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  1. Tenp guage problem

    New Member Introductions
    My problem is on the back of the head in my 1.8 Passat wagon the coolant necks dripping and to pair with it my tenp guage doesn’t read anything but I read that if the temp sensor is bad the car will throw a code what do y’all think the problem is? Is it a possibility that the temp sensors bad...
  2. Temperature Guage increasures under load

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey passatworld. I took my passat on a 2 hr trip today and we went over 2 mountains. When I was going up over the mountain I was running at like 3/4 throttle. It jumped off the 190 mark up to about 220-230 in like 10 seconds then went right back down to 190. This happened 2 other times on the...
  3. Temp guage issue

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, new to site and looking forward to having a good read through all the threads posted already, I have jus purchased another VW Passat 1.8, great motor and just got through MOT, will need some advise from you all at Passatworld once I have a look over the niggly bits that need sorting, main...
  4. B5.5 guage cluster issues...

    B5 Garage
    I just had an engine put in my Passat due to low oil pressure. The STOP warning light came on and several mechanical gauges confirmed there was an oil pressure issue. With the new engine, the STOP warning light still comes on, but several other gauges say the pressure is great. The temperature...
  5. Gas Gauge doesn't work

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just picked up a 04 Passat 1.8T for my daughter. I had to change the engine, shocks and tires so far. The next problem to tackle is the gas guage. The guage reads empty all the time and Vagcom even says the fuel sender has and 'open or short'. It doesn't know. Any advice troubleshooting to...
  6. Temp guage reads low constantly - heater is working - runs rough at startup

    B5 Garage
    2000 1.8t has a temp guage that reads cold even after running for an extended time. The heater is working. I replaced the temp control switch about a year ago. Is this a bad swith or do I need a thermostat? The engine runs rough at startup then seems fine after a couple minutes.
  7. why no turbo temp guage?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Since it is very important to not turn off the engine while the turbo is still hot to avoid coking oil in the turbo bearings, why not have a temp guage for the turbo to take the guess work out of when it's safe to turn off engine? I've done searches for turbo temp guage, but nothing came up. Thanks
  8. Help me with my guage cluster

    B5 Garage
    alright guys i have this super weird problem. my guage cluster will every once in a while just clear the mileage and time for a minute (the digital lettering on the LED screens) and when the car is restarted it will sometimes come back (usually, especially when "push" started by dumping the...
  9. NewSouth guage cluster install

    Mobile Electronics
    Just ordered this kit for a mk4 Jetta. Will keep you informed on how it goes.
  10. Dead fuel guage passat b5.5

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all im new to here so please bear with. I am well aware folks to search the forum first and have spent 2 weeks on the net doing so to no avail maybe u guys can help... every post related to this article is saying that the gauge is erratic BUT MINE ISNT it just aint working at all, please...
  11. custom fiberglass door skirts... a guage of interest

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    if i had some made, would there be any interest in a set for sale? they would be made by a professional model maker who does this sort of thing for a living. if you are interested in painting your lowers, youll be familiar with the fact that the door skirts are made of rubber and wont hold a...
  12. WTB: Boost Guage Pod

    WTB/WTT Section
    Grey A-Pillar Pod or a single CENTER positioned steering column pod would work. Looking to spend about $20 or so, so if you have anything you'd like to get rid of that would be great. Used condition is fine, as long as it screws/clips on and isn't busted up. Only need pod, already have gauge and...
  13. 2000 B5 Passat V6 overheating but temp guage stays on half?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently brought my wife a 2000 B5 V6 manual Passat and it has overheated twice now but on both occasions it the temp gauge has stayed on half mark (90 degrees Celsius), it has had a new water pump, cam belt, coolant temp sensor. Any help would be appreciated, cheers Pat.
  14. Possible dual guage pods?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im adding an oil pressure gauge and I'm trying to find a dual gauge pod for the steering column. So far the only two possibilities I've be able to find are these from ECS. One for an MK6 and the other just seems to be a generic. The single gauge pod I have now doesn't go down the sides of the...
  15. Oil Pressure Guage

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there any way to hook up an oil guage to my existing one? My LCD screen in the center of my cluster doesn't read anything. It has the Stop Break Fault message. Just wondering. I would like to see if it is maintaining. I have had the car for a little over a year now, and it doesn't really...
  16. Passat Interior illumination not working HELP :)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I Have a 2002 Passat v6 4 motion I was driving everything was working fine then the next day NONE of the interior lights work.. when i say interior light i mean the dash lights "Speedo, Tach, gas gauge" None of the vent lights, Radio lights, defrost, heated seats, climate control...
  17. FS: , A-pillar guage pod & Wing

    Parts For Sale
    For sale I have Roof Rack SOLD A-pillar pod(brand new never installed) $65 shipped wing $100 OEM 6 disk changer with cartridge, used for 1 month(so it is basically brand new) SOLD! 20 gig phatbox with cartridge, cradle and everything it came with $110shipped sold
  18. Pillar pod and Guage

    Parts For Sale
    Hello guys, i have a fully functional pillar pod and guage. 60$ or Best offer SHIPPED! send me your email via mosgrove at hotmail dot com pics: Thanks Brandon
  19. FS: Turbo Boost guage

    Parts For Sale
    My passat is long gone. It includes everthing you need: Guage tubing pod Pillar SOLD !!
  20. Temperature guage fluctuates. HELP!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just noticed this today. As I was driving on the highway, i noticed everytime I go over 50mph, my temp. guage slowly begins to increase past 190 degrees! So I would stop and go under 50mph to get the gauge to go down to 190. I am nervous. Might need to make a trip to Milwaukee tomorrow from NE...