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  1. A lot of information

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    Great place to find the information that you want
  2. Need a lot of advice

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, I just bought a 09 Passat 2.0T Komfort. I don't know anything about cars. I just checked and saw that the coolant is a little low and googled to find that I should only use G12? I'm not even sure what's in there. I bought it from a small dealership. Is there anything I can do besides...
  3. VW Diesel parking lot ...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I drove from TX to Denver, CO yesterday and noticed quite a few VWs parked next to the Pine Peak's international Raceway, I mean literally thousands.... Does VW intend to sell them anytime soon? Wanted to take pictures but with the traffic flow and after 14 hrs of driving .... Sent from my...
  4. a lot of knock, click, clunk, tapping noise threads but none fit my case. help please

    B5 Garage
    hi all i have a 2006 skoda superb 1.8t, technically the same car as the b.5.5 passat albeit slightly elongated.I've posted my problem on several forums to no avail.been hearing this knocking noise,more towards thuds actually that seems to be directly proportional to wheel speed. only happens...
  5. Car jerks a lot at idle and low RPM. 2.8L V6 Automatic

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So of late my car has been jerking a lot at idle and low RPM's. Ive noticed this at traffic lights and stop signs whenever I come to a halt. Putting the car in 'Park' solves it but Neutral doesnt make a difference. This sort of disappears after 10 minutes of driving but tends to come back...
  6. A lot of oil on the inlet pipe of the SMIC

    B5 Garage
    I've been reading some oil is ok a lot is not. However its never clear what the cause of a lot of oil here is. So the question would be what causes this? I'm thinking some part of the PCV system maybe the puck valve? Car/backround: 2004 Passat 1.8t FWD 5 speed manual 59,300 miles Stock aside...
  7. Alternator makes a lot of noise even after new bearing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is really frustrating. My alternator is a MESS, a lot of noise comes from the alternator (not the alternator area, THE ALTERNATOR itself, just checked with a stethoscope - lol - plus the fact that the noise increases with the RPMs or/and as the electrical gremlims are turned on) Any other...
  8. Hannnu`s B5.5 2.5 V6 TDI 4Motion. !!LOT OF PICS!!

    The Showroom
    Hi guys! decided to do a little topic from my current wagon :) First of all, here`s a pic from my old lady! So i sold my previous wagon last year, due to the high mileage. Kinda started missing it instantly, it had everything! Like solarsunroof, electricseats, fullsize FIS and so on... Bought...
  9. help with my lowbeam headlight problem, forums answered a lot so far

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    Because of this forum I have eliminated the bulb, the fuse, the ignition switch and the headlight switch as the reason why my passenger side lowbeam headlight doesn't work. I'm not sure if it's the wiring harness because the high beam does get power at the terminals where the bulb plugs in...
  10. 2000 VW Passat B5 parts lot deal

    Parts For Sale
    Air bag, PS Resovior, and assorted parts lot.. the MAF is in good shape and worth the prices alone... Take it all or none... $40.00 plus actual mailing costs... or local pickup... Thanks for looking...
  11. 2000 VW Passat B5 assort. Hoses Lot Deal...

    Parts For Sale
    2000 VW Passat B5 assort. Hoses sold as one lot. all or none for $40.00 plus actual mailing costs... Hoses have been stored in garage for the last few years and are all in good shape... thanks for looking...
  12. Leaking a lot of oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8t FWD, 148K I hope this thread is in the right spot. I am new to this forum. I am not a mechanic or even close so bare with me. I change the oil with Mobil 1 every 3K myself and I don't beat on it... So my problem is that within the last 4-6 weeks I have been leaking a ton of oil...
  13. Water behind driver seat ..lot of it

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    Hi from Lars I have this problem -found a lot of water behind the driverseat in my car yesterday. Asked around .was told that it could be the drinhole under the batteri -cleand it today -time will show if it was that ! But i just cant figur out why it was ONLY behind the driver seat then ,i...
  14. Le Mans Just Became A Lot More Interesting

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  15. I have found a lot of useful info so far.

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  16. Even one cheap and easy mod can change a lot

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just one addition to my car has almost transformed the view of it (from the front).
  17. A lot of codes, intermittent problems, help?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I pulled a whole slew of codes off my car using the free shareware version of vagcom. Here the are: So, the car does not seem to have a steady issue. The CEL will come and go (fairly rarely) but recently I've been getting the ASR light on every now and then. I'm thinking it's definitely an...
  18. Inherited a whole lot of 1.8T turbo sludge, glad you all are here

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    This forum is crazy helpful! Thanks for the tips everyone!
  19. 2000 Wagon GLS 4motion - Needs a lot of repairs, do I keep it?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought my first car yesterday for $2000. It is a black 2000 VW Passat Wagon GLS 4motion 2.8 L V6 with 150K miles. Took it home and the check engine light went on. This is when I began to mentally prepare myself for what was to come. Took it to the mechanic today, and with worry in his voice...
  20. 1998 B5 AEB Parts Lot for sale (North of Boston)

    Parts For Sale
    Hey All, I had to say goodbye to my trusty passat, so I've got a bunch of unused parts and fluids leftover including A bunch of parts for a 1998 Passat 1.8 T including: Factory Shop Manual Haynes Manual Set of Steel Wheels and Tires New Parts: Spark plugs Engine Mounts Headlight bulbLight...