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  1. Rough Idle - What did I do? Diesel sounds and squeaks - video link included

    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...
  2. Home link has power but won't program

    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...
  3. Home link adaptation

    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
  4. Pics link

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  5. What's the common link?

    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...
  6. What's the common link?

    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...
  7. Link to VW Diesel Crisis Page

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I just found a link to a site from VW itself regarding the TDI scandal. Here it is:
  8. 2006 passat no link obd2 scan tool

    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...
  9. 4 Motion Rear Toe Link

    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...
  10. Another no link post! but different

    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...
  11. 05 Passat Fuseble link

    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...
  12. Gdocs link

    Testing Forum
    work in progress...
  13. coolant leak back of engine top (with video link)

    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. home link garage door opener?

    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. Has anyone don there own suspension control arm link. Advice please.

    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. Passat w8 Home link sunvisors

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    Like the title says in great working condition $75 shipped
  17. Automatic Link dongle

    Mobile Electronics
    Anyone use this gadget in a Passat? Automatic Link Smart Driving Assistant: Automotive
  18. 2014 SE--OEM navigation, no travel link capability?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I recently purchased a 2014 SE with navigation. I was doing some research on this forum, and discovered some discussions regarding the SiriusXM Travel Link service. I have a free SiriusXM trial that came with car, so I decided to call them to inquire about the Travel Link service and how to...
  19. No Link OBDII Code Reader

    B5 Garage
    While I am trying to locate the bearing noise on the A4, I am driving the Passat. I have a MIL on and had some misfires on start-up lately (guessing the ICM is the culprit, but that's another issue). I plugged in my generic code reader, and got a No Link error. Tried it numerous times, and...
  20. FS: A6 strut bar

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    3 a6 strut tower bars. $65 shipped each