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  1. Changing my fuel filter doesn't match Youtube tutorials

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I should first say that I'm working on a friend's Passat; I've never worked on a VW before and I don't have too much experience with auto repair in general. The vehicle is a 2002 Passat GLS 4Motion Wagon 6 Cylinder. I watched a number of Youtube tutorials before attempting the project that...
  2. 2017 Passat R-line wheel color match

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there! I purchased my Passat a few weeks ago, so I'm new to the VW community! My vehicle has some curb rash that I want to repair. I've been searching through google to find the correct wheel color and can't seem to find a color that would match. Does anyone have some info on a paint that...
  3. FS: (2) '42Draft Designs' Perfect Match LED Power Regulators W/6 Blue Gauge LED's

    Parts For Sale
    You get 2 '42DD' power regulators (each capable of powering 4 LED's) and 6 'Perfect Match' (VW Blue) aftermarket gauge LED backlight. $32 + ship.
  4. How important is that the tie rods match?

    B5 Garage
    Ordered MOOG tie rods (inner and outer) for my 2000 B5 (V6 ATQ 146K miles). The parts arrived in two separate boxes(!) which should have hipped me to an issue....The parts are clearly not the same. Here's a picture. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/63042105/WP_20150620_002.jpg Are these...
  5. Has anyone got a match ?

    New Member Introductions
    3 local mechanics and several online forums cant sort my passat so this one is my last shot before i scrap it
  6. What numbers need to match?

    B5 Garage
    So I got a comfort control module because mine was full of water :( Any chance of drying the old one out and it still working? Secondly, there are 2 lines of numbers on the part, the top line matches exactly and the second line is out the last few numbers.... Will this work?
  7. ccm how to get one match my old one

    B5 Garage
    Hi I need to replace my ccm on my b5 But can i get a perfect mactch for my car , Vin numbrr or something like that Thanku in advance guy
  8. 42 draft designs perfect led match and power regulator

    Parts For Sale
    For sale: 42 draft designs perfect led match and power regulator Brand new and never installed. $10+ shipping
  9. Airbag code Control Module Does Not Match Vehicle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bought the car with this error. Is that a 'phantom' code (with some other underlying issues), or 'real' (meaning that someone installed the wrong module)? How can I check what module the car SHOULD have (and then find one and install), assuming that the vagcom log shows the CURRENT (wrong?)...
  10. 2001 Passat - Airbag control module does not match vehicle - how- to for "match"

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 Passat - Airbag control module does not match vehicle - how- to for "match" Can anyone send me instructions how to 'match' the Airbag control module with VAGcom? Bought a 2001 Passat 1.8T manual, found code: 01224 - Control Module Does Not Match Vehicle 35-00 - - Full scan...
  11. Interior Paint match

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone knows any paint colours that would match the light grey material on the a pillar and the dark grey plastic where the head unit is. Thanks
  12. Airbag Swap x Part Numbers (last digit has to match?)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    People, I really could use a hand here. For those of you who haven't followed, this thread shows my journey among the "airbag light flashing indicator" in the instrument cluster. After getting the module scanned through VAGCOM this is what I got: Address 15: Airbags Controller: 1J0 909 604...
  13. grey b5 interior spray color match product?

    B5 Garage
    does anyone have an idea what spray can product will match the b5 grey interior color? :)
  14. my mini rant to match Pokey's window regulator clips one...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    late last fall, Pokey and I put new control arms on my car. I've tried a few different brands, but this time, I decided to go with FCP Groton brand control arms. they were priced pretty well, and I thought what the hell; I've had the expensive Meyle HD sets on there before, and usually get 70K...
  15. Which headlight bulbs to match DRL's????

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Ok so i fitted some drl's awhile ago with some led sidelight bulbs so both are a nice bluey colour but my headlights are a yellowy white and need to know which headlight bulbs to buy to match the colour of the drl's and sidelights Cheers
  16. b5.5 after market headunit match ???

    Mobile Electronics
    hi peops im looking for a upgrade for me passat , i would like it to look similar black with similar blue light up not worried about multi changer and would like 3 pre outs with a usb input (not much i know) does anyone know of such a thing
  17. Throttle body must match the engine code?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys! It seems that I need a new throttle body. My engine is APU and I found one from 1.8T but it's AEB. Will it match? I mean, it's same engine, same car, it should match right?
  18. paint match on silver blue b5.5

    Wax On, Wax Off
    i've had my passat for a few months now, and i keep finding little chips and scratches from the previous owner. mostly just scratches on the trunk, and around key holes, then a few little chips just around the body. My car is the silver/blue color, and i was thinking of just getting one of those...
  19. Paint code or similar match for stock 09 CC Rim

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    As you can imagine, the curb did me in this time:banghead:. I'm sure I can find someone to do the touch up work but I just need to know where I can get (if possible) the right paint, or at least something close enough to match. This rim Thanks in advance
  20. Color Match boost gauges

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have seen a lot of posts about wanting boost gauges. People wanting to buy them and column pods for gauges as well. I figured I would offer up this information because the product is great, I have purchased two for previous VWs I have owned and will be getting one for the Passat...
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