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  1. Immobilizer Illuminated

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am trying to help a friend and I am not familiar with 2002 year, his car is 2002 Passat GLX. He said, he disconnected the battery too (more 2 months) long then when he decided to put it back together, the car will not start and the immobilizer illuminated. It will not crank at all, look like...
  2. Brake lights illuminated slightly passat b5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi so i went for a mot and the car didnt pass, got the work done but the 10 days retest period has passed, so went somewhere else cheaper thinking the car will pass, but the person i went to is very picky. Among other things that the person picked out is the brake lights staying on slightly, but...
  3. FS: *RARE* pre-06 MKV Illuminated overhead console - switch - misc parts - fits mk6

    Parts For Sale
    For sale is everything pictured, including a complete plug and play assembly that has the sunroof dial illuminated. More info on the overhead sunroof illuminated console here: More info on...
  4. Door panel switch / controls permanently illuminated : draining battery : HELP

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, My sister's 2001 V6 Passat Wagon's driver's side door switches / controls are permanently illuminated, even after ignition key is removed and eventually drains battery if car isn't started in a few days. I've searched through all the forums and haven't found any situations like this one...
  5. OSIR metal illuminated shift knob in B5?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just came across the OSIR line of products while searching for a keyfob replacement. Very neat stuff. Has anyone installed one of their shift knobs in a Passat? General info: I think an illuminated shift...
  6. ESP light illuminated/parking brake indicator illuminated

    B6 Garage
    I just purchased a 2006 B6 Sedan with 93K miles. There are several indicator lights that remain illuminated constantly. -On the tach side is an amber parking brake indicator. This stays on constantly. But the Electronic parking brakes work fine. -On the speedometer side is the ESP...
  7. Pics of Illuminated Vents?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've never seen the mods or the stock illuminated vents. I've looked for pics but can't find any. Got any pics of your illuminated vents? Thanks! AJ
  8. Installed Rear Heated Seat Switches, and Illuminated 12V Outlet.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got the parts in yesterday, so I went at it: (I'll skip to the switch install, no need to go over how to remove the panel.) Pop out the old Blank switch panel, install new with switches: Run wires for switch illumination, solder connections onto existing harness connections, loom wires: In...
  9. Illuminated Seat-Belt fasteners

    B5 Garage
    Sirs At first: This mod has NO safety relevance. The seatbelt-fastener housing is just a cover, nothing else. You need: 17mm wrench set Flat-head screwdriver Side-cutting pliers Cutting knife Soldering iron Solder Collant Isopropyl alcohol Some wires (I used 0,2sq. mm) for inner-housing use...
  10. Illuminated gear shift.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Finally found one for those of you still looking.
  11. illuminated air vent logo's on a Nov 03 car?

    I just got my second Passat, this time a 53 Estate 130 tdi sport, with the Chrome in the bumpers etc. My last Passat had little lights in the air evnts, this one eitehr doesnot, or the little bulbs have all blown. Can anybody help before I take the dash apart! will post pics of car soon. Andrew
  12. Need help with installing illuminated gear shift knob

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had a search thru the forums and haven't come across a thread discussing how I can wire up my new illuminated gear shift knob (the numbers 1-5 & R are illuminated in blue 8) ). I haven't removed the existing stock knob yet, but assume there will not be a 12V wire running there. The new...
  13. Installing illuminated door sills: 2003 Passat

    Mobile Electronics
    Has anyone installed a set of illuminated door sills on a Passat (2003)?? I have a pair that require a connection to the 12v power supply. The LEDs have a 2 wire connection, one brown one orange. I imagine the brown is a ground and the orange is power, but I am unsure of which wire to connect...
  14. Illuminated door handles mod.

    Classified Archive some mumbers Pm'ed me to see if i could do this mod on their cars so for a limited time I 'll do this to local members for $130.00 with parts included. I will do a max of 2 to cars per weekend so if you...
  15. Illuminated door handles (ambient light)

    B5 Information-Base
    So we got together today to do the illuminated handles . My guinea pig = Ryan AKA Curry well not really a guinea pig cause i have done this mod to my car before. Thank you Ryan and Greg for the help. So Here it is Iluminated door handles ( how to do it) * Disclaimer Do this mod at...
  16. WANTED: MY 2003 GLS with illuminated vent lights in SEATTLE

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, As some of you might know the vant lights will not illuminate after certain production date from MY 2003. I have a MY 2003 GLS 1.8T and all vent lights will not come on, its production date is Jan/2003. I called VWoA today to ask them about this issue, as you could imagine what the...
  17. Illuminated Homelink Mod

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I haven't yet posted an intro for myself, but I'll do that soon. First I was hoping someone could help me with this new mod I've been thinking about. I heard that the Audi A4 has the homelink buttons illuminated. I figured since both cars share many parts, why not the homelink...