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  1. 07 Passat Wheel Speed Sensor question

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello all you helpful folk! I recently posted about saving an 07 wagon from the grasp of the crusher. So far I've had great luck slowly getting it back on the road. I have a few things left, like an exhaust, a lower control arm in the rear, the unlock button doesn't work on the fob, and a few...
  2. Hi everyone - love my 01 Passat, but need help! Rusted hub bolts !!

    New Member Introductions
    :banghead: So, I'm not sure if this is the place to ask yet, but I am in desperate need of tips or suggestions on how I can remove the 5 rear hub assembly bolts that you access through the hole in the hub assembly. They are very rusty and will not budge - a friend thinks they might have to be...
  3. Steering wheel Hub Adapter

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    (98 1.8t) Alright guys so I recently purchased an aftermarket steering wheel, I had already bought the Momo wheel hub adapter from ECS to install which stated it would fit but unfortunately it did not! :thumbdown Now I'm wondering if anyone has replaced their steering wheel and what hub adapter...
  4. Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys! I am replacing the wheel bearing and hub on my '02 Passat GLX V6. I ordered a wheel bearing kit and a hub assembly from ECS tuning. There seemed to only be one type so I got these: However, when I get the hub assembly...
  5. Wheel hub bearing or trans bearing

    B5 Garage
    1998 1.8T 5spd manual Significant "woe, woe, woe" vibration noise from front passenger side wheel. Tires balanced Cv axle replaced Hub bearings seemed ok Tech with stethoscope said the vibration was coming from inside the tranny (right where the cv axle fits into tranny case) but was not...
  6. Rim size and hub bore question

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Does anybody know what audi or vw wheels will fit on a 2002 passat. 1.8t I have a jetta as well and tried to put my long Beach wheels on the passat and guess what? It wouldn't bolt up lug pattern was the same and the lug holes were close but no cigar. I'd like some bigger wheels without having...
  7. 2003 vw passat wheel hub assembly replacement tutorials

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  8. Audi RS Rims - Hub Centric Ring Size?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Purchased a nice set of Audi RS rims off Craigslist for my Passat B7 to replace the crappy hubcaps, but when I went to have new tires put on them the shop told me there were only two hub centric rings. I didn't have time to ask the questions I should have, so now I need to know what size rings I...
  9. B5 bearing does the "outer inner race" have to be remove from the hub?

    B5 Garage
    As shown on this video at 10:00 min, does the "outer inner race" have to be removed or is it just extra precautionary check? I'm sure it is good practice, but I am doing this on the weekend and will not have access to a shop or press.
  10. Bearing, hub assembly or axle?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Vehicle in question - 2003 Passat v6 awd, 105,000kms I need my front bearings done and I'm not doing it myself, I just want to know if it's a better idea changing the axle ends just the bearings or the hub assembly (if such a thing exists on this car)
  11. Rear bearing hub removal options

    B5 Garage
    I'm trying to remove rear hubs on my 98 fwd. The 5 bolts have become one with the hub after 16 years. I'm thinking cut the bolt heads to free hub then remove stumps using pb blaster, heat, and a bolt-out. Can anyone think of a better way?
  12. Stripped Hub Threads

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 Passat with 14mm x 1.5mm lug bolts. One of the threaded holes in the hub has been stripped and the bolt won't even start. It looks like the first 2 or 3 threads have been damaged badly. I'm thinking of trying to run a tap through the threads from the back side of hole. This...
  13. Passenger Side Hub and Bearing replacement Issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, Thanks to this forum I have had much help from the posted to work through issues with my 99 Passat manual 1.8T. With all this knowledge I took on the project of replacing my front passenger side wheel bearing. While I am removing the wheel bearing I ordered a new hub as well. Project...
  14. Quick release hub for B5.5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a nice wooden steering wheel I would like to put on my car but I would like to run a quick release for it. My question is, are there any quick release hubs or universal ones that will fit our cars? I know theres a spline so would I need an adapter? Thanks guys!
  15. B5.5 4 Motion 1.8T Front Wheel Hub Assembly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've changed wheel bearings on a couple of front Mazda hubs which are similar to the Passat, I don't like doing it under a schedule because they don't always go smoothly. Instead, I was willing to spend the ~$100 more on an entire hub assembly from AutoZone. Once I had it all apart, to the...
  16. Spacers and Hub Height

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey all: I am midway through my B5 wagon's wheel upgrade. I have 18x8.5 ET45 fifteen52 Tarmacs with Contintenal DWS 215-40-18 tires on them and am now purchasing spacers and new lug bolts to pop them on. I've found that Achtuning sells H&R spacers for a bit less than ECS and plan to get 10mm...
  17. Front hub pulling

    B5 Garage
    I am rebuilding the front suspension on my 03 FWD Passat and want to replace the front bearings on both sides. I can't for the life of me figure out how to pull the front hubs to begin the process. When using a puller, where does the center screw implement on the puller impact. I have tried a...
  18. SPACER, 12mm & 15mm, ball seats lugs, hub & wheel centric!!!!!!

    Parts For Sale
    SOLD SOLD SOLD !! Hub and wheel centric spacers, 12mm and 15mm with complete set of correct length ball seat lugs (black), work with 5x112 & 5x100 $125 OBO plus shipping.
  19. Can't get new upper control arms into wheel hub. Help please!

    B5 Garage
    Hi, and thanks in advance for any help you can offer. I'm following this guide (and others) as I replace the front suspension on my wife's 2004 TDI Passat wagon. Things have gone reasonable well so far, but I'm...
  20. Cant determine if this is the right bearing/nub for my front end

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    And I can't find any clear description of which is which, I have a 00 2.8 30v and the front passenger bearing is shot, I figured I'd just replace the entire hub with this GMB one I found on amazon prime, but it looks awfully familiar to the rear one, and product pictures never match. Can anyone...