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  1. Is my oxygen sensor good or bad?

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys, 2004 Passat GLX (2.8L V6) with troubleshooting P2098 code (bank 2, post cat too lean trim). I have a ODB-II tool with charting logs during driving on my smartphone, so I will attach the logs: Logs are collected over about 20 minutes trip with mixed highway and citi streets. Top chart...
  2. 2003 Passat GLX approx 100k miles

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    Currently non-OP in California. Needs a battery, valve cover gaskets and PCV/vacuum lines would be good idea. I've owned and maintained since 2006. It ran fine when I last parked it but I wanted to get the valve covers and PCV done since it was going through oil. Wound up with an A4 and never...
  3. 02 Passat GLX Transmission Problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I have an 02 Passat GLX Wagon with some transmission problems. Here is the background. It has the tiptronic auto trans.238,000 miles, V6. The problem is very unusual. The original problem was that the trans (I think) went into limp home mode. Park, Reverse, Neutral all work well but...
  4. 2002 Passat GLX 2.8 V6 broken timing belt

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    Gentlemen/Ladies, I have had this vehicle for 15 years, tried my best to maintain it as prescribed. Engine has 156K, 1st timing belt change @ 81000, was planning on the next one at 160,000, so decided to get new vehicle. On the ride back from purchase, belt popped. Don't know if it's bad belt...
  5. 2000 Passat Wagon GLX V6 156k

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    I am selling my 2000 tiptronic wagon with 156k miles- Silver with black leather interior. Stock except for Sportwagen wheels, a b5.5 center console, and a manual flip rear view mirror. It has a 1 1/4” Kurt hitch receiver mounted on the rear. Very well maintained and everything works, except the...
  6. '02 4Mo GLX Wagon, Front ABS/WSS "depth"

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me how far away from the ring the sensor is supposed to sit? or how much space there should be (exposed silver part)? I had swapped the ABS/WSS and now I have the ABS kick on at the very end of braking......which from what anyone has told me has to do with the sensor being too...
  7. '03 GLX 4Motion V6 Tiptronic For Sale - Charlotte NC Area low price

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    Selling my B5.5 Wagon to someone who wants to fix up an older car, or part it out. Still runs and has a working moonroof, top trim level, leather seats with power adjustment and heat, working AC/heat, radio and CD player, and great space in the back with both seats folded down (each seat folds...
  8. '03 Passat GLX 4Motion 2.8l that won't start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well guys I'm at my wits end with this no fuel problem. I checked fuse 28 good, Read some where here if you get a blink on your test light at 28 when cranking that means everything upstream good. I had no sign of it trying to run at the pump so I replaced it still no fuel. I 'm trying to get at...
  9. 2003 GLX 2.0 Passat Wagon Starting to Idle Rough

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    I bought this car (second 2003 GLX 2.8 [typo in title and can’t change] wagon) last year with 90k miles. It’s run well, but has been using oil. I just changed my oil last week and have heard a loud clunky sound twice when trying to start. It’s a horrible sound, but then the car starts easily the...
  10. 5.5 GLX manual transmission wagon ?

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    I'm wondering how rare of a vehicle is this? I have a front wheel drive version.
  11. P0431- 2004 Passat GLX V6 2.8L

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm getting a P0431 code. The car has 112k miles and all four sensors are original. I'm sure they are long overdue for a change. I use an app on my phone and I can show the 4 sensors on individual graphs. The graphs show the pre-cat B1S1 & B2S1 voltage moving from a .i to .9v. If I understand...
  12. New (to me) 2000 Passat 2.8 GLX

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    Hey, Just got a 2k Passat at auction... It's very clean and looked like it was well maintained... only 67k miles. Talked briefly with the previous owner, belong to her mom who passed away and her son drove for it a year before donating it to charity. It needed exhaust work and a new battery...
  13. 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...
  14. Any experience re-attaching inside door handle trim?

    B5 Garage
    Greetings! I searched on this topic, but didn't get any good answers, so I thought I'd start a thread. The basics: 2003 GLX 4Motion Wagon, automatic transmission. The question: The wood trim on the inside door handle came off in my hand the other night. Any guidance on the correct adhesive...
  15. 2002 4motion glx wagon, 2.8l atq, 125k miles - p0150 vs p0155 issue

    B5 Garage
    Hey there all. I am a noob, but a relatively fast learner and pretty handy. This is my intro post: https://www.passatworld.com/forums/new-member-introductions/450697-noobs-all-must-read-first-post-make-entry-thread-v2-117.html#post4510377 That gives a good intro to why I am here without...
  16. Hello from NJ - 03 GLX 4 Motion Wagon

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    Hi everyone, I found this site while looking for info on how to bleed my cooling system on my 03 2.8L Wagon. I did the heater core (that was :banghead: by itself) and now I can't get the system to bleed properly. I have read the various posts with instructions, which I have followed (taking...
  17. How Risky is Driving with a Failing Thermostat on 2001.5 Passat GLX V6 ATQ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Symptoms: On a road trip, my dashboard temperature gauge wasn't coming up to normal mid-dial 190 degrees F. It was fluctuating at lower temps. I could still get adequate heat in the car, but I might have had to set the temperature higher than usual. A short time later I got a Check Engine...
  18. 2002 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4 Motion, 171,518 miles, Navy Blue w Black Interior. - $600

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    2002 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4 Motion, 171,518 miles, Navy Blue with Black Interior. Located in South East PA. The car is being sold as is for parts or repair. Car has not been driven since July of this year. Transmission issue(s). While attempting to troubleshoot transmission the alternator died...
  19. 2002 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4motion 2.8 30v for parts or repair. - $600 South East PA

    Vehicles For Sale
    2002 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4 Motion, 171,518 miles, Navy Blue with Black Interior. Located in South East PA. The car is being sold as is for parts or repair. Car has not been driven since July of this year. Transmission issue(s). While attempting to troubleshoot transmission the alternator died...
  20. 2004 GLX Sedan 2.8

    B5 Garage
    Hi All, Looking for some opinions or solutions :) ... 2004 Passat GLX 2.8 v6. ~ 90k Experiencing the following: Warm air with heater on high at stop or idle. When under load, it gets warm like it should. Temp gauge gets up to temp and stays in middle Coolant is at proper levels in/out...
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