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  1. near complete 4-motion manual swap

    Parts For Sale
    Everything but the pedals, clutch hydraulics, and clutch/flywheel. Other than that complete, 5-speed 4-motion tranny with the correct drivers side mount for an auto subframe. shifts good no grinding 180k on it has fresh fluid in it 5k ago. Car was 100% stock not even chipped till 175k when I...
  2. Coolant Leaking Near Oil Pan Gasket??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone… I’m hoping someone can assist me. I have viewed many discussions related to coolant leaks, but nothing seems to speak to my issue specifically. My car’s ignition is off … I pour coolant in the coolant reservoir … I leaks out immediately, not from the coolant reservoir tank...
  3. Looking for good VW Dealer near Seattle or in suburbs of Washington

    Dealerships and Service
    Hello Passat Owners I own two B6 Passat and recently moved to Redmond, a seattle suburb. I am looking for a good and affordable VW shop to take both my cars regularly for oil changes and regular maintenance repairs. Can you recommend me some good VW shops in the area? Thanks Prakash
  4. can anyone near central Mass w/VAGCOM check my parking brake fault? will drive to U.

    USA - East
    wifes B6 Passast just got the fault. I am able to disengage and engage the brake but it seems like it is only one side. replaced the switch. Will compensate.
  5. Good shops near San Jose?

    Dealerships and Service
    I've had some good experiences with the AAA Car Care on Brokaw, but if anyone knows a good honest independent VW shop I'd love to have a reference. I'm sure there will be things I can't do myself or don't have time or tools (even at Pit Row).
  6. When idle, temp at 190*. On highway, temp drops to near minimum.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Anyone think my thermostat is stuck open? I'm not sure b/c: - still get hot air coming out of the air vents into the cabin; - when I sit idle for 5 minutes, temp gauge slowly increases to the middle 190*. 2002 Passat 1.8T 100,000 miles During this winter in zero to 30-degree weather...
  7. Front Bumper near headlights loose

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, on my 09 passat b6, the bumper has came out of the clips and now sticks out. it's right under both headlights. The clips they attach to are broken an even when inserted they would still force themselves out.
  8. FS: 4 steel wheels w Blizzaks mounted; near Hartford, CT - $125 takes the set

    Parts For Sale
    "Winter is coming..." They're very low miles on the tires, tread looks great and i'll go snap some pics. $125 for all 4 Rims are steelies w hubcabs. Not sure how i'd ship these so let's try to do local before we cross that bridge. Obviously buyer would need to pay shipping/packing costs.
  9. Transmission Leak near Torque Converter

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello world, My 2006 2.0T sprung a leak and was out of transmission fluid about 25 miles into a trip before complete loss of power at the wheels. I was in a very bad area and was being surrounded by a gang of people at 2am. I was able to get the car moving at 6k RPM's so I drove a block and...
  10. VAG-COM needed near north atlanta, ga area

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    needing someone to help a brother out... 03 passat glx V6 wagon, 17X,XXX miles. It's had this weird issue where when i step on the throttle it has a bit of lag. If i push a little more it jumps and takes off. I'm thinking I need a throttle bottle alignment done. anybody got some time to...
  11. For those near Chicago or thereabouts...Windy City DubFest

    Events & Gatherings
    I'm going to check this show out. It's on Saturday, Sep 3, in a Chicago suburb called Grayslake, a little ways west of the Tri-State Tollway (I-94). For those who know my rather unique VW enthusiast status, a purist that likes STOCK water-cooleds, I'm thinking this event could potentially have...
  12. Anybody live near HALES CORNER, WISCONSIN ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found this B5 radiator support on EBAY but the seller wants 'local pickup only'. I'll pay $80 to get it packed and shipped. Thanks, Jack VW B5 V6 Passat Radiator Core Support Front Frame 98 01 Lock Carrier 3B0805594K | eBay
  13. Looking for a good shop or person who knows how to work on B5.5 in or near Puyallup

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Guys, I have tried West and noob section with no response so maybe I can get some response here. I am looking for a good shop or person who knows how to work on B5.5 in or near Puyallup WA 98375. If you know a shop or you are that person, please pm me.
  14. Good Rep shop in or near WA Puyallup for clutch replacement

    USA - West
    Hi, I am at Puyallup and looking for a good shop knows how to work on passat and the price is right.
  15. Good Rep shop in or near WA Puyallup for clutch replacement

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I just bought a 2002 1.8t base model passat. I noticed the clutch release is very high but not slipping. I understand this model of the car the clutch is know for higher than "normal" level on release and catch. I am just prepare my car for a clutch replacement in the near future...
  16. any members near Sacramento, CA with VAG-COM?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am writing for a friend who lives near Sacramento. He owns a 2005 vw jetta MKIV GLI 1.8T. The fuel gauge is not reading correctly. The fuel pump was replaced. It looks like the fuel gauge needs to be calibrated or set with VAG-COM software. I believe Ross-Tech has step by step...
  17. Lookin for passat help near PITTS, PA

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I'm close to Pitts, PA. I have 05 Passat glx wagon v6. Lookin for help with heating, steering issues, possibly need heater core flushed? Steering is tight, possible pump not working good, haven't noticed any leaks? I am mechanical, just can't do the work anymore. I am willing to pay fair...
  18. 15" set of 4 Wellington Wheels and near new tires.

    Parts For Sale
    15" set of 4 Wellington Wheels and near new tires. SOLD. Selling this set of VW wheels that came on our 2003 Passat, wheels are in great shape and tires still have 90% of tread life left. Wheels are Wellington OEM VW. Tires are Kelly Explorer Plus All-Season 195/65R15. Asking $299 OBO...
  19. How to run wire from battery to near headlight switch?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to know how to run a wire through the firewall for an aftermarket switch for LED spotlights. I just want the switch to be somewhere below the steering wheel. Any help is greatly appreciated!
  20. Anyone in or near Columbus that can help

    USA - Central
    I'm in Columbus well Westerville. I have a B5.5 Passat wagon I just picked up. It needed a new cam chain tensioner so I put one in but now my engine is not in time. Anyone out there to give me a helping hand that knows how to fix this or even come do it and make some money?