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  1. how do i activate dvd when driving on a 2012 cc with dynaudio/gps?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    anyone know?
  2. axle inner boot cap - how the f#÷<k do i take it off

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bought the inner axle boot replacement kit to have it changed ON A RAXLE and for the hell of it it does not want to come off. I already destroyed the whole thing and it wone come off. Supposedly original caps are press on and should come off but this is not the original one so who the hell...
  3. 17114 & 6 / Help? / How to Check Solenoids with Xtool Vag401?

    B5 Garage
    Greetings everyone. I appreciate the support I've been able to gain here in the past. I hope to share that support back too. Right now, I'm trying to, if possible, save my auto trans. I can share more details; however, here's the summary: * 2005 Passat, 1.8L, auto, approx. 136,000 miles. *...
  4. how to : manual bonnet opening

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    My bonnet handle inside the car no longer opens the bonnet, I removed the handle and pulled manually on the bonnet latch wire but still nothing. does anyone have a DIY for opening the bonnet manually as i've searched long and hard through the internet with no luck for a passat B7, the closest i...
  5. How many miles to Passat FSI's go before......

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi folks. I have an '08 Passat Lux wagon with 115,000 miles. I change oil every 5k, did timing belt and water pump and tranny fluid at 90k. Most recent repair was oil filter adapter (had a leak) and new radiator (I poked a hole in it). How many miles do FSI's and these transmission rack up...
  6. how do i replace fuel injectors in 2008 v6 3.6?

    B6 Garage
    I have a 2008 v6 that needs fuel injector replaced. I want to replace all of them. Shop's charging me an arm and a leg and I can't afford it at the moment. I figured I could prob do it myself with a little guidance, but I can't find any post that might talk me through. Is there anyone that can...
  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. How to reattach door lock knob?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So it's Saturday morning which means time to tackle the never ending honey-do list. First task is to replace the plastic window clips for the Passat B5 driver's side door. I did this by pulling the door panel out, not off. While preparing to reassemble everything, the door lock knob (black...
  9. How to park easily in a narrow garage (VIDEO)

    Mobile Electronics
    How to Park a 2.08m wide car in a 2.15m garage using the rear camera and some guide lines as a landing strip
  10. [ BPY Engine Rebuild ] w/ Chip Tuning - How would you do it?

    B6 Garage
    So if you had your entire car taken apart all the way to fix piston rings and come out with a noticeable gain in HP from this mess. (Maybe a Stage 2+ APR Tune) Your vehicle and info is: 2006 Passat B6 2.0T FSI / TFSI 16V DOHC 118,000 miles No damage done to block or head or camshafts Your...
  11. How low can I go?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How low have you guys been able to go without having to adjust camber?
  12. Glove box handle broke up, how to insert?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys. So the winter came in and made some trouble for my Passat B5 (1999 y., 81 kW, 1.9). The problem is that, one day when I tried to open my glove box, its handle broke down. I have fixed the break up point and sticked the metal rods with glue in the holes where they should be and now I...
  13. How to Remove Rear Defrost Button on B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How to Remove Rear Defroster Button on B5.5 Passat ? Hi all, I have a 2001 B5.5 Passat 1.8t. Does anyone have first hand experience in removing the rear defrost switch button ? I've seen a couple of videos for B5 models, but the location of the button is completely different from mine...
  14. 2003 2.8L PCV bad, how to limp until part arrives?

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 4Motion wagon, 2.8L 30V, automatic. The PCV started leaking a couple days ago, giant vacuum leak out the vent looking port on the side of the hockey puck PCV valve. I taped over the vent to stop the vac leak and that sort of helps but it still leaks and idles rough. If I pop the...
  15. 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...
  16. replacement starter with different hood, is it ok? how to hold and start bolt?

    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...
  17. how to remove H7 from cable

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a way to remove the black plastic after removing the metal frame , so I left with the two connects. Sorry about the terminology. here is what I'm talking about thanks
  18. Came for the How to Fix It Expertise

    New Member Introductions
    I've had a Passat about 3 years, and now it's time to do some work. Hoping to get some guidance on CV Joints. I've done the brakes, spark plugs, and all air filters,
  19. How to remove this stud correctly

    Volkswagen Passat B8 Discussion
    The are studs on the top of the strut tower in the way of installing strut brace on a 2016MY Passat 1.8 tsi. I was wondering how the factory mount the stud on the body as showed in the picture at 12o'clock position? Does anyone know how to remove this kind of stud correctly?
  20. Looked but couldnt find the answers... B6 wheels fit B5? How to open the liftgate?

    B5 Garage
    I looked and searched but couldn't find the answers to the following questions: (1) Will B6 wheels fit a B5? :confused: I have a set of Monte Carlos from a 2008? Passat I'd like to put on a 2001 wagon with 15s. The Montys are 17x7.5" with 225/45R17s on them. Or maybe they are 235s? I will try...