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  1. 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...
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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. New Member Introductions
    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. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
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  7. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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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
  12. 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...
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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...
  14. 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...
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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...
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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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, before anyone chimes in... I've read tons of articles, blogs, and threads till my eyeballs have fallen out. And I've tested and tried to fix my water leak 3 times now. So now I'm resorting to this thread. I have an 02 Wagon with water infiltration in to the rear passenger floorboard...
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