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  1. Going to Slide through the tube

    New Member Introductions
    Dear All, This is my first post in this forum and am really happy and exited to be part of it.I My R K based out of UAE, I am planning to buy a 2015 pre worshipped VW passat S which have done 44000 KM. Hope I will have a great experience with the car. I hope experts here can help me guide on...
  2. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up (continued, rebooted)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Until the mods figure out what happened to my original thread, I'm starting a new one. Fortunately, since I was auto-notified of responses to the old thread, I have a copy of most of the original replies. Hopefully this isn't a bad omen related to my upcoming timing belt job! I've been...
  3. Coolant light flashing, and temp gauge also going up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 V6. Was driving along today, and the coolant warning light started flashing. I looked at the temp gauge, and it was approaching red line. :icon_eek: Pulled over immediately. Coolant level is perfect, and perfect pink color. The oil was pretty low (I have a slow leak), but I added some...
  4. 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...
  5. Going to flush heater core, couple q's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all! Need to flush my heater core, barely any heat at idle. I have most everything to get it done, but I still don't know a couple of things, -Which port is inlet/outlet? I think passenger is outlet... Please correct me if I'm wrong -Car has orange coolant as of right now, what would I...
  6. '98 GLS still going strong

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Interior shot of my '98 GLS I just finished putting the interior back in the car from almost a years worth of having no interior and just one seat because water ingress issues. This weekend I was finally able to wrap everything up and get my car back to standard comfort levels. My wife was...
  7. Will get this 2nd post going so i can get started on the big boys forums

    New Member Introductions
    Here is my second post, hopefully the gods will grant me access to post in the normal section after this :)
  8. Passat B6- Left CV joint my be going bad

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, Today i noticed when pulling out or backing up. The car will jerk when turned a certain angle.not sure why this is happening when i baby the car an never hit pot holes. Could this be a different problem? please any help is appreciated.
  9. 2007 Passat Value Ed Wagon - WTH is going on!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    when I accelerate the front end sort of sits up an pulls to the right almost like torque steer but less. It drives perfectly. when I let off the gas the car drops left a bit but noticeable. Does anyone have any idea what is going on? Thanks, Bob
  10. rear differential bearing and seal going?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car: 1996 Audi A4 Quattro (but this is my favorite forum, with the best-qualified responders, so bear with me and think "4-Motion" :) ) Symptom 1: Hum at all speeds, pitch is directly proportional to car, not engine, speed, coming from rear of vehicle Symptom 2: Small accumulation of...
  11. heater core hose going to coolant flange leak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wanted to see if anyone had any experience with this sort of thing. On my 2002 Passat 1.8t I've been having a coolant leak for quite some time. After doing some investigating with a mirror and my phone jammed down there with my fat hands... it appeared to be coming from the coupling for the...
  12. Need Help B5.5 Passat 1.8T yom 2002, ABT Spec...Stalling going off checked everything

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 2002 passat 1.8T ABT spec auto. It has done 108k kms. When I drive it for a while it suddenly starts jerking, stalling and eventually goes off on the highway. Once i park on the side and leave it for about 10 mins it will start okay and go for a distance like another 10 kms...
  13. 2001 passat B5.5 throwing codes left and right and leaks oil like it's going out of s

    B5 Garage
    Hello all.... I have a b5.5 passat with a 2.8 tiptronic trans 140K.... I bought the car for 300 bucks as the fella I got it from lost the key and it sat for 6 months or more..... The battery went dead.... Sorry if this is kinda long but I'm trying to include as much info as possible.... There...
  14. 2001 passat B5.5 throwing codes left and right and leaks oil like it's going out of s

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I am new to the group as well as Volkswagens...... If anyone has any thoughts on this car it would sure be apreaciated..... It's throwing anywhere from 12-22 codes and every module in the car lights up with faults.... However it does start and drive but it bangs in 5 th gear when you let off...
  15. Empty passenger seat alarm going off

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I have a 2012 Passat TDI that I bought in April. Love the car. One thing that is driving me nuts is if I leave my cell phone on the seat the seatbelt alarm goes off as if someone were sitting in the seat. Is there a way to turn this off or at least adjust the sensitivity?
  16. Passat Oil pump failure, Going for upgrade?

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, recently I've bought B6 2.0 tdi 2006 140HP, and after 2 months engine died, "Low oil pressure, STOP now". At that moment i was short on money so I'v decided to sell it as is. But i really liked the practicality, comfort and looks. So I'm thinking of buying 2011 B7 diesel... Did they...
  17. Help! What's going on?

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hey everyone, I have an 05 Passat with 170,000 miles on the engine; last year the head gasket failed and I had to do a bunch of work. I checked my oil level today and it was half a quart low, and it smells like diesel is mixing. Does anyone have any idea what could be going on?
  18. New here, have an issue keeping my B5.5 1.8t going

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just acquired my 2004 1.8 T Passat from a buddy of mine. The car was running fine until I was clearing off some codes that were on it. All having to do with air intake, a misfire on 1 and the coolant temperature sensor. I got all of the codes cleared and the car was running better than the...
  19. hesitation going into reverse auto tanny

    B5 Garage
    2005 passat wagon gls 1.8 4mo. Tranny works perfectly fine except when you put it in reverse, there is enough of a hesitation that I occasionally get caught hitting gas before full gear change is made, get that hard chuck. I have only had car for MO the or so. Great car. Any ideas? Was...
  20. Hows is going.

    New Member Introductions
    I have tons of questions on the W8 engine
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