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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi im new on here and fot some questions about my 98 A4 b5 im building. trying to install a aftermarket fuel rail and fuel pressure regular i jave a stage 3 ecu upgrade 3071 turbo walbro 255 fuel pump. and lots of other things but my fuel is what im needing help with?
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So, my check engine light came on yesterday. 1 code, P2187. First thing is replace the PCV (which is probably original) and see if that clears it. '10 Passat, bone stock. Reasonable plan?
  3. New Member Introductions
    How's it going everyone? I have recently discovered a passion for my 2000 Passat. Something about that 1.8 turbo engine and its five speed manual transmission, combined with the beautiful Audi-like body style, and those gorgeous blue gauge lights really got a hold of me, so I want to build...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2009 Passat 2.0T New owner, looking for some guidance/advice/info Hello all! I just picked up a 2009 Passat in nearly perfect shape, albeit with 92k miles on it, but for a great price. I am picking it up tomorrow and very excited. I was hoping for some info on what repairs/maintenance I...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Replaced CAT/Seeking Guidance for Logical Steps to Clear Current Faults & Pass Smog 98 Passat 1.8T 4 Cyl Wagon Hello, I would appreciate anyone willing to guide us in the logical steps for process of elimination in order to get this car running properly, to become legally smog certified, and...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    So after looking into after market HU I decided to buy a chinese with navigation system. I know, I know, it is a long shot but I decided to take the risk. I ultimately want to make a review for the forum users from which I take so much info, so that would be a way to repay your time/patience...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Dear Fourm Members, I have a 2007 Passat and have had it for quite a few years and I love it. I should have consulted the forum members before making the buy atleast to find out the differences between FSI and TSI. I have a FSI unfortunately but I love the car dearly. Have had my share of...
  8. B5 Garage
    Hi, thanks for reading...here's the issue. This is a 2001 Passat wagon that I bought used in spring of 2013. After purchasing it, I started noticing a few wiring issues that must have been from the previous owner. I'm guessing that he/she installed both the alarm/remote start and the radio...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There are so many threads when it comes to suspension setups. (sorry for my English) Let me resume my situation. 2003 1.8t fwd sedan b5.5. I just passed the 170 000km mark so about 105k miles for you american folks. Also got 17inch AMG wheels with 225/45/17 ET 35 (7.5 inch) in front and...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    HELP! Need guidance on replacement ECUs (new/used/remanufactured) - 2000 1.8t (ATW) Hello, My ECU has failed (according to the dealer) and I'm looking to buy a replacement (new or gently used). I'm seeking recommendations for replacing the ECU - what are the "reputable" vendors who sell...
  11. New Member Introductions
    I am looking at a 2013 s model with 24000 miles is there anything I should be aware of?
  12. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Okay so I picked up a set of amg forged aero II monoblocks for my passat. (I know their played, but theres good reasons for it) :thumbup: I just ordered some center caps and hub centric rings. I know i'm going to need longer wheel bolts as well. From what I could tell I dropped my stock wheel...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Recently, my wife experienced catastrophic engine failure in her 1998 1.8T (AEB) Passat with manual transmission. The failure happened in a manner uncannily similar to that described in the following blog: Sensless Acts of Refurbishment Like Mr. Calhoun, I suspect the culprit was an oil cooler...
  14. New Member Introductions
    I am new to the forum, but not a new Passat owner of even new to the car business. I've worked in the service / repair end of the business over 40 years - Ouch! That's hurts to even think it. I bought my wife a new 2002 GLX 4-Motion in June of 2002. It has been a great car, but overall the...
  15. Anything Auto
    Didn't know for sure where to put this, but thought it may prove helpful to somebody. It is a web site that provides step by step instruction for diagnosing car problems. VW specific situations are limited to ICM, coilpack and MAF testing, but look to be very helpful for the novice DIYer. Part...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, first off, I know theres probably a million posts just like this, I did some searching and found some people with similar problems, but nothing that sounded exactly like what I have going on. I just want to get some fingers pointing me int he right direction. so I just bought a...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have recently acquired a 2003 B5.5 Passat with the 1.8t AWM motor. My wife found out about the "Oil Sludge" class action suit via internet search and thus started my quest to evaluate this on the car. A visual inspection thru the oil fill cap hole revealed some carbon deposits on the inside...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm heading across the border into Pennsylvania tomorrow to go look at an '09 Wagon. We're a fix-what-you-drive kind of family so I plan to crawl around under the car before handing over any cash. Would anyone have any advice as to what specifically would be worth looking at before buying...
  19. B5 Garage
    2003 Passat 1.8T. Need a reality check. Found by using Seafoam that the exhaust gasket on top of the turbo leaks. This is an assumption - but it really looks like this is the only place it could come from aside from a cracked turbo or cracked manifold right in that exact location...
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