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  1. No Power at fuel pump circuit after servicing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, thanks for the assistance on previous posts. Am really looking forward to wrapping this project up. 2000 V6 - wagon ATQ 212k miles. Just finished up a lot of maintenance work - including TB, water pump, tensioner, etc Also did cam seals, cam covers, and CCT gaskets, bodywork, etc...
  2. Fuel filter bracket nut hidden from view

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All, I started to replace my fuel filter on my '01 sedan and found the nut is spinning on the backside of the plastic bracket. I can't get a wrench on it and the bracket is attached to fuel tank. Does anyone know what nut is up there so that I will know what to deal with? Also, the bracket...
  3. Fuel tank size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So out of pure curiosity, I decided to see how low I could get my fuel tank today. I ran it until the fuel gauge red near zero and also my mileage left panel got to zero, and I still drove it another 10 miles. When I fueled up it went to 13.8 gallons. I have read everywhere that it should be...
  4. W8 Fuel pump?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I picked up a W8 for crazy cheap and it needs a fuel pump but all anyone seems to sell is the entire assembly. Can you not swap out just the pump? ECS tuning has a ton of pump options but I asked them about using them in the stock fuel setup and they said they are for custom fueling...
  5. Fuse # for fuel lid gas cap solenoid

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    What is the fuse # for that circuit?
  6. fuel pressure regulator/filter -- too(?) tight fit --

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK, I understand that with 60 PSI / 4 bars pressure, the fuel pressure regulator has to be a tight fit inside its can, but this is ridiculous. Any suggestions for non-destructively getting a new FPR (or even just the old one) into the containment can? This is a 1996 AFC 12-valve 2.8 engine, but...
  7. ID Size of Fuel Line at filter

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know what size the ID is for the fuel line is in the last picture of the DIY instructions in thread? It was really cold this morning and I got a fuel leak at that short two inch flexible fuel line that connects to the filter. I went out and jacked up the car and looked and I can see...
  8. No fuel

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm at the final stage before trying to start the beast again. That would be 2003 passat 2.8l v6. Not getting any fuel . I think maybe it's the relay. I don't hear any clicking. Can anyone tell me location of the relay possibly a number for it. Next would be fuel pump located in the trunk. Thx
  9. 2002 GLX 4Mo Wagon Fuel Pump Location

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car turns over but won't start after running fine the day before, so I figured the 1st thing I'd check is that the fuel pump is getting power. Except I'm not seeing what I see in every YouTube video and other posts on this forum. There should be an access cover for it behind the passenger side...
  10. idle fuel trim diagnosis -- help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1996 A4, 12-valve 2.8 AFC engine, 110K mi, mostly urban and suburban "miles from hell" cold idle: rough; exhaust smells rich warm idle: smoother, less odor; speed mostly 800 RPM, dropping intermittently and briefly to 775; no error codes or MIL/CEL long term fuel trim, warm idle: +9% bank...
  11. 4 of our top rated fuel injector cleaners are on sale right now

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    <p class="p1">A clean engine is a more efficient engine (and also a more powerful one), so a fuel injector cleaning is an important part of maintaining your car. While you can always visit a mechanic to get this service done, this is actually one of a few maintenance items that are pretty...
  12. Chip Passat get better fuel mileage ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have Passat wagon 1.8T 4-motion with manual transmission (2004). I'm averaging 24.5 miles per gallon city /hwy. On the open hwy through the mtn I got about 27 mpg. Wondering if I Chip it with maybe APR I'll increase the gas mileage. Thanks
  13. 2006 2.0T pissing fuel after intake off/on = injector seating?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I had the intake of my BPY engine (carbon build up cleaning, timing belt, cam chain/tensioner, vac pump seals, etc). 3 injectors came out (cyl 1-3), on stayed in head. After installing intake, gas is gushing out (and engine not starting) from under the intake (not exactly located). Also...
  14. Bad or Loose wiring at fuel injectors

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    For the last couple weeks I've been having P0301 cylinder 1 misfire alongside P1237 manufacture defined which was something to do with fuel injector 1. So from those I knew it was the fuel injector. When I came to a stop the engine would start misfiring at cyl 1, but would start firing normally...
  15. How to measure fuel pressure on B 5.5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, My car is developing the habit of hesitating to start the first time turning the key. How can I measure fuel pressure on my 2003 1.8t?
  16. And for my second post! Fuel consumption?

    New Member Introductions
    I've got a 2014 AllTrack 170bhp TDI. I do a mix of short (often from cold) and longer (~40 mile) motorway journeys. I use an app to track my fuel consumption brim-to-brim and over the last couple of years I've averaged 35mpg, which seems a bit low. Anyone else care to comment?
  17. Car won't start after replacing a crack in the fuel line.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I fixed a crack in my fuel line and now my car won't start 1.8t standard transmission Engine clicks but nothing happens. When I was fixing the nick in the line gas dripped out of the line possible that air got into the line. what can I do to diagnose/fix? that was the before picture from the...
  18. Fuel Line help! Served Fuel line spewing gas!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys how do I go about fixing this? what size is the hose and what are all the tools and parts needed to fix (it is the middle of the 3 hoses). Note it wasn't completely severed it had a large leak but when i pulled it off it completely split. This is bracket on the firewall...
  19. Fuel injector seal or bad fuel injector

    B5 Garage
    Replacing the head on my wifes 2003 1.8t AWM (CCT Failure). Just pulled the fuel rail off (prior, fuel pump fuse was pulled and pressure relieved), the #2 injector came out wet and the hole was filled with gas (I'm assuming gas but could be oil?). I'm thinking injector seal (as far as I know...
  20. Please help. Losing fuel

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    So i was getting in my car from work and started it up. Smelt fuel for a second then went away didnt think anything of it. Started driving and noticed my fuel gauge slowly going down "approximately 3 miles of driving" went from half a tank to quarter tank. Stopped at the gas station filled it up...