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  1. B5 Garage
    I am in Nairobi, Kenya I have had this passat for 4 years "2001, AZM engine, right hand drive, manual transmission" recently I drove it about 200 miles and I got the check oil level warning light. Pulled into a petrol station and checked underneath the vehicle I could see oil dripping from the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 1.8 tip 103K I have been seeing a small puddle of coolant under the car after it sits over night about the size of my thumbnail. I have looked everywhere for the leak: I checked the coolant flange area, heater hoses and the CTS and cant find any coolant back there.......... But I did...
  3. B5 Garage
    I just bought my first passat, with 220k on the clock, and it runs just like new. Its been lowered 50mm and has REMUS exhausts so it handles and sounds nice. However the engine needs a tidy, and I found these 2 hoses that go nowhere. Can someone tell me where they go and if they are necessary...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hi all I just had a nice time replacing two small coolant hoses on my 2001 passat 2.8 thought i would share it with you. I was loosing some coolant not much but i had to find the problem, coolant coming from the back of the engine, got underneath pulled the plastic belly pan, engine running (car...
  5. Parts For Sale
    2000 VW Passat B5 assort. Hoses sold as one lot. all or none for $40.00 plus actual mailing costs... Hoses have been stored in garage for the last few years and are all in good shape... thanks for looking...
  6. B5 Garage
    Okay so Im getting a P0171 code so i replaced my MAF and cleared the code. Now its back and i was thinking the problem is a vac line. Only problem is my lines look different than the braided ones ive seen in other tutorials. Have mine already been changed by the previous owner? they don't seem...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mine is a 2002 Passat Wagon with almost 150K miles. I purchased it at 129K miles. Love the car. I have brought it into what seems an up-to-date state (timing belt and water pump, brakes, AT transmission drain and refill, heater core purge, etc.). My shop cautions me about the hoses (which...
  8. New Member Introductions
    2001 1.8T AWM need some recommendations and websites for good hoses... In DIRE need.. serious loss of power in initial acceleration plus they are kind if crumbling lol...:banghead:
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi; I am having some problems with the power steering of my Passat 2.8 V6 BBG 120000KM. I have done some research and read many posts but I am still confused. Few days ago I noticed that the power steering is behaving really weird, it was very light when turning at high speed (very dangerous)...
  10. B5 Garage
    While flushing out my heater core and radiator yesterday, I noticed a new bunch of small black particles floating around in the coolant. It's not the typical brown flaky material that comes out of the heater core. I traced it to the inner lining of the upper radiator hose that's slowly...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone make silicone coolant hoses for a 1999 b5 with 1.8t AEB? I cant find anything on the internet. I want to change all those old hoses with silicone ones. Anyone know where i can get some. For coolant, not the turbo ones.
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I am going through my engine and fixing every hose because I have a vacuum line and all of a sudden I find that these hoses are broken Was connected to ^^^^^^ and this one is connected to the air box….the other hose is hidden under the intake manifold and runs to the air box
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys, I have a 99 aeb 1.8t auto 230k Does anyone know if there is anything special about this hose (its connected before the suction jet pump in the image below) possible valve inside? or is this just a basic T hose? I would take it apart and check myself but.. everything seems to break...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had to change some hoses and I lost some coolant and I realized I dont have any back up coolant for my passat. I have a 2000 1.8t passat ATW. I have a general idea.. Pentosin PF-PP-5L - Engine Coolant | O'Reilly Auto Parts or Pentosin PF-SF-1.5L - Engine Coolant | O'Reilly Auto Parts...
  15. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2001 VW Passat V6 I need to know what size my Vaccum hoses are Robert
  16. B5 Garage
    I'm sure this is a stupid question , but I need to flush out my heater core. It is clogged. I need to get to heater hoses, but they are covered by a corrugated plastic cover. Do I just push it down toward the ground? I don't see that there is a way to unsnap or unhinge it from around hoses...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    my noob ass took off the radiator and forgot which hoses go where, can anyone take a picture if they have a auto 2.8 Passat and uploaded it here??? or a brief explanation which go where?? does it even matter? help please!!!
  18. B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 B5. I bought a radiator to replace the my current OE one. The inlet and outlet are different. It looks like the radiator wasn't designed for a quick connect. Has anyone ever run into this? I've searched but haven't found anything. Please help!!
  19. New Member Introductions
    Bit of a,newbie here lol ,hi ,can anybody tell me what the part is that comes out of the camcase cover and has pipes coming off it and has air in take going in to the back of it need new one and pipes :-( ,and is a pig to do lol :-)
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