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  1. Help Please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 VW Passat V6 2.8L 4Motion. Yesterday while going down the highway, I suddenly just lost acceleration, nothing was happening when I pressed the gas pedal, the car started to decelerate, and I had to pull over on the shoulder. I switched off, but when I tried to restart, the car...
  2. I Need Help please with 2002 Passat V6 2.8L 4Motion Fuse 14 issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am having a no crank, no turnover issue, my windows won't work, the keys won't lock the doors, the buttons pop back up. I found out that fuse 14 was blown. Changed it, the car started and worked tool it for a 25 minute run. Got home, switched off, tried to restart, same issue. Fuse 14 blown...
  3. Info please (Searched). Wagon cargo/hatch trim pieces for purchase?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I think I'm using the wrong terms for my searches but I am looking for the plastic interior trim pieces that are in the hatch/cargo area. My plastic pieces are fine but they are grey and I want black pieces. My neighbor brought up a good point that VW usually puts black at the top of the dash...
  4. Please HELP, EGR Vacuum Switch Valve install

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, my car has been in pieces waiting for parts the past few months. I finally have what I think is all the parts and have gotten most of it put back together but are stumped at connecting the two EGR switches located on the bottom of the intake manifold. I have looked all over the site...
  5. 2007 B6 Check Engine Light, Lots of Codes, Please HELP

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Good evening everyone, so I have a 2007 B6 with a FSI 2.0T with 154,000 miles. The car has been running perfect up to this point. I bought it used in June of 2017 with no issues what-so-ever until a couple of days ago. I got in & started it like usual, let it warm up for about 10 min, drove...
  6. Help please!

    Mobile Electronics
    Ok so i installed a system in my 01 passat non monsoon. I jumped of the fuse box for the acc wire(red) i used a test light to find a fuse that turned off when the key was removed tben wired it all up and double checked it. It worked i removed the key and stereo turned off. But once the car is...
  7. 02 Passat 1.8T. No power to ECU, fuses 28,29,34 PLease help!!

    B5 Garage
    Hello, im not sure this is the right place to start but, for some reason i could not post on the B5 forum. Anyways, i have an 02 Passat 1.8t, and its not starting. I can not contact the ECU with VCDS. CEL/MIL light isnt coming on on the dash at all. ECU doesnt seem to be getting power! I...
  8. I need your advise please!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'll try to make this as short as possible. I purchased a 2003 W8. It's gorgeous and the previous owner spent a ton of money (almost $12k not including buying the car in the last year) making it almost perfect (new factory leather, new headlights, etc etc). Within 3 months of owning it, my son...
  9. Mods, I can't get into any of my own threads - If someone has expertise, PLEASE PM ME

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My threads are unaccessible. Unbelievably bad timing.
  10. 2004 PD 130 alternator pulley failed..advice please.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So...out for a sunday drive. Alternator workshop message flashes up with the usual VW beep. No noticeable difference in the way it drove, just what sounded like a slipping belt. Thought ok...turn around head home and take a look. Opened the bonnet and was shocked to see the alternator pulley had...
  11. 2010 Passat Clockspring Replacement Issues.. Please Help!

    B6 Garage
    I have a 2010 VW Passat Komfort 2.0T. VIN# WVWJM7AN3AE104823. My steering wheel horn stopped working, the controls on my steering wheel stopped working, and lastly my airbag light illuminated solid yellow. After some research I found out it was probably my clock spring. Come to think of it, I do...
  12. Vacuum Pump Question - Help Please

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My 06 Passat is leaking oil and I have been putting it off since it is a small leak. Well, I took my Passat in for the airbag recall to the dealer and they said it was the the vacuum pump. For $749 they would be happy to repair it for me. Well, it seemed like a not to difficult repair, so I...
  13. ABS Module Issues (Please Help!)

    New Member Introductions
    I am new to working on VW, though it seems like a never ending story with them. Anyways, my ABS and traction control lights came on, then the blinking and beeping brake light came on. My brakes will stick when I press them and be super tight, then they will go spongy and super soft. I ran a...
  14. 2013 B7 Reverse lights issue - looking for advice, please.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Instrument cluster light came on and info saying right back up light out. Called up Auto Zone to get LED replacements for both. Installed them, they both work. However, now the diagnostic system is telling me BOTH lights are out when they clearly work. Is it some sort of computer reprogramming...
  15. Classic oil leak on B5.5 V6 (AMX engine) - advice please

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys, I bought a 2005 b5.5 v6 with 75k miles on the clock and from the start smelt the oil burning at idle when the fan is on. Last Christmas was last when it was serviced and the garage said they recorded a rocket cover gasket leak then (this service was missing from the service book!) Now...
  16. Power Loss Problem- Help Please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, My 2003 awm B5.5 is lacking power. I ran a scan and here is the list. Saturday,16,September,2017,16:46:12:62939 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator VCDS Version: Release 12.12.0 (x64) Data version: 20130910 VIN: WVWPD63B13P444230 License Plate: 7ZJY310 Mileage: 117890km-73253mi...
  17. MY 2000 Passat V6 5 speed wagon is haunted, please help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings- The symptoms are the car locks it self after I shut it off. Not just locking, but if the window and /or sunroof is open, they will close as well. This also alarms the car, so when I step out of the car, the alarm goes off and to quiet it down, I have to pull the positive battery cable...
  18. Broken tie rod bolt HELP PLEASE

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am trying to change out the steering knuckle on my 2003 1.8t Passat Wagon. Unfortunately the upper bolt for the tie rods head popped off as I tried to loosen it. What suggestions do you guys have for getting it out? It doesn't appear to have enough room to get a drill in there? The point where...
  19. Help please B5.5 transmission

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What has been all of y'all's experiences with the gls' trannie I heard a few people say it failed just under 200k which has me nervous with my car now. So I was just asking if it's reliable
  20. Rough Idle, Blinking CEL, no power please help!!!

    B5 Garage
    So I bought my Passat back in June for $500. Its a 2001 with the AUG 1.8T and it has 193,420 on the odometer. I drove it home (about 8 miles from town) back in June and it ran fantastic! The next day came and I hand washed her and got her a shined up and I went to start it and it started with...