine mount. When I reassembled everything, apparently I forgot the washer that goes between the upper part of the mount and the engine bracket. It was easy to forget, as it was pretty much bonded to the top of the mount and I had to pry it off with pliers. The...
  14. Anything Auto
    Prior to buying my M35, I used this website to compare new car prices (invoice and MSRP). It had the "auto" in the url. It showed options the way a dealer would package options and you could add/subtract options to get the configuration you wanted. I know it sounds really vague but it's not...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all. I removed the bumper cover on my 2000 and put it back on this afternoon, but I forgot to reconnect the hood latch handle -- the one on which you pull to open the hood. I know, I know .. It was getting dark and I just wanted to be done. Now I can't pop the hood open, and I guess I'm just...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    guys I'm trying to find this website mfsautohaus.com or mhautohaus.com I can't remember it does it seem familiar to anyone? Trying to find a price for the k04 from them so I can have it price matched.
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