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  1. OMG - Missing a whole corner of tubing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat 1.8T 2000. I have several tubes, covers, a heat shield laying on the ground right now trying to get to something I can clean. I was dumb and was trying to paint my front grill badge with the grill still on. Even though I taped everything up and stuffed the holes in between the badge...
  2. OMG did I just do that???

    B5 Garage
    I changed my cabin filter and somehow it didn't go back in straight... It rained So I have a 6" puddle of water in the drivers side back seat. My alarm began going off by itself and wouldn't turn off, the key fob will not respond to anything. When I originally tried starting it, the lights on...
  3. OMG yes another power steering fluid question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 b5 v6 Passat. I noticed I was a little low on power steering fluid and the cap said mineral oil only. So I hopped on here and I saw that most said to use the CFH 7.1 but do not mix with the 11s or 202, cool 7.1 is mineral oil based power steering fluid. So I went down to NAPA and paid $20...
  4. Omg!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I accidentally spilled a lot of motor oil on the front where the timing belt and everything is. I'm I in deep shit??
  5. OMG! Broken Lower control arm.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well today when I was leaving the store on my lunch break my whole car dipped down and felt like I blew the tire off the rim. I barely limped it into the parking lot trying to not damage a bunch of things. Apparently it wasn't my tire it was my lower control arm I believe. It snapped right in...
  6. OMG im in love with a pontiac.

    Anything Auto
    I have always liked the G8, now if one could tow a car on a trailer i would do it in a heartbeat. looking at them they have come down in price, just gotta convince the girly its a good "vacation" car ;)
  7. tranny swap complete.. OMG whats all this stuff?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    finished installing a used tranny i got from a wrecked donor. 1.8t manual tranny, it wasnt as bad as i thought it might be. It took me longer because i did it by myself. was alittle hard getting it back in but she is all together and running great. removal was about 3 hours & install was about...
  8. OMG and I thought the hose clamps were sadistic.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Not sure If I will have to do this, just researching and found this time elapse video. Needless to say I hope I don't have to do this or pay someone to do this. :banghead::banghead:
  9. Omg frustrated! 6 codes, plz help!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so my car had a CEL with 3 codes. 1 for o2 sensor bank 1. and 2 for the SAIP i took my car to the mechanic to replace my o2 sensor because the other 2 codes were not important and not effecting performance. they replaced it with an oem bosch o2 sensor. when i got my car back it drove fine...
  10. omg new kid!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I just joined Passat World cause I got a new car... I just bought my first VW, it's a 2004 Passat Wagon 1.8t fwd, got an amazing deal on a car with a crazy maintenance history and low miles, her name is Winona, she is grey with light coloured interior, and entirely too stock for now only...
  11. Omg help!!!!! Car is not running right!!!!!

    New Member Introductions
    So about a week ago, I washed my car's engine bay. After all was done, I let the car run for about 10 min. to ensure dryness throughout. Right before I cut the power, I noticed the engine was bogging and misfiring on a cylinder. I cut the power, and went inside on the pc to see why this had...
  12. OMG whats going on!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok the other day I accidentally put 89 Oct in my 1.8. However I caught the mistake after 3 gallons had pumped. Well since then I have had a tick tick tick coming from my engine bay. Yesterday I ran almost ALL of the gas out and filled back up with 93 octane along with octane booster and gas...
  13. OMG I Really notice a difference !!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok call me crazy BUT I was reviewing a oil thread just a sec ago and I need to express this yesterday was My passats first oil change WITH me that is so let's look over real quick my first step was to pour 4 quarts of diesel fuel into the motor ran it for about 2 min this helps clean and knock...
  14. OMG!!!!!!!!! im gonna die !!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    just went out in dark for first time, in my 2.0 TDI, are the dipped beam lights supposed to be so crap ???
  15. OMG i want this vw

    Anything Auto
    if i had a place to store it and restore it i would in a heart beat. :(
  16. Omg i need help!!

    B5 Garage
    so as some of you may i know i just got back from japan and i have been working on my car. YES!!! so i fixed my misfire but now i got check engine code p1545 if im not mistaken is the throttle body alignment. is there any way to fix this without having to buy a new throttle body. they are nto...
  17. Rockford's $25,000 amp ...OMG

    Mobile Electronics
    i thought it was bull after reading a audio magizine .. so i searched and found it : and a Tahoe/caddy with 2 of them installed ...
  18. OMG! The Squeeks!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I purchsed this 03 CPO Passat about 1 month ago. about 2 weeks ago a few rather annoying small squeeks have developed. Apparenty the CPO warranty does not cover squeeks/rattles on the interior Squeek #1 the radio... i get a fairly regular squeek from the top portion of the radio head unit...
  19. omg you guys i'm so scared

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My car, the rear drum makes noise when i drive. So does that mean i have no more pad meat? I'm not sure what happened. Please help me. =/
  20. Omg! S5 for sale already??

    Anything Auto Isn't the release 2009?