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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04 1.8t AWM Recently I replaced the coolant flange and temp sensor. Afterwards, a problem arose that had only happened once previously. It would overheat while driving, but stable at idle. My first thought was air bubble, because it wasn't overheating at idle. Bled the coolant at the heater...
  2. B5 Garage
    Time for a timing belt, having difficulty finding "kit" with metal impeller . HELP! Greetings from Providence, RI- I usually order most of my VW and Audi parts from FCP Euro in nearby CT. because they have good prices and the shipping is usually free and the order arrives in one or two days. I...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Doing the timing belt job on my 2003 Passat 2.8L Bought all new parts to do it all. the timing kit came with the belt, both pulleys, tensioner, cam and crank seals, and water pump. Unfortunately the kit came with the composite style water pump. The old pump really feels pretty solid, no play...
  4. B5 Garage
    New-to-me car, but recently did the overheating thing....and was difficult to diagnose. Lots of great posts here on diagnosing, but I'll just add that you can easily check the impeller for looseness by accessing it through the drain plug near the thermostat. Just insert a thin hex key, or...
  5. Parts For Sale
    GRAF & HEPU are the metal impeller kings. However, the GRAF has a anti-noise/wear coating on the impeller, you decide? $47 + ship.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I would like to get a timing belt kit and while searching for it I saw the following video regarding water pumps interesting and wanted to share with you. What do you think? Vw Water Pump Impeller - Vw Water Pump Impeller Debate
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so the tech at the dealer informed me by telephone that the reason i have no heat (blower works, blend doors work, climatronic, etc) is due to the fact that the water pump impeller is broken. i asked why my engine wasn't overheating and he told me that there is a secondary water pump that make...
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