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  1. noobie here looking for that all great knowledge for W8 6MT

    New Member Introductions
    New to forums. Love for american muscle has brought me to PW for input on the ever rare passat w8 6 speed manual. Got lots of questions and hopeful i can get answers since im in anchorage Alaska and i may have the only manual 6speed up here and local vdub cant process its a manual and parts...
  2. New VW Owner: Little Knowledge, Many Problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am a new owner of a 2002 1.8T GLS, and unfortunately fell on hardships immediately after purchase. I have read extensively through each and every thread about oil pressure warnings, timing belt replacement nightmares, faulty sensors, and sludging - but I'm not very knowledgeable with VW cars...
  3. Beginners tools and knowledge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I want to start learning how to work on my 2003 Passat 1.8t. I have some tools already but looking to expand what I have. Right now I have about 5 different sets of metric sockets, a bunch of electrical tools, breaker bars and stuff. My overall goal here isn't to be able to do an...
  4. CCT Technical Knowledge - Your Opinions, Thoughts

    B5 Garage
    Ok folks, I have just done my 3rd complete CCT job since March of this year. BTW these have all been different vehicles. One of them an AHA, the other 2 were ATQ. So far I have come across 2 brand new CCT units that have failed, 1 was a dud right out the box (lastnight) and the other one failed...
  5. Anyone have knowledge or experience with the Audi 3.2 v6?

    Anything Auto
    I found an A6 wagon with the 3.2 in it that is local and within budget. Used Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz for Sale | Mercedes-Benz Dealer If anyone wants to opine about the car. I determined I don't want a black (dark) car this time around, after having Black on Black for 11 years and then...
  6. Winter Tire knowledge lacking . . .

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Purchased a Passat Comfortline 2008 2.0T. I have from a previous Passat wagon 2000 winter tires on rims 195 / 65 /15. Can I use these on my 2008? Really would appreciate any insight. Thanks.
  7. any good shops in RHODE ISLAND? or anyone with passat knowledge looking to make a $

    Dealerships and Service
    Looking for good indy vw mechanic in rhode island area. Please PM me
  8. Is there any special VW knowledge required for B6 2.0T Timing belt change?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a slight squeak coming from the TB tensioner pulley but am only 72k miles so far. Sprayed some penetrating oil on the bearing which made a big difference. Was planning on doing the belt at prob 90k - 100k miles but may consider doing it earlier. Is there any specific VW knowledge /...
  9. wheel knowledge, anyone??

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    will a 17x8 with a 38 offset , running 225/50/17 rub or stick outside of wheel well. B6 Thanks
  10. offset knowledge for a 2006 !!

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    hey everyone I'm new on this forum and im looking for advise. So i just got my daughter her first car a 2006 passat , well it came with a set of TSW 20s on it , with 235/35/zr20 . it sits nicely but want to take them off and provide her with a nicer ride and a little more rubber under her. I...
  11. 19X9 Knowledge !

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi guys, So basically I'm looking to gain some knowledge on the fitment topic especially for B5.5. I have just gotten mine this morning and plan on going forward with my first year plan (coilovers, wheels, chip tuning). So I've searched a bit on the wheel n tire section and have not seen that...
  12. engine codes need knowledge

    B5 Garage
    ok my car is a 2000 1.8T with a atw engine with 143,xxx miles i have the 93 octane GIAC chip. i went into limp mode today and i went to get my codes checked(also have a CEL) i got a p1105- fuel pressure solenoid. p1114- (no DTC definition found) p0140- o2 circuit no activity. i just had...
  13. Ack! Help. Im out of ideas and knowledge of this motor. Need a professional

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know a VW mechanic in the LA/OC area they can suggest? The cars not currently running. Timing electrical somethings wrong issues. Wont run under its own power, Ive also cut the cats off, they are broken. One the honeycomb was cracked in half, the other I cant get a visual look at yet.
  14. X431 diag. report (6 codes and car shaking) advance knowledge 1.8T

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    well i have a 99 1.8t and yesterday while driving normal the car started to shake like if i had no gas and about to turn off... so i check all my conections for the blow off valve but everything was perfect so i took it to the mechanic today and he plug the car to the computer and it gave out 6...
  15. Alpine speaker knowledge

    Mobile Electronics
    Ok, someone help me out here. The way it looks to me doing a side by side comparison on Crutchfield, the Alpine SPR-17s and SPX-17REF.....the r's are better than the x's yet the x's are $150 more???? The only difference that would make the x's better is cone composition; pulp v. aluminum...
  16. Looking for some 24v VR6 input and/or knowledge

    Anything Auto
    Everyone who knows me, knows I'm having entirely too much fun with this car (03 GTI).....almost enough to where I know you just want me to STFU about it.....sorry about that. Anyway, I have multiple subjects I'd like to get some input or advise about. I've found some good info on the 'tex and...
  17. General Knowledge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I don't know about you guys but I have had my car for 8 months and I seem to find a new feature in it every week :P Some of these were - The window operation by key - The headlight knob can be pulled out - The daylight running lights are turned off when the handbrake is engaged. I have a 98...
  18. Anyone W/ Mechanical Knowledge

    B5 Garage
    I have a draw that is causing my battery to go dead. There is a fan/pump/vacumE? in the front left of my engine compartment when standing infront of the car that continues running after the car is turned off. This fan i believe runs till the battery dies. I have now replaced the battery...
  19. VIN knowledge.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Am I the only one here who knows their VIN number by heart, or am I some freak of Passat nature?
  20. 98-04 passat bentley,wholy grail,giant book of knowledge!!

    Classified Archive
    Wont be needing this ever again,so time to sell it.. in a 9 out of 10 condition due to minor,very minor,cosmetic flaws,but pages are all there and in place. I wont sell for less then 75$ shipped,its 100$ new and you got to think about the weight of shipping this beast.