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  1. Passat B5.5 Transmission problem !! CODE 17114 Incorrect Gear Ratio. HELP!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2004 Passat B5.5, 5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission, EU model if that's comes in handy. My father had it yesterday for a short trip about 20Km he arrived without a problem finished his job and after some 3-4 hours got in the car, put it in reverse...
  2. Gear oil leak.

    New Member Introductions
    Does anybody know what the part is called on the passenger side of the manual trans above the CV axle it looks like a plug in a bow-tie
  3. Passat B6 2007 2.0 FSI - Gear, Electicity and more problems

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I have a 2007 B6 Passat, 2.0 FSI - BVY Engine, 6 Gear Automatic Transmition (Not DSG). The car made around 65k miles, (it was a secondary car in the house in the last 9 years) Maintenced on time, and had no problems up until recently. I have few problems and before i described them i...
  4. Gear Box Codes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im looking for 2wheel fwd transmission and i would like to know the range of gear box codes that a v6 2.8l can handle..year 2000..
  5. 2001 1.8t - Rough Idle/Stumble When in Gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone experienced and diagnosed a similar issue? Our Passat has 204k miles and runs well except when you stop at an intersection (or other stop), the engine shakes a bit and sometimes stalls. If you put it in neutural gear, the stutter smooths out. I had a vacumm gauge on the manifold...
  6. Bad 2nd gear synchro

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just picked up a 2004 1.8t manual 4motion with 146K on it. 2nd gear synchro is bad on it, grinds like a mofo shifting into 2nd unless speed is perfect and you double clutch. I'm weighing my options, Ideally I'd just like to swap the tranny which would be the easy way out if I could find...
  7. Noisy in gear 1 a low rpms

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi! I just bought a passat -08, that soon hits the 150 000 km mark, so there will be some things done on it, timing belt, checking the particulate filter and so on. But I've noticed a little drumming sound sometimes when I drive at low rpm:s in gear 1, so I uploaded a clip of the sound... see...
  8. Transmission Limp Mode - All Gear indicators lit up. 3rd Gear (Codes)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I have been trying to find out what is wrong with my 2006 Passat 178,000kms. Recent work done - Transmission fluid change & Filter - Fresh Oil Change - New Crankshaft Position sensor - New front CV Joints - New starter and Battery. I purchased this car in limp mode. one day, I held...
  9. Occasional Harsh downshift into first gear (Drive selected)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been trying to find information about how the auto transmission works on my 2004 GLX V6 B5.5, does anyone have a link to a transmission manual? There is a harsh downshift into first (only occasionally) and because it's not doing it every time i'm starting to wonder what is causing it...
  10. Gear oil for v6 M/T with poor syncros

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, I have been looking into changing my gear oil because my second gear synchros are a little worse for wear. I know most people run redline, but are there any additives that would help with my situation, or even a different brand of oil? Thanks!
  11. 2nd gear shift symptom

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently, I'm having a slow 2nd gear shift issue. It shifts from 1st to 2nd gear at high rev (3500 rpm+). The rest of gears shift normally. Scan has revealed no codes. Have changed AFT some 10K miles ago. What would possibly be the issue?
  12. Shudder in 1st and 2nd gear only at low rpm

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 4Mo wagon with 30V 2.8L AT, about 205k miles. For over a year it has had a slight shudder in 1st gear at the beginning of acceleration under medium or greater throttle. It only does if from idle to maybe 2-3000 rpm. Light throttle, no shudder. Now I notice it a little in 2nd...
  13. Auto transmission not going into gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2002 vw passat 1.8t came under alot of work recently. I had put a used motor in because the old one had lost all compression. I as well put a good used transmission in and brand new steering rack. Everything went good until I went out to test drive it. I took it down the road and it shifted...
  14. Lack of power and slow gear shift

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It's been a while my 1.8 2002 lacks power and shifts gears slowly. I have changed the MAF to a Bosch sensor, cleaned the KN air filter, cleaned and aligned the TB, changed the O2 sensor, have changed the ATF (MaxLife). Have used several bottles of Techron already to clean the injectors. I'm...
  15. Gear Shifting noise ???

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, Has anyone experienced anything like this??? I have a 2017 R-Line and it only has like 7K miles on it so I am kinda frustrated as to why my car is making some weird noises. Anyways, this seems to happen after I have been driving for a while. For instances lets say I am driving...
  16. Broken timing belt or broken starter gear???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My son was driving his 2004 Passat 1.8T (195,000 miles). He was stopped at a light. Light turned green and when he was accelerating, he said the car lacked power, then died. He tried to start it but it wouldn't start. Turn the key and it makes a weird whirring noise. The serpentine belt rotates...
  17. FS: 1.8t and 5spd 4Motion gear box

    Parts For Sale
    I just picked up a clean low mile 2004 Passat GLS Wagon 1.8t with 5 speed manual 4Motion The plan is to build a BHW TDI and source a TDI spec gearbox from Europe. Looking to sell complete engine, transmission including harness and ECU Both have 83k miles. Has 30k on the VW DMF clutch which is...
  18. No gears and gear indicator all lit up

    B5 Garage
    Out of the blue my AWM auto wouldn't go into gear. You start it, shift into reverse, takes a second then clunks into reverse, put it in drive, then no gears at all. It just revvs like it's in neutral. The gear indicator on the infocenter has every gear selected (like a solid bar across the...
  19. Metal on metal "click" heard when engaging next gear?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    162K miles on the original clutch, no slipping, no chatter, smooth engagement. GIAC-X since ~40k. Again, no issues with driveability and I've never been a clutch dragger like some folks I've ridden with, LOL. Recently I've noted that as I release the clutch pedal while engaging the next gear, I...
  20. Transmission jerks from 5th to 4th gear

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. Ok I know there has been numerous post about this problem but i havent found a solution. My problem is as follows. My car shifts up no problem but when im slowing down it jerks, sometimes harder than others. I know for a fact it only happens when the car is downshifting from 5th gear to 4th...
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