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  1. Is There a "How-To" w/ Photos for Front Wheel Bearing Replacement?

    B5 Garage
    A search turns up various threads on Front Wheel Bearing Replacement. But no "how-to" thread. If there is a how-to, could someone point me to it. Thank You!
  2. Does anyone have a how-to for installing an actual oil pressure gauge on AUG 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. It has been a long time since I have posted on this forum regarding my 01 Passat. Recently, due to oil pressure issues, I have pulled the oil pan, installed a new pump and cleaned the pickup tube out, replaced the windage tray and also replaced the timing chain tensioner. After all...
  3. Throttle Body Alignment How-to?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I looked in the information base and couldn't find any how-to's on the TBA...have seen some references to it in my lurking here, but nothing specific. Could one of you fabulous ladies or gentlemen point me in the correct direction? Thank you, 2001 B5 V6!!! :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
  4. HOWTO: B5.5 automatic/tiptronic shifter removal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is to help you remove the shifter on a B5.5. The instructions I found for this either didn't have pictures or said you need to remove the console (I didn't) so I thought one was in order. This was done on a 2003 Passat Wagon 1.8T AWM. The first thing you'll need to do is remove two 8mm...
  5. Passat B7 Maintenance How-to Videos

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello everyone Newbie here. Just thought I'd start off by posting a link to a website with some useful how-to maintenance videos for the B7 Passat. The videos have already helped me figure out the specifics of getting to the air filter, cabin filter and changing the bulbs to LEDs...
  6. Complete Front C/A Change How-To / Do We Want It?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After doing quite a few front control arm changes the last few years, I finally took pictures of the complete process of installing the new C/A's when I did my '98 a few weeks ago. Would the people here find it useful? If so I'll post it up.
  7. Need a how-to for the RP4-VW11 and Pioneer in a 2012

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone have a good write-up on how to install the RP4-VW11 in a 2012? I've got audio, but the steering controls and factory bluetooth don't work and I don't know what's wrong. I'm hooking up a Pioneer AVH3500-BHS.
  8. Center air vent removal - How-To Video

    B5 Garage
    Here is a short video of the center air vent(s) removal http://s92.photobucket.com/user/andreaspassat/media/How To - Center Air Vent/2013-03-17_18-01-00_635_zps3d1439af.mp4.html
  9. V6 complete exhaust replacement "how-to"??

    B5 Garage
    The time has come that I need to replace the pipes that connect to the manifold and include the convertor. I have not had any luck finding a how to on this. Is there a write up that I have not been able to find. As for buying the parts, the best price I have found so far is at Rock Auto for...
  10. iPhone dock how-to

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ok, this is my first how to so please dont cut me.. Goal: Add a dock to charge and play music via aux on my iphone 4s All of my images for the entire project are at: joey3002's albums - Imgur Here is the finished product - Its in the coin slot: http://i.imgur.com/rxeA0.jpg Basically, I...
  11. How-to: B5 Manual Air Conditioner Troubleshooting

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I finally got my A/C working thanks to this forum and its awesome users. My only qualm is, a lot of the information is scattered, and it took a lot of time to find everything I needed to check out to get there. I've decided to compile an all-inclusive how-to on pin-pointing what's wrong, and...
  12. HowTo: Replace Autodimming Rear View Mirror

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I haven't found any decent instructions on PW on replacing the autodimming rear view mirror, even though they seem to eventually break without exception. I'm in the process of replacing mine, and this how-to, although for a different model VW, describes the process of replacing the Donnelly...
  13. How-To: Resetting Sunroof "0" Position

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If your sunroof refuses to close fully when the potentiometer is in the "roof closed" position, this is what you need to do: Take off the sunroof motor cover. Get the sunroof as close to the fully closed position as possible, either by messing with the switch a bit or using the "emergency...
  14. How-to: functional B5 S4 tiptronic steering wheel shifter on a Passat

    B5 Information-Base
    Not a full-fledged write up, but this should hopefully contain some useful information for people that want to do this. I condensed this into one post with an appropriate title. I'm happy to answer any questions. A huge thanks to 98greendash for putting up with all of my questions. He knows...
  15. How-to install B5+ fog lights into B5?

    B5 Garage
    How-to install B5+ fog lights into B5 front bumper? Maybe there is any giude with pictures out here? Thank you. :wrench:
  16. How-To: DSP Conversion from Monsoon System for Vehicles with MFD Navi.

    B5 Information-Base
    For those who do not know, in Europe they did not have a Monsoon sound system, instead they had the DSP system which is a large step up from what the Monsoon is. There were two styles of the system, one that worked with the MFD Navigation system, and one that worked with the single-din head...
  17. I need a HOW-TO install springs/shocks in a b5.5 4motion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As per the title I have searched High and Low for a write up on how to replace the rear spring/shocks in my 4motion without success (found the one for the front) Help
  18. How-To: European Interior Monitoring (Innenraumüberwachung/IRÜ)

    B5 Information-Base
    For those who do not know, Interior Monitoring is really motion sensors for the alarm system; they sense movement inside the car and if a window is broken. They are part of the "anti-theft alarm system" that was an option in Europe, when you wanted the alarm in Europe it came with this and was...
  19. How-To: Keyfob Remote Windows Up/Down.

    B5 Information-Base
    You will need a VDS-PRO with serial cable, that is all. Disclaimer: This mod worked for me and MANY others, any damage done to your car is NOT my responsibility. If you have questions or help performing the mod, my AIM is DanMn147, my phone number is 570-228-0624. -Boot the computer into real...
  20. How-to: Single Side Parking Lights.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is how to add Single-Side parking lights to our cars, for those that are interested. Pins Needed: Turn signal stalk pins: 000-979-133 (x2) Ignition Switch pins: 000-979-227 Wiring Changes: Separate wire that leads to fuse 23 in panel, connect to "58L" Separate wire that leads to fuse 22...
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