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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I realize I'm opening myself up for some ridicule, but here goes ... My son's '03 Passat 1.8T sat all winter and the battery was dead, so I went to jump it with my daughter's '05 Escape. And yes, I made the bone head move of mixing up the cable connections on the donor vehicle! Luckily we...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently purchased a 99 Passat sedan 1.8T 5sp and while i was cleaning the inside today I knocked off my fuse panel cover and discovered a jumper wire (looks like a small piece of speaker wire) going between fuses 37 and 34 ... in my owners manual it says fuse 37 is radio and fuse 34 is engine...
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    I recently bought a 99 Passat sedan 1.8t 5sp and was doing some cleaning on it today and knocked off the fuse panel cover ... the problem I found was a jumper wire (looks like a small piece of speaker wire) connecting fuses 37 and 34 tried to attach a pic of it but not sure if it shows ...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I was away from my car for one month. When I was back, I found the battery was out of power. I was wondering what kind of jumper cable to use for my car. Would a heavy-duty cable damage the electronics of the car? I'd appreicate your help. Ray
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after reading all the threads and following Stargazer's FAQ's for the 2001.5 B5.5 Rear Fog Mod, I still have an issue. I wanted to keep all four circles as break lights and have the bottom left circle as the fog light, and so I followed Boris's diagram for putting on the two diodes, one in...
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