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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I checked the pump unplugged with 12 v and it runs fine. Relay 373 in the 13 relay box and its' fuse are fine. Is there a module for the pump somewhere that could be bad? if anyone out there could send me a wiring diagram of the pump and its control would be great.
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I found this site while looking for info on how to bleed my cooling system on my 03 2.8L Wagon. I did the heater core (that was :banghead: by itself) and now I can't get the system to bleed properly. I have read the various posts with instructions, which I have followed (taking...
  3. Parts For Sale
    2002 VW Passat Wagon GLX 4 Motion, 171,518 miles, Navy Blue with Black Interior. Located in South East PA. The car is being sold as is for parts or repair. Car has not been driven since July of this year. Transmission issue(s). While attempting to troubleshoot transmission the alternator died...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hey guys, I'm replacing the whole exhaust and now roadblocked by the skinny passage as the pipe heads up to the manifold. There is no way that pre-cat and flange will make it down. Am I to lower the subframe, supporting the motor? I tried to find help in multiple searches but only found a...
  5. B5 Garage
    Greetings- Finishing up the timing belt job and one thing that I can't remember, does the thermostat O-ring gasket fit behind the thermostat or in front of it? Thank you, Paul
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a registered copy of VC-DS Lite with an OBD-II to USB cable. I am trying to change my TCM coding to "Sports mode" and Change to "Old strategy" Tip mode. I can't seem to get the TCM to accept the code (0001012). When I hit the "Do it" button it seems to go fine but when it refreshes the...
  7. B5 Garage
    Greetings- I inherited this car from my wife and I'm finding a bunch of little "safety" things that I find to be a real pain in the ass!I went into VagCom and chose Cent.Locks to see if I could turn them off there. All I got a was a "no communication....." message. The other thing that I'd like...
  8. B5 Garage
    Besides soaking the offending parts in Kroil for a week, are there any "magic" ways of loosening the triple square headed adjusters (rear camber)?. If not, and I have to cut or grind them out, where can I get a new set (both sides) of the camber eccentrics, bolts and nuts other than the dealer...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently bought an 04' 4 motion with 79,000 original miles. It took a light hit to the front resulting in the front clip being wiped out. Most of the damage is superficial and easy to repair. Anyway, the car came to me already apart, and i have since reassembled everything except sheet metal...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just a curiosity. I know many Subaru AWD cars allow you to add a fuse to a port labeled FWD this will make the car virtually FWD, no power is sent to the rear. Is there any equivalent to this in a VW 4 motion?
  11. Vehicles For Sale
    Selling for part's car or "project car" to be repaired to make a DD ,103k. repairs straight forward, but personally do not have the time, engine runs great,starts right up,new battery ,needs/overdue for timing belt,(have all new parts for this), body straight,hood needs repainting (clearcoat...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Thanks for the add. I've never worked on a Volkswagen before. I'm sure this forum will be useful.
  13. New Member Introductions
    What's up Passatworld, Just picked up an 04 1.8T 5 speed 4Motion wagon from Germanautoparts. It's in pretty nice shape and I can't wait for show and autox season!
  14. New Member Introductions
    Great forum, looking for help my cigarette lighter is out all fuses look ok, and my right side parking light won't go on either replaced bulb but nothing. This is my second 3.6 wagon and just love it I am 3rd owner 92k miles looking to keep It for awhile. Had Haldex serviced, tranny serviced...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So does anyone know the last year they offered a Passat with AWD/4-motion? I have it on my 2003, and notice on the VW website it is only offered on the CC. Just wondering when it went away.
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been doing some digging on upgrading the rear brakes to work and match the 18Z setup that I am doing to the front. Can I use a BBK made for a C5 255x10 car or Audi B6? This is the setup that I want but am looking for some info on what will work on these cars...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently I bought a 2003 Passat GLX 4 Motion wagon O1V transmission 5 speed tiptronic. The add said "It may have transmission problems". Problem statement(s): The vehicle starts and runs perfectly. When the initial startup happens, the shift indicator shows P. Once shifted to Reverse, there...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been working on my 01 4 motion Brake system. I am having a wierd issue with my brakes. At slow speeds it feels like the brakes are manual, not power and sometimes it seems like it isn't going to stop. Also has a hard brake pedal. Normal driving at regular speeds they seem fine. I have a...
  19. B5 Garage
    I am working on a 2001 4 motion and was wondering if I pull the hard plastic PCV hose off of either valve cover with the vehicle idling, should I feel vacuum sucking with my finger?
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking at H&R sport springs. Is anyone else running them? Put new tires and wheels on the wife's car. Now I need to lower it a bit. The wheels are 18x8 et35 wrapped in 245/40r18 tires and the car is a 4 motion so I am limited on options.
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