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  1. Did the plug job. Twice.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 B5.5 2.8 V6. Original plugs were due at 47K. As is almost always the case (even when it says they're in stock - that's worth a whole new thread by itself), Advance Auto didn't have the plugs I needed Saturday, so I went with the BKR6EQUP, which they did have. 4 tips are better than 2...
  2. How important is the gap (spark plug)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Going to do a bit of spring maintenance finally for the wagon, TB job (kit from ECS with the Kevlar belt) Spark plug and Wireset NGK brand (finally since they've been sitting around for months) Oil Change Possibly get chipped (Speedtuning) Decided to go with the Iridium plugs my buddy just...
  3. Question about N249 Vacuum Hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I've recently been working under the hood of my 03 1.8T AWM. Fun place to be! While planning for my next round of mods though, I noticed something odd that somehow slipped my notice before. The vac line from the intake manifold to N249 has a t-fitting right after connecting to the manifold...
  4. oil drain plug size

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Folks, Can someone please help me to determine what oil drain plug I have, because the advice I received was to remove mine and measure it. Well that would be fine but it would drain the oil and then I would be down a car while waiting for the oil service kit to arrive. And the spare company...
  5. NGK plug life on V6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I bought the car in December of 2013 I replaced the plugs with OEM NGK's. I read that they don't last long and should be replaced every 10k miles. I hit the 10k mark last week and changed them yesterday along with putting on a new set of NGK wires. The plugs that came out still looked like...
  6. 98 Passat 1.8T - How to ID big or small oil plug

    New Member Introductions
    Just bought a used 98 Passat 1.8T & I want to change the oil asap, since apparently there are sludge issues & I have no idea when it was changed last, but I want to get a magnetic drain plug, but I don't know if it's the normal size plug or the big one. Is there some way to know by VIN or...
  7. is there a plug that should go into this hole

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion This is a 2006 Passat 2.0T. Rebuilt this head and this hole on the side of the intake cam looks like it needs to be plugged however...
  8. No antenna plug on pioneer radio?

    Mobile Electronics
    We recently purchased a pioneer double din replacement radio (avh-x2600bt) unit for the 05 passat. We have the adaptor to allow it to work with CAN-BUS, and all that wired up just fine. However, there was a white connector that plugged into a port on the back of the factory radio, pictured...
  9. Passat B5 B5.5 Spark Plug Wire Corrugated Loom Covers, high temp, black nylon

    Parts For Sale
    Set of spark plug wire corrugated loom covers for V6 ATQ to fit OE plug wires as a replacement for the original factory covers. Covers are split loom made of high temp. 257º black corrugated nylon. Nominal .25" ID is an exact fit. Cut to length and labeled for each plug wire. One extra...
  10. Noob post - spark plug gap

    New Member Introductions
    Hello. Trying to get to my 2nd post so I can ask a question in the B7 forum...but maybe someone here already knows. I have to do the 40K service. I have a question on spark plugs: what is the correct gap on the spark plugs? I have a 2013 Passat S 2.5L @ 40K miles (the B7 platform). I...
  11. FS: Phat Noise Box (mp3 plug and play)

    Parts For Sale
    This is a factory system complete in every detail with instructions. It is plug-and-play on the B5 Monsoon radio. I need this gone, taking offers!
  12. P0303 code and oil on spark plug

    B5 Garage
    Ok when I started my car when leaving the store I noticed it was idling rough then noticed the CEL blinking. Looked in owners manual and it had stated not to drive it. Brought it home looked up the code and noticed it was #3 cylinder misfire. I swapped out the coil packs from #3 and 4...
  13. B5.5 rear center console power outlet not working, random plug?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So when I got the car it didn't work but I didn't mind it since I don't usually haul passengers around. Well lately I've just been trying to button the stupid minor things up and this happens to be one of them. I checked the fuse and its OK. I tore the power outlet out to take a look and I found...
  14. 07 Passat radiator plug pinout

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Driving a 07 Passat 2.0t. I am trying to find the description of the pins on my radiator fan plug ( 4 pins, oval/rectangular, pink ) so I can check fans to see if the fans are the problem (they are running) or it is something else. Also, trying to find the location of the fan fuses and relays. I...
  15. WTB: spark plug covers

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Not exactly sure what this cover is called but I circled it in red ( see pic ) Any one know of the name? :banghead: Where to buy ?
  16. Oil Drain Plug leak

    B5 Garage
    So I was changing my oil yesterday for the second time and when I went to put the drain plug back on it was very loose and if I tightened it down to far it would pop and be loose again. I tightened it down to just before the pop, which still wasn't tight but now it is leaking from the plug. I...
  17. spark plug dilemma

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to replace the spark plugs in the newly acquired '03 V6. It currently has NGK BKR6EKUB which I can not find anywhere locally and I'm not paying the Dealer $13 a piece. I'm able to find NGK BKR6EIX. Which one is better?
  18. Magnetic Drain Plug

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I've used a magnetic oil drain plug on our Goldwing motorcycle for many years and would now like to find one for our 2013 Passat with the 2.5 engine. Any recommendations as to where I could find a good one?
  19. is there a oil change threat here on b5 1.8T. need torque on drail plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to change oil this weekend and would appreicate the torque for the drain plug. any one can also tell me where to get the drain plug gasket and whats the part # on it.
  20. Mystery Plug? Guess that function...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found a plug that looks like it's possibly an auxiliary for the radio. Any ideas? (there's no aux function on the bose radio, though)