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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car: '99 AEB 1.8Tm On Monday, the old Interstate MTP-91 (obsolete, replaced by MTP-48 / H6) finally bit the dust after ~43 months. A bit shy of 4 yrs, but I have given this one some abuse... Jumping off a couple of dead cars, filling up three flat tires, malfunctioning door lock so CCM never...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    took my car on a 35 mile road trip today to go get some supplies and i noticed it has poor power when put er wide open. runs great part throttle and cruises right down the road at 80 but WOT is really weak all of the sudden. Like when you have it wide open, and start letting up it actually feels...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    $124.95 for the battery, but my mechanic and a good friend of mine who is a shop foreman at a Chevy dealer both said it is one of the best. new battery weighs 37lbs. anyone know the weight of the OEM battery? searched and could not find anything on the Varta. saw one post that mentioned the...
  4. B5 Garage
    About a month ago my wife was driving to work and when pulled off interstate the car died. She tried to restart but it would not. After around 5 min the car restarted, and did this several more times. She managed to get it home, but now it will not start at all. It attempts to turn over but will...
  5. Dealerships and Service
    Was in upstate NY this past weekend (VERY cold) and I found it hard to shift into 2nd sometimes so I dropped off my passat at this place to have them check it out and see if any of the synchros needed to be replaced. Free diagnostics and very friendly reps. They said that the synchros looked...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just realized the old vent tube left with the old battery... Does the MTP-91 require it? Did not come with one.
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, driving home from work last night, in traffic about 100 yards behind a semi, when one of his tires blows and shrapnel comes pelting out from under the back of the trailer. I have traffic behind me and another semi to my right, so I have no place to go. I drove over most parts but a sizable...
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