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  1. Sunroof drain disconnected from exit grommet (duckbill thing)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So yes I know this has been talked about but bear with me.. After hours of reading forums I think I finally found my issue. After three days of rain and not driving the car, I got into it the other morning to find a rather damp passenger carpet (front). After checking plenum, cabin air filter...
  2. Passat 2003 coolant hose leak?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All: This evening when I got home, suddenly, steam started coming out of my car's hood on the passenger side near the windshield/window wiper area. I opened the hood and saw that a small amount of steam coming out the area on the upper left side of my engine where the hoses are and also the...
  3. Need the name of this hose (see pictures)..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Son comes home and tells me the car is barely running...check codes...P300,301,302,304....P0171 and P0411. While searching for leaking hoses...I find this corrugated hose broken in half..... 1.- What is its name? 2.- Would this broken hose cause this bad idling and all the codes? It appears...
  4. Hose to g12 antifreeze container leak

    New Member Introductions
    Any body have s diagram on the hose replacement for a 2000 Passat sedan GLX
  5. How to Replace Rubber Power Steering Return Hose Cooler to Rack

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I spent more time trying to get the right tools to get that darned banjo bolt off the rack than it would take to do this whole procedure with an actual list of what I'd need. So I'm writing this up, with all the things I wish I'd known ahead of time. (I actually did this on my Audi A6 2.8L, but...
  6. Thermostat stuck open - Add another one in a hose?

    B5 Garage
    OK - crazy idea time. Thermostat is stuck open in my 03 v6. 270K miles and not too long for the world...but still need it and the heat is only good at idle and I don't feel like tearing it open to replace the T-stat right now in the cold. Here's my idea....since the thermostat is stuck open -...
  7. Changed the turbocharger coolant hose (w/o taking out the turbocharger)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My 2002 1,8T (AWM) Passat Wagon had developed a coolant leak which I finally tracked down to a disintegrating turbocharger coolant hose. Here a picture of the hose for reference: The location of this hose makes it very difficult to access it. I took out the airbox and hoses attached to...
  8. Intake manifold hose part of the EVAP system?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well the T (19 in the pic) junction broke on the Intake maifold side and threw a CEL light(0300) not to mention dropped idle RPM’s as well as giving it a rough idle. I made a temporary fix but need a replacement anyone know where I can get one or is it something I need to source from a hardware...
  9. Lower coolant hose won't go on radiator (B5.5 AWM)

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, 2001.5 Passat sedan 1.8t AWM, 174,800 miles. I've been working on the timing belt job from hell for the past two weeks. I first thought I had everything done, then I cranked it and the car wouldn't start (it would only crank). After realizing the belt was off 2 teeth I tore it apart...
  10. Power Steering whine after new rack and hose

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, I have a 2003 Passat 1.8T with a whiny power steering pump. The question is if I should just replace the pump, or if there is something else that could be wrong that I'm not thinking of. The background is this. It all started about 4 months ago with a leak of power steering...
  11. 2000 glx v6 2.8 coolant leak. Hose mix up.

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone, I have a b5 glx 2000 sedan. I found a coolant leak in one of the two hoses (approx 3/8th inch hose) that go from the motor to the black pipe that goes around the motor. I'm replacing both because might as well. They are the ones that are above the motor on the driver side. I have...
  12. 2002 AWT engine - S hose from T junction housing pcv(bleeder) valve

    B5 Garage
    Hello all, I have a 2002 Passat abt spec fitted with an AWT engine. I bought this car about two years ago and have had no major issues with it (at 120 k kms now). Recently I had to travel and left it for 3 weeks; on coming back I started it and found it having a rough idle, something which...
  13. Help Identifying Hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There is a small hose, under the coolant reservoir of my 2003 V6 2.8L. One end is connected, however the upper end is not connected to anything. Could someone help me identify what this should be connected to and what it is? Thank you in advance.
  14. 05 TDI Intercooler Hose HELP FINDING

    B5 Garage
    I'm looking for help with finding part number 3B0 145 828 K. I'm looking for used parts or links to places with the part for less than VW's $313 asking price. I'm also interested in successfully used upgrades or mods. I have had people point me towards using the 3B0 145 828 G as a substitute...
  15. Need O-ring: Coolant leak at flange-hose mating point

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone! I replaced my coolant flange two years ago due damage and recently developed a second coolant leak (B5 ATW engine). This time, the coolant is leaking from the mating point of the coolant flange and heater core hose. When I replaced the flange, I recall there being an o-ring in...
  16. '08 2.0TFSI vacuum pump hose need help

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    While replacing vacuum pump hose/brake booster assembly I broke the bottom nipple while trying to remove the hose fromengine and not sure what part that is?
  17. Fuel Filter Hose Question, 2001 V6 FWD

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I changed the fuel filter this summer. Straightforward and simple. Now it's gotten cold, and I'm springing a leak on the outlet side of the filter. I checked the hose (new also this summer), it's intact, no leaks. I rotated the filter to check out the flange; looks good. However, when the fuel...
  18. Need help finding a part online Vacuum Check Valve Breather Hose Assembly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found this part online but doesn't seem to match exactly to what I have in my 02 Passat 1.8t. It says it fits 1997-05 Passat. Vacuum Check Valve Breather Hose Assembly There is a 2nd one on Amazon that appears to be identical part but more money. Anyone know if this will work or not? The...
  19. AWM thermosat housing cover; How to separate from hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just replaced thermostat, but I think that thermostat housing cover may have a leak. I could not see how to separate the plastic housing cover from the hose at plastic connector joint. What VAG trick have they implemented here? I didn't want to break the thing as I didn't have a replacement...
  20. Failed Smog Visual Inspection - identify hose?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 v6 manual. Test only place implicated this hose as failing a visual inspection. Looked myself and it's defiantly cracked. No idea what it's for so I don't know how to look up parts. Image is attached. It has a squared un-corrigated section right above the block. Thanks in advance for any...