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  1. PCV hoses B5.5 -> B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is it worth it to replace B5 PCV breather with B5.5 valve/piping? What parts do I need except obviously the valve itself and the pipes?
  2. Help me decide: B5 sedan > B5 wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sooo.... I have an opportunity to pick up a 2000 B5 1.8t tip wagon for dirt cheap. Thinking about picking it up and moving all of the bits from my salvage title 2000 B5 1.8t tip sedan. Good idea or no? Both have 180k+ miles. Wagon has had engine rebuilt @ 110K, Timing belt/water pump/various...
  3. Airbox -> pod filter?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anybody thought about switching from an airbox to a pod filter? (Not sure of the terminology, I think that's what they're called.) If so, what size do you think would fit?
  4. Immobilizer - Key --> Fault code help needed

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi guys. Recieved my Ross-Tech cable today, and found this fault code: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Address 25: Immobilizer Labels: 3C0-959-433-25.clb Part No SW: 3C0 959 799 D HW: 3C0 959 799 D Component: IMMO 070...
  5. Passat Head unit - Minidisc -> Aux?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys. I have a 2004 B5.5 Passat (Sedan) and am trying to find a way to play music from my phone through my sound system. I was originally going to get a brand new Head Unit, but other than this there is nothing wrong with my current one, and my current one also fits very well with the rest...
  6. Rear sway bar compatibility A4 --> Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know if a Neuspeed rear sway bar from a FWD B5 A4 would fit the Passat? My search hasn't turned up anything regarding interchangeability.
  7. Battery drain / Passenger window problem >

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone hope someone can help me re my issue. Ive been looking on the forum and I cant find anything similar but if it is there I do Appologise. I have a 2001 diesel Passat in UK Basically about six months ago the passenger window stoped working and I took to garage and the guy said the...
  8. Tired of your 1.8T, k_harley's solution -> TDI

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is the latest conversion I finished with an ALH under the hood from a 2000 Jetta TDI. Was a lot of work, but the end result is great, 46 mpg and rock solid reliability for another 200k miles. Some quick specs- 2001 Passat GLS ALH engine VNT 17 turbo TDI transmission Sprint 520 injectors...
  9. Hi > Help needed

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everybody I am new here. I just bought a 2001 Passat 1.9 Tdi 130Bhp Automatic transmision. It is a good car but im having very,very bad mpg. Need Help for possible causes
  10. Changed tires -> abs and traction control warnings

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, Just had my winter tires put on. Couple kilometres outside the shop I get a dashboard exclamation mark, along with the abs light. Minute later these are replaced with the traction control light. Could this be somehow related to the tire switching? The tire techs did mention that...
  11. If car has > 120K are you not eligible for the sludge settlement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car just hit 217K oil light is flashing am I eligible can't seems it states 120k from original owner purchase...THX in advance
  12. Color MFD+ swap in 07 B6 Passat 2.0T 160 MPH -> does 200 MPH matter?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm considering doing this swap in my 07 B6 Wagon. Has anyone swapped a 160 MPH to 200 MPH with a Color+ MFD? It's highline and I have the latest Q revision gateway already. I also already have Mk VI steering with AH SWCM. Everything is working flawlessly with the exception of Mk VI buttons...
  13. What's happening?!...Oh Crap Timing Belt (1.8 -> V6 Swap)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Everyone, 1998 1.8T Passat here, Was driving home from work today, decided to stop instead of running a yellow. When I stopped I noticed a fair bit of vibration in the drivers foot-area. Not through the pedals, just a general vibration that could only be felt in that area. Light turned...
  14. Dubs on the Delaware -> Post up your pics

    The Showroom
    Congrats to mr SPEEDY over there for the win in the Passat class. :thumbup: I didn't even place. Then again, I didn't even wash my car or try to wow the judges. The show was pretty good. I could've done without the 8 hours of dubstep club music....
  15. 2000 -> 1998 but not a downgrade :)

    The Showroom
    1998 328is 5-speed with 131,xxx on the clock :)
  16. B3 Syncro G60 -> 1.9TD Conversion

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Here goes nothing!!! I am starting my TD conversion project. I currently have a 1992 Passat G60 Syncro that is not running and a 93' Passat 1.9TD GL at home. I plan on pulling the 1.9TD from the 93' and installing it into the 92' and selling the G60 with wiring when all is done. I will use...
  17. HELP --> Can the CCT gasket be changed with out a spring compressor?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do i need a VAG tool 3366, Cam Adjuster spring compressor to change out the CCT gaskets? I have the cam bolts loose and the tensioner but I can't pry up hard enough and I need more clearance. I was referring this tutorial ( but does...
  18. B6 with no fogs currently -> with fogs or LEDs

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey Guys, First let me start by saying I've been searching constantly for the last few days on getting a total picture of what's involved to convert my car that has no fog lights or fog light harnesses to either DRL LEDs, or install the factory fog lamps, and I've gathered alot of info, but...
  19. instrument cluster compatibility passat > jetta

    Anything Auto
    kind of curious about this. been thinking about this for a while how the information-less instrument cluster on the jetta we now own has been kind of pissing me off with the COMPLETE lack of data it gives... makes it feel kind of cheap, so i was wondering... is there compatibility between the...
  20. Split Fold > Fixed rear seats

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi I've just bought a leather interior for my 2001 passat. The front seats and door cards are fine. The rear is in, but as it's a fixed rear rather than split fold which I had before, I'm missing something. The headrests have a bracket type thing they attach to, it looks like there would...