Volkswagen Passat Forum banner


  1. Monsoon Buttons not Functional

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Happy Thursday. I have a 2002 Wagon with the Monsoon audio system (Double DIN head unit). It has 115k miles and is a recent acquisition. I have been dealing with getting the regular maintenance items up to par and now working on less critical items. I have read a few threads on the audio...
  2. Cut monsoon wires identification

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2004 Passat B5.5. My factory radio was taken from the car and the thief that took it cut the wires in the back. I have researched for hours trying to find a wiring diagram so that I could install the new adapter that I have to install the new radio, however every diagram I find has...
  3. Question on OE Premium 6 Monsoon Head Unit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Pulled from a 2003 B5.5 with Monsoon amp below the hat deck. I know that some HU say Monsoon on the cassette door and some do not (mine does not) - that may be the difference between the Premium 5 vs 6. Can the Premium 6 HU, pulled from a car with a Monsoon amp, work in a car with no Monsoon...
  4. B5.5 Monsoon turns off constantly

    Mobile Electronics
    Good evening everyone! Hope this is the correct place of this post and it hasn't been answered before ( search did not show same issues..) My 2005 passat tdi's monsoon radio turn off by itself. Well the radio is still on but no sound after about 3-4 seconds of operation. But it is not all the...
  5. B5, CD changer Bluetooth adapter, “CD ERR”

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    3B5 Passat, w/ Monsoon audio, 8-pin CD changer. The CD changer and Monsoon audio system have always worked fine, but I wanted some digital inputs. So, ... I tried two of the no-name adapters: Yatour and Apps2Car. Both installed easily, and were grounded to the radio chassis. Both worked most...
  6. Monsoon System Upgrades

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 01.5 wagon with the monsoon system and have noticed a speaker is on the way out. Wondering what others have had luck with replacing in the system.. my wife uses the tape deck fr time to time so if that can be kept would be good.
  7. 02 Passat Monsoon Stereo, Slow Death

    Mobile Electronics
    I've got an 02 Passat GLX 4Mo Wagon. It has the Monsoon stereo (single DIN size), cassette player, with 6-disc changer in the boot. For about 8 months, the entire panel would flash for a few minutes before finally turning on and working as normal. By entire panel, I mean the LCD and the button...
  8. 2003 passat system upgrade with monsoon amp

    Mobile Electronics
    I was wondering if anybody can tell me if the 6.5 in speakers in the lower doors of my 2003 passat gl 1.8 t are all 4 ohm or are they 2 ohm for the front doors and 4 ohm for the back ? I am trying to purchase new ones and i need to know what to buy ?
  9. monsoon sound system upgrade

    Mobile Electronics
    HI Folks, Sorry if i posted twice about this issue but i need some advice . I have a 2003 vw passat gl with the 1.8 t engine it has the monsoon sound system . I am unhappy with the sound of the speakers and i would like to add a new head unit probally a double din something modern . it seems...
  10. Monsoon radio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 01 glx with the monsoon stereo , i have changed my head unit to an aftermarket one but i strongly believe my stock amp is draining my battery as it has never done this before until i have changed head unit , i have read that this could be a possibility because the stock amp isnt being...
  11. What i have Monsoon? Dynaudio? Basic?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Here's the deal. I have a 2008 passat 2.0 T and trying figure out what exactly kind of audio system I have. I've been having the car for a week now and very pleased with the sound. Loud with a lot of base. Just as loud as my 2015 sierra with the bose. I can't find a amp any where! Monsoon isn't...
  12. 2014 Passat Monsoon and PhatNoise

    New Member Introductions
    Hey All: So..... I had to remove my factory Head unit. It was creating error codes in the ECU. Door locks remote, rear defogger and cigar lighter were intermittent. Done. Back to the A/V. Everyone says it is a Monsoon, but I don't see the amp under the rear lid from the alldatadiy picture. I...
  13. Monsoon Radio Powered but no Sound - Fault 00823 Line-Output 44-00 Short Circut

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've got an intermittent problem with the radio I've noticed a couple of days ago. Sometimes when starting off traveling somewhere it would turn on but there would be no sound. I'll turn it off and then try again later and somtimes it would work for the rest of the day. Any suggestions to start...
  14. Monsoon speakers aren't working

    Mobile Electronics
    04 Passat with the single CD and tape player. All the hi-range speakers work but sound gritty. The lower speakers in the doors fade on and off. The drivers speaker works, doesn't fade on and off but sounds torn. I have tried adjusting the fade and left and right and doesn't seem to fix...
  15. what is monsoon?

    Mobile Electronics
    What is monsoon and how 2ould a person know if they have it? Is this something from the factory?
  16. Monsoon Stereo (Premium 5)

    Parts For Sale
    Both the cd player and stereo was working fine when they came out of the 2002 GLX. $30 including shipping to the lower 48 states for both, or $20 incl. shipping per item.
  17. Two antenna wires on Monsoon Headunit? How to connect? [pic]

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm totally baffled. I've been searching for a week here and vortex. I have two antenna looking ports on my monsoon headunit and two wires in the wiring harness that look like they want to go on the headunit, but don't fit. The are both female connectors?? I assume one is the remote wire for...
  18. 02 passat Monsoon system

    Mobile Electronics
    i have a 2002 passat wagon I decided I am going to take out the monsoon speakers and replace them with new component speakers since i already ripped out the deck and such and replaced that with a indash dvd and a alpine 5 ch amp. I was thinking polks or infinity's depending on what will...
  19. Monsoon radio now in SAFE mode. Uggg!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Monsoon. Not Monon. I have read the posts on this topic. Some have issues and some don't. I do lol Radio is in safe mode. I don't have any original paperwork nor Manuel or radio code. I don't want to replace it but what are my options??? Thank you jj
  20. Draw from Monsoon Amp killing battery

    B5 Garage
    Has anyone else had this problem? I have a couple questions about how to fix the issue.