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  1. 2001 Passat 2.8l v6 4motion partially sunk in ditch....need help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 Passat 2.8l v6 4motion (early 2001 - B5) Really long story short.....my daughter drove/parked our Passat into swamp water. I got it pulled out and limped it home, but tranny was not happy....felt like no first gear and slammed into drive or reverse. Check engine light was/is on as well...
  2. No Horn ! Help Please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I read through a few no horn posts but want to verify a few things. I knew the horn did not work when I bought the car. This morning I had some time to look at the fuse box and located the horn fuse. When I press the horn on the wheel I can hear a faint click each time I press the wheel. I...
  3. new to this site and need help

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    2001 vw passat 2.8 v6
  4. Just purchased has engine codes other issues HELP appreciated.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 passat wagon 1.8 T Auto. CODES....P0011 P0420 P0411 Also reported owner(previous) serviced Trans.. whatever that means.. I do plan to check the fluid level in the morning using proper technique. It is goes into gear fine but in first it feels like it is...
  5. Urgent Help Needed: coolant flange heater hose clip

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am changing the coolant flange and I dropped the metal clip of the heater hose into the engine compartment. I just can't find it. I called the dealership and they don't sell the clip. Is there any other way/trick I can connect the hose securely to the flange? Thanks for any help.
  6. help! auction passat!

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    I got a 03 VW Passat glx 4motion and it turns over but wont start. Ive tried changing the fuel pump relay, changing the coolant temp sensor, and changing 5 of 6 spark plugs. it has close to a full tank and I've also tried holding the gas to the floor. the battery is super dead but i don't think...
  7. new to the site and need help badly

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    I have a 03 vw Passat 1.8t, I blew a headgasket on it so I replaced the headgasket and had the head checked for cracks... well after getting it all back together most of the time it will start and run perfect for 5 to 20 minutes and either I kill it or it will bog down and die and will not start...
  8. Help? Do all B5.5s have "auto-roll up/down all windows with key in lock" feature?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Help? Do all B5.5s have "auto-roll up/down all windows with key in lock" feature? Hello, I am new to VWs, new here, and have no VAG-COM gear yet so I'm hoping for some help with getting this feature to work, if my car is even equipped with it. I just picked up an '05 Passat GLS (mfg late '04)...
  9. Intake camshaft not aligned with arrow on cap - need help!

    B5 Garage
    After changing the timing belt I started to work on the cam chain tensioner. I used some whiteout to mark the rollers ( 16 from exhaust camshaft to intake cam), then I partially removed the intake cam for better access to the tensioner. I removed and replaced the tensioner and bolted back in...
  10. Help with CEL and Errors

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi I just took my 2002 B5.5 Passat to Advance Auto Parts and got these codes pulled. EDIT: 1.8T engine. The CEL has been on for over a year now and the car runs fine with a few random problems (car goes in limp mode randomly - restart fixes it, also gas milage is HORRIBLE (<15mpg)) These are...
  11. 2006 Passat new owner looking for help

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    Hello all, read the rules to post. Just purchased a 2006 Passat 2.0T because my wife wanted heated seats, fortunately she paid for it. 1) Heated seats work :) 2) Air conditioning blowing hot air, after I injected the system with 22 oz. of R-134A praying it would operate....NOT!......bother...
  12. Need help replacing 1998 Passat Clutch Master Cylinder

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    it appears that selling it just isn't in the stars. It's in good shape so I figure I'll fix it. Easier said than done... I took out the dash cover and can see how it attaches to the firewall. What I can't find is where it exits the firewall... or the slave... I figure if I'm gonna replace one...
  13. Need help with battery drain

    B5 Garage
    Bought a new battery from triple A in May 2015. I drove the Passat last on Monday night. Yesterday (Thursday) evening went to start up the car and the battery seemed to be dead. Got a boost this morning, car started right up. I am thinking it is likely that the car has a parasitic battery...
  14. Starting issues, please help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum since I just got a 1999 B5 1.8T 5 speed Passat two weeks ago and have been doing little things to it and busy ever since. I just brought it 8 hours away from home to college which was a risky move. The car has never had a starting issue until 2 days ago. I went to...
  15. 01 Passat 2.8 auto - Stalled, battery/engine light on-won't start TB FELL OFF? Help!

    B5 Garage
    So I bought this 2001 Passat last week. 120K miles, excellent maintenance records etc. Drove it home (50 miles) ran great. My daughter leaves for the first day of school and calls. 1 mile from home at the stop light, it... just... died. Battery light and engine light comes on. Turns over but...
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