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  1. New Member Introductions
    When I first started here I had just purchased a 2013 SE, then three years ago, traded it for a 2016 SE. Now three years after that got a 2019 R-Type. Got to admit, they keep getting better and better. Ride difference between all three are #1 = 2019, #2 = 2016 and #3 = 2013.
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all 04' V6 GLX 172K Sometimes when I open the drivers door. The drivers seat back starts to recline :hmmm: The motor to raise and lower the seat section (where your butt is) stopped working a few months ago. It will tilt forward but it won't tilt back or raise up or down. My...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok I have a 1999 1.8t Passt 5 Speed Tonight I hit a huge bird head on and it jerked my car pretty good, and not my shifter moves freely wont go into any other gears feels like its stuck in 4th. Where do I start?
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Everyone! I moved this post here. Hope this is right. I have a very big problem and am beside myself. Anyone who may have any idea or advice, I thank you for reading in advance! Have a 2002 Passat 1.8T, 118,000 miles. About a year ago (at 100,00 mi.), I had a bunch of work done at...
  5. B5 Garage
    Hi Everyone! I have a very big problem and am beside myself. Anyone who may have any idea or advice, I thank you for reading in advance! Have a 2002 Passat 1.8T, 118,000 miles. About a year ago (at 100,00 mi.), I had a bunch of work done at the VW dealer (timing belt, water pump...
  6. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    I was driving down the road yesterday and the car just died no clunk bang just lost power and died when I turn the key it sounds like the sylenoid is not engaging so I stuck it in gear and the car moves on the starter but won't turn the engine over. There is a connection from the tranny to the...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As you may know I have had my car since 2000. It's a 2000 4motion V6. 170K miles. Yesterday while it was raining, I pulled over to the side of the road to get something out of the trunk. When I rushed back into the car, thinking I had left the key in the ignition (running), I put my foot on...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This has been happening for a while now. I just replaced my master window switch with a brand new OEM part (had a cheap Chinese clone in there since the spring, it started failing on me in several different ways.) The new master window switch didn't fix the RF/RR window problem, so I assume...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I looked around and can't find any information on this. My steering wheel moves up and down (not side to side) about 1/16" (give or take a few). It just started doing this about 2 months ago. It is a 2003 V6 with 50K. My steering is tight, the car doesn't vibrate and none of the other...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all! I have a 2008 Passat Lux with power seats. I reset all 3 memory settings for the power driver seat and also cleared its association with the key I use everyday. The problem is, everytime I get into the driver's seat, I can feel that the back portion of the seat (at some point) moved...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Just wondering if you have an ideas on whats going on with my passat. I put down my sunroof today and went to close it... closed the sunroof and it openned back up. tried it a few different times but still opened back up. then, i got the idea to do it one notch at a time and it closed...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    We just installed the timing belt. We rotated the engine to make sure everything is lined up but noticed that the belt would move further back on the cam pulley towards the engine (see pic). Everything else seems fine. I looked in the Haynes manual and the pic in the book shows the belt...
  13. Anything Auto
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y03K1QkuFYM Now THAT'S Funny!
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Washing my Passat this afternoon, i noticed something i have never noticed before. There is a flap that is right above the rearview mirror right before the sunroof controls on the top of the car. I really have no clue what this is. Any ideas? my passat is a 2000 GLX sedan... just in case...
  15. Anything Auto
    Volkswagen Golf All-new Golf getting into shape The new Volkswagen Golf is nearly within driving range – and here are the latest pictures to prove it. Text: Ross Pinnock / Photos: Lehmann 05th December 2007 The eagerly anticipated VW was originally due to arrive in showrooms here next...
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    http://www.canadiandriver.com/news/060731-7.htm Excerpt: Peter Schreyer was Audi's chief designer between 1994 and 2002, chief designer for Volkswagen from 2002 to 2005, and since 2005 has been the head of advanced design for the Volkswagen group; his designs include the New Beetle and Audi...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yesterday, I noticed for the first time, that while driving, my shift knob could move, without pushing the shift button. While driving, I was able to move the shift lever (without pressing the shift button), from drive to neutral, neutral to drive, drive to 4th gear, and also neutral to...
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