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  1. B5 Garage
    Wow everyone! Never thought it would have happened. Hit 310,000 miles today. Very proud of her sticking by my side all this time. 2000 Passat V6 Tip-Tronic ATQ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Wondering if all the leaves that mulched under the hood beneath the battery section cover and behind my front fenderliners is due to the kinds of trees I park under? They have smaller leaves, possibly unique to the Sacramento Valley. :confused:
  3. B5 Garage
    First off, 2005 1.8T SW 84k miles. In my youth I turned many a wrench attempting to get a variety of VW Beetles to do things they are not supposed to do. Bought the Passat used in 2007- has been a magnificent car...until now. Bottom Line: Mechanic claims that I need two engine mounts, a...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had my Passat for about a month now and I loved it unbelievably much. I took care of it morning and night. Cleaned every little spot on it. Did everything to maintain it in excellent condition. My mother gifted it to me after graduation for being a good student. After getting the car I got a...
  5. B5 Garage
    When I got off work got in car but had the door open and put key in ignition turned nothing happened lights came on dash but. Nothing new other than battery icon epc and Cel which been on for while then tried few more times nothing. Then I closed the door then it started !! What s going on...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I dont know about everyone on here, But I love my car and Im pretty sure alot of you guys and girls do too. lets get this going again. :):wrench::thumbup:
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife and I were out in my wagon yesterday. While driving the temp and gas gauge were normal. We parked, went into a store and came out then started driving again when I noticed that the temp gauge was past 190 into the 200 range. Not only that, my gas gauge, which had been on empty and in the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My son's 2002 1.8T 5sp wagon has a blown slave cylinder and is at VW dealership for repairs. Unfortunately, the car is over 350 miles away and I have to trust what the dealer is telling me about the car as I have no way to verify their statements. The only think I do know for sure is that the...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My fuel line cracked right above the CAT, and sprayed a lot of gas everywhere. It's amazing that I didn't die in a fireball. I was wondering if this had happened to anyone else, the breaking part, as I assume if you died in a fireball you wouldn't be on the forums. Thanks!
  10. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    originally i thought this would be a short post. but ahhh, i got involved...... i think it is like anything else that gets sold. if the initial product meets with success and the company thinks there is a potential to make some additional dollars the accountants will sharpen their pencils, make...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ok well i just purchased my passat alittle over a month ago, i had not even hit 3000 miles my first oil change when i got CEL on my dash. Ok so I noticed while on my drive home with the CEL on, a lost of power, I would rev while in motion and it would not just go. :confused:, so I start down...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    We were loading our 2001 B5 Passat sedan this morning before heading off to airport. After we put all the luggage into trunk, my wife shut the lid. There was an unusual clunk sound, the next thing we know was that the trunk lid would not open any more. If we use keyfob or the switch on the...
  13. Anything Auto
    What would happen if I put some custom headers that went through the hood of my car, pretty much just pipe from the engine up?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This happened to my Passat on the way home from work :( I'll just keep it simple and say I was mad and powershifted 2 to 3 and this is what resulted. I never beat the car since its my daily either but, the one time I decide to powershift it... So I'm wondering what my options? lol Get a new...
  15. B5 Garage
    Hey all, '98 V6 engine here. I didn't get many replies in the following thread, which has more detail. Please take a quick look--I've basically ruled out the SAIP: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301222&highlight=catalyst Now that I have a VAG-com, the only code I'm showing...
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