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  1. New Member Introductions
    When I first started here I had just purchased a 2013 SE, then three years ago, traded it for a 2016 SE. Now three years after that got a 2019 R-Type. Got to admit, they keep getting better and better. Ride difference between all three are #1 = 2019, #2 = 2016 and #3 = 2013.
  2. B5 Garage
    Hi Everyone, My B5.5 V6 4motion sedan has a wobbly front drivers side wheel. I suspected the tie rod end and replaced that but soon discovered that a control arm bushing was shot also. In doing my research before replacing this Forward Drivers Side Rear Control Arm (yes that is a mouthful) i...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, My B5.5 V6 4motion sedan has a wobbly front drivers side wheel. I suspected the tie rod end and replaced that but soon discovered that a control arm bushing was shot also. In doing my research before replacing this Forward Drivers Side Rear Control Arm (yes that is a mouthful) i...
  4. New Member Introductions
    My Passat needs some help. A lot of help.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Power seat back on passenger side would move forward but not backward at all to the recline side . Any ideas ?
  6. New Member Introductions
    Yesterday was day 1 of ownership for a 2000 Passat. 120k miles on the clock and it is a pretty sweet example of a nicely maintained vehicle. With just under 8 hours of ownership it is out of my control now. While you may have thought I sold the car, it merely has passed hands (temporarily) to my...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Just joined up tonight and also just acquired a 2006 Passat 2.0 T :) I've had Vw's all my driving life (albeit mostly tdi's) and am licensed mechanic but mostly been in G M dealerships up until 2002 when I went on my own
  8. B5 Garage
    Hi, Some months ago my 1999 Passat 1.9TDI Syncro started to make a "clunk" whenever i released the clutch, and this weekend the real problem occured. I can shift into whatever gear i want, and when i release the clutch i only get a low "scraping" noise from underneath the vehicle, like...
  9. B5 Garage
    This is a Wolfsburg wagon with manual heated seats. When the seat is forward, car will not turn over. When moved back the car starts normally. Any ideas. Pulled the fuse that, I thinks, feeds the heated seats and symptom remained the same.
  10. New Member Introductions
    i will be posting with my problems and also will be helping out where i can with fellow members ...
  11. New Member Introductions
    I was driving then heard a loud clunk like something broke steering wheel started shaking really bad now car wont go forward only reverse. Please help.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As is typical for the tiptronic W8, the torque converter crapped out and ran $3300 at the dealer to fix. I also had the main radiator spring a leak to the tune of $1400. I'm also aware of the potential valve issue where an oil galley can get plugged and they have to dismantle the motor to fix...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi, Just recently bought a 2010 Passat Estate and I'm full of questions around things like the Bluetooth compatibility and RNS 510 firmware etc... Cheers Jon
  14. New Member Introductions
    Don't know if this counts but posting my first item. :icon_eek:
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I just purchased a 2012 Passat SE and need some help. Thanks for the opportunity to post questions
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As stated above, I have a very noticeable clunk coming from the driver side front at take off, only going forward. Does again sometimes when going from 1st to 2nd Car is a 03 V6 Fwd 5 speed, all original except coils and wheels. I just need an idea on where to start looking. I did the coil...
  17. New Member Introductions
    :lol: I just finished my R-Line passat project, and there will be some photos to share soon, please let me know what you think of my project. currently trying to install a aftermarket rear view mirror i imported into the U.S.. but having an issue with the wiring of the rear view camera.... Not...
  18. B5 Garage
    99 V6 Passat I got to step 3 on the Module Master ABS removal instruction. It said "pull on the ABS module's electrical connector release latch. The latch will slide forward..." In my case, the latch w?
  19. New Member Introductions
    I'm not the most technically minded person on here but do hope I can support and well as being supported by the more experienced members:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown: I'm a B6 2007 user, running a 1.9td1 as taxi here in Blighty and got the car stuck in the snow yesterday for 3hrs and think I've...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am a new member to the site, however have searched and been directed here and found many helpful tips and solutions in the past. I have a used 2000 passat(B5) that I brought about a year ago. It is a very beautiful car and came with a lot of bells and whistles for a used car. There...
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