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  1. B5 Garage
    Just changed the oil in my daughters 1.8 and everything went fine until I got home and poured the waste oil in an empty 5 qt contained and noticed there was only 3 qts. I added 4 qts of oil but only drained 3. I let the oil drain about 20 minutes and the engine was warm when it was draining...
  2. New Member Introductions
    just doing random posts so i can actually post where i need to. i have a 2000 1.8t passat 5speed. its ma baby
  3. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Replacing the exhaust in my 95 Passat, don't want something too loud that will just annoy me but I want to hear that VR6! Any cost efficient suggestions? Thanks!!
  4. B5 Garage
    I've had my new (used) 2001 4mo V6 wagon for about a month now. It's got 72K miles. It flashed a CEL shortly after I took possession. Threw a bunch of codes: P0150, P1411, P0130, P0300, P0301, P0305, P0303, P0306, P0304. A trusted indy gave it the once over, and replaced three crankcase vent...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well boys and girls, I didn't count on it happening but I've just ordered a GT28 clone. Jesse from usedturbos.net had it kicking around and wanted to get rid of it and gave me a price I couldn't refuse. He's not 100% sure if it's a BB or journal bearing. However based on the play in the shaft...
  6. USA - South
    Who are ya? Where are ya? Who ya hangin' with? Blaa, Bla, Bla...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was recently in for service and mentioned to the tech to look around for any oil leaks since the car went from using a negligible amount of Mobil 1 0w-40 between changes to about a quart in 5,000 miles. He noticed a little seepage around the valve cover gasket near the front passenger side...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i've noticed that when i turn hard to the right at slow speeds (i.e. turning right from a stop light, into a parking spot, etc.) i seem to feel and hear a soft popping sound. could this be because of low power steering fluid?
  9. B5 Garage
    Okay, this started with a CEL which gave me 01039 (Coolant temp sensor bad). So I goto to the VW dealer nearby (Honolulu btw), and they give me what they think i need. Part number 059 919 501. When i get back home and tear into my engine i pull out the old temp sensor and that's when the...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, searched and didnt find much. Apparently there is either now faulty sensor or a bad cable somewhere going to my speedometer. Is it an easy fix, are there fuses that i dont know about (not in the door cubby?). Is this a part that is prone to failure? It hits the shop tomorrow morning...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Who's goin' to test drive the PQ46 this Saturday? I'm going, so is Vdbuyo and some others... Post here if you're goin!
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so im movin to cincinnati this coming september for school and i need to figure out wat im gonna have to do for the winters there. right now my car is lowered with neuspeed sport/bilstiens, 18" adr m-sports, and i also have an rs4 bumper. so my question is will my car survive? i really dont know...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My dad got me a 99 v6 fwd in july from a seemingly sketchy dealer (very small dealer) but the price was very welcoming so he got it. I love the car and its great improvement over my 92 bonneville but there are so many small things that seem wrong with it....and some bigger things when i noticed...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    whats up everyone, i'm new here after just purchasing my 98 passat 1.8T. i'll have pics and a list of mods on here soon. until then i'll just cruise around here and get to know a few people. L8R :bow:
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    can anybody tell me what the engine and transmission mounts on the v6 are like cuz on mine it seems like they were made to break since i got my car back in november i have changed the mounts 4 times once 4 days ago and today i think its the same problem its a 2000 so can anybody tell me what...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was just curious how many people on here with their modded cars drop the summer wheels/tires and drive their B5 all year round?? I just bought my Passat in April so i havn't had it for the snow yet. I've got an 01 1.8T with a stick shift and i wondered how good they are in the snow. I had a...
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