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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I'm the owner of a new to me 02 Passat Sedan v6 5spd. No issues with it yet, was very well looked after by the previous owners. Planning on using it as my highway car as I live rurally and the gas for my pickup is killing me. lol. I started with air cooled VWs back in the ealy...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was replacing my old DV into a APR R1. When I took off one of the hoses, Significant amount of water mixed with a little bit of engine oil came out. I freaked out because I thought that something like that should not be welcome there. I assume that means that I have a problem? Where do I look...
  3. New Member Introductions
    So, my Colorado Red B5.5 got rear-ended and totaled last year. From there, I inherited a tC from family for a short-term A to B. I'm now driving a 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T and pretty happy with it. I've done a few basic mods, but I'm sure more will come. However, We also moved from NYC up to...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Kinda funny, and kinda a duh moment. Went to change the oil on the VW, and forgot how much oil it takes... Good thing there is PW.
  5. New Member Introductions
    Not really new, but I haven't been on for a few years. I sold my 2000 B5 Passat 1.8t, & haven been jumping around cars (still keeping the SRT). Well, finally back in another VW, my wife & I found one she like. 03 B5.5 Passat Wagon 1.8t. High mileage, but over all it's in good shape...other...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a b5 1.8t living in phoenix arizona where its 115 degrees everyday and night. So I'm wondering what type of oil should I use. I also noticed inside manual, they said not to used 5 30 if you drive in hot weather or at high speed in hot weather.. so does this mean I should use a 5 40
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i think it looks alot better than the ecs CF grille. wud yu guys think? if anyone as this grille on there B5 post some pics would love to see what it looks like on tha car:D
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my left (drivers) side taillight is out... kinda. If I turn on the headlights, the rear light goes on as it should, but when I press the brake, it doesn't light up brighter as it should. Even with the headlights off, the taillight does not light up under braking. The center and right brake...
  9. New Member Introductions
    hey guys and gals. my name is scott. i currently reside in central florida. i'm really new to the passat, although i do know a fair bit about the 1.8 and vr6's in general, i am not the most informed of individuals. dropped by here hopefully for some enlightenment and helpful info regarding the b...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i just got my first vw passat two weeks ago from a dealer, its a 03 the first week i got it and the check engine light came on. its the code that says coolant system fail, and now my car shakes really bad anything over 50mph not happy and all and dealer wont do anything for me!
  11. The Showroom
    i painted my wheels yesterday so that means new pictures!! :lol: and quick cell phone pics and my wooden grill! :crazy: that's all for now folks! ;)
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so ive had my b5 wagon for a few months now and im tracking down all the things that bug me and last is the pass rear door wont unlock with the rest of them the window goes up and down like it should but the lock dosent seem to work properly ive checked out the ccm and it looks good checked in...
  13. The Showroom
    Only 'kinda' cause I dunno what I'm going to do with the wheels. I might just leave them stock and paint them, as proposed. Anywho, just a quick visual, I decided I wanted to go with the black 'n blue look, as I'm not a fan of chrome, and allows me to keep the black-paneled skirts. The images...
  14. USA - West
    This is my first passat but second VW also have an 01 Golf This passat is 2002 V6 GLX just had the timing belt and other parts replaced. In the future want to lower it and get some rims but baby on the way need to save the money for him before any modding happens. I have only tinted the windows...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was working on changing the coolant flange on my passat today... What a pain in the :)! Anyway I got it all done after about 5 hours of work..and it appears that there is no more leaks,, but time will tell.. After I finished I went to start the car and to my surprise I felt a lot of shaking...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    fresh new pics of the day!! :bigup: only small changes to the car : smoked tails and black exhaust
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    how to install DRLs led i have an halo projector headlight and i want on the projector to turn on as the DRLs not the actual headlight and i also bought an DRLs led and i dont know how to install it please put me through the process if you can. thanks...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i have my vagcom read out, im new to VWs so some of this is foreign to me. if anyone has any ideas on how to fix this or whatever it would be greatly appreciated. thanks in advance ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Address 01: Engine...
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