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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently picked up a 01 1.8t gls sedan auto, 144000 mi aug engine, with a 5hp-19 efp transmission. Ive dug around the forum and found some great help, but still need some more help. Everything appeared good on test drive and everything seemed to work. On the way home when pulling from a...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone. I am an old member that just signed back up. I have a very faithful 2004 GLS 4Motion Wagon that I have owned since 2007 that’s up for sale. It is a pretty rare 5 speed with the 1.8 motor. All options except leather. Timing belt belt done @155k. Miles. Bilstein shocks. APR tuned...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for some guided help and or solution(s). I am wanting the original key fob for 1998 GLS sedan. Shown below. Can I assume the square/rectangle ones will not work because of differences in transmitter frequencies? Are these older ones programmable with VCDS like the newer B5.5 ones?
  4. Vehicles For Sale
    I have for sale a 2003 1.8T VW Passat GLS wagon with 269,624 Miles. It runs and drives well and is a manual transmission. The check engine light is on. The exterior is in pretty good shape for its age. The interior is beige leather and shows considerable wear. AC blows cold, and front seat...
  5. Vehicles For Sale
    sold She will be missed...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to drain the brake fluid reservoir and fill it with fresh fluid but the screen does not seem to come out and a small vent across from the cap seems to be where fluid should be added but not removed. Is there a trick to removing the screen under the cap without destroying the screen? If...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hey all, I've lurked and taken advantage of the knowledge pooled here over the years. At this point, I've decided to sell my 2005 B5.5 TDI GLS w/201k on the clock. Look for my post in the 'Classifieds' Thanks! Ethan
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello I just picked up a 2002 v6 which I guess would be a b5.5. Enjoying this site very much so far as a resource on my new ride. It has very low mileage and super clean. Hoping to be able to fix some maintenance things myself like a washer res and can smell an oil leak so I’ll be trying to...
  9. Vehicles For Sale
    With my oldest now driving, I need to downsize my fleet. Unfortunately, that means my 99 Passat has to go. It'a a 1.8T w/ about 200k on the body, and about 160k on the motor (Bought the motor used with 150K on it). Did the timing belt, water pump, drive belts, etc etc when I did the belt. Also...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My driver seat is all torn and the bolstering is falling apart aside from another Passat what are some easy to fit seats? Going grave digging in a week or two.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just bought the car it will start and run good and then eventually after about a minute will dip in perfomance then when I turn the car off and start it again it has a rough idle and rocks and shakes. I was told when buying that it had a bad IAT sensor. That ended up being one of the many...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello im jeremy and i have a 2001 passat gls
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Over the past week, I have had this new issue with my 01 Passat 1.8t AUG. When I go to start it after it has been sitting, let's say, over night or for more than 5-6 hours, it cranks, and at likes it has started, but then dies. On the second attempt, it always starts right up. I have...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Just bought a used Passat for 600 bucks slightly wrecked in front got all the bugs worked out except for low boost p0299and thanks for all the information I've gotten so far hope you get more
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone, When my 2001 Passat 1.8t GLS is cold, everything is fine. It goes into drive and reverse, no problems, shifts smooth, etc. However, after it is driven for a while, and then I come to a stop, like in my driveway, and drop it into reverse to back up, something weird happens...
  16. B5 Garage
    Hi I have a 2005 1.8T GLS Wagon that just stopped running yesterday. My wife and I are moving about 2 hours away and were driving to a storage unit. I had noticed it started having trouble accelerating about half an hour before we arrived, and when I put it in park at the storage unit the...
  17. Vehicles For Sale
    Car is SOLD. Bought a new car so this one has to go... FS: 2004 VW Passat GLS, 4Motion, 5 speed manual, sedan, with 155,000 miles. Asking $3995 OBO. Blue Graphite with leather interior. Here is your chance to own a rare spec Passat, less than 1500 of the manual sedans were made from ’04 to...
  18. B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 Passat GLS (ATW) with 167k miles. When I first try to start the vehicle it cranks but does not even attempt to turn over as if it's getting no fire or fuel. Sometimes if I wait for a minute it will start. Most of the time I'll have to wait for about an hour and then it will start...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    End of the line for my 2001 GLS Well, I think it is the end of the line for my beloved Passat. I rear ended someone a couple months ago because of a brake line failure and it has been sitting in my garage ever since. It was my daily drive for 13 years, I bought it with 50K on it and it now...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Just another weekend wrench spinner :wrench:
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