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  1. B5 Garage
    Hi I have a 2004 VW Passat 1.8T GLS with a stumble misfire when warmed up from a cold start. Under boost the engine would cut out on all cylinders when the gas pedal is pressed down at a certain point. I have a crack in the exhaust flex pipe before the catalytic converter I thought the down...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I say thump for lack of a better word. It shakes the car but only once, just like a misfire, but one time. I've spent most of the past two weeks trying to figure this out, but with no luck. I've searched these forums as well as other VW forums with to avail as well. I got the codes pulled (I do...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001 (B5 I believe) Passat with the V6. This spring I started having intermediate starting problems and the transmission would go into safe mode. I believe I now have the problem tracked down to a faulty ECM (engine control module). If I try to start the car the engine will crank but...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Also has new plugs, new head(complete), injectors cleaned and flow tested, new oem PCV valve(and some emissions lines that broke during the new head install) new o2 sensors, new smic orings, new fuel filter, fresh t6 oil and mann 950/4 filter. I've already aligned the throttle body but I'm...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I guess this must be a jackpot of some sort? I have a 03 GLX 2.8 v6 ATQ 167500 miles and she's been running fine. Replaced plugs and coil about 20k ago. Driving home to Athens, Ga from Raleigh tonight my MIL light came on and I checked it with a cheap scanner I keep in the glove box. This...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was driving down the road today in my 2000 Passat VR6 4motion. All of a sudden the engine shutdown. After a bunch of searching around I found that fuse 32 was blown, so I replaced it. AS soon as I turned on the ignition key on, it blew again. Did this twice. The owners manual labels 32 as...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I recently bought a cheap 1999 Passat 1.8 with the 4-speed auto transmission (01m i think?). I've since noticed a rather strange issue with the transmission. The first time the car upshifts into 3rd gear, it usually seems to flare slightly when shifting (RPMs jump up by 50 - 150 on the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Having issues with this 01.5 sedan that I recently bought. The car had a blown, oil starved and severely sludged engine when I bought it, and I pulled a good, running engine from an Audi A4 as a replacement. While I had the good engine out of the car, I replaced all the gaskets, seals, etc...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few days ago my passenger hid went out, when I got into the garage I tried turning them on, the passenger will flash once but nothing else. Any ideas whats wrong. These are ddm's 35W. And yes I have pulled the drl relay.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Bros, I have a question. Yes I know what the code means and the normal culprits, but since I can't wait to get home to further investigate because I've been mulling this code all day. Car is a 2004 1.8t 5 spd Situation: Driving home from work yesterday. It's been very cold here, like 10...
  11. Mobile Electronics
    Okay so i recently purchased new 6 disc cd changer but my HU (single) died and i was thinking of getting the double one with 6cd changer built into it and just sell the cd changer. My question is: apparently i will need a different harness - i have no clue which one to get 2002 Volkswagen Passat...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Glorious! Haha Driving on the freeway when all of the sudden a wild rock of ice appears. notice it's too late and blow both right front and rear tires and pull over instantly. this happened one mile away from my house and I decided to drive with Chu right side blown tires back home took me about...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello fellows, I hope you can help me out with my suspension job, I'm placing an order @ FCP but I gotta make sure that all the parts I'll need for the job are in the same order due to shipping issues to me down here in Brazil. So far, these are the parts that I've put in my shopping cart: 1...
  14. Mobile Electronics
    So one morning my B6 1.9tdi didn't start, Then after half hour it finally started but all my speakers seem to have blown! They still produce sound but if you turn the volume up / have any bass what so ever makes them go crackly. Has this ever happened to anyone? And does anyone know if I'm...
  15. The Showroom
    Hey guys, we completely swept the Passat Class yesterday of Canada's Biggest and Best VW/AUDI Enthusiasts Show, VagKraft 2013. :D :salute: The class: 1st Place (very well deserved, especially with the newly added airide, 19" wheels, and hardwood trunk floor mat) - (Dave - Davey) 2nd...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 v6 automatic with 103k miles. All the following info is exactly what my gf told me. The car was driving along when the ABS light came on. Then all power was lost..heat, lights, radio, acceleration, etc. Then the lights and radio camr back on but the gas pedal hardly had any effect. She...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Just want to ask a question but this is getting pretty drawn out...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an AEB B5 that is having some problems. First, I have a boost leak (I am running peak boost at 3 or 4 psi). I have checked the vacuum lines coming off of the intake manifold and they all seem to be fine. I'm not exactly sure where else to look for leaks. Second, I had installed a test...
  19. Anything Auto
    So I'm FINALLY getting the bodywork and lowers for the VR6 before the s/c goes in. I decided to go with a FK front end that has had good and bad reviews on whoretex, but everyone that has actually seen it on the car loves it. I waited almost six months for it to come over from across the pond...
  20. B6 Garage
    hey guys i remember doing this with my B5.5 and i really miss the way it works on my B6 i want all the doors to unlock when i unlock/open the drivers door any one know how to do this on the B6 ?
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