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  1. Locked out of previous account

    New Member Introductions
    About a year ago I tried to log into my old account and for the life of me could not get it to work. So I created a new account. I just bought my second 2003 V6 wagon and it’s overheating in the 90° Seattle weather and really need help. Please approve me for forum privileges. Very much...
  2. Thanks to a previous thread on AC blowing warm!

    New Member Introductions
    This is a shout out to the posts/threads regarding Air conditioning blowing warm air. Well after recently changing out my timing belt, tensioner, water pump, coolant, ect... I got my baby all back together, which I found actually a little easier than I've found on other vehicles short of...
  3. No start with no previous issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok my car has never not started, never given any indication of a failing starter. I drive it every day and drove it on Sunday with multiple starts and stops. I went in it last night and it didnt start. All the lights come on, the windows work, the lights work It has no codes but the secondary...
  4. GL4 or GL5 for the three differentials on a 4MO?I have read all of the Previous Posts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am going to change the gear oil in the three differentials in my 03 Passat 4MO Wagon and have a question about the proper lubricant. There are several informative threads on this, but I am having difficulty finding any real cross-references for VW part VWG 052 145 A2 (the 75w90 gear...
  5. engine light came on after detailing engine the previous day

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so yesterday, i detail my engine. used the foam engine degreaser then sprayed it off with low pressure hose. then i used the cd2 engine detail. drove for 25 minutes to a friend's house, then drove it back after visiting friend for 30 minutes. today, i drove it for 5 miles, then the engine...
  6. Control Arm Question after reading previous posts

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After searching and reading all the helpful notes found in this forumhttp://www.passatworld.com/smilies/bowdown.gif, I still have one question: Should I replace all CAs or just upper CAs. I finished replacing the tie rod ends (with Meyle ones) and wanted to get a wheel alignment, but the Indy...
  7. Another heat question....(yes, I've read previous threads)

    B5 Garage
    Our 2003 1.8L Passat (with non-digital heat controls) is having heat problems. I’ve read the relevant heat posts (eg, JayTheSnork’s “no heat blues”, johnykuhn’s “a guide to troubleshooting”, VWGUY4EVER’s posts), but would like advice about the results of some tests our mechanic has run. Our...
  8. Previous Front End Collision...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Previous Front End Collision...(now w/pics) I am having doubts about the 'clean' Carfax i was given by the dealer when I bought my car. 98, looks mint....the hood has basic rock chips, but...at the chips, underneath is white also...but a different white, than its the black/metal kinda color...
  9. Gasoline Smell (Different from previous posts)

    B5 Garage
    What would cause a strong raw gasoline odor outside of a 2002 VW Passat AWD V6, ONLY when parked and not running, and ONLY with a full gas tank of gas? Absolutely no fuel leak is detected, and there are NO fault codes. When tank get down to about 3/4, it goes away, and all is well! And I know...
  10. Pics of your other rides, Current and Previous

    The Showroom
    cars, motorcycles, bikes and skateboards etc... lol Lets see what you drive other than the passat :) Here is my other current car 04 a6 2.7t quattro s-line And my previous 02 Lexus IS300 Turbo
  11. lurking from a previous life..????

    New Member Introductions
    hi all, i've recently bought an 02 passat 1.9 tdi estate. very pleased with it so far! just a couple of perplexing questions: the radio had been changed to a vw beta so i replaced it with a gamma V and added xcarlink ipod hookup. in doing so found loose wires (red, black and yellow) behind...
  12. 98 Passat 1.8t - Looking for previous owner - schaumburg, IL - "broken seat"

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    98 Passat 1.8t - Looking for previous owner - schaumburg, IL - "broken seat" I got my passat from the Patrick dealership in Schaumburg IL on Golf Rd. Its a 98 1.8t AEB, Blue, bought at 121k, the drivers seat was broken, and I'm looking for the previous owner to check whats been done on it...
  13. Previous owner hacked up my stereo harness!

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey guys, I have been wanting to get rid of the head unit in my B5 for some time now so, I opened it up and popped it out with the tools I was given. The head unit currently in there is some VR3 brand? Sounds cheap, I have never heard of them. Anyways, bad news is my stock harness has been...
  14. Update To Previous Fuel Pump Problem!!

    B5 Garage
    i previously started a thread with no repsonses about my 99 v6, fuel pump not working. I ran direct power to my fuel pump, and didn`t work. I removed the pump, and bench tested. It would work 70% of the time, and when i bumped it on the bench the odd time it wouldnt work. I went to the...
  15. FREE EFK (used by previous member.)

    Classified Archive
    I've had this EFK sitting for about 3-4 years now. I had one chance to use it when I replaced my belts, tensioner and water pump on my 1.8T but never got around to it. The system was used once before by HvyDrkr who has since left the community. I bought it from him in a package deal. I can...
  16. previous owner pains...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok.. so, the car's great, every thing is beautiful, and exceptional. sept for one small ding i don't care about, or see, most of the time, and that my rear seat 12V outlet is busted. yes, it still works, but one of the little hinge pegs that it attaches up into it's position with is broken...
  17. Help on CEL OBD II codes. for previous post

    B5 Garage
    okay so these are the codes on the computer from an OBD II reader.. P1633 Volkswagen Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor 2 Signal Too Low P1338 Volkswagen CMP Sensor Bank 1 Open Circuit Or Short To B+ P1392 Volkswagen CMP Sensor Bank 2 Open Circuit/Short To B+ This has to do with a earlier...
  18. Stuff from my 2000 Passat Wagon (previous show car)

    Classified Archive
    Okay, now that the car is sold I have stuff for sale... *Fiber Images CF hood $400 *Hagus M3 style mirrors (power with heat) painted black $250 pair *Audi S4 seats (full power in black leather and blue alcantara inserts) $750 pair *Hella HID headlights complete $750 pair *Crystal clear corners...
  19. bush wants another 80 billion... Still no account of previous expenditures

    The Black Hole
    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20050125/D87QR1K00.html
  20. Post your cars previous to a B5..

    Anything Auto
    86 Jetta Coupe. Sold regretfully with 220+K on it. Neuspeed Sports/Bilsteins 22/25mm bars along with H&H bar bolted into rear beam 205/45R16 9000s on Mille Miglia Sfera 10.1" front brake upgrade with s/s lines & Corrado G60 master cylinder Brospeed header & Techtonics exhaust All Neuspeed...
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