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  1. How to Check Wheel Speed Sensor Wiring To ABS Module

    B5 Garage
    I have a recently purchased 2005 Passat and am trying to fix a few odds and ends. Like many had the ABS light on. Checked the wheel sensors with a meter and found one bad and replaced it. Still have the ABS light and throwing the same 00290 code. Checked the new sensor and it is good. The next...
  2. abs control module failed, how to id another one

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi i have an 2005 b5.5 2.0 8v fwd passat wagon and the abs control module has had an internal memory failure so i got another one and installed it and it had a fault also (wheel speed sensor), sent both out to repair and they could not be, so im after another one, im in new zealand and have been...
  3. How to clean my 2.0 t's pcv system?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a huge oil leak and someone on the forums recommended cleaning my pcv system, but I didn't want to further bother them with annoying questions. Car: 2.0t 4 liter fsi engine So what parts and hoses are included in the pcv system? THANKS!
  4. How to remove and replace exterior chrome trim?

    B5 Garage
    On the B5.5 there is chrome trimming around all the windows... I would like to replace the long single piece strips that go over the top of both doors on each side, but there are no videos online... anything helps, thanks guys!
  5. 2006 2.0T Engine mounts bad? How to check?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Is there a quick easy way to check engine mounts to see if they are worn out?
  6. How Do I Remove the Connector on an H7 Bulb Socket?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    How Do I Install the ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit? My ECS Tuning H7 Bulb Socket Kit arrived, but it came with no directions. At first, I couldn't determine how to release the connector on the original bulb socket, but I figured that out. (Pushing down and out on the end of the connector from...
  7. How to fix this..??

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello guys, i have a B6 2006 2.0T. Long story short i broke my oil filter housing, dealership asked for 500$, so i went and got it online for 100$. The problem tho is that the new one i got don't have the orange valve (as in the pics) in it, so when i turn my car own and drive, the oil starts...
  8. How to remove vibration damper from 1.8 TSI (EA888) Engine?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    My first post here, Hi. my name is Fredj and I have a question about crankshaft pulley. How do you remove the vibration damper from a 1.8 TSI engine? Which direction do you turn the bolt to remove it? Clockwise OR counterclockwise? Thanks in Advance
  9. How to open windows with no power B5.5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Trying to get the windows and window regulators out from my parts car, but I'm getting no response using any of the buttons. The only thing that works is the gas door, hatch, and auto locks. I saw a video of someone rolling down the window with a car battery showing a door disassembly on...
  10. How to make an OEM-looking usb charging port

    B5 Garage
    I always wanted to do this mod, finally had the time and patience to actually do it. I found a PlayStation 2 next to the garbage cans a few days ago and I immediately saw the dual usb port on it. I took it apart and de-soldered what I needed. I'm pretty sure you can buy a USB hub on ebay, take...
  11. What is this piece called, where can I find one, and how hard is it to replace?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This piece is busted off of my passat, it seem's pretty modular, and I don't think it would be tough to replace, I'm just wondering what it's called.
  12. What is this piece called, where can I find one, and how hard is it to replace?

    New Member Introductions
    I imagine I could just find one at a u pull lot, it looks somewhat modular, and it's clean off, so I was just wondering what it was called.
  13. How do I fully seat the coolant temperature sensor on 1.8T AWM?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 Passat and can't seem to "seat" a new coolant temperature sensor into the coolant flange. I purchased the new sensor, with new o-ring & clip, from VW. I've read many threads on it, and it seems like a fairly common problem. By the way, my old sensor wasn't leaking, but I think...
  14. What Is This Part, How Do I Fix Door Locks, Timing Belt Replacement - 1999 AEB

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a three part question. One is concerning a part I would like to know about. Secondly how do I address a door lock problem. Thirdly give me your opinion on this write up detailing timing belt replacement. What is this part located to the upper right of my turbo? (See Pic At End of Post)...
  15. how to remove the center console insert

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The center console with the armrest between the front seats. When I open the lid/arm rest there is an insert to hold stuff. How do I pull that out? Brute force? It looks like there are clips on the end towards the rear of the car, I'm not sure if there are also clips at the front.
  16. How to replace small PCV Hose?

    B5 Garage
    On my B5.5 V6, just replaced the large PCV hose and suction pump. The little hose proves to be more elusive. How do I get the part that attaches to the crankcase? This How-to was super helpful, but doesn't go into accessing the the small hose...
  17. how much is a totaled b6 worth?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    daughter totaled b6. blew both front airbags, front end damage, tires flat, right rear damage. can't open hood, trunk, or right rear passenger door. how much is the going rate for scrap? lol ( l laugh because my wallet makes me sad )
  18. Hlep with timing belt replacement. Belt slipped 2 teeth. How do I re-aling timining??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Folks, Need advice from the experts on how to get the timing alignment back! I have a 2001.5 1.8T Passat (AWM) and my water pump was leaking. The leaking water pump was part of a timing belt kit I bought and installed about 40k miles ago. I bought a new water pump with metal impeller and a...
  19. how do i find the code for my radio ?

    Mobile Electronics
    I replacing my head unit in my 2003 passat gl 1.8 turbo going aftermarket . if i decide to sell the car i would take the new radio with me . I understand if you remove the stock radio from these cars you have to know the code for it to work again if you put it back in the car , how do you figure...
  20. How do I use the IPod connection in the glovebox?

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I have a 2008 Volkswagen Passat with navigation and an iPod connection in the glovebox. I connected the iPod in the glovebox, but the iPod does not connect with the