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  1. Move along, just another new member

    New Member Introductions
    Owner of a 2003 GLX Wagon 4Motion. :bowdown:
  2. 2006 Passat Steering Wheel Will Not Move and Key Does Nothing

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am thinking about buying a 2006 Passat as a project car. The steering wheel does not move, which is the micro switches in the lock module. However, when I put the key in the ignition and push it in, nothing happens. The radio does not work, the starter doesn't even click, and I can't use the...
  3. 1999 Passat - EPC Light On, Wont Start, Need to Move asap

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there everyone Just went to turn my car on... it started, I put it in reverse, moved 2 ft and then engine died. Went to restart and while the electrics are on and ignition seems fine, just wont start. I initially thought I had run out of fuel because I was admittedly low and my car is uphill...
  4. E-Brake/Parking Brake Stuck/Won't move its full arc

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a scraping noise coming from my rear drivers side wheel. It sounds like tin scraping and at first I thought it might be the brake shield in back scraping. I jacked up the back and took off the wheel and I see no evidence of shield scraping, but the brake rotor does seem to scrape when...
  5. Need some help with a 99 or it might be time to move on.

    B5 Garage
    I am having an issue with my 99 Passat. The car has 200+k miles on it and it has been a great car until the last few months. Several months ago had a water leak that turned out to be the water pump. Had the mechanic replace everything on the front end: Timing belt tensioners, water pump...
  6. 2002 Passat 4mo V6 to keep or move up?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2002 Passat Wagon now has 154,000 miles on it. It has very little rust and runs great, couple of quirks like the o2 heater circuit and the dash display that fades as it warms up. It is coming up on its second timing belt change, and it will need the cam tensioner gaskets done as well. My...
  7. Maybe Time to Move On?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I already have a post - AC Question on Maintenance - that details my need for a new AC Evaporator and whatever else one replaces when the dash comes out, like the heater core. This thread is me asking if it may be time to move out of the 1999 Passat V6 5-speed manual with 143k miles and into...
  8. 98 Passat WONT MOVE!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, My passat wont start so I tried to get it on a trailer to get it to a mechanic. Well the battery was dead and well I tried to shift it out of park and it would go into neutral but the thing wouldn't move. Parking brakes off and I hook the car up to another one but the car just wouldn't...
  9. ghnumber1 on the move

    New Member Introductions
    Thanks for all who help those of us needing all and any help to keep our Passat's on the road.....
  10. Please help. Car won't move,need to know where to start.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got an 03 Passat that seems to run fine.Only problem is it wont move!When I go to put it in gear the gear selector moves but nothing happens.It's an automatic.Does this sound like the TCM?What would you suggest looking at?Thanks for the help.
  11. Shifter handle won't move from park!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The shifter handle was hard to move from park to other gears last few days on my 2003 VW Passat GLX 4motion wagon ....Today it won't move from park at all, I press the brakes and the release button ......My brakes work just fine coz my brake lights work when I press the brakes.....I tried to...
  12. Car Won't Move In Any Gear

    B5 Garage
    2001 1.8T AUG engine, manual trans. Replaced both axles with reman dur to both inner boots being torn for some time and clicking. Drove like a champ on the way home and for a few more drives. 20 miles later, clunk, grinding sound on driver side and no power. Tach and speedo both go up but no...
  13. It's Time to Move On....

    Anything Auto
    Well, it's about that time when a man needs a manlier car (since he can afford one) I bought my Passat as my first car with 97K on her, just broke 195K not long ago; my daily for everything. I am keeping her....for a project car of course. I tossed around a M-B G55 for a bit but the cost of...
  14. How Much Should a Motor Move?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In an earlier thread I theorized that engine movement might be triggering my cracked L-hose generated error codes. Here's a video clip of my 2001 B5 1.8T as I shift between Drive and Reverse repeatedly. It looks like a non-trivial amount of block movement, to me. I can see how this movement...
  15. What's Safe to Move? - Coolant Temp Sensor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all: I bought a coolant temp sensor to replace since I've been getting some rough morning starts every so often, but am unsure what is safe to move/remove in order to get at it. I have a bunch of extra clips since this is the first time I've done this. I've looked at some other threads...
  16. Gear linkage... should this bit move?

    B5 Garage
    I'm trying to sort out my loose gear stick and so far i've managed to tighten the ball joint, but the whole "linkage sticky bit" is loose. My VERY basic understanding of this is that the rod circled in red is fixed to engine/box to keep the stick/shifter a constant distance from the box. The two...
  17. Can I move the odb2 plug from by the handbrake up into the glove box?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can I move the odb2 plug from by the handbrake up into the glove box?
  18. Temperature gauge does not move

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 B5.5 for several months, the temp gauge has not moved off the low temp position. The car gets warm etc but the gauge remains in the same position. Any ideas :wrench:
  19. Move HomLink visor from 07 Passat to 2011 CC?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Move HomeLink visor from 07 Passat to 2011 CC? Anyone know if it possible to move a HomeLink visor from an 07 Passat to a 2011 CC?
  20. Move 12v Line Into Center Console

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I knowsome one did it already. There was a thread with great pictures. I did alot of searches but I cant find the thread. Can anyone else find it? Thanks