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  1. trying to get that right fitment. pls help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I currently have 18x8.5 et45 with 225/40 tires and looking for the right size spacers Previously i was running 17x8.5 with 235/45 tires and was rubbing like crazy on the inner wheel well of the rear and on the fender up front The current setup just seems to be too tucked in. So im looking for...
  2. pls help car wont start

    New Member Introductions
    2001 vw passat, car been acting up had dummy lights checked said it was firing wrong order. changed out coils still showed bad. was suggested to change computer ecm or ecu?? when driving wont change gears well, slow to go at start then will kick in turbo. runs better if manually shifted but...
  3. 2001 passat 1.8 cant find the fuse box need help pls !!!!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone Car has been overheating so I want to check the fuse box for the fuses that go to fans hoping that will fix the problem but I was told that the radiator fan on the leff if your facing the front of the car is only supposed to come on when the ac is on . Is this true?
  4. 2003 vw Passat 2.8 suspension help pls

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I'd really appreciate some clarification on my cars suspension. I have two options for a control arm kit from FCP EURO. According to their site there's a change in compatibility/fit, determined by my vin #. Does this sound like a true statement when it comes down to control arm...
  5. Door lock Enquiry (i am new to VW, Gurus pls advise)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, I have just gotten a Passat Variant B6, and this is my 1st VW car. :) Might sounds like a stupid Q but i am totally unsure. Hope you guys could advise me. After locking, why could the passenger and rear door be still able to open from inside? Reason is because my children will...
  6. Passat B5.5 HID headlight kit - advice pls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys Looking to upgrade my bulbs to a HID kit. Have a B5.5 Passat 2002 TDI have done a bit of research etc. and i know people will say stuff like go for DDM tuning kits etc. But im in UK. so any good ones around in UK? And any advise of what accessories i need. and any good places to put...
  7. 2000 Passat Gls Windows/locking issue pls help!

    New Member Introductions
    I got this b5 as my first vehicle and I've been trying to make progress with it. I bought it out of a junkyard and have been repairing it and making it better as i daily it. A couple of weeks ago my windows all at the same time stopped Tried replacing the switch, didn't help. I was leaning...
  8. Pls help read my transmission Logs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, I ran a bunch of measuring blocks on the way to work today. All the resulting logs are attached. I feel like the answer is that my torque converter is rooted because I believe that slip speed is too high, and that's my problem. I would love it is anyone here was an uber-guru who could...
  9. Need 3rd Row seating, not enough mula for Euro, so Mazda CX-9 awd? Pls. HELP!!!

    Anything Auto
    Hey everyone, So finally, we need a 3rd row of seating, because we (the familia) don't currently fit in any of the passats, we need to take both to go anywhere, lol. So I can't afford a Euro wagon or SUV, etc..... So the next best thing??? 2012 Mazda CX-9 GT AWD??? Any thoughts...
  10. Help !!! I have a serious issue with my car pls read

    B5 Garage
    ok I have a 2001.5 passat v6 30 v fwd 140,000 miles tonight my wife took my car to work due to her car having issues as well 1 epc light is on 2 battery icon is on 3 and the famous cel light is on I don t have a scanner to get the codes yet but the wife got to work with out...
  11. PLS HELP! P0102 Code/ESP/Violent Transmission Lurch from N to D

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I started my car this morning, the Check Engine Light came on. Worse, when I shift the car into Drive, It's jerks violently into gear, which concerns me, I don't want to damage the transmission driving it. The ESP Symbols stays on as well. I ran a diagnostic, which turned up a P0102...
  12. I have a 1999 vw passat 2.8l turbo that is having some issues i really need help pls

    New Member Introductions
    Okay first of all thank you for reading this post i have a 1999 vw passat and i was driving it down the road when all of a sudden all of the warning lights came on and where flashing so i pulled over and shut it off but it wouldnt start so i had someone jump start me. And it started right up so...
  13. 99 passat b5 petrol vacumme info req pls

    B5 Garage
    hi im thinking of replaceing all my vacumme hoses but i need help, can anybody please send me a list of all sizes etc req and where they are for pleeeeeeze
  14. I want 19x9. What wheels and tires for my b6 wagon. Pls help. Links?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello guys. Im upgrading my B6 Wagon with new wheels and tires. Would someone pls tell me which rims and tires/size are perfect for my ride. I really likw 19x9 all around. What would be the perfect fit? Offset and all. I have a set now that are 19 and they have cause many issues cuz they arent a...
  15. Help me pls. Crankshaft position sensor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is this where it goes? If so where is my old one??? and if so where does the other end clip in?? Is it common for these to fall out? I have been searchin and searching for these answers to no avail. so please help me. It's a 2001 Passat 1.8T AWM
  16. electric mirrors folding function.. PLS HELP

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have electric mirrors, electrically folding function. I would like to have the mirrors fold together when I lock the car with the remote control. is there any of you who have tried t install them before? I need a guide on how I can connect the wires to the central locking system ??
  17. Electric folding mirrors PLS HELP

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello there I have electric mirrors, electrically folding function. I would like to have the mirrors fold together when I lock the car with the remote control. is there any of you who have tried t install them before? I need a guide on how I can connect the wires to the central locking system
  18. Help me pls

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    DPF Problem I am looking for a VW Passat Highline 1.9TDi or 2.0TDi diesel engine 2008 Model, preferably without dpf, is this possible? Coz I'm from Malta and I intend to use it in short slow speed journeys. Someone told me that 2008 models are all with dpf, and I need to know the truth. I wish...
  19. Can Anyone PLS help | Crankshaft Pulley Vibrating on my 1.8t

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi VW World, My name is marko and I' m driving an awesome red B5 passat 1.8t There is a slight ticking sound while the car is on idle so I want to the mechanic today. He lifted her up and stated the engine, and I could see that the pulley is turning very strange. He said if I'm lucky, that...
  20. Noob here also have some electrical porblems PLS HELP.

    New Member Introductions
    first off i just bought a 2001 passat GLS 5speed with 130000 miles and runs great! some problems i found are.... 1st. my led screen on the dash doesn't work. so i thought it might be a fuse. 2nd. i check my fuse box and found out that some fuses aren't getting any power to them. i will post...