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  1. Time for a timing belt, having difficulty finding "kit" with metal impeller . HELP!

    B5 Garage
    Time for a timing belt, having difficulty finding "kit" with metal impeller . HELP! Greetings from Providence, RI- I usually order most of my VW and Audi parts from FCP Euro in nearby CT. because they have good prices and the shipping is usually free and the order arrives in one or two days. I...
  2. APR chip having problem with boost.

    New Member Introductions
    I recently just got a APR tune done to my passat 2003 1.8t. I upgraded the DV to the 225 audi one. Before tune my N75 valve was bad and was surging. I swaped it out with a new N75 oem for stock 1.8t. Tune went well for about week then it seem like I had no boost whats so ever. Again my...
  3. New to Site And am having strange things happening to my passat

    New Member Introductions
    Ok I bought a 2005 Passat 1.5t. Everything was fine for a few weeks then weird things started happening. The lights on the inside will come on only sometimes when I open the door. I have a stop brake service manual that comes on intermittently but brakes are fine. Then one day the buttons and...
  4. Hello, having issues with my girlfriends Passat!

    New Member Introductions
    Came here to find some help, so I guess i'm just getting through the noob section atm . lol
  5. 2002 B5.5 Having immobilizer issues

    B5 Garage
    I read through as many forums as I could before actually becoming a member to see if there was an answer to my issue. I didn't see anything that related to the problem I am having. I have recently replaced the dashboard on my 2002 Passat B5.5, I used all the wiring from my current vehicle, and...
  6. Having starting issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got off work drove to my friends house. He wasnt there so i got back in my car and it would not turn over. This has happened a few months ago but it turned on sfter the third try without giving it gas. This time i would not go. After waiting three or four minutes i tried again and it turned...
  7. New to the forum and having brake issues.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to this site and was hoping for a little advice. On brakes. I have a 2004 1.8 manual And I went to replace my rear rotors and pads.uppon Inspecting I found that my drivers side read caliper was not functioning properly and leaking fluid out the dust boot. So I replaced it. Now...
  8. Moved across the US - now having big issues

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bit of a long post, so I hope the solicitation for help isn't lost or ignored. First, as I have said in the past, an impossibly huge thank you to all of you on this forum. Your guidance, experience, and general helpfulness has been a true godsend with this being my first german car - again...
  9. Having an isuue with the VW EmblemRVC install

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I got the emblem installed, had to cut part of my trunk bracing to get it to fit snug in there, was a 1/4" big deal....The harness though...doesn't fit through the trunk door hinge tube...The connectors do not come off so thats one issue...I passed the wiring to the front. I grounded...
  10. Greetings and Thanks for having me

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is Ethan Kaper I am a proud 2008 Volkswagen Passat owner and a big fan of Volkswagen Audi Group. I have had my Passat since 2011 and she has been an unbelievable ride. I believe that VWs are what a car should be; everything just makes since. I really glad I have this opportunity...
  11. Long time noob, sharing a contest I'm having with you guys

    New Member Introductions
    I've been a member for a while just more of a lurker than a poster. On my site we are having a contest to give away some cool diesel themed shirts. If you would like to check it out here is the link. Win an Awesome I (Smokey Heart) Diesel shirt from Thanks for...
  12. noob having trouble w/dash icon

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hello every one. hate to start w/? but had park brake light staying on in my 07 p.wgn . says to consult o/man. but car didnt have when puchased. can any one help or tell me where imay find an owners manual hard copy or pdf? thanks for now tooffless
  13. Having trouble installing vag com

    Anything Auto
    Hello everyone. Having trouble installing vag com on my computer. I watched a YouTube video but it's not working for me. Anyone help?
  14. Having some difficulty. Engine noise

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I have been searching the forum for hours and have tried numerous google and youtube searches. The website will not let me post in any other area, so I hope this is the correct area. I checked 1.8T FAQ and didn't find the answer I was looking for. I have a 1999 VW Passat B5 FWD 1.8 20...
  15. 1.8t is having starting issues

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    right, so my 1.8t has 377k on it, ( on a quest to get 400k out of it ) and as you can imagine, is not exactly fresh off the lot, and is jokingly named the sh*twagen. This last week, a new problem started where when I start the car, it does not seem to trun over on the first crank, but always...
  16. XDS - worth having ?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Just about to order my second CC, to replace my 2011 GT 2.0 TDI (140) Last time I only optioned the Cooled seats, and I'm not going to have those again, as I didn't really see the benefit. This time I'm considering the XDS, which is a electronic diff effect, I've had an alfa with a Q2...
  17. few different issue's I'm having

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just picked up a 99 Passat GLS 1.8t manual trans. I noticed that I have to step on the driver floor sometimes to get the interior lights to work and after doing some reading I'm guessing its a lose wire or maybe a ccm problem. Next up would be the rear driver window goes up when you press down...
  18. Having issues with my heating?! the colder it is, the colder my heat is

    New Member Introductions
    I'm not sure whats wrong with my 1999 Passat but when its warmer out, my heat is warmer and when its colder my heat is cool. Is this a coolant issue or a thermostat issue or bad coolant issue? Please let me know. Any help is appreciated, I cant afford to get it fixed
  19. My Passat is having trouble starting.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my Passat is having a difficult time starting up. It's not the battery or alternator because the battery is brand new and just got the alternator checked and it was good. When i start it up it kicks over but it feels like it's not getting any fuel. Could this be the fuel filter/pump? What do...
  20. Having trouble removing pre-cat V6 O2 Passenger's side sensor... quick question.

    B5 Garage
    So the driver's side precat sensor took about 20 minutes... no real problems. BUT, so far I've tried for an hour to remove the passenger side pre. I can get the socket around the sensor, but then my wrench extension won't seat properly in the socket because it's at an angle. So far I can't...