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  1. Weird code= no information

    Vag-Com and OBD11 Coding
    Using an Obdeleven unit on my 2003 V6 30v B5.5 variant. Every scan I perform on my wagon comes up with 2 faults on control unit 33/ Obd-II. First one is C3101-Active and P3500-Active. Cannot seem to find anything on either one. Any help is greatly appreciated and needed. This is driving me...
  2. A lot of information

    New Member Introductions
    Great place to find the information that you want
  3. PCV information

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, On my V6 B5 Passat, I've had to replace my PCV hoses and jet pump due to the deliciously disgusting burning oil smell syndrome. After replacing them, I realized they had plenty of airflow, but I still had that smell. I didn't buy a new PCV check valve (the green one), but I was able...
  4. 2.8 Engine Movement Information

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just had to have new flex joints installed with 20k on the ones that let go and want to investigate the cause. The motor mounts and snub have less than 40k on them-Febi and OEM respectively. Average vibration in cabin; engine has about 2-3 inches of vertical movement when in gear and on...
  5. Information in this forum is worth a thousand bucks!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi friends! I want to say its a great benefit to have been able to signed up for this forum. I have been visiting as a guest which I think this forum houses several great user experiences that saves lots and lots of money for those who play novice at the hand of their mechanics. I have been...
  6. information on abs module bosch 5.7

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, so I got my b5.5 2.0 fwd passat with an abs fault. It has the bosch 5.7 system in the car, the error was the internal memory failure, so I got a whole unit pump and module from a 2004 v6 4motion sedan. I decided to install the whole unit rather than just install the control module onto my...
  7. CCM information request

    B5 Garage
    So, I've been trying to make my B5.5 wagon more sedan-like in how the tailgate works. I'm getting there. So far, I've enabled windows via remote :thumbup:, and (even cooler) tweaked the car so that the tailgate is unlocked with all doors. :thumbup::thumbup: I'm trying to find a way to be...
  8. Missing Links in Information Forum Index Section

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    There are many broken links in the Information Forum Index - Is there any hope of having them removed or repaired. Is there a better place to look for the information? Thanks in advance
  9. Searching Information about Votex rear-bumper B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys. After one and a half year I already found the Front lip and side skirts .. now I want to get some information about the rear part from the kit. Maybe someone still have pictures (i have a sedan) or a part number for me? Google-search only show information about the b5.5 kit and deleted...
  10. New Guy Information

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everybody, I'm a grumpy old 73 year old retired ex-commercial pilot and ex-smokejumper living in Anchorage, Alaska. I'm trying to avoid having to pay the local VW dealer outrageous expenses in attempting to repair my 2003 VW Passat that my wife bought from her niece.......big mistake...
  11. B5.5 Information Panel On Cluster Not Working Properly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In the middle of the cluster there is an information panel that tells you the ambient temperature and also different options like MPG, miles to empty, etc. The portion that tells MPG, etc. on mine doesnt work properly. One day it will be showing me how many minutes I have driven the car and...
  12. PCV information here I come!

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    Wishing to become empowered with knowledge
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  14. Maybe useful information on front wheel bearing replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2003 1.8T started having this rumbling noise when driving at least half year ago. The noise was getting louder when turning right. Everyone pointed out the noise was from the passenger side. How come? I tried all suggestions from PZ, Steve in Chicago and Chefro etc. but could not identified...
  15. Thanks for all the information on replacing alternators

    New Member Introductions
    This forum is great. We fixed our alternator by replacing the regulator.
  16. Trying to get information on B5 vs B6 Passat Wagons

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, and thank you for the forum. I live in Philadelphia, PA, and I am trying to get information on both the B5 / 5.5 & the B6 chassis Passat Wagons. I am trying to decide which model to go after. It seems like the B5 series was plagued by recalls. However, I like the "look" of the B5...
  17. Timing Belt information for 2008 Passat 2.0T

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I've a 2008 Passat 2.0T and have close to 75K miles on them. During my last service to the neighborhood mechanic stores, they asked me to get the Timing Belt change and stated that VW recommends it to change every 75k miles. I looked up in the Owners manual and in that it is mentioned to...
  18. AWD Swap information Attention!!! b3 G60 guys!!!

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hey guys I'm new to this Forum but not to dubs. I've been a hardcore VW fan all my life. I've had a Mk3 Jetta VR6T (Highly built just shy of 400whp) and a mk3 jetta vr6 3.0 (all engine). I've loved Passats for years I'm going to be getting my B4 (35i) Sedan back from my exwife very soon (only...
  19. First post, need information on replacing headlight assembly

    New Member Introductions
    Someone backed into my Passat recently (suspecting one of my teenagers ). There is a small dent (which I will have to take to a body shop) and a broken front headlight. The lens is cracked and I cannot find a place that sells JUST the lens. So I guess I am replacing the entire assembly. I have...
  20. Red Driver Information Center Code

    B5 Garage
    What does a "1" in the upper right hand corner of the Red Driver Information Center mean? It seems like it came up after I had to disconnect the battery to change valve cover gaskets and PCV hoses/components. Thanks in advance for any information on this.
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