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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello, The engine light came on the other day and i had a parts place check the codes, it came back with 3. p1296, p0340, and p0133. the first one didn't have anything but i looked it up and its usually a temp sensor or thermostat. The second one said something about the camshaft and timing and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I changed the tstat and the cts behind the head. is it possible that its the sensor underneath the car? the car gets up to temp normally.
  3. B5 Garage
    So Im gonna buy several parts to change and fix on my 2001 passat 1.8t and I'm not to sure on where to start since i have several overlapping problems. P0171 Fuel Trim,Bank1 System too Lean Possible causes - Intake air leaks - Faulty front heated oxygen sensor - Ignition misfiring - Faulty fuel...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have the classic P1296 error on my 2000 Passat V6, which I learned here was usually the coolant temperature sensor gone bad - a cheap part and a purportedly easy fix. So I got the part and just went to fix it, but you people must have little bitty monkey hands, because I can't get my hand in...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, i have a 2000 vw passat wagon v6 4motion.....can someone help me with this engine code? Pleeease... I don't notice anything different with the performance of the car, just that the temp Gage take long to move up, and when it does go up it goes to the half position and sometime drops quickly...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok i got the free scan done at autozone because the malfunction light was coming on my 2001.5 passat 1.8t. He said it was coolant level code p1296. i filled up on coolant. can anyone confirm this because i dont trust autozone
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone give me some help with these codes? Thanks!
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Within last 3 weeks, I've replaced a coolant temp sensor and put my stock intake back in........CEL just came up with these codes...need some help: P1296.....related to Coolant Temp Sensor (somehow)......I replaced the CTS about 3 weeks ago, so it's brand new (green top). What else could...
  9. B5 Garage
    Hi guys! It is my first post on this forum therefore I would like to thank all of you who make this place such a great piece of knowledge for all Passat users. I am a happy owner of 2002 3B6 1.8T AWT manual with 132kM on the clock (no mods so far). As a second owner I wanted to make sure that...
  10. B5 Garage
    I posted the following in a different thread earlier today and it was suggested that I start another thread dealing with the acutal codes so here it is. I finally got a chance to swing by a local autoparts store and these are the codes I got from them: P0118 Engine Coolant Temperature...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi - I got the above code on the check engine light (Passat V6 4M 2001.5 60K miles) this morning. The car is running a bit too hot too, above 190 degrees, but then it goes back to 190 after a while. I read in the forum that this could be either Thermostat or the temperature sensor? What are...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The above code cleared itself out as was mentioned in my earlier posts after a few days. I have an appointment with dealer for this coming Thursday. Can they still diagnost the problem without the check engine light being on? thx, Mohmd. 01 V6 39K miles
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi - I got the above code yesterday on the check engine light. Although I have the extended warranty, I thought to check and see if replacing the coolant temperature sensor is a relatively easy do it yourself project, or not. In addition, AutoZone couldn't reset the code after detecting it to...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got a check engine code read at Autozone, they said it's a P1296. Please advise if you know what it could be. thank you
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