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  1. Parts For Sale
    pictures Intake manifold gasket 058129717B Valve cover gasket 058198025A Turbo gasket set 8D0253115 058145757C Oil Filter flange gasket 06A115441J ContiTech 5 PK 1300 serpentine drive belt ContiTech 4 PK 855 AC serpentine drive belt There is well over $100 worth in brand new parts here...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005 Passat with the 2.8 V6, only has about 80,000 miles on it. At about 75,000 miles, I did a timing belt job on it using a kit from Blauparts. This included valve cover gaskets, timing chain tensioner gaskets, etc. I followed the instructions precisely and only used RTV in the...
  3. B5 Garage
    Hey all, I've got a 2003 Passat GLX with a 2.8L and my mechanic and I cannot get the 3 bolts off of each side of the manifold collectors...2 are completely removed, 2 are broken off now and 2 still remain on each side!!! Mirrors haven't helped, torches are too big, elves aren't even available...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings fellow Passat wrenchers, this would be my first thread and I'm appreciative for your help and insight. I know this is a longer post, but it is very thinking and planning intensive, and so maybe interesting to you as well. Yesterday was my 1 year anniversary with my 2004 Passat v6 30V...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have two almost identical cars. One is my own, 2000 135K which has damaged body and manual transmission and newly bought 2001 93K car with auto with blown head gasket engine. I checked the oil and it's highly diluted with coolant. I wonder if I'm better off with swapping engine outright or I...
  6. B5 Garage
    This is driving me nuts. I replaced the valve cover gaskets a few months ago because the spark plug holes were full of oil. Since doing so, they're no longer full of oil, but the things won't seal no matter what I do. They end up leaking from the front corner on the passenger side and the...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1st question My valve cover is leaking oil into the spark plug holes Would that cause any check engine codes to pop up & if so what code(s) & why 2nd question After I replace the valve cover & cam gaskets would any of you Guys recommend NGK V-Power spark plugs or what may be a good...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I recently changing the TB/water pump/etc. and replaced the cam chain tensioner gaskets, valve cover gaskets, and pads on my '03 Passat. The engine sounded fine and everything is good. I had one check engine light caused by not plugging in the MAF sensor. Did this, cleared it. No...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone! A week or so ago I posted on here that my daughter's 01 Passat GLS 1.8t (AUG) lost all of its coolant, again. I found the source, and it was a rupture in the coolant return line from the turbocharger. So, I have pulled the entire front end off the car to make for slightly...
  10. B5 Garage
    2.8 4motion, '01 GLS, 160,000k Cam seals and valve cover gasket Took the car into the dealership for the heat-shield recall. They noted I had an oil leak out of the cam seals and valve cover, last time I went in they wanted $260 to diagnose the source... Watched the videos on youtube and read...
  11. B5 Garage
    I had my 2000 Passat GLX in for an inspection and oil change. The guy told me that my valve cover gaskets are leaky -- but that it's not too bad yet. He suggested that I replace the valve cover gaskets, the cam tensioner gaskets and spark plugs -- total cost $596. Any thougts? Should I get a...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 B5 V6 GLX. Hey, looking for some help. About just over a year and 13,000 miles ago, I did a full timing belt replacement along with all the pulleys, tensioners, etc., as well as both cam cover gaskets, front and back cam seals, cam chain tensioners, and new pcv hoses and vacuum lines. A...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Passat World. I need to replace the valve cover gasket and cam half moon gasket because of the notorius rear oil leaks. I really dont know what I am going to find and I am trying to prep for the worst, as getting parts always takes days and I cannot be down a car right now. So if you have...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where do you guys order gaskets and such when your local parts store can't get them? Just looking for a reputable online place I can buy some 1.8 turbo gaskets. Don't even see them on fleabay.
  15. B5 Garage
    Question re: Replacing Cam Cover Gaskets, Oil Seals & Caps on 2003 Passat ATQ 2.8L V6 Hello, everyone: I started to replace the thermostat, TB and water pump in my 2003 Passat wagon [picture below], but as I went along -and since so much of the engine has to be removed anyways- decided to...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking in to getting valve cover gaskets seals and seen a whole seal set Audi VW Head Gasket Set 1.8L - Elring 058198012 | FCP Euro Now the gaskets i linked are Elring. I have seen fel-pro, Victor Reinz, ERISTIC and a few others. I was giving the site FCPeuro from another post but...
  17. Vendor Marketplace
    A very popular Vw oil leak on 1.8L, 2.8L, 4.2L engines comes from the cylinder head area and is usually caused by the cam chain tensioner gasket (aka camshaft chain). The camshaft chain tensioner consist of a gasket design that tends to leak on average anywhere between 75,000-100,000 miles. In...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I changed my pads and rotors, it seem like the rear rotors are not working because when i use the e-brake nothing happens, should I bleed the lines again? Second day I changed my valve gasket cover, cam chain tensioner seals and PCV hose and later on I will do my plugs. After letting the...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 v6 2.8L 4-motion I decided to replace my plugs with some ngk iridium, however i noticed tons of oil in the wells...so after some research people were indicating that it was the valve gaskets and that youre better off changing the pcv vent as well. I bought the parts and will be ready to...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I drive my B5.5 GLX sedan rougher than most people. It has a V6 30V engine, I replaced the mechanical engine fan with an electrical fan for a little performance increase + KN Air filter and I sealed the air intake for optimized air flow. Very fast Passat :) 0-60 in 7.13 seconds now and 203HP on...
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