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  1. Its your fuel pump. No wait, youve got no compression?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 99 was driving just find, zero issues. One day I was driving to work and it died. Seemed like a fuel issue. Took it to a VW dealer, the same I always use, who at first said it was a fuel pump issue. I said go for it, repair it. They did so then came back and said there is no compression from...
  2. VW Got Some Monkeys to Watch Cartoons and Huff Diesel Because Science

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  3. Its been a while - got a B6 for the kid.

    The Showroom
    First time with the TSI engine. Should be fine for the kid. I'm still rocking the A6 3.0T Prestige w/Stage 1 Unitronic
  4. Ive got a ton of Liqui Moly 5w40 Diesel. Can I use it in my 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a lot of Liqui Moly 5w40 Diesel synthetic left from when my 2005 Jetta TDI was working. Long story short, it was the worst cat I've ever owned. Liqui Moly is expensive stuff and I don't want to waste it. Will it work in my 2003 Passat 1.8T? What is different about the diesel 5w40...
  5. Anyone got Audi/VW Passat 2.8L 4motion 97-99 (DST) transmission?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need the code for DST transmission control module so I can order the right module. DST transmission with cars (from 03-97 to 01-99) DST model 1060 040 016 NT: 01V 300 043D AT: 01V 300 043DX Regards, Sami
  6. Need help w/ 08 Passat 2.0T 4cylinder Auto (got 3 codes) P0171 P0299

    New Member Introductions
    So I bought the car off of a private seller. It?s has 115k miles. The car has been sitting there for months. It runs fine perfect. But I feel a delay in the gas peddle. I can hear the turbo only when I?m driving on the highway at high speeds 70+ Like a little whistle. It?s not loud enough that...
  7. Just got 2 B5.5 Wagons to the house

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Passat World! Just recently aquired 2 passat b5.5 wagons to the house in the past month. Ive owned a mk4 Golf TDI for the past 3 years, and roommate had a mk4 Jetta Wagon 2.0 auto that had some pretty tired piston rings. Finally talked her into selling the Jetta and she picked up a...
  8. Finally got a vw, where do these go??

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys, finally got myself a 2001 vw Passat 1.8t 5speed and looking forward to playing with it a little. When I say finally I mean I've had a lot of friends that have had them. Im a ls1 chevy man so this is a little bit of a new ball game for me but ill accept the challenge. Im not one of...
  9. Noob checking in, got electrical gremlins crawling out of my ears

    New Member Introductions
    Why did I buy this thing?
  10. Just got VCDS, here are my codes!

    B5 Garage
    This is the continuation from my "Emissions Workshop and Stuttering" thread... My VCDS arrived today so here are all the engine-related codes: 16805 - Warm Up Catalyst; Bank 1 P0421 - 35-10 - Efficiency Below Threshold - Intermittent 17831 - Secondary Air Injection System; Bank 1...
  11. Just got 2002 VW Passat SE 3l

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I just got a 2002 VW Passat 3L SE and it has a couple of issues one not starting all the time and two the temp gauge dose not work all the time
  12. So, now you've got a Dictator as POTUS

    The Black Hole
    This is an inflammatory topic, don't think I don't know it. Trump is going to be the first ever dictator in the history of North America. It could be good, the best form of government is a benevolent dictatorship. The incumbent can get things done, without worries of being re-elected. This...
  13. Got it figured out

    New Member Introductions
    Finally got the password and posting technique ironed out. Whew!
  14. Low Coolant Got Lucky

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Still doing some short test drives after replacing oil pump (minor oil leaks to fix :banghead:). While driving through a strip-mall, the STOP low coolant light came on. I was 1/4" mile from Autozone so I pulled in. Popped the hood and the coolant reservoir was empty but sprayed all over. The top...
  15. I think i got a blown head =(

    B5 Garage
    This morning, i turned my car on and heard some valve rattle, then it went away right away. But i was like, Im going to check my oil real quick. Pulled the dip stick and it was super frothy, i figured, ok i have a bad PCV system its cold and moist out, probably just little moist. Let it warm up...
  16. Just got my 03 Passat W8

    New Member Introductions
    First VW I've owned, got t for a great price. Just wanted to make a post on here and say hello since it's required. I'm located in Columbus Ohio and would love to meet some people in my area. Look forward to workin with everyone on here!
  17. Got a new passat

    New Member Introductions
    New to page looking to get some info
  18. Well I just got taken

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Purchased my son a 2004 Passat 1.8t about 7 days ago, we got it home and changed plugs, new PCV and regulator, replaced all vacuum hoses with black silicone, changed oil, flushed coolant, flushed P/S, cleaned up everything, great father son project. Well yesterday was the first day he drove it...
  19. My Son's B5.5 Finally got it dropped.

    The Showroom
    Our project car! This is my son's 2003 1.8T. We bought it little over 1 year ago just before he turned 16. With the thought of fixing it up a little. was in decent shape but very stock. We have done a few things exhaust, K&N, wheels, suspension, minor other mods. Found a sick cheap price on a...
  20. Need help with engine shuttering and occainal stall at stop. Got codes. Researched

    B5 Garage
    Need help with engine shuttering and occasional stall at stop. Got codes. Researched So without getting too crazy my car has realized that I have been thinking about getting a new car and has had a different problem each week from window regulators to door locks , muffler repairs and now this...