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  1. No Heat Low Engine Temp On Gauge

    B5 Garage
    I bought another 2003 VW Passat 1.8T I'm not feeling any heat inside the car the temp gauge was reading about 190F when I picked it up. After a few days the engine temp gauge was being funny. Temp kept dropping driving on the highway the temp was at maybe 140F but in the city temp rose too...
  2. Question about gas gauge on a 2018.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I recently bought a 2018 Passat R Line. It's my first VW after years of having all kinds of other brands. I absolutely love the car. I have a question about the gas gauge and am wondering maybe its just a VW thing. I notice that after I fill my gas tank up the gas gauge needle starts moving...
  3. FS: Oil Pressure Gauge and Dual Gauge Pod

    Parts For Sale
    New South Performance Oil Pressure Gauge - Partial Kit $30 + shipping Same as this kit HERE but missing the following: - The actual oil pressure sensor. You will need to order that HERE ($40). - These little bits: Please note the scratch on the gauge face. Otherwise in good, working...
  4. Does anyone have a how-to for installing an actual oil pressure gauge on AUG 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. It has been a long time since I have posted on this forum regarding my 01 Passat. Recently, due to oil pressure issues, I have pulled the oil pan, installed a new pump and cleaned the pickup tube out, replaced the windage tray and also replaced the timing chain tensioner. After all...
  5. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up (continued, rebooted)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Until the mods figure out what happened to my original thread, I'm starting a new one. Fortunately, since I was auto-notified of responses to the old thread, I have a copy of most of the original replies. Hopefully this isn't a bad omen related to my upcoming timing belt job! I've been...
  6. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 V6. Was driving along today, and the coolant warning light started flashing. I looked at the temp gauge, and it was approaching red line. :icon_eek: Pulled over immediately. Coolant level is perfect, and perfect pink color. The oil was pretty low (I have a slow leak), but I added some...
  7. B5 gauge cluster

    New Member Introductions
    From what years can we use in a 2001 B5, anyone know?
  8. VDO sender for new south gauge ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got a few gauges used of the vortex. The pressure gauge is a new south electric and has a single orange sender wire. New south sells senders with plastic connectors for multiple wires but that'a not what I need. I've read about two post senders by vdo. Will that work as long as I get the...
  9. Autometer a pillar Dual gauge pod figment

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im reading mixed fitment guides has anyone used this on a b5.5?
  10. 2003 W8 Fuel Gauge Not Working

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Been trying to diagnose a friends non functioning fuel gauge on a 2003 Passat W8 4motion sedan, the rest of the Instrument cluster along with back light functioning properly, fuel pump works, not getting any voltage reading from the fuel level sender from pigtail running to Fuel supply sensor 2...
  11. Gauge package recommendations?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, 98, 1.8t Automatic I want to install a three-gauge pod on the A pillar. Would it be cheaper if I get a package or buy one by one? The only place i could find is the link below but it fits Jetta. Also, besides the oil pressure and the boost gauge, what would you pick for the third...
  12. Boost Gauge Reading Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, So I installed the boost gauge (not completed it) on my AEB 1.8t, 98 model. I wonder if the boost reading indicates a healthy turbo boost. Below is the link. I recorded it in the parking lot but while driving the needle barely moves to 4 (above 0 ) when I floor the throttle...
  13. Oil pressure gauge install questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm going to install an oil pressure gauge on my 2000 wagon with the ATQ block V6 with manual transmission. Where do I T in, and what thread do I need the couplings to be?
  14. Possible gauge cluster failure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Lil' help on my '03 1.8 MT Wagon? While at my preferred suspension and tire shop getting new control arms, new inner and outer tie rod ends, VW sport springs and Bilstein HD shocks on the front, my mechanic called to ask if I had any problems starting the car ever. He had gotten an immobilizer...
  15. adding a gauge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    allright fellas, im starting to add gauges so i can monitor the health of my engine. 2000 V6 ATQ. the old girl has 230,000 miles and i would like to keep a finger on her pulse. my gauges im adding (maybe) are voltage, oil pressure, and vacuum. the voltage hook-up is obvious, i know to tie the...
  16. Temp gauge says overheating but is it?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off I have a 2001 Passat GLX 2.8. I was going down highway a few weeks ago and steam was coming from the hood and car running hot. T oil it to a mechanic who said my heater core was no good. Didn't have the $$$ to fix so he suggested bypass. Said I could drive it just would have no heat...
  17. FSI MUST!: oil pressure gauge

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    After dealing with the dreaded replacement of the HPFP/cam follower/intake cam/cam chain/cam chain tensioner/exhaust cam timing phaser/N205valve/cam chain cover sealing rings/cam chain cover/debris in the oil pan and oil pump pick up screen.....I decided that I had better install an oil pressure...
  18. door problem & water temperature gauge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi guys, last 8 months we are trying to figure out mystery. I already had it checked by three mechanics and vw dealership and no one can find any problem. I bought car in April 2015 . since that time i have replaced timing belt, head gaskets, battery, water pump etc and spend more $ on fixing...
  19. Fuel gauge quit

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The Check Engine light came on in my 07 3.6 during a cold snap here in Chicago. The car had sat for some time with less than 1/4 tank of gas, so I assumed water in the fuel. Took the car to fill it up and poured in a bottle of dry gas. Check engine light went away, but gas gauge no longer...
  20. 99 passat rpm gauge abs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    bought this car alittle over a month ago now rmp gauge does not work ,oil light & Brake, Abs also Check engine light come on? what could be the issue? 2.8L with 178,XXX Miles 5 Speed