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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I should start by saying I'm stupid and my mechanic skills include doing whatever youtube tells me.. 2002 GLS FWD 1.8T I had to replace my CVs and bearings, so I just got a kit and did the control arms too. So...I jacked up my sway bar to get the bolt in the hole on my sway-bar link (roll...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion I recently picked up a decent running B5.5 Passat Wagon. I've done a couple maintenance items, with a few more to go. Over the weekend I swapped the three easy vacuum lines, but didn't secure them. That and the TSI coilpack/spark plug swap made a big difference...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched and haven't found any threads that describe my particular problem with the homelink. I have a 2004 1.8t manual 185K miles. Bought it three weeks ago and can't get the home link to clear previous programming or program my garage door opener. It has power to the homelink because when...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I purchased a Passat tdi wit no home link visor, question is , can I buy a visor and adapt it to the car or is the homeliness in the ccm? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  6. B5 Garage
    (Apologies for re-posting. I posted in the Discussion initially instead of Garage) 2002 GLS FWD 1.8T AWM Automatic I am struggling to smog in CA. P1556 (charge pressure control valve below lower limit) P0011 (camshaft position bank 1 timing) P0411 (SAIP incorrect flow) It is always...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 GLS FWD 1.8T AWM Automatic I am struggling to smog in CA. P1556 (charge pressure control valve below lower limit) P0011 (camshaft position bank 1 timing) P0411 (SAIP incorrect flow) It is always these three after resetting fault codes. SAI readiness is always the last to clear, but as...
  8. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I just found a link to a site from VW itself regarding the TDI scandal. Here it is:
  9. New Member Introductions
    On my passat i have an after market radio but scan tool used to work just fine. Started having problem after working under dash. Louver for air was hanging up. Got it too open and close buy still not right. I also replaced lower control arms, which required loosening motor supports and lifting...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone had to replace one of these? The rear toe on my car is out of whack. I was able to get the rear toe adjusting bolt on the driver side freed up, but it is quite seized on the passenger side. I beat on it with a pneumatic hammer and PB Blaster all weekend and no success. My next...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok. I hope someone can help me. Ive looked through a lot of post and haven't seen my specific issue. If you have then please point me in the right direction.. Ive had an aftermarket radio ever since I got my car 00' b5 wagon. Ive never had a problem scanning my dlc. some dick recently stole my...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I thought that I had blown a 'fuse 41' for the cigarette lighter as I had plugged in a 12v portable heater which draws right around 20 amps and thinking the lighter was fused for 20 amps.(my fault ). IT has a lower setting which draws around 12 amps and worked ok. Then I decided to kick it up to...
  13. New Member Introductions
    I have a coolant leak coming from the top of the engine near the back, that's the best I can describe it :) Just wanted to see if anyone can take a gather at what the problem is from the video I took. I tried my best to get my fat hand with the phone in there ;) so this video is from the bottom...
  14. B5 Garage
    Followed the manual about how to program the garage door opener in the visor but it isn't working... any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks, David.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About to do these this week as well as the axels as the cv joints are shot. Any advice? I have been hosing the 14 year old bolts down with PB Blaster everyday for a week. I figure I'll prob have to heat most the bolts up with a propane torch. I bought this kit from ECS TUNING. Volkswagen...
  16. Parts For Sale
    Like the title says in great working condition $75 shipped
  17. Mobile Electronics
    Anyone use this gadget in a Passat? Automatic Link Smart Driving Assistant: Automotive
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