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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Son comes home and tells me the car is barely running...check codes...P300,301,302,304....P0171 and P0411. While searching for leaking hoses...I find this corrugated hose broken in half..... 1.- What is its name? 2.- Would this broken hose cause this bad idling and all the codes? It appears...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Below are 2 of the 4 Pistons that were damaged from the crank walking. Can I clean them up with a dremel and redo rebuilding the engine? Thank you in advance! Piston 1 Piston 2
  3. New Member Introductions
    Does anyone know why I can't see the pictures in this thread? I've tried everything but the images don't load or they say they are blocked. I am also unable to reply. I've tried both mobile...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Like many of you, my headlight adjustment ball and socket disengaged. I read the posts here about this issue and thought I would try to fix the problem. Although my headlights were aftermarket, I did notice that the adjustment screws are marked as to up/down and right/left. Also, while turning...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This car has 79,000 original miles. The previous owner had the pan off and installed a brand new oil pump, but didn't clean the screen? If he had, then he left junk in the bottom of the pan when he reassembled. The pickup tube screen was loaded with bits of carbon and almost completely blocked...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi folks, a lot of the how to,s have pictures but i cant see them . It says i have to upgrade my account to see them. how do i do that? thanks in advance
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If you've got a background worthy picture of a B5 or B5.5 Passat, lets see it. 1920 x 1080 resolution or greater preferred.
  8. Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Looking for a passat lowered with springs on 19's. I heard it looks lower than mine does on 18's. Im lowered on H&R springs, thinking of coil overs, i just want to barely tuck tire.
  9. B5 Garage
    I have a leak like most all 1.8Ts. First thoughts are the head gasket. I'm hoping not.. It just started dripping oil whereever I park now. Also, i found a small connector floating around. Believe it's connected to oil filter if anyone knows what it is. Thanks
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Here are pictures of my old tires and the new larger ones: The older tires are at the top beginning with RR, then RF, followed by there new counterparts. The old tires were 215.55.16 Conti DWS, they have about 30,000 miles on them. The new are 225.55.16 Conti DWS06. I spent some time...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Makes me proud to see a great B7 group in the passatworld forums. I'd appreciate a Facebook "like" at fitzpatrickautosport. Racing videos, pictures, and a lot of Passat and VW enthusiast friends. I'm trying to prove that the VW Passat is one of the toughest vehicles on the road... and the...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Can anyone send a picture of how the fuel gauge sender connectors are attached to the fuel pump lid? There appear to be 2 connectors. One for the fuel gauge sender and one for something else. The connectors are different colors but I forgot to note how they were configured when I was replacing...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was reading the V6 tensioner/belt replacement write up and the pictures seem to be missing. Just small placeholder squares for the pictures and the link at the bottom is empty. Can someone else check to see if it's just me...
  14. B5 Garage
    I do not drive the car hard, it is my DD. Speed limit plus 5 is typical, with an occasional higher foray. My After leaving the highway, there are about 3 miles of 45rpm or less road to my home, and there is no hard accelerations there. Same on the way to work. Received the dreaded Stop, Oil...
  15. New Member Introductions
    I have read some how to posts that are pretty good in here. I do have one question. Are pictures deleted with time? It seems that every time I want to read one that really interest me all I can do is read the procedure and imagine how great the photos look. I know they where there because...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    It certainly looks great. from article: At the moment we don’t have an official press release but we already know a great deal about the all-new Passat. It’s up to 85 kg (188 lbs) lighter and will be available with a couple of 1.4 TSI engines generating 125 PS and 150 PS, respectively...
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