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  1. New Member Introductions
    I have a 03 vw passat 1.8t AWM I'm having a coolant leek from the front of the motor. Ok last week on the way to work the low coolant light came on. I added some coolant and before I drove 10 miles it was over heating luckily I was at work. So the next day I got it home it was the flange on the...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been doing some looking around, and I believe ECS tuning might offer me the best value for my upcoming timing belt job. Their ultimate plus kit offers: Timing Belt Tensioner Tensioner Roller Idler Roller Water Pump With gasket Thermostat with O-ring A/C Belt P/S Belt G13 Coolant...
  3. Wheel and Tire Forum A friend gave me an old set of Audi rims for me to put on my 99 Passat since mine are garbage and need tossed. I entered the old and new rim info into a calculator and this was the result. So if i am reading this right, I will just need to purchase 20mm spacers...
  4. Anything Auto
    These two guys obviously have pissed off the entire neighborhood if the police are looking up ways to write them tickets. They rolled TWO police cars for dangerous teens attempting to wash a car!!! Where is SWAT?? :rofl:
  5. New Member Introductions
    Looking to sell my 2000 glx sedan (manual) with 153,000 miles. Got an offer from car max for much less than blue book. Thoughts?
  6. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I just purchased a 2014 Passat SE...wondering where you all have found to be the best place for accessories....interior/exterior things I can add...simple modifications, etc. The first this I need is a front license plate bracket that doesn't require drilling holes in my bumper... I have done...
  7. Dealerships and Service
    Anyone have any recommendations for a dealership in MD near the DC metro region? Thanks.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 b5.5 1.8t sedan I need the driver side rear window regulator Sent from Free App
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to get a new catalytic converter. But at the auto parts store I work at its is around $300. Is there any where I can buy one online cheaper? I have checked ebay and some are on there for 100-125 but how are those? And just out of curiosity how much can I get when I recycle mine?
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi there. My name is Miguel from Fort Myers, Florida. I recently got a Passat B5 (1999 1.8 turbo) and I am very happy with it. It has many things that need to be fixed but it is mostly running "nice" (it takes from A to B). I have many question about things that I need to do to the car but that...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The door grip snapped off and it's extremely difficult getting a replacement :( The part number is 3B0867180AA94. Places I've tried - * Home Page > ES#338904 HANDLE - (NO LONGER AVAILABLE) - 3B0867180AA94 * ebay * (The rest are russian or turkish sites...) If anyone has run...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Best place to get a Combination Valve? Is there a preferred vendor we use? or wheres the best deal on one of these bad boys? Mine is stuck closed and cleaning was a no-go. 2000 ATW Thanks! -Charles
  13. Canada
    Anyone know an inexpensive place to get a HAA blank key blade cut in Toronto?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need a new driver side mat, but the closest I've come is buying two front mats. Looking for recommendations. Here's what I've found. Weathertech will sell you set of front mats for $55 2001 Volkswagen Passat | All-Weather Car Floor Mats by WeatherTech - traps water, road salt, mud and sand |...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm reasonably new to the site and starting to follow some Howto articles. I got stuck and posting a question in the B5 garage. (I have a 2004 Passat TDI wagon) Just wondering if that was the right place to post it...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, Just bought my third Passat project car, a 2003 1.8T with 120K on it for $700. Was running really bad, now won't start at all. Turns over at about the correct rate, and coughs from time to time. Checked timing belt and it's still intact. Using a standard OBDII code reader popped the...
  17. Mobile Electronics
    I guess this is more of a creative question instead of a tech question... I have a carPC which I built, and I am programming to control just about everything in the car, but I've kinda hit a creative block as to where to place it... Anyone have any ideas? The dimensions that I require...
  18. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Back story, snow is in the forecast this week and I've been slacking on swapping my wheels. I went to do them yesterday and discovered my $50 craftsman floor jack can't keep it up anymore. :icon_eek: So I dropped the car off this morning at a tire place near my work and told them, "Use the lug...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hi, just purusing the forums I can tell this is the place for info/diys. May the mechanic angels watch over me as I try and save money by doing a majority of the repairs myself. I'm sure I'll be a pest!
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