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  1. 2008 B6 Passat power seat not working

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My driver's seat has an electric switch to adjust the seat angle. The switch is not working and the seat angle is tilted too far forward to drive comfortably. I've read countless posts on different sites and have deduced it's likely either a fuse (which I cannot find) or the switch itself (which...
  2. Cigarette lighter socket behavior

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Is there a way to have the cigarette lighter socket on the front console switch off when the car is off? My 2006 Passat supplies power to that socket at all times, I just need it to be supplied when the car is on. Many thanks!
  3. No Power at fuel pump circuit after servicing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, thanks for the assistance on previous posts. Am really looking forward to wrapping this project up. 2000 V6 - wagon ATQ 212k miles. Just finished up a lot of maintenance work - including TB, water pump, tensioner, etc Also did cam seals, cam covers, and CCT gaskets, bodywork, etc...
  4. EPC and loss of power

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I drove about 200 miles after fixing my melted AC switch (details here) which was caused by squished wires from a thermostat and timing belt job after the car overheated. Everything worked fine. Then the EPC light came there was a loss of power. Took a bit and was able to re-start and get...
  5. How to re-learn memory seats after swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have swapped my cloth manual heated seats with leather power and memory function seats. I only have one problem. I had read before that the memory function wouldn't work without changing extra parts (ccm, wiring), but after just wiring the power and ground to the seat the...
  6. Monson power amp turn on connection

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently bought a Passat 04 wagon with after market stereo that sounded pretty bad.. The OEM had the Monsoon, because I have the power amp in the rear side compartment. I bought a used Kenwood. I already had the Interface (PAC model C2R-VW2) from the old stereo.. I pulled up the C2R-VW2...
  7. 2003 Passat V6 Climactic A/C Fan Power

    B5 Garage
    My 2003 Passat V6 over-heats when in stalled traffic with the A/C turned ON. The secondary small fan has no power. My independent mechanic has checked the fuses and replaced the fan control relay, but still no power. What next?
  8. Power steering pump & fluid

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Starting to hear a whining noise from the PS pump when I turn the wheels end to end. Gonna check the fluid first to see if it is at the proper level. What type of fluid should I buy just in case I need to top it off? Just regular PS fluid or does VW have some special grade that I need t use?
  9. help: first loss of power, then engine shutoff, then crank no start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 B5.5 passat GLS ATQ engine I've been through one broken timing belt and don't want to go through another, but here goes This afternoon I was driving sedately (about 20mph) in a 25mph zone when I felt the engine lose momentum (power), accelerator changes reflected in engine rpm, I noticed...
  10. Driver's side power mirror motor question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tried searching up and down through the forums, info-base, and rest of the web to no avail. I'm trying to determine if I can replace just the motor for the mirror that is in the housing, without replacing the entire housing (removing the door panel etc.). I replaced the glass on the driver's...
  11. How to Replace Rubber Power Steering Return Hose Cooler to Rack

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I spent more time trying to get the right tools to get that darned banjo bolt off the rack than it would take to do this whole procedure with an actual list of what I'd need. So I'm writing this up, with all the things I wish I'd known ahead of time. (I actually did this on my Audi A6 2.8L, but...
  12. Rear View Camera Power Low Voltage

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    My wife has a 2014 CC with factory backup camera that had recently been giving her a “backup camera unavailable”. My question is if anyone knows or can point me in the right direction on where the power for the backup camera comes from? I started troubleshooting by researching online and found...
  13. New radio RNS315 wont power up

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Today I took out the rcd310 (with bluetooth equipment and mic). I put in the rns315 but the power dont come on. Did I pull out too many cables? Attached are the wiring diagram. ISO [ This one was connected when I had the rcd310. It gave power to the bluetooth, I disconnected the 2 loose...
  14. FS: B5.5 Full Black Leather Interior, Battery, Power window switches (drivers door),

    Parts For Sale
    Seats are SOLD Make offer for other stuff. Located in Westchester, NY.
  15. Monster Cordless Power Tool Deals Just Surfaced from Home Depot

    Vendor Deals
    It's not even Black Friday yet, but Home Depot just dropped 10 killer combo deals on cordless power tools from Makita, DeWALT, Milwaukee, Ryobi, and others. Depending on the budle, if you buy one of their kits, you can get one or two bonus tools or batteries for free! Cordless impact drivers...
  16. Loss of power after regular service

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello, everyone, After having my car 140 hp 2.0 tdi passat serviced at a non VW place, the usual oil and filters change, and also the diesel filter change, I experience a loss of power, more outstanding beyond 100 km/h. In fact, in a steep motorway, the foot all down on the accelerator, the car...
  17. Lack of power puzzle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Since several weeks I'm experiencing with somewhat serious lack of power. The engine really struggles to pick up speed and the gas consumption has gone up. Following are a list of parts and factors I have been taken care of: 1) O2 sensor is less than a year old. 2) MAF sensor is less than a...
  18. 06 Passat - No power to AMP. NOT 3 wire fix

    Mobile Electronics
    HI, A few months ago I did this but now my amp is dead again. This time power is .4 volts BEFORE the 3 way split mentioned in the link above. The carpet is wet around that cluster...
  19. Power Steering whine after new rack and hose

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, I have a 2003 Passat 1.8T with a whiny power steering pump. The question is if I should just replace the pump, or if there is something else that could be wrong that I'm not thinking of. The background is this. It all started about 4 months ago with a leak of power steering...
  20. Passat CC, Power Steering Issue. Help required in error codes

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Dear all, After wheel alignment I am facing a hard steering issue. After scanning I found the following codes. Could you please help me out to understand the exact problem with my car. I have Passat CC 2012 Model. ABS: 00778 - Steering Angle Sensor (G85) 01325 - Control Module for Tire...