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  1. New Member Introductions
    I will post about these issues in the garage - *On cold start up, the engine fires fine, when you press on the accelerator it sounds lumpy and won't rev beyond 1500-1900 rpm. Then after about 5-600 metres of driving it either fires in to life and performs just great or if you turn of and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello - My daughters car is giving me issues. Not a mechanic but do enjoy doing some mechanic work when I have the time. I had at one time had some codes and was able to replace or clean some sensors and ran nicely. RPMs were smooth at idle at 800. I have replaced spark plugs with the...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I blew the motor in my Passat I was wondering where I could find one for 6-700 dollars any ideas? please help guys
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I wish I had the time money and space to undertake this project....................PARTING OUT 2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX 4 MOTION
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everybody I bought car on auction, I don't have any document about oil change, I checkd by VIN code but apparently recent oil changes are not reported, car is fine, I already drove 2000 miles, I checked oil level by myself and it was OK, also oil color was yellowish, as I know this means oil...
  6. Vehicles For Sale
    I have a 99 b5 Passat v6 for sale. It has 146,xxx miles on it, and is in pretty decent condition for the year. It does however, need some work. It has a few areas of body damage, that are really cheap fixes, and it needs a few items to run at peak performance. I have always does Full Synthetic...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2006 passat 2.0t (101,000 miles) with a bad catalytic converter, took it to a vw auto mechanic, the estimate to fix it is $1,045, $758 for the catalytic converter and the rest is labor and tax. any advice when to buy a catalytic converter for cheap? can i use an universal part? Please help!
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought my first car yesterday for $2000. It is a black 2000 VW Passat Wagon GLS 4motion 2.8 L V6 with 150K miles. Took it home and the check engine light went on. This is when I began to mentally prepare myself for what was to come. Took it to the mechanic today, and with worry in his voice...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi all new girl here! I saved a 02 1.8t passat from the scrap heap! I couldn't believe they were gonna scrap her!! So long story short! She's now my headache!! She has the oil issue!!! I've replaced oil pump, new head (cause when I got it she blew a piston), new pickup tube, flushed her out with...
  10. Parts For Sale
    anyone have a 4B0 906 018 BG, ECU they can sell 2000 atw manual, my spare has lost cruise control
  11. New Member Introductions
    well ive just got this sexy 98 passat pretty cheap which only needs a new turbo. im new to the vw but when i seen that passat i fell in love with it. well ive taken the front end off so that i can change the timming belt, water pump n turbo, im planning on changing all the belts hoses pads n...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hi Folks, I have a 2000 4motion wagon. I have a broken left rear spring. Can I buy just the spring without the shock? Also I'm a little strapped right now, should I buy both sides or can I get away with the one? I'm having a hard time even finding one in my area. Can I look for an Audi spring...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Got new engine installed after completely knackering old 2008 2.0 TDi Highline. Having episodes of white smoke, and finally noticed a small crack in the rocker cover. I've failed miserably so far trying to find out where I can source this as every time I search the web all I get is hits for the...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Engine light came on this weekend and I took my 2009 Passat in to the dealer. They said that the intake manifold needs to be replaced and the fuel pressure sensor replaced. Then they start going on about how I might need to have the valves cleaned and injectors replaced and that it makes...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys so ive read all the info i could on the dreadded 'SLUDGE' problem in the 1.8t's. and decided i couldnt put it off any longer. I was given the car by my step father after he had it diagnosed at his regular garage. he cut his losses and bought a new car. the passat is a little spanker and...
  16. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi guys I took my 2001 1.9 Tdi Passat to the garage.The car has some power issues.It doesnt accelerate like it should,at least most of the times. The guy inspected the vacum hoses and after reading the codes,he told me that the Turbocharger needs cleaning and the catalyc converter needs to be...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Greetings, I've got a 1999 B5 and have endless "fun" working on it. Today I'm doing brakes... I think I've just blown it. After carefully replacing my old fluid with Pentosin - as recommended - and bleeding everything, I have just realized that I have used CHF 11S - which is power steering...
  18. B5 Garage
    I live in wichita falls texas, If any one in the Dallas fort worth or lawton OK area could help me install some coilovers on my B5 i would really appreciate it . Thanks:bowdown:
  19. Vehicles For Sale
    Or so the shop tells me. Tiptronic is slipping, going into limp-mode. Shop says she needs a new transmission. Looking to sell as is. 2001 B5 Passat Wagon Colorado Red Black leather 1.8T, tip 116,000 miles Giac chipped Bilsteins/H&Rs 17x8.5 BBS CHs Kumhos with about 1000 miles on them Hella...
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