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  1. Please Help Identify

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 GLS, 1.8 . This is my first post asking for help. I have been searching for 2 hours looking for answer. I do not know the name of the part I need or I am sure I may have found something. Can someone please tell me what this tube is? Picture is attached. I have white tape over the opening...
  2. Coolant Sensor wiring colors or any info that will help identify the wires

    B5 Garage
    All, I purchased a used 2002 VW Passat (30v V6) for my son that wasn't running at time of purchase. I bought it as a project car for he and I to work on and have it be his first car. The timing tensioner pulley had failed and wrecked both heads. I've been able to navigate that and have...
  3. Help Identifying Hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There is a small hose, under the coolant reservoir of my 2003 V6 2.8L. One end is connected, however the upper end is not connected to anything. Could someone help me identify what this should be connected to and what it is? Thank you in advance.
  4. Help Identify Wiper Blades 2002 GLS

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a pretty exhaustive search on the forum, and have even cruised around the net and ebay etc. trying to find these. Please read on... So I bought this car about a month ago. So far it's been a good car, but I'm having trouble replacing the wiper blades it came with. They're date-stamped...
  5. Help identify mystery electrical connector!

    B5 Garage
    Hello forum! I'm hoping you knowledgeable individuals can help me identify a few mystery connectors under the front bumper. The story: I recently acquired a 2001 Passat 2.8l 30v that needed some timing work. I received it in a partially disassembled state - service position with the front...
  6. Failed Smog Visual Inspection - identify hose?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 v6 manual. Test only place implicated this hose as failing a visual inspection. Looked myself and it's defiantly cracked. No idea what it's for so I don't know how to look up parts. Image is attached. It has a squared un-corrigated section right above the block. Thanks in advance for any...
  7. Please help identify which hose is this (cracked)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Recently I had engine light on a few times a week depending how much I drove. The code could be P0171 or B2aaa or B2aaa Pd. I had replaced Crankcase vent valve and its short breathe hose, cleaned Mass Air Flow sensor. But I still got the engine light on and the code. Upon reviewing photos I took...
  8. Can anyone identify this part? Car is a 2007 2.0T FSI

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My first thread on the forum after lurking for the past few months so please bear with me! So the car is a 2007 Passat 2.0T FSI and a several weeks ago it threw the P2181 code. Searched the forum for answers (there were many!) so I figured I would try some of the things other members had done...
  9. Need Help to Identify Broken Engine Piece with Picture

    New Member Introductions
    I am helping a friend with her car a 2003 Passat. I noticed that in the area of the dipstick there is a broken piece of what I believe is a piece of the engine. Can anyone help me identify this part? Please and thank you in advance...
  10. Please help me to identify my transmission problem!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone. I have been reading this website for 4 years and it has been incredibly helpful but this is my first post. I have a 2004 passat gls 1.8t tiptronic. it has ~185k miles. My car has been having issues shifting recently. To start when i put the car in drive the engine jerks fairly...
  11. Can you identify this part?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know what part is this and what is it good for?
  12. Vacuum Leak, Please help me identify this part

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Help guys, I have a air leak and I have no idea what this part is and how much it costs. When I found the leak, i took the small hose off and broke the end or nipple off this part. Can someone please advise what this part is and part number if possible?
  13. newbie, help me identify this hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know nothing about VW vehicles but bought my wife a 03 passat because she wanted one. I have replaced plugs and ignition coils and a front axle so far. One of the radiator hoses has burst and I need to replace it. Can someone please help me identify thus hose. Its the small one running right...
  14. Please help me identify this part...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched and tried to find what part this is but I can't tell for sure. The closest thing I can find is the turbo charge feed line, but I don't know if that's it for sure. It's a long, black metal hose that runs along the back of the engine bay. At some point in the car's life someone...
  15. Help identifying broken frame piece

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is in the passenger wheel well looking forward. A) What is it B) Is it safe to drive? Haven't felt and suspension problems C) Is it worth fixing myself? Or do I throw the car away?
  16. 2.0T Engine Sound(trying to identify source of this sound)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello. Our 2006 2.0T just developed a strange sound. I have attached a video hoping perhaps someone may have heard this issue before. The video makes the engine sound worse than it is to be honest, The particular noise of concern is not continous but a whiring sound that cycles on and off. the...
  17. Please help me identify this pipe/hose in my engine.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been searching all over. I had one video tell me it was part of the SAI (Secondary Air Injector), but whenever I look that up I never see this pipe/hose mentioned. I've labeled a picture here. It's directly below and running parallel with the breather tube. You'll see in my picture...
  18. Help me identify this front lip please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    That one. What is that front lip? It looks similar to the votex but not quite. Also, This guy had a little work done to the hood that covers the inside corner of the headlights and makes the angle of the hood's edge look more aggressive to me. Thoughts? Thanks in advance, fellas.
  19. Help identify bolt pattern on these rims, please

    B5 Garage
    Can someone help me identify bolt pattern on these? These are all the numbers stamped on the rims: 6J x 16H2 ET40 DIN 4 T3 04 SRD 162201 KBA 43930 Thank you guys in advance.
  20. Can anyone identify this bluetooth device?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi Can anyone identify this device? It says its a bluetooth device in the book but i can t get it to pair! I dont have any controls on the steering wheel - is this a duff? How do I set it up? Ive tried to attach a picture Thanks UKG