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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2 weeks ago youngest son tells me the Brake Fault Warning came on, and has been going off only on right turns. I decide that this means one of the front ABS sensors is failing, as I have seen the same problem after I redid the passenger side axle. That time it was fixable with a simple...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings everyone! Wondering where you all order parts when you need them? I used to go thru FCP Euro, but *man* are they getting expensive. Example, I need two front axle assemblies, and FCP wants $344/each! Front Left Front Right Sometimes I can find pretty decent parts on Amazon as...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok so i am new to this forum, as well as the b5 Passat.. so here is the history.. i bought a 99 sedan 1.8t with manual trans. Drove it for about a month. one day while driving i heard a small pop and the clutch pedal went limp.. it wasn’t a dead pedal just wouldn’t allow me to shift gears...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got my wheels back from the powdercoater, a gunmetal color, and thought it would look better with black bolts. ECS had the tapered ones I needed, but they were 30mm vs 28 mm that came with the wheels when I bought them several years back. I measured several bolts with a caliper. Hey, what harm...
  5. B5 Garage
    Thought I would share my recent dumbass attack and hopefully it will prevent somebody else from doing what I did. I had to put my 03 V6 into service position to replace the AC compressor pulley bearing. The job went real smooth and the car is quiet now. a few days later I was rolling down the...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, these rarely comes up, but I spotted one on ebay to suit a Passat: I don't know if its red or green illumination. You will have to check with the seller. :)
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :D Just finished changing my TB, :banghead: But I hear a slight tapping. I checcked my timing marks on the crank and cam shaft pullies plenty of times. I am not too sure about the third pulley. Any opinions?
  8. Anything Auto i'd like to see a second video, but this one does a pretty good job.
  9. Anything Auto
    I ran into this headline at and my first thought was, "how can they tell that?" Then I chuckled to myself when I had a closer look... :lol:
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    im at 83k miles and my 2001 b5 v6 has been great...the only thing is the weak suspension(as we all know) recently i put on 4 brand new tires(done by a shop where i bought them)...they were balanced and wheel alignment was done...2 weeks later i changed lower control arms on both sides(not the...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok sorry or the delay.. between my woman being a bitch to me last night and having work to finish at the job first here it is... Finally. After several months of working with Paul to finish his projects and mine as well I set it up with PAS mag to shoot an article on Pauls car to fill...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Quality_Sound moment of fame oh yeah... and me being named as a "Bad influence" Well..... Now that I have your attention..... Keep and eye on this post this evening and wait to see what gets posted here.... Lets just say Pauls car got some national coveage and Im to blame...
  13. New Member Introductions
    I`m now posting my first ever Passat message. Ahh, it feels good. Well then, hello everyone. My name is AB and I come from Norway. This summer I bought my first Passat: A lovely dark green metallic 1997 1,8 Highline sedan. Leather, power sunroof, electrical windows/seats/mirrors - the works...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :cry: The domain name has expired
  15. Mobile Electronics
    Will come tomorrow because it is too dark to get any good pictures :lol: Here is a sneak preview though cell phone pic style :P More to come tomorrow :thumbup: :thumbup: :D -Jordan
  16. The Showroom
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    and I am not blonde.......:poke: I was leaving a strip mall parking lot to go across the HWY to a different strip mall. All I was thinking was how do I get over to the other side w/o having to go down to a different light and turn around. So I see the exit but I don't notice the ONE WAY sign...
  18. Europe
    i was driving down the road earler and noticed that my temp guage was reading high (about one notch and a bit from dead centre ) so i pulled over and turned the car off and checked all the coolant levels and hoses and nothing was wrong ?? so i got back in the car and drove home really slowly...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yay .... fells old now :( better get crackin on my service maintenance ... so much to do :D
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was walking back to my desk this morning and out of the corner of my eye I saw a car in the parking lot and I did a double take. I thought, that's a nice looking car. I then realized it was my B5.5. Just thought I'd share. :lol: