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  1. Any wax/polish out there that doesn't leave dust afterwards?

    Wax On, Wax Off
    I did my annual double-wax job on my Passat as my first VW show is just days away. First coat was with Zymol, which I've used for years. Second coat was with Mother's. The car is Urban gray, basically a dark silver color, and here's some advice: black wax doesn't hide deep scratches at all, and...
  2. I'll just leave this here...

    Anything Auto
    2005 B6 A4.
  3. b5 V6 Passat P1423 P0411 SAIP... it won't ever leave.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I started a conversation with Steve from Chicago.. and he suggested I start a forum up about it. Here is the conversation and I hope somebody can take it somewhere from here and also offer some advice or past experience with the issue. Thanks Steve, I see you're somewhat of a residential...
  4. Oh that's gonna leave a mark!

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLZjq2vxD3Q#t=121
  5. lower it or leave it ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I was looking at these Stagg SHS 4 Struts Shocks Springs 2WD Volkswagen Passat 1 8T 98 to 05 | eBay just looking, but don't want to go too low. I also don't want to mess up my factory ride too much, not a fan of bouncy cars. Open to other setups as well, or should I just leave it alone? I...
  6. I'll just leave this here...

    New Member Introductions
    Aaaaa.. So it's two new threads, not just posts :)
  7. when to leave your indy vw mechanic...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i got the oil pump done couple weeks ago, had the car on ramps to check out my control arms and I noticed both my motor mount bolts were not tightened. And i've been having this weird clunk ever since i got the pump done. I understand all mechanics sometimes make mistakes but what da F. I...
  8. Turn signal multiswitch, should I replace? or leave it alone?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My 2004.5 B5.5 GLS turnsignal switch has lost the 'flash-to-pass' function ~ something the USA cars never had :lol: , but speedy Canadians and Europeans need :driving: My other annoyance with the turnsignal is how harsh feeling the action is to activate the signals. To be fair, it has...
  9. Removed Sunroof Shade...ok to leave it out until fixed?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I pulled out the sunshade as the cloth had started to pull off the backing and bind. My question is...is it ok to just put the sunroof back on and drive without the sunshade? It seems that the sunroof is seated lower in the back without it and I am hoping it won't leak? Any tips on realigning...
  10. New 3.6 4 motion but wiper & AC problem have me baffaled

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi to everyone, I have a 3.6 4motion which I absolutely love, just picked it up about a month ago. Problem is that my AC stinks like vomit first of all when I can feel it blow. second, sometimes I can't feel any air coming through the vents although it is blowing. I have had 2 co-workers ask me...
  11. Going to leave my car in the driveway for 2 months. How to prep it properly?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an outdoor, uncovered (but secure) off street parking spot in NYC where I keep my car. I'm going to be out of country for 2 months and I need to make sure that my car is going to be OK while I'm gone. My main concerns are battery drain and water ingress from the sunroof drains. I have...
  12. Ill just leave this here.....

    Anything Auto
    watch this, and if you want your click back. to bad.
  13. more reasons never leave your keys to a valet. lol!!

    Anything Auto
    20 year old kid working as a valet = brain dead.:P http://www.canoe.com/infos/societe/archives/2011/02/20110204-085316.html MONTRÉAL – Des patrouilleurs de la Sûreté du Québec ont intercepté un chauffard, vendredi matin, alors qu’il roulait à 240 km/h, à Montréal. Le conducteur était un...
  14. Should I buy or leave it alone

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I really want a VW passat. There is one for sale , 2001 model. for 1500, they say all it needs is a water pump, 135K miles, it say mechanically very good, just needs a waterpump, and that he just wants it out his yard, because he just bought his wife another cat instead of getting that one...
  15. No warning chime when I leave the lights on

    B5 Garage
    Is there an easy fix for this? Or a series of steps I need to go through to try and diagnose the root cause? Thanks, Jeff
  16. 77k miles, clean it or leave alone??

    B5 Garage
    I bought my 04 GLS in Jan 07 with about 34k miles. It's currently a hair past 77k right now. Since I've owned it, I've always used VW 502 oil and the large filter every 5k miles and kept up with all required services. I changed the VCG recently with some help, and from the top the engine looks...
  17. How long can I leave my car without draining the battery?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1999 Passat GLX V6 with OEM VW battery, installed 2007. I don't drive every day because I live in Manhattan. Sometimes the car sits in the parking lot for a week or two. If I leave the car more than 10 days, the battery is dead and I must jumpstart the car. Is this to be expected? My battery...
  18. TACKLE THIS DETAILING or LEAVE IT TO THE PROS??

    Wax On, Wax Off
    Well ive been looking @ all the advise on here but there's really no clear answer to the step by step process ..... so tell me if i got it right .... 1- Wash car 2- dry car 3- Clay Bar but you must spray detail spary on as a lube while doing this ???... ( now you don't wipe the lube from the...
  19. Is it Ok to Leave Thermostat Open?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My mechanic said that my thermos might be stuck open. i have done the timing belt already but my previous mechanic didn't replace the therm. I'm now on 135K miles and the car seems to be in great shape except for the codes keep on popping sometimes. Other than codes popping out, is it ok to not...
  20. CCM states that it's in "Emergency Mode", can I leave it like that...

    B5 Garage
    ... for ever? Or is there going to be a problem, like it may just shut down on me one day? TIA. :salute:
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