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  1. Pool Of Oil Under 02 Passat 4Motion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    this morning while i was driving to work, i smelled oil burning, and when i pulled over at the gas station and popped open the hood, i notice liquid spouts on the fan clutch and in that area. as i looked under the car, i noticed a small pool of oil underneath the car. i also wanna point out the...
  2. My day has come - newly remodeled Passat with backyard pool!

    B5 Garage
    So, as a relatively long-time member of PW, I've read the many horror stories of water ingress. Well, I went outside this morning, looked at my windows, and there was condensation on the inside. :icon_eek: I found the backseat driver's side to be SOAKING WET. The backseat passenger's side...
  3. pool of water under car

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    last Friday, my wife drove her '10 CC 2.0 for about 2 hours total commuting back and forth to work. Weather was snow (around 5" total) and cold (~20 degrees F). Car sat for a couple of hours in unattached, unheated garage. I drove out to pick up dinner and return (less than 10 minutes), pull car...
  4. POOL: Is this part designed to be taken apart or not?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As above, is this part designed by VW to be taken apart or not? Uploaded with Direct link: ImageShack® - Online Photo and Video Hosting :salute:
  5. PB Blaster wading pool?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off, let me apologize for the rant I am about to lay down here. Okay, I started the week with what I would characterize as a simple task of replace my outer drivers side tie-rod end. Little did I know the resistance I was about to encounter. Okay, the pinch bolt was frozen and after...
  6. Pool under hood?Wtf???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. This morning I saw about 2 cm deep water under my hood....Here is the picture where it is....THE PICTURE IT'S NOT MINE-FOUND IT HERE ...just want to show you guys the place. Passat B5 1.6...What can it be? How to stop it and can somethin go wrong because it? Thank you all!
  7. New pool: religious crackpot / disaster edition

    The Black Hole
    OK, what will the usual suspects have to say about a really massive earthquake that kills at least hundreds in a non-English speaking country (Chile)? Is Haiti recent enough that even Pat Robertson's memory will allow him to keep his foot out of his mouth? I'm betting that at least one will...
  8. French pool bars Muslim woman for 'burquini' suit

    The Black Hole
    Only in France.:crazy:
  9. Help! Car is a swimming pool

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    B4 1995 1.8 RHD station waggon. UK Please can someone help me with an unusual problem? My power windows have a mind of their own and have opened by themselves on several occasions, I observed it happening once, they incremented open in 1/4" drops. This happened one night when it was raining...
  10. swimming pool pictures SUCK < B5 pictures BETTER

    The Showroom
    got tired of taking pictures of the swimming pool that i needed to's some pix of my dub instead :P new additions: not in any particular order JOM Badgeless German Flag Badge Visual Garage Shark Fin De Badged Trunk still trying to source a good set/price B6...
  11. Swimming pool in my engine bay II

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So...doing a search found this wonderful thread. I recently left my lights on drained my battery and when I went to jump it, I noticed the same pool in my '98 GLS V6. Vacuumed it out with the shop vac and thought nothing of it. It's...
  12. Ne1 catch our Scirocco swimming pool at waterfest?

    The Showroom
    Which attempted the burnout contest, bu tthe effin battery terminal fell off....i was sooo pissed.......but it was fun tho we stayed cool all dayy long i dont have any straight pix my computer ill crosslink it to the vortex let me know what u guys think...
  13. Tool pool?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone ever considered starting a pool of specialty VW tools for members to borrow or rent?
  14. Swimming pool in my engine bay

    B5 Garage
    More specifically, in the area below the windscreen where the battery and brake reservoir sit on my 2000 V6. The car has sat for a couple of days waiting for the rain to stop so I can fix a low tire, and I just popped the hood and saw a good pool of water back in there. I fished around feeling...
  15. Rain Water Leak - Pool In Rear Nearside (RHD UK Passat Tdi)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Dear All, Has anyone seen/got copy of the VW technical bulletin relating to water flooding the rear nearside passenger footwell ? I understand that there is an issue with rain getting into passats when left parked at an angle (typically air/con intake side up and slightly nose-high). My...