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  1. WTB: Amber Left Front Blinker Housing

    WTB/WTT Section
    Like it says, need a full amber front left blinker assembly with light socket for 1998 B5 - Pre Facelift. Lost mine on the road. https://www.passatworld.com/forums/volkswagen-passat-b5-discussion/306159-what-did-you-do-your-passat-today-283.html#post4518223
  2. Aluminium thermostat housing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone knew what v6 2.8 passat/Audi came from factory with an aluminum thermostat housing. I'm working on timing my car and found a coolant leak at the plastic housing
  3. Water in headlight housing on my 07 Passat wagon 3.6

    New Member Introductions
    I notice that drops of water are creating a fog in my headlight housing. Any way of either sealing the housing or drying out the space. The plastic is showing fogging and I've polished with commercial cleaner but the water bugs me.
  4. Anybody seen this on inside of turbine housing? Rebluild or New?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Still working on my 2002 1.8T 5spd with 200k miles. The head is off and getting re-done (worn exhaust guides, bad cam lobe, and new valve seals) and figured I would pull and check the turbo (still original) at the same time. Bought the Gpop rebuild kit and seemed like a pretty easy job. Found...
  5. 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...
  6. "Big spark" when removing thermostat housing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My thermostat housing had a crack and was leaking. When I try to remove the first of the two bolts holding the housing, a big spark came out and almost damaged the hex bit. I was not sure if the wrench occasionally touched the alternator. Tried again and made sure not touching the alternator, it...
  7. How difficult is it to replace seals/gasket on oil filter housing on BPY FSI?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm pretty sure my oil leak is coming from the part that my oil filter canister screws into. The filter canister is not wet itself, it's coming from behind that, and dripping on the black coolant pump directly in front of the engine. The leak is not a gusher, just enough to drip a few drops on...
  8. No Upgrades for H7 High Beam in stock housing due to funky connector

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey all, I've owned my '12 B7 3.6 SE for a couple years and have replaced almost every bulb with high quality replacements from deAutoKey. The conversion has been a long and quite expensive one, however the outcome is nothing short of head-turning. My very last struggle seems to be the most...
  9. 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...
  10. Thermostat housing leaking - how difficult to repair ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. As the title states, my 2002 V6 has developed a coolant leak. It only leaks after the engine has warmed up, and continues leaking after the engine is no longer running. From what I can see, the leak is coming from right below where the lower radiator hose connects to the housing...
  11. FS: Chome mirror housing set

    Parts For Sale
    I am selling a set of chrome mirror housings (brand new in box) that fit the B5/B5.5 Passat and Mk4 Golf/Jetta with mirrors that do not have the turn signal light. This is not the cheap thin glue on covers from eBay. These are real housings and are thick with quality chrome plating. I paid well...
  12. Grinding sound from bell housing. Please help

    B5 Garage
    I'm open to any and all suggestions here. I had a bad automatic transmission in my 05 model Passat, 1.8t. I changed the transmission and when pulling it out, bent the spacer between the motor and transmission. I straightened it out as best I could and put it back in when I installed the new...
  13. Transmission Fluid from Bell Housing??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001 VW Passat AUG with Auto Trans. The last few weeks the transmission started acting up. The car felt like it didn't have enough power at lower rpms and would stutter like it was in too high of a gear. As soon as I increased rpms it would go away. I could also get it to go away by...
  14. Thermostat housing coolant leak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Recently did timing belt, thermostat, water pump, tensioner seals/pads, valve cover gaskets, etc. (the whole shebang) and have developed a coolant leak on the passenger side. It is dripping down from above and behind the alternator onto the oil pan and then onto the ground. I am...
  15. FS: B5 OE 1.8T SMIC Part# 058 145 805 B + Intake Housing Part# 3BO 121 467 A

    Parts For Sale
    'Perfect Condition' pulled off my 2001 Passat 1.8T AUG sedan when it was new, and went FMIC. As photo shows, not one fin is bent. Easy install, if yours is damaged or full of oil&trash from a blown turbo. $90 + ship.
  16. BNIB Passat B6 Front Wheel Bearings and housing PAIR

    Parts For Sale
    Hi all, A pair of passat B6 front wheel bearings and housing. I accidentally bought these when looking for bearings for my b5.5 As stated these are the B6 wheel bearings and their housing with the 4 bolt holes so it saves the need for a press! These are brand new in packaging. Photo below is...
  17. Side Marker Housing + OEM light switch B5.5

    Parts For Sale
    Just ordered clear side marker housings and a new euroswitch so the stock ones will either collect dust or go to one of you guys? Dont know if there is alot of interest in this but i figure $15 a pair is a fair price plus shipping. Yellow Side Marker Housing (Pair/Front) $15 Red Side Marker...
  18. Headlight housing removal, not the bulbs. But the whole housing.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, for the last couple months. I've had a brand new set of headlight housings that I wanted to install on my b5. They have tinted lenses, and look much nicer than my stock housings (not to mention, my stocks were very yellowed over even after using the Meguiars headlight restoration kit). So...
  19. timing chain housing please help

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    i have an 06 2.0t the housing cracked and looked like it blew out a little anyone know what could have caused that because id hate to spend 400$ on a new one to have it happen again its the girlfriends car so shes a little pissed haha
  20. :: ECS Tuning :: VW VR6 12v Eurowise Cast Aluminum Thermostat Housing - Click Here !!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW VR6 12v Eurowise Cast Aluminum Thermostat Housing - It is Important to maintain the proper engine operating temperature to avoid engine overheating and costly damage. Prevent cooling issues before they begin with a Eurowise Cast Aluminum...
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