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  1. Vibration at high speeds. Go away under 50mph

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey y’all, So my car has developed a bigger vibration at highway speeds that goes away when I’m under 50-60 mph. It also seems to go away when i push on the brakes. Any idea what this could be?
  2. High Idle, Multiple Codes, Throttle Body Adapted

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Firstly, I want to thank all of the veterans on this forum for all of the information you have provided. You are the true MVP's! I have been looking though a lot of posts, but nothing narrows down to exactly what I should try next. I have a 1999 1.8T AEB Passat with a high idle and...
  3. Transmission fluid change at high mileage?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had my Passat go into limp mode because of accessive slipping and I had it reset by a shop and drives fine now. The shop told me I need to have the transmission serviced because of low and dirty fluid. So would it be a bad idea to change it with this high of mileage? My Passat has over 157,000...
  4. SRS light on - faultcode N131 Resictance too high

    B5 Garage
    So this is what I have done so far: Took out both connectors behind the glove box. Last piece of the wire is separate piece. I put in a 4,7 - 3,3 and 2,2 resistor. No difference. Then I took the center consol apart and pulled out the SRS box connector itself. I put in a piece in the double slot...
  5. EGT a bit high on cyl#1

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi all. I have tried searching and haven't really found anyone that has said anything related to a 13 passat tdi. On the drive to work and home, 1 hour each way, I have been getting consistently higher EGTs on cylinder 1. 200 difference minimum, but as high as 400 difference. I have seen it up...
  6. High Pressure Fuel Pump - How High??

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, need some help before I spent another couple of 100 on my car.... My car is a 2006 Passat 3.6 with a BLV engine. It has around 140k miles on it but now idles very rough. Fault reading told me to change the high pressure fuel pump. Tested my (suspected) Fuel Rail Pressure today the way it is...
  7. No Upgrades for H7 High Beam in stock housing due to funky connector

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey all, I've owned my '12 B7 3.6 SE for a couple years and have replaced almost every bulb with high quality replacements from deAutoKey. The conversion has been a long and quite expensive one, however the outcome is nothing short of head-turning. My very last struggle seems to be the most...
  8. low beam and high beam not working correctly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 98 Passat. 277k. Recently I replaced the factory headlights and corner lights with a set of aftermarket OEM style housings. they are not great, but are super clear compared to the clouded original ones (I kept the originals and may try to clean them off the car). The issue is that...
  9. Led Headlights, High Beam Assist?

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hello! I ordered a Passat Alltrack 190TDI, year 2018 To make a long story short, the dealership ordered the wrong headlights for me. And they dont seem to be able to answer my question. As I have understood it, the LED-High headlights comes with ''Dynamic light assist, and dynamic curved...
  10. Accelerator pedal position sensor 2 signal too high?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys new to the forum, I’ve got a B5 with the 2.8 V6 and it sat for about a month while I was waiting on a new axle. The problem is when fedex finally got me the second one (they damaged the first in transit) I went for a test drive and the engine workshop notification came on and the car...
  11. P0507 code high idle

    B5 Garage
    Hello friends... Started my car this morning and the idle was running at 900 RPM's. Could hear a distinct loud vacuum leak. Determined it was coming from the puck on the PCV. It is a loud and has a high amount of suction (hissing) coming from the center opening on the puck. Never heard this...
  12. FS: 42DD high flow stainless steel CAT.

    Parts For Sale
    for sale is a part i had planned to put onto my car, but.... well... i sold it (the car). LOL it's a 42 Draft Designs high flow OEM fitment catalytic converter. if you go to stage 2, they require you to typically have a high flow cat, or a test pipe, and this will be the best solution as it is...
  13. Auxiliary Fan working only on high speed

    B5 Garage
    Hello, everybody! I need your help with my 2002 VW Passat, 1.9 TDI, AVB engine with Climatronic. 140k miles. I have noticed that my auxiliary fan starts on high speed more often than before (at every light, even in the garage, after just 2 minutes from starting the engine), with the...
  14. Fuel pressure not high enough to start-up the car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone! I have a 2002 vw passat 1.8t For some reason, the pressure in the fuel rail doesn't stay high enough to re-start the car back up within a reasonable crank-time. I know 100% its a fuel pressure problem. Things I replaced: CTS, spark plugs, fuel filter, and cleaned my fuel...
  15. High Pressure Fule Pump

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I removed the check valve on my HPFP only to drop the washer into no man's land. I found a replacement check valve with washer online but can not find it again. Any thoughts on finding a replacement washer or washer/check valve combo. It's not at DAP, ECS, Pelican, or PG performance.
  16. Engine missfires but no codes/car doesnt do high idle when you cold start it.

    B5 Garage
    hi guys, dont know if you can help. my 2005 1.8T 4motion is chipped stage 1 and have 168000km on. lately the car has been acting up. the car wont high idle at cold start like it normally does. i also have small miss fires but nothing to turn on the check Eng. is there anything that i need to...
  17. High oil pressure

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yes, high. As I pulled into work the other day, I noticed the needle on my New South oil pressure gauge was pegged. I installed the gauge a few years ago when I got the dreaded low oil pressure - STOP warning on my 1.8 t, hoping it was just a matter of a bad oil pressure sensor. It wasn't. I...
  18. High Beams Not Working, Again! '03 Passat

    B5 Garage
    Back in 2013 I submitted a post here about how my high beams stopped working on my '03 V6. I received some helpful comments and feedback and I did wind up installing a new signal stalk, which if I recall didn't solve the problem right away but at some point they started working again strangely...
  19. 02 v6 awd high rpm and shifting issues

    B5 Garage
    So I recently was given a Passat . I noticed That it was shifting odd (not going into overdrive on the highway and shifting out of 2nd and 3rd at really high rpm 3800-4500) I have done a lot of research, I have taken it to dubwerx in Cincinnati and they can't find any error codes and couldn't...
  20. High Beams

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, so not long ago I installed HID Xenons Lights for the Fog Lights, and now the only halogen type of lights on my car remain the High Beams, therefore I am planning on upgrading them. But seeing the time required for the HID to get up to operating temperatures, I'd loose a big...