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  1. Mobile phone will not connect

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey folks, just got my Passat, really happy with it, it has all the bells and whistles, and is a Highline TDI 170 estate, with over £3k of optional extras on it. The only issue I have is that I cannot for the lfe of me figure out how to connect my iphone 6 to the bluetooth, I can see teh phone...
  2. B6 Wagon hatch issues

    New Member Introductions
    Has anybody with the automatic hatch has look into taking the moors apart for repairs?
  3. Hydraulic clutch issues

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 04 TDi that I converted to 5spd two years ago. Everything went great for about a year until I somehow broke the transmission. I pulled it and after a few months found a shop that said they could fix it. After a few more months they said they couldn’t and after another month or two I...
  4. W8 headlight issues. Anybody change out the lens?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got two slightly abused W8 headlights from somebody on FB on the cheap. One of the ballasts was bad so I did and aftermarket 55w hid conversion one headlight was dim and one was bright. The stock lights with hid bulbs were brighter. Played around with them swapping bulbs, ballasts and wiring...
  5. My B5 passat and some of it's issues

    B5 Garage
    Hey everybody im new here, Just wanna inform anyone who wants to know, i have a new project i want to make my daily or trade or sale maybe. I bought the car for 1250, has about 230k. Kinda fell like I paid a little to much but oh well I guess. It is a 01 passat wagon v6 2.8, thought it had just...
  6. Cooling fan issues.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Last week i had fans that wouldnt shut off til the battery died. I replaced the fan control module alond with a bad testing battery and alt. Also replaced coolant temp sensor for the hell of it. Now fans wont come on at all unless i remove fuse 26 under the hood and jump the furthest right...
  7. Adopted a 2004 Passat with memory issues

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2004 passat that sat for a couple years. New battery. When connected the Alarm goes off constantly and the Passat will not start (it does try). I read in my book that the ECM lost important memory when the battery died/got replace. Should I get ride of the car? Is there a reasonable fix...
  8. Issues with rear tire wear possible bent axle beam ?

    New Member Introductions
    Any info would be great
  9. First day and first issues

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Not ideal first day: I picked up my car this morning from the dealer, drive home was good, the rest of the day not so much. 1st got error about front left marker light that eventually went away, I assuming its a loose bulb or connector, I was planning to look at it myself before the other...
  10. Driver's Side Door Lock and Door Contact issues

    B5 Garage
    2002 Passat 1.8L Turbo 212,000 Miles FWD Automatic with Tiptronic I was having trouble finding an existing thread on my combination of issues so I'm starting a new one. Driver's Side Door Issues: 1. Intermittent Issue: When I have my headlights on, turn off my car, open my driver's side door...
  11. B5.5 Bosch 5.7 ABS Login/Coding issues

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2004 Passat 2.8L, auto trans, 4Motion wagon that I bought a few months ago at auction. At that time it had mutiple engine fault codes and would get the infamous beeps and flashing brake & ESP lights along with the following ABS fault codes: 00778 - Steering Angle Sensor (G85)...
  12. B6 3.6 4motion issues!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Recently got my hands on 07 4motion sedan at a really cheap price. Car had some issue that the owner wasn't ready to fix. - ESP off lights up after a couple of min driving. - extremely bad idle and hesitation when taking off. - no brake lights when pressing it with no key in the ignition. - this...
  13. 2012 Electrical Issues

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello All, Recently my 2012 Passat has experienced some failures with some of it's electrical functions. As far as i know, the fresh air blower, 12v cig socket, seat heaters, rear window heaters, auto rear-view mirror dimmer, and intermittently the ticker for the turn signal stopped working...
  14. 2015 Passat sport Radio issues

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 2015 Passat sport with radio issues. When I bought the car I had the dealer install a factory remote starter. The blue tooth stopped working after that so they took about a month to replace the bluetooth module, remote starter and radio. Finally an enginer from VW figured out the...
  15. Class action suit on timing chain tensioner issues

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Just got the letter today informing me of a class action lawsuit suit settlement against VW for the timing chain tensioner defect, and resulting problems. VW has agreed to extend the warranty on the tensioner and timing chain for 10 years or 100K miles, whichever comes first. Doesn't help me...
  16. 03 passat cts and turbo underboost issues.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi. Thanks for all the helpful info you all provide! I Bought a very reasonably priced 03 passat 1.8 ( high miles, great shape). Runs great, when it runs. Hot start issue: starter is fine, just doesn't want to turn over unless i floor the accelerator, followed by a lot of fumes. The diagnostic...
  17. Cold Start issues with my 2001 Passat GLS 18.t auto..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Over the past week, I have had this new issue with my 01 Passat 1.8t AUG. When I go to start it after it has been sitting, let's say, over night or for more than 5-6 hours, it cranks, and at likes it has started, but then dies. On the second attempt, it always starts right up. I have...
  18. PCV replaced, still having issues and then some. Advice / help?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have been having some issues that all seemed to match up with a bad PCV valve. My car has been idling VERY rough even to the extent of dying twice at stoplights last week. Friday I took it into a local mechanic and they "thought" the problem was due to a bad PCV valve and replaced it. I picked...
  19. Friend's Passat has issues

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I recently had a friend ask me about his 2006 2.0 Passat. He loaned the car out to his niece and brought it home on a flatbed. Apparently she said it gave a warning message to "stop driving" which she of course ignored, followed quickly by the car dying on the side of the road. I pulled the...
  20. Please help with parking brake issues

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    After reading many threads I know I'm not the only one with the crazy endless electronic parking brake, motors, chiming and flashing lights. Yes I did replace the button with a newer model. I replaced my rear pads with no problem about two years ago, used 12v battery to unwind calipers. About a...
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