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  1. Car runs and feels great, but still get a misfire code.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi to all, this is a '09 Passat with a 2.0 TSI I've been solving codes one at time and now I have a misfire and multiple misfires code, however, the car runs, accelerates and feels really good. I did a live check with the VCDS while a friend was driving and I notice that when we stop at red...
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  3. Really great forum

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    This is probably one of the best forums for autos I have seen.
  4. forum is great second thread \o/

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    really want to thank you guys for hosting this platform. thank you
  5. new Guy, Great Car, strange dealership relationship

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I have a great 2015 Passat, 1.8TSI, with over 75,000 miles. Looking forward to finding information about typical trouble spots coming in my future. Biggest problem now is uncertainty about the dealer hunting for some service they can apply. Latest is "Drive belt needs immediate...
  6. Thanks PW, it has been a great place. My 2004 is total loss :o(

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As I mentioned earlier this week, my youngest son crashed into the back of a bus with the old Passat. He's fine, nobody injured at all. Just found out this morning that the insurance company declared the Passat a total loss. I don't have the value of settlement as yet. The Canadian Black...
  7. how to find a great VW independent mechanic

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My mechanic directed me to the dealerships since he can't figure out why all the codes come up, more than 6. Initially I took it in for misfiring codes. Anyone know a good independent VW mechanic in the Baltimore/DC area? Thanks,
  8. Passat B5 2000 2.3 tiptronic gearbox snatchy great changes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat B5 2000 2.3 tiptronic gearbox snatchy gear changes Hello everyone, After a long trip my Passat (2000 2.3L V5) tiptronic gearbox is no longer smooth in changing gears. It has become snatchy all of a sudden. The car has done 205,000 miles and has never had the gearbox oil changed. I...
  9. W8 HID headlights great condition

    Parts For Sale
    Picked up a set of W8 headlights but decided not to use them and sell them to fund another project. Lights are in great shape. No fading Come with pigtails to wire to your stock headlights. Pics to follow. $250
  10. Great forum guys... Saving me $$$ with DIY.. you are the best

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    Great site guys, I have fixed so many issues with my 2003 Passat that the mechs would have raped me on. Keep up the great work. John
  11. Great app for customizing your Passat with OBD2

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, this new app called Carista works with any Bluetooth OBD2 adapter and looks absolutely gorgeous! There are new Passat B6/B7 customizations available in v3.2 that just came out. Check it out and tell me what you think about its functionality? You can see what features it supports for...
  12. Great resource for DIYers

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks. Great place here. I'm looking forward to being able to find info for maintenance on my aging wagon so I can keep it running.
  13. noobie here looking for that all great knowledge for W8 6MT

    New Member Introductions
    New to forums. Love for american muscle has brought me to PW for input on the ever rare passat w8 6 speed manual. Got lots of questions and hopeful i can get answers since im in anchorage Alaska and i may have the only manual 6speed up here and local vdub cant process its a manual and parts...
  14. Great Deal on Oil at Walmart (Get your supply)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thought to let you know in case you are interested. Walmart has Mobil1 0W40 Full Synth Oil on Sale for $22.80
  15. Great resource!

    New Member Introductions
    I just traded in my 2001 Passat for a 2012 Passat. As the moderators noted, I could find just about any answer about my older car here, but my newer one has necessitated my joining the forum!
  16. 1999 Passat - Great Car but Finicky

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    I purchased our 1999 Passat a year ago. It has been very reliable up until now. The problem will get remedied eventually but the problem that I have experienced is with service. Most service shops that I have had the car in will read the code and try and replace that part without running any...
  17. FS: R32 Steering wheel with 3 spoke airbag in great condition.

    Parts For Sale
    Always cleaned and conditioned $400 picked up $420 shipped
  18. Great Site

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I've had the account for some time now. Used it for tons of information on my B5. Saved me a ton of time and money when my ECU went bad. Have never posted, guess its time to make it official.
  19. Great! Now is my coolant leaking?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So opened my hood and expected to see my slightly overfilled coolant reservoir to be the same but now it's under the minimum line. I don't see any wetness in my engine bay or under my car so I don't even know what's wrong anymore with this stupid thing. There was air in my system. Could it have...
  20. Cool Site - Great Info

    New Member Introductions
    Need to change tranny in 2005 1.8T MT. Found article in 30 seconds, awesome!
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