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  1. A little frustrated

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Bought a 2017 VW Passat SE w/tech package. After 2 days, i noticed the boot around the steering wheel had some separation from the dash. Not a big deal, easily rectified by the dealer. Then I noticed the car seeming like it would stall when i took my foot off the brake before depressing the...
  2. A few little changes I've already made

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    I took delivery of my 2015 Passat TDI on May 31st. These are some things I've done already. Got my VCDS cable on Thursday. All interior lights changed to 194 LED bulbs Vanity visor bulbs changed to 36mm LED bulbs Adjusted voltage to headlights and tail lights to 13.2 volt Adjusted the...
  3. a little help

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello everyone here is my situation I have a 2007 Passat 2.0t with 97510 miles. Last July my son was driving to Dallas and the low oil message came on. He stopped and added a quart of oil, after driving another hour the car just shut down and wouldn't start. When we got it back home I checked...
  4. Hi im Portuguy .Just bought a 2001 and got a few little things to sort out .

    New Member Introductions
    Hi from Portugal Ive just bought my first Passat 1.6 petrol Sportline 2001,after selling my Sharan 1.8 T .1998 . I shall need some clues to sort out a few problems with door locks and air con and a smell of oil inside . Theres time before the summer sun comes along .Second hand cars are...
  5. Noob post, coming here for a little help, hopefully

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, new guy here... Bought my Passat (99 2.8l) last year in the fall. Been a good car, considering the 170,000 miles on it, and its obvious age. Driving home last night, very cold out, idle went crazy and was racing to 2000-3000 rpm. Hoping to find a little help here. Seems like a...
  6. looking for a little insight on front driver side brake fluid leak + sticking

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off I’m not sure if it matters but the car in question is a 2000 4motion v6 with 150,000 miles. The first time I noticed this problem I smelt a burning “clutch” smell a few times after parking my car after a 20-mile highway drive to school. Looking into it there are no trans leaks nor is...
  7. My little wagon

    New Member Introductions
    No, not to the tune of MLP. So hi, I'm Kitt. My 89 Dodge caravan gave up the ghost so my grandpa told me to go car hunting, and I eventually found an 04 Passat Wagon, FWD, 5MT. People have told me numerous times that, "Wow, that's pretty rare." Needless to say, after a good test drive and a...
  8. Did a little photoshoot

    The Showroom
    Finally figured out how to work my camera a little better. Let me know what you guys think. :) As for the car I will lower the front more in the spring and i also really need a front lip of some sort. Votex or oettinger would be great if someone wants to sell me one:D Night Passat by Allen...
  9. 2003 Passat v6 - Little to no heat - repair shop recommendations?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My 2003 v6 Passat has little to no heat in the winter. So far I've had a new reservoir tank put in and the system flushed since the old coolant looked brownish in color, leading me to believe coolant types were improperly mixed together. The thermostat comes up to normal temperature...
  10. P2293-need a little help from the experts

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hope someone is willing to guide me in the right direction. 2009 CC 2.0 TSI. My son bought this car 9 days ago with 63000 miles. 1 week ago the car lost power as he was driving on the interstate. It had stalled and he was able to re-start it and drive it home (no DTC). Last night he was in...
  11. Downshifting Feels a Little Rough

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey guys, quick question here. I have a 2012 Passat SE and sometimes when I'm braking softly downshifting to first gear feels a little rough, but if I brake much harder it happens much less frequently. Is this something normal or should I get something checked out?
  12. Is your VW microbus looking a little long in the tooth?

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    then get a factory restoration! Volkswagen to offer factory restorations of the iconic microbus | Hemmings Daily
  13. About to buy a 2001 V6 wagon...need a little assistance

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi again. I'm itching to get back to driving a Passat as my daily driver; I think I had an emotional attachment to my old '99 Passat that I sadly had to get rid of. Anyway, I'm back on the prowl and I've been eyeing this '01 wagon. I would just like to know what to look for on this type of...
  14. Couple odds and ends I want to fix now that I have some money, seeking a little help.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a couple small exterior things that are broken/missing that I want to fix before winter, and I was wondering where I should get them. 1) My lower right fog light grille surround is missing after I hit some tire on the highway months back, will Volkswagen Passat B5 FWD V6 30v Exterior...
  15. Tucking wires and other little odds and ends

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, my car is going in for a fresh paint job in the beginning of November. Its going in Black and coming out pearl white. I know the owner that is doing my paint job and he said he will let me do all prep work and teach me everything there is to know about body work. So I figured while its...
  16. Coolant System -- Will a little trapped air get vented automatically ?

    B5 Garage
    In the 2003 V6, if I were to replace the coolant and failed to vent all of the air out (but enough so that the coolant is circulating through the engine and heater core), will any remaining small pockets of air get vented out through the coolant reservoir over time? Or do you think that there...
  17. Just a little potato cam video

    The Showroom I'm on the potato sorry about the mobile link
  18. Gotta confess, I'm a little nervous

    Anything Auto
    I need to change the clutch in my '92 Corrado SLC, and I gotta confess that at the age of 46, having owned over 50 cars, I've never changed a clutch. I did replace the O2A transmission in my '99 GTI but I still have bad dreams about that one (Did it in my driveway between rain showers without...
  19. A little help to keep her running for years to come

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005.5 Passat 1.8t. Initially when I bought the car the first two years cost me ~4k (CAN) in repairs ranging from dirty throttle bodies, blown head gaskets (timing belt and plugs replaced as a result @ 72,000km), SAIP codes galore, torn serpentine belts (my own fault) and the ever so...
  20. Little help guys, windows are totally crazy

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I tried almost everything and still had issues with this.. If I push the bottom down of the master switch for the rear windows they goes up, If I push it up, they goes down O.o .... CCM check, wiring check, window power motor rear ones changed them both, ... if someone can give...