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  1. B6 Garage
    Hello all, I just purchased a 2010 Passat and trying to figure out a few quarks. Upon starting, sometimes the parking brake is on and sometimes its not. I know it will self disengage if the seat belt is fastened and you press the gas pedal, but why does it do this? I have the same issue with the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I still have my 1999 V6 passat, which I bought new 18 years ago. Because my commute for many years was only 4 miles, the car has only 130,000 miles. I'm in the middle of trying to replace the starter, which refused to budge after several months spent without starting (story below). I removed...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I need to get the spare out of the well on my 2005 4Motion Wagon to drill some holes for a hitch. The plastic nut is not spinning off, it's just clicking as I turn it as if there was a nut below the spare that was turning in a housing but that's just a swag. Anyone have any info on a problem...
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    While there are lots of classic cars out there in shows that ceased production decades ago, I have a hard time getting other enthusiasts to see where I'm coming from when I say I would NOT in most cases. Here I go: Except for the time I was a teenager 40 years ago and appreciated any car I...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had to replace my batt and i had one of the real long battery oem batts with This bracket (taken picture from net) I bought a h6 batt from walmart what is a inch shorter same width and i noticed there are holes on the battery tray for different clamps/holdowns. Right now im using a 2x4...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi! Thanks for letting me in. ok so I have a passat variant 1.8T APU yearmodel 2000 when I got it it was jerky and could not hold steady gas. like "now there is fuel, now its not" I replaced MAF and LAMDA, the car went better I think. but everynow and then, I have problem with acceleration. 1...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How long should the brake booster hold boost/vacuum? Should it be able to hold boost overnight? Mine holds boost for several hours, but it won't hold it overnight. Also system test in measuring blocks 008 shows "system not ok" during the vacuum pump test. Thanks Da1
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So i just got back from a 2 week vacation and i came back to my car with a deflated tire and a completely dead battery. I figured the deflated tire was from the enormous change in temperature dropping below zero and the air expanding etc. I fixed that, but i went to jump my car, drove it a...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have no clue what the specifications (size, thread pattern) for this bolt is. I think its a M10, but im not sure of the thread spacing. Any help would be appreciated! 2000 Passat Wagon GLS, 2.8L V6, AHA
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    while driving i started getting multiple warning lights, don't know how to solve it, checked on net , malfunctioning of wheel sensor, i dont know where it is? pl help
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. My car has a weird problem. After stronger rain or running through car wash im getting watter inside of my car on both back sides. And water gets on the corner. I dont really know where water should be going in this system but i assume through these holes that we can go on first...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i purchased a k04 off of buyautoparts.com website back 5 23 2012, I then received it on 5 31, installed on 6 25 2012, then start of may this year I started running into problems, no boost, boost, no boost, boost then found out on 5/20 2013 it was the wastegate in the turbo getting stuck. so I...
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    No body on here can help me?? any suggestions???
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    I have a 2000 Passat V6 5spd that wont stay ideling... they only way i can keep it running it to continue to feather the gas padel, as soon as i let off the gas the rpms drop to 800 and the car surges for a moment then dies.. Also the check engine light continues to flash... I don't know what is...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    is it even possible AND SAFE to try and use some sort of tool so as to keep the viscous fan pulley from turning when i go to start my car? ...trying to ID a noise, and i think it's from the viscous fan bearing. ...maybe my big pry bar to slide into one of the pulley slots?
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi folks, This forum has been of great help over the years but I can't find an answer to my current issue. I started a timing belt job on my 2000 1.8 5sp but had to stop in the middle of it four days ago due to an urgent matter I had to attend to. I had just completed a coolant flush so the...
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    Toomas Heikkinen crashes into jump ramp, breaks ankle in RallyCross practice - ESPN so close yet so far away, damn you physics and gravity for effing it all up
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  19. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi there, I have tried this mod (as detailed on other forums) on a 2010 Passat BlueMotion with stop/start and it doesn't seem to work. I used pins 4 & 7 from the brake ecu and soldered a lead to pin 11 and then connected these to a new plug for the auto hold switch - pin 1 on the new plug for...
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