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  1. no start + electrical issue * video = grrrr

    B5 Garage
    Car was running fine, no problems/issues whatever. The car had sat for a week, but it started perfectly last weekend. Go to start the car friday and all I get is a click-click-click...ok dead battery, plug in the charger and let it sit overnight. Saturday, click-click-click...crap...tried a...
  2. Dashboard Noise --- GRRRR

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay, so I am going crazy trying to get rid of this dashboard vibration that occurs at 1500 rpm. I try EVERYTHING: the foam weatherstipping behind the dash, applying weatherstripping to the screws that attach the dashboard cover to the frame (side panels), I take out the center vent and oil, and...
  3. grrrr rub stripes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    well today i took my rear bumper off and tried to remove the rub stripe. and all i can say is grrrr. i couldnt get the damn thing off. anyone have any experience with taking theres off cause i wanna paint mine textured instead of paying 280 or w.e for them. btw i have a b5. thanks, jay
  4. Time to buy my own service center grrrr

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hit a curb, towed, 10 days, in 2 shops, in 2 states, bill so far: New tire and botched diagnosis (they missed the obviously bad wheel bearing) at towing Chrysler/Chevy/blah blah dealership: $235. Front wheel bearing installed at local gas station (they also missed it until I was like, yeah THAT...
  5. Grrrr power steering

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm currently on a little trip to vermont and decided that since it just snowed it was a great time to see what the 4motion can do for drifts and doughnuts. Well after a solid hour of screwing around my power steering pump started pissin out liquid all over the place. I let it cool down...
  6. Please help bad grrrr when driving and smells bad??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok I am so :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: . Last night getting off the road taking a right turn I heard a Grrrrrrr Then a second later I smell a relly nasty smell. So today driving and the same Grrrrrr going forward(not turning) and a bad smell again. Its bad really bad. I jacked up the...
  7. GRRRR!!!!! Wiper problems!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So i finally bought a set of Bosch MicroEdge Excel blades cause the old ones were streaking really bad. Now these are streaking as well, even after I cleaned the windshield and wiped the rubber on the blades to make sure there wasn't anything on them!!! Should I return them??? Are Bosch...