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  1. Does anyone know the part # for this?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was working on my 2003 Passat GLS 1.8T today to replace the valve cover gasket. I broke one of the elbow pipe during putting everything back. The pipe is near the heat shield. I think it is connected to the combi. The rubber elbow is so hardened that when I lifted the metal pipe it just broke...
  2. I'm an idiot and I don't know why -- destroyed both ABS sensors and tone rings

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    Alright, guys. I've gotten a lot of really good help from this site. You guys rock. I'm new to these cars. I have a 2001 Passat 4motion V6 station wagon. I replaced both front wheel bearings and something about how I put the ABS sensors back in caused them to be crushed by the tone rings on the...
  3. First Time Owner - want to know about the average yearly maintenance costs.

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    Hi, I'm a student and just like many other students, I'm running on low budget when it comes to luxuries such as fancy cars and other amenities. I got a 2010 Passat with 73K miles on it. Running pretty good apart from a couple things I had changed. I wanted to know what it would cost me on...
  4. I think I know better but...

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Has anyone tried these? Premium OBD Stage 5 Tuner Performance Chip - Add 80 Horsepower + 6 MPG Vw | eBay Stage 6 Performance Power Tuner Chip [ Add 90HP 7 MPG ] OBD Tuning for VW | eBay Stage 7 Performance Power Tuner Chip [ Add 95HP 8 MPG ] OBD Tuning for VW | eBay My rational, adult voice...
  5. i like the did you know...

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    it is true too
  6. Did you know...

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    Three legged barstools are more sturdy than four legged barstools because there is always a plane that intersects the three points of a triangle, but the same cannot be said for the four points of a rectangle.
  7. OBD Eleven (Bluetooth)...Let me know what you think

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My nephew in England had this OBD Eleven adapter for VW, Audi, Skoda and such. He no longer needed it and mailed it to me last week. I got it this morning. Downloaded the app on my phone and plugged it in. It seems pretty good. There were a few faults that my OBD2 Scanner, or my mechanics heavy...
  8. Any one know about the adblue tank heater issue?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I live in AZ, no need for the adblue heater, but I think I might have to be in for $1k if the car shuts down automatically. Error Code P202 Let me know if there is an easy fix/bypass, I saw there might be a cheat code that let's you reduce the sensitivity of the diagnostic/Temp sensor or...
  9. Does anyone know how to remove the headliner?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I need to replace my shark fin antenna. Can anyone point me in the right direction on how I would go about on properly removing the headliner?
  10. Vibration and tire question (I think I know? Please confirm)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Before I had my rotation done, at 55-65 mph it would shake a lot and vibrate, I had the tires rotated and now the vibration is kinda gone-ish, but now it's more towards the rear rather the front. I need the two new tires, get all four tires balanced/re-balanced, and the alignment in my car is...
  11. Do Millennials know what etiquette means?

    Off-Topic Forum
    Maybe it's me, but I have a big pet peeve. I'm coming up on my 57th birthday in a couple of months, and the following bugs the living Hell out of me: First of all, as an automotive enthusiast, I would much prefer old-fashioned discussion forums on websites like this over Facebook any day...
  12. How do I know

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    How do I know what car I have? its a passat 1.6 estate 2013 model but B? what I dont have a clue. I just need to find a fix to stop my load cover flying open all the time
  13. how do i know if i have moonsoon sound system

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am picking up my car today and i will provide all the info you need once i get it . its a 2003 passat has the 1.8 t motor 4 door sedan . I know i will want to upgrade the sound system soon with a double din head unit . I have heard that its not a good idea to ever disconnect the battery...
  14. How do I know if I should change my ignition coils

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    I changed the sparkplugs today in my 2.0T Passat, but I am waiting on changing the coils. I really don't see anything wrong with them, and I wonder if I should just leave them in for a while. Any thoughts? :confused: I have 121,000 miles on the car (2006 model) and I'm not sure how long the...
  15. Need to know if these will fit

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have a 2003 passat looking at a set 18x8 48et tires are a 225 40 18 will these fit. Im very new to the hole rim dimensions. Thanks for the help Im also looking maybe for some input on what might look better These with are the 18x8 48et tires are a 225 40 18 Or these 17" Avus Wheels 17 x 7.5...
  16. New comer want to know about springs

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    Hi guys So I have been on and off this site for a while. I live and drive in Ireland where the roads are s#-) and I want to lower the front of my car only by 15mm. I have an 2005 b5.5 passat 1.9 tdi. It is Base model with a/c and alloy wheels. She is a saloon with a 5 speed manual. Just wanted...
  17. I know I said 8 or 9 months...

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    Thursday started like any other day lately. Coffee. Walk the dog. Surf car and other forums. Even finally back to hitting the gym after many many, months. Also looked at the Word document I created containing a list of dealers and certain cars in inventory that interested me. I decided since I...
  18. Passat Develops Problems after reading info threads - How do it know?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am going to have to stop reading all of the good technical posts on the forum - as my car seems to then develop the very same problems/issue addressed in the recently read post! :banghead: For example: Left hand vent light has gone out Fold Flat side mirror switch is bad (the mirrors will...
  19. I WANT AWD!!! Please read and let me know your thoughts.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings and salutations. Ok so first post but I am here because I am hoping to do something awesome, to me any ways hopefully some of you will agree. I have a 2001 Passat V6 5 speed. I love this car but she has some miles, the suspension is a little floaty at this point. Some other issues...
  20. Help, I have a P2293, P0442, and P0087 codes and don't know what to address

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    This is an 06 VW Passat 2.0t with the following codes: P2293, P0442, and P0087 I was driving down the highway and lost power, its almost like the fuel is being restricted. I limped home and have been doing research all weekend but I'm not sure what to look at first. I have the P2293 Fuel...
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