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  1. 2005 passat zf5hp 19 ezs transmission wire harness plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know the parts code number for the 2 white o-rings on the wiring harness plug? New parts person at dealship. Big sigh.
  2. Thoughts on GoldPlug magnetic oil drain plug?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004.5 vw passat 1.8 turbo - automatic (~180k miles) I was thinking about getting a magnetic oil drain plug. Was thinking about getting a goldplug: https://goldplug.com/shop/ap08/ Anyone have thoughts on whether or not this is a good idea? Thanks.
  3. Coil spark plug wires.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm wondering if anyone has a diagram of the spark plug wires placement on the coil V-6 2.8l 2003 4 motion. I marked the coil when i remved the wires but while working on it they got rubbed off. I've looked on the net nothing . Thx
  4. Most effective methods to remove oil from spark plug wells

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Folks, As many of yous know, it is common to find oil in the spark plug wells with these cars. The reasons why I am concerned: Enough oil can hydrolock the engine. Small amounts can put the final nail in your older catalytic converter's coffin (not ideal for new cats either). Foul up your...
  5. 2003 B5 ate a spark plug - rolling value?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, the title says it all. #5 cylinder was hungry and ingested some or all of the spark plug. Needless to say, the engine runs like cr*p. Borescope shows a pretty beat up piston head. No idea what other damage may exist. Any ideas on value as a donor body?
  6. Oil in Spark Plug Wells - - Replace PCV System?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Howdy, long time lurker, first time poster... 2002 Passat 1.8T, bought at 96K, now has 136K, and still runs strong. Sooooooo, I had some idling issues last week, chugging, and missing, dieing at stoplights. Replaced the PCV Valve from O'reilly. The old one was pretty dirty, but not sure if...
  7. Can’t find where this plug goes!

    B5 Garage
    Just replaced the passengers cylinder head, have everything back together, in all the pictures I took, I cannot find where this 3 prong Pink Plug / connector goes. Been looking for an hour. Bet it’s right in front of my face. Any ideas or pointers? This picture is on the drivers side.
  8. Plug Wires, Coil, Plugs 2.8 ATQ

    B5 Garage
    OK, all you sparkies out there....a few questions, statements to make sure I'm "thinkin right".....offer any thing you feel I'm ignorant regarding....(Passat only, please) 1) Plugs (Bosch 4303 Double Platinum) SHOULD last 45K miles, and MAY go 100K...? When the gap widens out over time, what...
  9. Stripped triple square manual transmission plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was planning to change my transmission oil today and got the fill plug off easy, but when it came to the drain plug it was all rusted up and stripped from only a couple of attempts. I already have a new drain plug coming in, so what is my best course of action for getting the old one off? One...
  10. Slow coolant leak at the lower coolant drain plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I noticed there are few drops of coolant on the garage floor. The position is corresponding to the coolant drain plug. Does the drain plug have an o-ring? I tightened the drain plug but no luck. Anyone has experienced the same issue and what would be the fix? Thanks.
  11. Spark plug wire protector, loom, conduit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I assume most of you cover your wires for extra longevity, protection? I replaced my OEM crumbling stuff years ago, and that replacement is now crumbling. No idea where i got it. I know this seems like a no-brainer, but I can't seem to find 1/4" spark plug wire split loom that is cheap and...
  12. Air box plug

    B5 Garage
    Can anyone tell me a part # for this rubber grommet .. my AEB didn't have one on the Air Intake box when I bought it and every used one I can find on ebay is missing it as well. I am in the process of trying to put everything back to stock on the motor this spring so any help will be greatly...
  13. Aux USB Switch Plug for Aftermarket Stereo

    Mobile Electronics
    I am trying to find a switch plug for my B5 Passat. I have only found this part for a B6 model...
  14. Coolant plug in block doesnt look right

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I've done 2 fill ups and flushes with distilled water, emptying at the lower radiator connection. Today I tried going to remove the bolt in the block to get whatever crud may be in there from the previous owner running the wrong coolant and though I could get my allen bit into the...
  15. Plug gap question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did a coil conversion on my 02 1.8t passat since then I been throwing a code p0420. I am using the PFR6Q plugs gapped to .40. I don't know if I should of left it at its stock gap at. 34 or not. Car is not chipped. Car runs fine otherwise.
  16. Stuck Spark Plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys I have a 2001B5 1.8T (AUG) that has started to misfire pretty good all of the sudden. Had the car for like 7000 miles and it's ran amazing. Happened on my way home from work monday, off and on but I got it home (20+ miles). Did some research and decided to start with changing the...
  17. 2002 automatic transmission electrical plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Okay noticed today my automatic is leaking. Not from the pan or other seals but seems to be coming from the electrical plug area. I am on the road for work, so can't get a real good look but is there a gasket or seal that could be bad around that plug? Is it under pressure if so, or could I...
  18. Plug Burn Color

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All Does this look normal? These are Autolite 3923 plugs. AEB Engine :confused:
  19. Rubber plug in the corner of the transmission oil pan?

    B5 Garage
    Is this rubber plug in the corner a normal thing in V6/2.8l or something weird? There is a normal metal drain plug in the middle and the 17mm Allan type fill plug in the back of the pan. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. Headlight Plug Wiring

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all new to the forum, i have a b5.5 passat estate (3bg) i have been searching all over google to find a wiring diagram for the main plug that powers all the headlight electrics. There are a few useful bits of information out there but not sure they correspond with my car, if anyone can...
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