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  1. 03 Passat Key Problems

    New Member Introductions
    Okay so I have an 2003 VW Passat V6. I can Lock and Unlock my vehicle just fine with remote or pressing the button inside the car. But the switch on the driver side door and on the remote to open the trunk don’t work at all. I tried hold the button to open the trunk on the remote for 3 seconds...
  2. Will a 2008 Passat 2.0 FSI engine go in a 2009 Jetta?

    New Member Introductions
    I’m selling a Passat engine and a guy came to buy it for his Jetta, he said it won’t work because my engine has a timing belt and his is timing chain. If he was replacing the entire engine that wouldn’t matter, would it?
  3. 5hp19 R reverse gear not working

    B5 Garage
    Hello Everyone, from africa... I have a passat 2005 5hp19 the reverse gear not working. the gear changes but the car does not move .... they told me that the reverse gear clutch was faulty Not D work perfect... My question is where to locate the reverse clutch and its seal Thanks
  4. idle issue

    B5 Garage
    hi guys and gals I'm new to the site. but I'm after some help on my 1.9tdi when idling the car is hesitating, or let's say at lights or a junction. I've plugged her into a obd reader and no codes came up. also when I put my clutch in it still does it. under load the car drives fine plenty of...
  5. Zf 5hp19

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am mehdi from Algeria .... I have a passat 2005 v6 box auto zf 5hp19 I have a gearbox problem for 2 months the 1st gear works well the 2nd also after directly 4th direct from neutral the vcds shows 2 default code p0703 and p0716 brake switch hs and 716 inductive input sensor...
  6. B5.5 1.8t Stripped Spark Plug Threads

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys, Here I am again haha So, my 2003 Passat B5.5 was given to me early this year, but it had a couple of problems, which I am learning and fixing it myself. Last weekend I replaced all the spark plugs, and there was one spark plug (cylinder 2) that was way longer than the others...
  7. 02 Passat 1.8t now won’t start

    B5 Garage
    Hey everyone new to this forum and new to VW’s so bear with me. I picked up a 02 Passat that needed a new cam tensioner. The guy I bought it from said he replaced it 3 years ago (did the pump and screen also) and he didn’t want to do it again. (Probably should have been a red flag lol hind...
  8. Radiator/Support panel removal

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys, I hope this is the right place to post this question. Today I finally decided to start the big job on my 2003 B5.5 1.8T, and the main part of it would be the timing belt. So, as this is the first time I'm doing it, I decided to take the long route and remove the radiator support panel...
  9. Passat B5 stock suspension height

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey! I was wondering if anyone knows the height between the tyre and the fender on stock 2001 VW Passat b5 suspension! Thanks in advance.
  10. AC and Heater not working, what to do to fix it?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi folks, A couple of weeks ago my dad's B6 TDI passat's AC stopped working. It only blew warm air. The weird thing is, after I checked it, the heater also doesn't seem to be working. It does blow air, quite well actually, which means the fan is still working, and the fuses are good, so those...
  11. Changed my trunk lock and now i can't lock or unlock the entire car [SOLVED]

    B5 Garage
    Hi I own a 2003 Passat wagon and for the last few months the trunk lid has not been able to lock itself, it closes fully but it just wont lock. So I decided to go ahead and change the lock actuator and the lock motor and even went on to replace the hatch as well. I did not know which of those...
  12. 2007 Passat 2.0T Wagon Starter engages no crank?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Good afternoon all, I'm trying to get this 2007 Passat wagon off a friend's yard. It's been sitting for a few months and when I asked what the deal was with it he said it needed a new starter. I diagnosed this with a click of the starter solenoid and no crank and had the starter rebuilt. The guy...
  13. SOLD 2003 B5.5 1.8t 5spd FWD Sedan

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  14. CarPlay suddenly needs activation???!

    Volkswagen Passat B8 Discussion
    Dear forum, i searched, but no real topics matching from what i saw... So beware with me if my first message will be a re-run. Yesterday during a stop CarPlay all of a a sudden says that it needs to be activated. Also the Bluetooth connection is gone, can´t be seen from menut anymore... I...
  15. HELP....AWD Transmission engagement PROBLEMS afterfull unit replacement.

    B5 Garage
    My name is Tysh'a (Ty) and I'm fairly new to Passat World, I own a 2002 VW B5 Passat Wagon with about a fingertip of ground clearance. I remember posting something a while back but that's another subject but the matter at hand is that I have recently replaced my transmission with a refurbished...
  16. Passat motor mounts

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2006 Passat 2.0L turbo gas.... I am trying to replace the upper/lower mounts located on the subframe where the engine rear mount “dog bone mount” goes to but I am confused which parts to get because it’s listed as front upper/front lower or front upper lower cradle. Reference Just...
  17. Odometer and clock LCD's failure

    B5 Garage
    Greetings fellow drivers. I have looked around for a similar topic but couldn't find anything about this specific problem, so here it goes. I have a 1999 Passat B5, and since i bought it I have had a problem that the little LCD displays of clock and odometer are ghosting, if I can call it like...
  18. Android stereo VW Passat

    Mobile Electronics
    I have had the Pumpkin AA0437B 8" Octa-Core Android 9.0 stereo for about a month now and I got to say it's the best thing I have put in my car not only does it look awesome you can install any app on it... I would be lost without it... I recommend this stereo to anyone who is interested but not...
  19. Hi-frequency BEEPS and blinkers on after locking car (no horn nor siren)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, after not using my car for 3 weeks (I left it locked in my garage); I started the engine to charge battery for 30 minutes. After that I locked the doors with the door sensor as I always do, and left away (everything normal) Some minutes after that I went back to the car and noticed the...
  20. 2002 VW Passat Saloon 1.9 130, Where can I get Roof Rails (not rack!)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey, Just got my hands on one of the comfiest drives I have ever had, smooth with lots of power as been previously mapped. MPG amazing. I've come from a 1.8 sri corsa returning 23mpg. I've just got into building things out of wood. Unfortunately the boot although MASSIVE, the entrance is too...