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  1. Intense jerk while accelerating, now rough shifts and CEL+ASR light on P0101

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I have a 2003 VW Passat 1.8T AWM engine FWD Automatic, 138k miles. I was getting onto the highway behind a semi and had to floor it to merge, upon accelerating, the car clunked very hard once and both the CEL and ASR lights now remain lit indefinitely. The car also shifts QUITE rough...
  2. Park light on my 2007 3.2l VW passat 4motion B6

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    I need to change my park light on my 2007 3.2l VW Passat 4motion B6. It looks like I need to disassemble a lot. Can anyone tell me how this is done?
  3. Kahtec 3rd Brake Light Blinking Smart Flashing lights

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Has anybody put these on their B7 Passat? Kahtec Technologies International ? Home Of The Flashing Brake Light ? Blinking Tail Lights to Improve Vehicle Safety Or can you program the car to do it.
  4. engine light + gas cap light on

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi Guys, I need help to further diagnose this ongoing problem. 1) error code + small evap leak.engine light on permanently, gas cap light comes on sporadically (stays on for 30 seconds every 24-36 hours). 2) changed the purge solenoid 3) reset al lights and erased codes 4) engine light came...
  5. What powers door's courtesy light?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys! So I noticed on my driver door that the courtesy light was out so I bought a new one to replace it. When installing the new one, it was EXTREMELY dim and making an electrical humming noise. It's like it not really getting the 12v it needs??? I tried the new light on all other doors...
  6. car "shudders" when idling at stop light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 V6 ATQ, GLX 4-Motion, auto trans (tiptronic) I replaced the MAF sensor and the Engine Speed Sensor/Crankshaft Position Sensor (CPS) because, while driving, the car would suddenly act as if the ignition was switched off and then quickly back on. That is no longer happening, but now, when...
  7. MAP Sensor/Engine Warning Light Repair $2200.00????

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    2012 Passat. 2.5L. 98,000 miles. Original owner. My tale of woe begins in October. Had it in for the yearly emission/inspection test. Was told the MAP sensor failed and didn't pass inspection. The shop it was at offered to fix it for $150.00. Went home, googled (of course), MAP sensor...
  8. New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on

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    New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on. Hi all! What made me search for this forum is the fact that all of a sudden my 2016 Passat steering wheel controls are not working and the Airbag warnig light came on. Besides that, today I found that someone tried...
  9. Break light/running light not working.

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    2011.1.6Tdi bluemotion Offside breaklight /running light not working. Have checked the usual, basic stuff with no joy. Wiring has continuity and there are no faults showing on the dash. Mechanic suspects that it may be the body control module but there are no other indications of a the BCM...
  10. EPC light and no crank issue

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    The car I'm working on today is showing the EPC light on the dash and will not crank to start. I had the battery go dead on me, recharged it, car started once after that but now there is no solenoid click and the EPC light came on. I am looking for ideas as to what the problem might be and how...
  11. 2003 B5.5 2.8 EPC light crank no start new member

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    Hello all, my passat has been great until this polar vortex hit Chicago at the end of January. I don't know what happened, I went to start it and she wouldn't fire. I thought the battery might be low so I replaced it. No luck. Ended up replacing ESS, spark plugs and coil pack. Still nothing...
  12. Passat B5 what size do C5W light fits?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking to buy a LED RGB C5W light for my B5, what size do I pick, 31mm/36mm/39mm/41mm? Thanks for any advice.
  13. B5.5 Passat 4Mo 2.8L - Help ABS Light on, Cruise WORKS, no other lights, no OBD codes

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    B5.5 Passat 4Mo 2.8L - Help ABS Light - UPDATED So I have done a lot to this adopted car in the last three weeks and she is running very well. Done so far: VCGs Plugs Purge Valve PVC Check Valve Fixed broken vacuum hoses Camshaft position sensor ECT sensor 2x1 O2 sensor Cleaned PCV hoses...
  14. ABS & ESP light on??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Problem :D two weeks ago ESP and ABS turn on. everything is working, VCDS say BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH, i've change the switch and code came again. I've see that people already talk about this problem on B5, B5.5 and some AUDI model. Did someone solve this problem? Can someone get some advice...
  15. 04 V6 MT FWD - Replaced RF wheel bearing now worse noise and ABS light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I read through a number of posts looking for similar experiences, as thought I'd post to see if my situation has been encountered before and share how my - eventual - resolution. My 2004 GLX wagon (2.8L V-6, 5spd manual, FWD, 109k miles) has been making more noise recently. Based on the...
  16. EPC light and Crank Position Sensor Change

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yesterday I was caught by surprise when tried to start the car (1.8T 2002). It took several attempts to crank the engine but then instantly got the EPC light and high idle. Based on what I read in the forum, the culprit should be a bad crank position sensor. Is that a right assumption? Or should...
  17. Dome light glasses holder

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I'm going to reupholster my headliner in the next few weeks and wanted to add a sunglasses holder to my dome light. I was hoping to find one from another VW so that maybe it would be a simple plug and play and all I'd have to do is some minimal cutting buttttt I can't seem to find...
  18. B5 front spotlights/fog light install

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. I have seen a few b5s with spotlights but can not seem to find the trim to do this to my car. All I seem to find is b5.5 spotlights. Does anyone know where I can find anything?
  19. P0441 and Gas Cap indicator light

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    Hi, my 2004 1.8t faults are showing a P0441 fault and a loose gas cap indicator. I have reset the P0441 and replaced the gas cap but both of them come back on intermittently. Is there a likely cause? Bad N-80 valve, clogged charcoal canister, cracked hose? Most likely issue? Please let me know...
  20. Door Open Warning Light

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    2015 Passat issue, when I drive and then stop to drop someone off, I put the car in park and then the interior lights go on and the drivers side door open light appears on the dash. When I put in drive and take off again, the doors all lock when I go over 10mph and the interior lights go off and...
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