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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off a big thank you to everyone who helped me earlier this year with some issues concerning my car. For the record it is a 2000 Passat 4-Motion wagon, 169,000 miles, original owner. It's that time again where I ask for help because I am a complete loss as to what these issues are and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I realize I'm opening myself up for some ridicule, but here goes ... My son's '03 Passat 1.8T sat all winter and the battery was dead, so I went to jump it with my daughter's '05 Escape. And yes, I made the bone head move of mixing up the cable connections on the donor vehicle! Luckily we...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Here goes. This would be the second post in order to be accepted into the passat world. Thank you!
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Will removing the relay for the saip or fuse cause any driving issues with the vehicle? Basically will it cause any damage to vehicle or is it needed to function? Just wondering like the ABS control module can be removed but still have brakes. Looking to pull out some parts to either get...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i had to replace my crankcase breather hose, which i had to remove the intake to do so. After i took the intake off, i plugged the intake hose with paper towels to keep crud from getting into it. Like a moron, i forgot to take them out before putting it back together. Started the car up, and...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Innocent victim of a T-boning. It's difficult to see in the photo, but the rear left wheel is significantly bent in at the top -- I'm not quite sure what has been bent, but something has, and the rear door is pretty well jammed shut. Nobody is injured. No airbags deployed. What's the...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I am starting to get bored jumping through hoops.
  8. New Member Introductions
    Okay. So this is my second post. I hope someone sees this that may be able to help me.
  9. New Member Introductions
    This forum tremendously assisted me with a repair on my Passat and I all I want to do is thank the nice folks who did research, provided technical instructions and advice. I really hope I am able to access the threads I read and post a thank you and my lessons learned during repairs to my make...
  10. New Member Introductions
    am new here find it fun
  11. New Member Introductions
    I signed up for a new account since the other one couldn't be found in the system. Made the required two posts in the Newb boards, three hours later, still no posting joy. :banghead::banghead::banghead: Hello! Is this thing on! Sibilance Sibilance.:confused::confused:
  12. New Member Introductions
    I was driving back from manchester along the m62 today. All of a suden the turbo on my w reg 1.9 tdi would not kick in in 5 gear. So I pulled in at the next services had a look but could not see nothing wrong no lights on dash. So went on my way and the turbo was ok but after a mile or so it did...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi Ya'll, I am new to PW so please bear with me. I am considering getting rid of my A3 (8L) as it is far to small for the growing family. I have been stuck between 3 cars really, 330 M Sport, A4, and the Passat, all in an estate. 330 M Sport - Pay for the name in my opinion A4 - Seem...
  14. New Member Introductions
    I bought this passat for my daughter's 1st car will clue in what I did to it so far in my 2nd post
  15. New Member Introductions
    hey guys i am jumping back into the world of passats. had a 2000 1.8t years ago, and now i just bought a 2002 passat v6 5spd. i am a ASE master certified tech, worked in volvo dealers and in many foreign independent shops. so hopefully i can be as much help as possible, always here to help
  16. New Member Introductions
    Sick of towing my car back and forth to the mechanics... i just want to get the old girl back where she was before it all went pear shaped..
  17. B5 Garage
    Alternator Issues (Cost) So something has gone wrong with my alternator. Car has been drivin 2 days since last at mechanic for oil change, brake change, and check up. Anyone might have an idea with whats wrong? I received the alternator workshop and was losing power on my drive home tonight...
  18. New Member Introductions
    as my #2 thread because i really need help with this downpipe
  19. New Member Introductions
    OK this is my 2nd post welcoming my self to the site. Thanks
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