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  1. B5.5 tdi crank seal

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently bust the sump in my pd130 tdi b5.5, and when I was taking out my sump the crankshaft oil seal broke. Does it have to be replaced by a genuine vw part or can something else be used to replace it? Any help appreciated
  2. PD130 engine vibration and loss of power

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, Greetings, and thanks for having me onboard.. My problem concerns my 2005 Passat B5.5 PD130 (AWX engine) estate... The problem: - The power from the engine is lower (not like an inoperative turbo kind of low) - maybe 70% of what it should be up until around 2200rpm, then it gets all...
  3. Cam timing - TDI PD130

    B5 Garage
    I have recently had the timing belt replaced on my 2003 passat PD engine by an independant VW specialist. However since the replacement I have noticed that the engine is not as smooth as before and the fuel consumption has increased. I suspected a loose hose, but when checking noticed that the...
  4. FA: PD130 Turbo Charger

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  5. How reliable will a 2001 PD130 be?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, this is my first post here so be gentle with me Had VW fixed a lot of the reliability problems by 2001? I'm looking at one of these cars as a daily commuter and plan to keep it for a few years. I expect to be putting 100k miles or so on it. I've heard some bad things and I can't...