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  1. B5 Garage
    Got a call from my mother (it's been parked at her house a while). She never heard any loud crashes, only moved it a couple of times, it's been sitting about 3 months. She told me there was one day she had found circular rust formations under the car that she swept up-Putting two and two...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a passat with129k miles; today i was driving about 60-65 mph and suddenly my car started to shake/vibrate then the check engine started to flash... seconds later check engine light was gone and shaking stoped. Can anyone please tell me what this could be.
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Tow months ago my 2010 2.0T wagon would start , but not stay running. The problem was the climate control which contains security for the back doors went bad.(as I was told by the dealership) This evening I get home and par the car at the front door to unload a pair of chairs I purchased. I...
  4. Anything Auto
    Anybody here remember the guy that pulled his original motor and replaced it with an AC motor? If I recall he had the motor mounted to the front of the transmission and installed in the car and was working on getting the electrical connections finished off. Just curious to know if that project...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so this morning i came out to my car, drivers door just ajar. this is the point my heart is racing. i peer in and EVERYTHING is open.:mad: center council, ash tray, glove box, even the doors in the cargo area. oh expletive deleted! so i calm down and go into damage control to see what they...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was driving down the road today in my 2000 Passat VR6 4motion. All of a sudden the engine shutdown. After a bunch of searching around I found that fuse 32 was blown, so I replaced it. AS soon as I turned on the ignition key on, it blew again. Did this twice. The owners manual labels 32 as...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, Saved up and bought my first car this summer and I'm hoping to learn a lot about it. Had a run of bad luck with the car: Had to replace the fuse coil pack and plug wires and the dealership charged me $662 + $120 diagnosis + $40 shop fee! Then when I went to pay they said they...
  8. The Black Hole
    from here: How to revive the American Dream - The Washington Post Liz Warren, while being a mind-bending liberal compared to most other pols, is onto something.
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to get on their site and no go. They gone? AJ
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i was flipping through the service records i have for my passat (2 inches thick) and i found the original owners email address and his home address in Wisconsin. so i figured i would send him an email because the paper said he was a self proclaimed VW and BMW enthusiast. i figured if the 10 year...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  12. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    as you can see.. these are detached. as soon as I finished driving I opened and felt and was very warm when it was already detached so It looks like it is melted due to heat.. I have same LEDs installed in rear passenger dome light box. is something wrong with these LEDs or front dome light...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Removed my timing belt this weekend on my 2.8 V6 to eventually get to the cam chain tensioner gaskets and found the belt looking like this. A friend and I changed the belt (along with the water pump/thermostat/idler pulley, it came in a kit) only about 7,000 miles ago. However, I noticed the TB...
  14. Anything Auto
    Never seen one in person, what a work of art. Pangani Huayra.
  15. Anything Auto
    I'm almost at work after driving for over an hour, and I'm waiting at an intersection for cars to pass just across from the gate at work. as I start to jet across the intersection, I hear a little pop, and suddenly my exhaust got LOUD. I cruise thru the gate, and the guard had this goofy grin...
  16. Wax On, Wax Off
    So since I bought the car, I had this one spot on my passenger seat that was hard and looks like the finish is gone. Recently, while working, my water jug tipped over and left me a new line of this same sort of thing from the water leaking out and sitting there (I guess). Does anyone have an...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Other day i thaught my clutch had gone, im not sure whats up with it. The clutch pedal went half way to the floor then it went all way to floor and never came back up and unable to select gear, so i thought the clutch had gone. Went out to the car tonight and pulled the clutch pedal back, it...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 B5 Variant So I too discovered that I have and have had a problem since I bought my car back in Jan. But it appears my ingress was from the grommet that the hood release cable goes into. It seems to have been out for some time, and my stereo installer exacerbated the problem by using that...
  19. B5 Garage
    OK, so my daughter's car she bought a couple of months ago off of craigs list was running fine. She bought a new battery a week after she bought the car. She drove it to a meeting. When she came out to her Passat (2001) she couldn't start it. No power at all. If there a fuse or a relay or...
  20. B5 Garage
    Hey guys, I am having the headlight issues, I did a quick check of the bulb because I only had High beams and no DRL or lows on the passenger side, I had a full working drivers side headlight, I then take off the cover on the drivers side high beam bulb just to look at how it's working...
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