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  1. Urgent help needed!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I drive my passat B6 TDI 3 miles with NO OIL PRESSURE!!!!! Did I ruined ENGINE ??! There was no noises when I stopped & car worked! There is oil inside so its pupm defenetely! Is 3 miles to long about 4 - 5 min working with no oil??! Please HELP!
  2. VAGCom needed in Chicago

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all! My trusty (but increasingly neglected - sorry, old friend) 2005 1.8t (AWM) GLS 4motion Wagon is throwing a P0171 on my cheap scanner, and I was wondering if anyone in the Chicago area had a VAGCom to help me get to the more specific route of the problem? I am going to do a visual...
  3. Help needed with TDI wagon no start issue.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. I recently picked up a 05 Passat wagon tdi. I got it not running. The previous owner said it started running rough and then one day just took forever to start. I got it home replaced the fuel filter. Then tested the in tank pump which it shoots a nice stream of fuel out of the...
  4. V-6 Alternator Consultation Needed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went through all 700 steps to get to the alternator and have removed the two mounting bolts for the alternator itself, but the alternator still doesn't seem to want to budge. I thought it would just kinda fall out, but I can even seem to move it by hand. Any suggestions? The two bolts I...
  5. 2.8L V6 30V Various head torque specs needed, 2003

    B5 Garage
    I am rebuilding the heads due to bent valves, and need a few torque specs. My head bolts are the T30, Non-stretch. Dont know if that makes a difference. Specs needed: Cam caps Head bolts Exhaust manifold Intake manifold Thanks!
  6. Vag com needed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for someone who had a vag com to help diagnose my transmission issue, located in Queens Village NY
  7. Control Arm Replacement Mechanic Needed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, Can anyone recommend someone that could replace all my control arms/tie rods/sway links in Central PA? I am not very confident doing it myself/never done it before, but have done lots of wrenching on my '02 Passat GLS. I also do not think that the mechanics around here know much about...
  8. Control Arm Replacement Needed

    USA - East
    Hello All, Can anyone recommend someone that could replace all my control arms/tie rods/sway links in Central PA? I am not very confident doing it myself/never done it before, but have done lots of wrenching on my '02 Passat GLS. I also do not think that the mechanics around here know much about...
  9. BCM replacement needed?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hey guys, Recently several electrical electrical components have failed on my 2012 Passat SE. Things like the fresh air blower motor, heated seats, auto rear-view mirror dimmer, and the rear windshield heaters all stopped working at once. I did a bit of research and a few posts on other sites...
  10. New member help needed

    New Member Introductions
    Hello guys i am new here. I have Passat B5.5 1.9TDI for two years now. I spent some money on his performance and now its time for appearance. So i need help cause in Croatia i cant find parts... To be exact front and rear bumpers and side skirts... So if anyone knows where can i order,buy or get...
  11. What tools needed for AWM timing belt?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been meaning to do for a while. 2002 AWM GLS Wagon. And think I'll pick up Blauparts full kit as seems to be 15% off through tomorrow. https://www.blauparts.com/vw-passat-timing-belt-kit-18t-awm-enh.html (Feel from to tell me if you think there are better deals for good parts...) Now...
  12. Part number needed for PCV parts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi folks I have a 2000 1.8t 3b 20v with an APU unit. I need to find some parts for the PCV system and can't locate a list of the part numbers relevant to this motor. I was thinking just that basic kit of breather elbow, tee, pcv valve and relevant seals, clips and jubilee clips. Any help...
  13. Head Removal 1.8L...special tool needed?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Working on getting the head off of my 1.8L and got stuck at the three 17mm bolts atop the exhaust manifold. The inner one has less vertical room to get a socket on - all mine are too long. Is there a good tool for this bolt? Does anyone make a short socket with a swivel built in? Thanks
  14. 5HP19FLA (G182) problem. ZF experts and Gurus needed for this one.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, my car is VW Passat 2000 2.8L v6 4motion with engine code of APR. Transmission is 5HP19FLA, ECB model NO: 1060 040020 The car has been at repair shop with no luck and I have been struggling with the problem for months now...I`m hopeless.. would like to hear comments from experts... Any...
  15. slight coolant leak , help needed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    It appears i have a slight coolant leak. Not sure what the part is (forgive my auto expertise). Looks to be coming from a small hard pipe that is jutting out from the block , and it has a rubber end cap on it. The area is the drivers side of the vehicle above the motor mount, and oil filter...
  16. Vagcon + VCDS help needed

    New Member Introductions
    Hai all, I'm searching for some info on how to enable ghost light's (I've bought from Ali) using VCDS. I don't own a vagcom cable and VCDS so my questions are: 1) can I use any type Vagcom cheap cables (alixpress)? 2) can I make my own DIY cable? thnx
  17. H/U upgrade help needed!

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey all! I'm new here but it looked like a great community to help with a few upgrades to my PASSAT. Can someone help with problems from interfacing a new HU with the factory system? Vehicle: 2013 PASSAT TDI SEL PREM with Fender Audio H/U: Pioneer AVH-4100NEX...
  18. What upgrades needed for APR Stage 1 tune

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001.5 B5.5 with the 1.8T at 167k miles, what should I upgrade before doing an APR Stage 1 Tune?
  19. Noob with advice needed Please :)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, 2.0 TDI 57 passat estate - 95k full service history I've owned this for a year now and have suffered a strange problem with it.. when idling the engine rocks as though its "catching temporarily" i.e when you catch your trousers on something it kind of pulls you back for a second but...
  20. Uh oh! Help needed while doing vcgs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well, I accidentally broke the guide for my cam chain tensioner for the passenger side whilst trying to access one of the seals on the backside… Is there any way to get that plastic guide as a separate piece, or do I have to get a whole new tensioner? I sure hope I don't have to get a whole new...
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