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  1. Door lock mechanism latch is corroding - pulled regulator panel and lock

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, so all my doors have this happening now, where they don't open on the first pull (mostly after initially unlocking). I know how each door has to reset back to its original position before the door can be re-opened, and about the indexed cable on the outer door handle, and have played with...
  2. 2.0T fuse panel - airbag fuse?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Still have not found a good fuse diagram for the 2006 Passat 2.0T ; looking for left, right panel, relay panels, engine bay fuses/relays. Current trying to find out if there is a fuse for the airbag module, since 2 modules I tried both show 'no communication'. Photo of my driver side (left)...
  3. b5 Door panel help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My drivers side window regulator decided to crap out on me and I had it replaced. I'm trying to screw on my door panel but I'm missing the plastic pieces at the bottom of the door that you would screw into to keep the door panel secure Anyone know where I can get that piece from? Or can someone...
  4. Before you pull the door panel...

    New Member Introductions
    My RR door wouldn't lock/unlock with remote, and the woofer was not working. I opened the rubber accordion between the B pillar and the door and found a broken wire plus corroded terminals on the plugs. Soldered in a few more inches of wire and sprayed with contact cleaner. Back in business! You...
  5. Passat B5 door panel changing

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, I've got a B5 sedan with carpet door panels and I wanna change for leather ones. Had found these panels from B5 wagon. Are these changeable? Or heve to melt the insrts and change only these? TIA.
  6. Front door panel bottom screw inserts

    B5 Garage
    2003 1.8T wagon. I am replacing my drivers door latch mechanism for the second time. I have also replaced the window regulator. Of course the door clips are breaking and I purchased replacements. My problem is the plastic inserts on the bottom of the door to which the two torq screws attach...
  7. Wtb: b5.5 rear heated seat panel

    WTB/WTT Section
    Pretty simple I'm looking for the plastic panel that holds the switches, prefer black but I'll consider other colors Sent from my Z981 using Tapatalk
  8. Strange crack in '02 quarter panel

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, several days ago I began noticing a crack on the right rear quarter panel just below the gas cap. The car has never been in an accident and the crack is slowing getting larger. I'm not sure if you can tell from the pictures, but it is also cracking along the bottom vertical edge which...
  9. B8 Passat - Question on door panel

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi guys, Recently joined the site - just a wealth of information - much appreciated all the past and present posters/contributors. Got a 2016 Passat SE and noticing a lose trim in the interior door panel on the rear passenger side on the left of vehicle. On any other day, I would have got in...
  10. W8 sunroof panel + part number questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2000 sedan 1.8t I wanted to know if I have the proper sunroof panel as in late or early VIN. I have checked other threads and all the pictures are missing. And would look like the proper part number for the Pearl grey panel because VW says it has about 6 different listings. Do I need to...
  11. Water leak from moon-roof/cabin light control panel

    B5 Garage
    Good day PassatWorld: I was driving in some heavy rain today and noticed water had started to pour from the over-head cabin light control panel. Specifically, it was coming from between the left light control button and space between the plastic panel and felt trim. I believe this is usually...
  12. Fuse panel info needed.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 Passat V6 Auto w-controls on the steering wheel. Does anyone know where I can get the information for my fuse panel that's located inside drivers side?? I see the imprint on the cover itself but the actual packet that's supposed to be there detailing what fuse does what isn't there. My...
  13. No Crank No Start After Removing Door Panel?

    B5 Garage
    So I pulled into garage and removed the driver door card panel to replace the old sagging fabric. 2 hours later I got the door all put back together, went to fire it up, and now the car won't start. Put the key in and turn to On, all indicator lights appear normal. Immobilizer light comes on...
  14. B7 rear door panel removal

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, How do I remove the rear door panel on my B7 passat from 2012? pictures would be very helpful. Thanks
  15. Can I take door panel off with window half way up?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My drivers windows will go halfway up and it won't go up farther with the motor or if I try to pull it up. Can I pull the inside panel off while the window is halfway up? Or, do I need to raise the window and disconnect the clips before I can take the door panel off? If I need to raise the...
  16. Radiator support panel replacement

    B5 Garage
    Hi. So with my new 2003 Passat, I noticed, while trying to figure out where the headlight adjustments were, that the passenger side of the upper part of the radiator support panel had been broken at some point, and a piece of metal riveted to it and then screwed to the fender in place of the...
  17. Passenger Airbag Panel Corner Stuck

    Wax On, Wax Off
    So the corner on my passenger side airbag cover is stuck up. It has been like this since I got the car and it just becomes more and more annoying with each passing day. Does anyone have a good way for me to get this down? I have tried applying pressure to it a few times but no dice. I'm slightly...
  18. B5.5 Information Panel On Cluster Not Working Properly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In the middle of the cluster there is an information panel that tells you the ambient temperature and also different options like MPG, miles to empty, etc. The portion that tells MPG, etc. on mine doesnt work properly. One day it will be showing me how many minutes I have driven the car and...
  19. Missing rear tire plastic panel

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Good day I just bought a VW Passat 2003 model, v6 2.8litre 4 motion. I've been trying to find the name for this side panel that is missing from the car. This is the passenger's side which is missing on the rear tire. Here's a photo of the driver's side that is not missing on the rear tire...
  20. Removal of panel below rear windshield

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am trying to remove the panel under the rear windshield. The part covered in fabric that holds the sunshade and covers the third brake light. I am getting the rear windshield retinted. I am trying to get this back section as clean as possible. I need this removed due to old headliner dust...