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  1. door (lift motor?) smoke

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone had smoke and a burning smell coming from the power window assembly in any of the doors? I can't get to it for two days, but I'll do the obvious -- pull the door panel and run a VCDS scan on the module that controls the windows. I just wanted to see if anyone has had a similar...
  2. AEB head on AWM motor any advice?

    B5 Garage
    Good morning all, Well as the title states. After a tune up on my newly purchased 2005 1.8T, I have continued getting the Cylinder #2 misfires as well as other codes including the O2 sensor. I'm at work and don't have the exact CEL's on me right now. After a few days of research and getting some...
  3. Window Controller Motor - Fix?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1998 B5 GLS Sedan Symptom: Passengers front window goes up and down at will, without touching the window function buttons. Wanting to know if re-flowing the solder joints will cure this problem? Could this be a problem with the window controller in the drivers side door? Changed out CCM...
  4. 2008 Wagon Rear Hatch Motor Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I just bought the 2008 Passat Wagon... One of the lift motors for the rear hatch is bad. I have searched....and searched....and searched. I don't want to go pulling off the wrong things to access the motors. Are the removed via the large rubber seal between the hinges? Or, do I pull off...
  5. 2007 Passat Recirculation Flap Motor

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All, My recirculation flap motor is bad in my 2007 Passat / B6. I have bought a replacement motor but hesitant to try to replace it with out some guidance. I have been able find you tube videos showing detailed procedures for the B5 series and feel confident that I could perform the work...
  6. Driver's side power mirror motor question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tried searching up and down through the forums, info-base, and rest of the web to no avail. I'm trying to determine if I can replace just the motor for the mirror that is in the housing, without replacing the entire housing (removing the door panel etc.). I replaced the glass on the driver's...
  7. Blower motor HELP!!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Bought a 2007 Wolfsburg 2.0T with 110k miles for my daughters first car. Found a great deal and got it 4 months before she turned 16. Took it out and ran it once a week and my daughter would sit in in (running) and listen to music. Everything worked great. Took it to a dealership to have the...
  8. Blower motor HELP!!

    B6 Garage
    Bought a 2007 Wolfsburg 2.0T with 110k miles for my daughters first car. Found a great deal and got it 4 months before she turned 16. Took it out and ran it once a week and my daughter would sit in in (running) and listen to music. Everything worked great. Took it to a dealership to have the...
  9. Dumping coolant out the back of motor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04' V6 30v Yesterday I noticed steaming coolant leaking. Opened the hood and it was coming from the rear of the motor. Couldn't see from the top where it was coming from. Got underneath and it was dumping on the top of auto trans housing. Still couldn't see from where. I have researched it and...
  10. Recent cold start issue with motor turning over then abruptly stopping(? mid crank!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all! 04 V6 GLX auto with ~190k miles. I apologize for the long post but want to give as much info as I can. It has started getting cold here in Ral, NC. and I have noticed a strange occurrence (happened 3 or 4 times in the past 2 or 3 weeks) with the motor when trying to start the car...
  11. What is this broken plastic part on the motor?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    UPDATE: I Found It!...What is this broken plastic part on the motor? UPDATE: The forum won't let me delete this thread so I will update. I found the part, it is a vacuum check valve. I've just bought a 2002 Passat B5.5 4cyl Turbo. I've never had a VW before so excuse me if I come across as...
  12. 2006 passat calliper motor torx

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    is the rear calliper motor 6 torx or 12?
  13. Parking Brake motor replacments

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey all, I have to look closer this weekend but when i use the parking brake i sometimes get the blinking light and malfunction message and i have to shut the car off then the brake will release. I got a new switch but issues is still happening. Brake pad life is good, If i have a a motor...
  14. flap servo motor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The Climatronic on my 2003 W8 went into diagnostic mode and the code is for a bad flap servo motor (codes listed below). I had gotten a code from VCDS a while back that it wasn't functioning properly and it was making noises, so it must have finally gave out. Does anyone have any experience or...
  15. Engine Vibration? (Motor, transmission mounts replaced)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, 2003, 1.8t Sedan I replaced the motor mounts (Corteco), Transmission mounts (Febi) and the snub mount (Febi). I still feel the engine vibration at idle. It is amplified at D and R as well as driving on highway. I ran the engine before I tightened all the bolts, centered the snub...
  16. Need Window Motor ASAP

    WTB/WTT Section
    I need a good working B5 (1J0 CCM) driver’s side, front window motor ASAP. It needs to be a GLX with power folding mirrors and memory seats. The index/color code is 6Y, this is a must-you can check this number in VAG-COM. The part number for my CCM is 1J0959799 AJ index 6Y and the window...
  17. Driver's side transmission motor mount bracket from a B5/B5.5 V6 5 speed.

    WTB/WTT Section
    As stated. I need the aluminum bracket that bolts to the 5 speed manual transmission on the driver's side from a B5/B5.5 V6. I need one soon but I'll eventually need a second one. Give me a price shipped to 28814. Help!!! :thumbup:
  18. Diesel engine motor oil vs. regular (non-diesel) oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The Bentley manual recommends using 5w40 or 10w40 motor oil. I went to my local auto parts store and the only 5w40 oil they sold was Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic, so I used that when I changed my oil. At the time I didn't notice the fine print on the label saying it was heavy duty Diesel...
  19. 5qt. Mobil 1 Full Synthetic Motor Oil: From $10.66 After $12 Rebate.

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  20. Noob- R36 2008. Heated seats, window washer motor and cigarette lighter stopped

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, My heated seats, cigarette lighter ( charger) and window washer motor all stopped at pretty much the same time. My mechanic hasn't yet diagnosed the problem, fuses look fine, suggesting maybe a relay, bnut needing to dismantle part of my dash. Can anyone point me in the right direction...