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  1. 2005 wagon door wont open from outside, child safety lock set. What to do?

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2005 tdi wagon. Like many people, my door handle stopped opening from the outside. I read online that the mechanism gets caught and by slamming the door and/or fiddling with the child safety lock, you can get the piece to pop back into place without taking the door apart. I tried this...
  2. Outside air coming in from under dash drivers side only while recirculate is on

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All, I am new here and would like to start out with a huge WOW! to this amazing site. You have all discussed almost everything here. I followed the rules and used the google search bar to look for my specific problem. I typed it in different ways and used multiple keywords to try and...
  3. B5.5 FIS Cluster retrofit for B5 MFA Cluster - Outside Air Temperature error

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I retrofitted a B5.5 FIS cluster (3B0 920 847) to my 2000 B5 Passat which originally contained an MFA cluster (3B0 920 922). I have changed the EEPROM of the new cluster to that of an MPH (3B0 920 947) and I have done the necessary soft coding and key matching. The cluster works fine...
  4. How to seal off outside air?

    New Member Introductions
    Newbie I am. This is my second post. Trying to figgerout if it's possible to completely seal off outside air. I'm very sensitive to auto exhaust I've discovered. :(
  5. FS: Passat outside mirrors with integrated blinkers

    Parts For Sale
    For sale is a set of Passat outside mirrors with integrated turn signal. These only came on some 2004 models and all 2005 models. I have 2 sets. One is silver (reflex silver I think) and one is grey (can get paint code if needed. I also have one set of pluges with 6" of wire I can include on...
  6. Can anyone help me source an engine wiring harness? I'm outside the US

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm trying to source an engine wiring harness (new or used) Part number 8D2 971 074 BB. It goes on a 1.8t motor, AWT code. Havent had much luck online unless I'm willing to spend about 1500 Euro so I'm hoping to source one in the US. Can anyone assist? Thanks.
  7. Drivers front door wont open from outside..

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi All. have an 06 2.ot fsi, 90k. I recently got a new battery and i had to replace the headliner as it was shot.. damn water based glue not good in Florida heat,, anyway, they say things come in threes today i went to wally world for groceries , was in there only about 20 mins, when i came out...
  8. How can post things outside of this page

    New Member Introductions
    Why cant we post things outside of this page yet, i have posted 2 things, i need help with an issue with my car
  9. drivers door won't open from outside after being locked and unlocked

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I replaced the drivers door window regulator and now the drivers door won't open from outside after being locked and unlocked. If I get out of the car and close the door, it will open just fine from the outside. If I lock the door with the key fob, then un-lock the door with the key fob, the...
  10. New Member - Curious - Can key fob of CC shut all windows outside like B5

    New Member Introductions
    As you know on B5 Passat using key in door lock & holding in lock/unlock position will close/open windows. Since a CC has no actual lock - how is this accomplished - Its a friends car & I don't have access to manual, he is missing this feature as his Altima would do this. Thanks Jeff
  11. oil on outside of diverter valve and all over the hoses around it.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I put a brand new diverter valve on about 5k miles ago and notice i have been losing oil. About a quart every 1000-1500 or so miles. So today I was looking under car and notices their is alot of oil all over the hoses and the diverter valve area. Does anyone know where I should start looking for...
  12. Outside Temp and Gas Millage.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    How much will outside temperature effect the gas millage? My '08 2.0T reaches full operating temp (200 deg) at about 3 miles regardless of the outside temp. When it’s below 32 deg the millage drops to 28 MPG on my 18 mile trip to work, but I get 34 to 35 MPG when it’s above 32 deg. Should I...
  13. Outside suppliers

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How much of these cars is made by outside suppliers and not by VW themselves? Just curious.
  14. VW CC Sport 2010 door handle not working on outside

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    The other day, while I was unlocking my car doors I started pulling on the handle of the Drivers side. Now the driver side door won't open from outside the car. If I am inside the car it will open but nothing from the outside and this is only the Driver side. I tried taking the plastic piece off...
  15. Door will not open from inside or outside. Suggestions please.

    B5 Garage
    I replaced my driver side door actuator; everything worked great for a few days, I have not heard my alarm since and got my door chimes backs. Recently, I cannot open the door from inside or outside. What I know is: 1. The remote raises and lowers the lock knob. 2. Both cables are still...
  16. problems getting intocar mot failure door wont open from outside or in any idea

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all Had big probs with my beloved passatt just failed the mot due to one door not opening from inside or out. currently I have the drivers side rear door drivers side completey not opening inside or out fobs don't matter just need to pass mot so not really bothered if I cant get um going...
  17. LCD dash screen works only when frozer outside?

    B5 Garage
    I have had the STOP Brake Warning flashing since I bought the car 2 years ago. Anytime it freezes, the screen displays everything that it should display. After the car gets to operating temp, the STOP warning comes back on again. Anyone ever encounter this problem? Know a solution? Thanks...
  18. Outside mirror fuse location

    B5 Garage
    Can someone please tell me the fuse location for the rear view outdoor mirror movement? The up/down/left/right control just stopped. I'm hoping it's just a fuse. Thank you.
  19. Outside fuse location

    B5 Garage
    Can someone please tell me the fuse location for the rear view outdoor mirror movement? The up/down/left/right control just stopped. I'm hoping it's just a fuse. Thank you.
  20. outside windshield plastic cover

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i am not sure what it is officially called. I noticed yesterday that on one side it is not glued or well attached to the windshield. The other side looks good. i was wondering if there is something that i can do to have it nice and snug against the windshield. Rainy season is coming and i want...
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