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  1. 1.8T Engine Knocks On Cold Start And Goes Away

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My Passat 1.8T is making a strange noise at cold start up. Oil level is fine and I don't have a dry start knock like it's low on oil pressure but the knock fades in after a minute on start up then I hear something click and it goes away. Could I be hearing detonation like a knock sensor...
  2. And the award goes to.......

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Seriously! Whoever came up with the coolant flange on the back side of the 1.8 (B5.5) should get an award!!! Sent from my SM-T377T using Tapatalk
  3. Car goes haywire whenever I jump start another car?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001 VW PASSAT V6. I had to jump start my dads van the other day. So I did it how I always do it left the engine running and hooked up positive to positive and negative to negative. A few minutes after disconnecting the cables I get a check engine light and a flurry of warning messages...
  4. Posses dash! Lights up with several warning lights then goes out.....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8 Passat wagon. Daily driver 185000miles. So here are the codes it is currently showing. P0411 P0130 P0140 P0322 P0141 Here is what it is doing. MIL is on Airbag light is on Randomly the BRAKE and ABS and Traction control lights will come on all at the same time or by...
  5. RockAuto.com Goes Mobile!

    RockAuto
    It is now easier than ever to find and order auto parts from your mobile device with RockAuto.com’s new mobile catalog! The mobile catalog offers the same huge selection and reliably low prices as the desktop computer catalog, but it is optimized for smart phones and tablets with features...
  6. Lost round plastic piece that goes under wiper arm in engine

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I think I successfully replaced the gasket and sealed my pollen filter against leaks, but in the process I lost one of the round plastic grommets or whatever they are that go under the wiper shaft and the plastic cowl that clips in under the windshield. I saw it fall in one of the gaps...
  7. Oil leak comes and goes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2002 Passat V6 has developed a new oil leak. Standing in front of the car looking at the engine, the left side front. I can't tell where it is coming from. It is dripping down the head, and on to the rubber hoses for the transmission that run into the hard lines. I have cleaned the PVC system...
  8. Passat B5.5 1.8T stalls and goes off after driving 10 kms...No error codes no CEL

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have a passat b5.5 1.8T with an AWT engine. It has done 107k kms (2002 model). I took a trip and at about the 300km mark on the way back it lost power, stalled and went off. I cranked it up and it started and made the trip back home with it stalling and hesitating especially when...
  9. Electric Radiator fan instantly goes to High Speed when AC turned on, AC icing

    B5 Garage
    2003 Passat GLX 2.8L Climatronic When I turn on the Air Conditioning, the electric/secondary radiator fan turns on and goes immediately to High speed. It stays at high speed until I turn off the AC. Also, I think this is related, the compressor does not cycle on & off once it drops to a...
  10. Passat turbo 1.8 smoking when starts after short parking, then smoke goes away?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat 2002 Turbo 1.8 smokes with white blueish burn oil smelling smoke from exhaust after relatively short parking and then after few minutes of driving smoke disappears. Very thick smoke when starts, stays on for a while and then slowly disappears. What could it be?? Engine light is on with...
  11. Oil Pressure goes randomly off

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey, I am currently in a love hate relationship with my car. :rolleyes: I got an Passat b5.5 1.8T 2001 around a year ago and it is a real pain in my ass so far.. The car seems in good condition when i got it.. a few days later it throws me couple codes so i brought it to the shop around my...
  12. Odd behaviour, dash lights disco-effect then the alarm goes off for 10 (?) mins

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Last week my alarm went off and since I was going to be away for a while, I uncoupled the + terminal on the battery, with the alarm still sounding in my ear, I walked away to get my bus connection. Today, I re-attached the batteries + terminal and since the car was not alarmed, unlocked the...
  13. Rear window goes down but not up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I just recently color changed my 2003 b5.5 so I had removed and striped the doors to do so. I have them all back together now and back on the car but my right rear window will not go up. after I put the glass in I tried it to make sure it worked. It went the rest of the way down no...
  14. Can anyone tell me where this wire goes.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me where this wire goes. This is a picture of the coil pack wires of a 2001 Passat with 1.8L Turbo. I have been working on a crank but no start condition and I noticed that this wire is unattached. It is brown and on the wires going to the 1st coil pack I believe on the number...
  15. Passat for sale - last chance before it goes to junk yard.

    Vehicles For Sale
    see this url this I put in the 'parts' forum http://www.passatworld.com/forums/parts-sale/486129-1999-passat-v6-manual-parts-%24950.html
  16. VW passat 1.8T estate petrol 2001 - Alarm goes off when key removed from ignition

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, Have an issue with my alarm going off when I remove the key from the ignition on my VW passat 1.8T estate petrol 2001 Only way round it is to remove both plugs from the CCM with the key still in the ignition. To start the car without the alarm going off I have to insert key - start engine...
  17. Help car dies when clutch goes in

    B5 Garage
    Hello, this is the last problem to solve on my newly purchased 2000 Passat Wagon 1.8T and I hope someone can help. Symptoms: Car idles so smooth you wouldn't know it was running but when I'm on the freeway say 4th gear and I press the clutch in the RPMs drop past normal idle and the car dies...
  18. Any body know where this goes?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to change my air filter and I noticed the wires for the mass airflow had five wires but the plug only had four. You can tell the black wire was cut.
  19. Broken bumper plastic where clip goes

    New Member Introductions
    Broken plastic clip in bumper I recently purchased a Passat knowing that the front bumper was slitely out of its spot. I was thinking it would be an easy fix but when I took it to the dealership they said the entire bumper had to be replaced. It looks like the plastic where the clip is inserted...
  20. Please help- Car goes into limp mode with misfire codes?

    B5 Garage
    My wifes 2000 passat v6 non turbo has been acting up. It has 117k. The check engine light will come and go. It will sometimes flash and the car will sputter like its in limp mode. Also recently a emmisions workshop light will come on. Just got code read its a po301, po302, po306 so 3...
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