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  1. Don't HIT THAT.... See more! Blind Spot Mirrors

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors For Your VW Tired of blind lane changes and scraping snow from your mirrors every morning? Start making the most of your European performance car with ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors for your VW to enjoy the finer side of luxury German motoring. Click HERE for...
  2. Don't HIT THAT.... See more! Blind Spot Mirrors

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors For Your VW Tired of blind lane changes and scraping snow from your mirrors every morning? Start making the most of your European performance car with ECS Heated Blind Spot Mirrors for your VW to enjoy the finer side of luxury German motoring. Click HERE for...
  3. Slightly hit from behind in bumper, have questions.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I was slightly hit from behind while waiting at a stop sign. The lady driving behind me left her foot off her break and hit me at less than 5MPH. I felt the impact and thinking there was gonna be damage. I couldn't believe when I got out to look there was no damage at all except for some slight...
  4. Worst thing you've ever hit while driving?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    We've all had situations where we couldn't avoid hitting something due to speed, safety comfort (risk taking), etc. About two weeks ago, driving on a Sunday afternoon (w/ sun at bad angle), guard rail on the right, semi-truck in passing lane, running 60-65...I first noticed the object about 1/4...
  5. Hit a deer and now have Radiator leak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Need an opinion. Last night coming home a deer jumped out and hit me. I have a 2001 B5.5 V6. The damage is bent hood and all the plastic on the front grill is broken. Bigger issue is now the radiator is bent where the deer hit it. It looks like it is cracked and leaking at the joint on the...
  6. Noob Here, hit dead end on 04 Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all. I am new to this forum but have benefited greatly from this site. I have an 04 Passat, 4-cyl, 1.8 Liter Turbo engine and I have worked on it quite a bit. I have a problem now and I am at a dead end. The issue started with a dead ignition coil (via rough idling, flashing CEL). When I went...
  7. I Hit 100,000 Miles Today!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Title says it all! As much as I love this car I'm hoping to sell it within the next 10-20 thousand miles for an Audi A6. The only thing it needs is tire rotation, alignment, tires need to be rebalanced, fuel filter change, and the coolant reservoir needs to be replaced.
  8. Car picked a doozie of a first major problem to hit me with....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    With the exception of a fuel pump that died instantly and completely (stranding the wife, not me :) ) my Passat has been stone cold reliable over the past 12 years and 160,000 miles. Almost too much so. I am on a number of original parts that I am worried will come home to hit me with a stream...
  9. I hit 90k today :D

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    literally seconds away from taking it directly at 90k :( I was on the parkway and noticed and was like omg need to pull over, but as I was pulling over it went to 90,001 :(
  10. Hit 400K miles today !

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 Passat GLS V6 (30V 2.8L) with Automatic Tiptronic Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 Full Synthetic
  11. The HIGH MILE Club! This club feels almost as good as the other one when u hit it!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Post your mileage here! Engine & Tranny never been touched other than routine maintenance. Still runs smooth.
  12. Wife hit man hole ripped off oil Pan

    B5 Garage
    2001 2.8L passat.Wife smashed into a manhole cover today and ripped open her oil pan and smushed some internal stuff. I can replace the oil pan, but there are 2 lines she kinda smushed. what are these lines and i think i can bend them back but im not sure i can or even should.
  13. Got hit with p2181

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Im going to try to replace the cts first New Audi VW Green Coolant Temperature Sensor Water Temp Switch TS477 059919501A | eBay. and if this fails i will attempt a thermostat replacement. my temp gauge on the dash has been kind of wonky, im really hoping its the cts
  14. decapped injectors, now engine dies when its about to hit boost.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, Just recently joined the forum to ask a question about injectors. For a bit of fun, I decided to attempt decapping the injectors in my AEB 1.8t B5 with a dremel. Seemed to work alright. Can drive around when staying off boost. However when the engine is about to hit boost, it...
  15. hit ground running

    New Member Introductions
    I just got passat 5 speed 1.8t. I want k04, downpipe fuel mods and giac asap because I love car but dog slow. :)
  16. Feels like I hit a pot hole while driving.

    B5 Garage
    I have 2001 B5.5 GLS with an AWM engine, and about 140k miles on it. Recently, I've been having a few issues with it and have taken it to a local mechanic here. Some of the things that were replaced recently has been the PCV Valve and related tubing, the crank speed sensor, and spark plugs to...
  17. Hit Some Potholes -- Check Engine Light Went On?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The city streets are in pretty bad shape after this winter. I drove over a pretty rough patch, and then the check engine light went on. It's still coming on today after sitting all night. I'm hoping that there is an connection -- seems like a bit of a coincedence. And and easy fix such as to...
  18. VAG stock is about to take a hit...

    Anything Auto
    bugatti-veyron:thumbdown
  19. I will remove fuel pump and hit it by a hammer a few times.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I will remove fuel pump and hit it with a hammer a few times. Fuel pump is dead, if I am lucky, hammer trick will work.
  20. 2003 GLX - Fender / Door damage - HIT AND RUN :'(

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 6 banger was a victim of 2 hit and runs within a 3 month period. And there is nothing I can do about it. :( Deductible insurance coverage is high and a rate increase is likely incase I report it. So Im gonna try to fix it some other way. Anyways my V6 got hit at the driver side front fender...
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