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  1. 04 sport tdi 4motion Problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, new to the room and this has probs been covered somewhere, not sure if it's a 4 motion thing or not but when pulling away it feels like I'm driving over small pieces if wood up until about say 20 ish mph then it's quite smooth but it quite ennoying pulling away.......am I talking shite...
  2. Passat 2013 TDI AC Smell+Noise problem

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I bought my car about 2 months ago from VW dealer with CPO warranty. 2013 PASSAT TDI SE W SUNROOF AND NAV My car now has 24.500 miles. I bought it at 17100 miles. My AC smelled bad for a while(it still does). And then started making noise. The noise is more like a metal touching something...
  3. Cooling System Problem Solved

    B5 Garage
    I posted this report on the "other" forum and post it here thinking it may benefit others. 2003 1.8T 5.5 Passat: Was having long term problem with engine loosing coolant and over heating. Trying to find a leak, with engine was running, saw coolant spraying out at the well-concealed "coolant...
  4. 2012 passat the brake problem

    New Member Introductions
    Some people know how to improve the brake sensitivity of the 2012 passat, the brake pedal is very loose
  5. Passat B5.5 Transmission problem !! CODE 17114 Incorrect Gear Ratio. HELP!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2004 Passat B5.5, 5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission, EU model if that's comes in handy. My father had it yesterday for a short trip about 20Km he arrived without a problem finished his job and after some 3-4 hours got in the car, put it in reverse...
  6. Temperature sensor problem (B5.5 1.9TDI, 96kW AVF)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have problem with temp. on dashboard. Suddenly, temperature drops. When I hooked up VCDS I have two different results: About 3 years ago, thermostat was changed. Thanks to all.
  7. Tenp guage problem

    New Member Introductions
    My problem is on the back of the head in my 1.8 Passat wagon the coolant necks dripping and to pair with it my tenp guage doesn’t read anything but I read that if the temp sensor is bad the car will throw a code what do y’all think the problem is? Is it a possibility that the temp sensors bad...
  8. My Problem

    New Member Introductions
    My name Josh, i have been to many states, im 28, married and absolutely love or (hate) anything automotive or burns dino juice. I truly love how these cars drive, they are comfortable road cars. Some things seem easy and other things are a pain in the ass. Like the damn front wheel bearing on...
  9. Left rear wheel speed sensor problem

    B5 Garage
    My problem is, I replaced my wheel hub due to bearing failure. I destroyed the original sensor when removing. I installed a new hub with a new sensor. I have an abs fault now with the wheel speed sensor. I thought that I may have bought the wrong sensor so I replaced it with another new sensor...
  10. Heater problem

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 64 plate Passat Estate Exec. Heater is blowing hot air to the drivers side and cold to the passenger side, centre dashboard vents - drivers side luke warm, other cold?? anyone have possible causes Gordon
  11. 2007 VW PASSAT WAGON door lock problem

    New Member Introductions
    Group - my driver side door and passenger door same side will not close. The door bolt on both doors is in the locked position and cannot move to open position. I would think there is an easy fix..but have not found it. there is an allen key below the lock ...not sure if that is answer but...
  12. Heating problem

    New Member Introductions
    Cold air on passenger side no matter what. Any advice?
  13. Problem

    New Member Introductions
    I installed LED light in my car And It doesnt star
  14. Immo Problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys I’m new here and new to Passats. I purchased a 01 v6 Passat and the day I got it some moron ran a red light and I smashed the bumper, lights, bonnet, guards and the grill. Looking for the parts to fix it I nearly just gave up as it would’ve cost me more than what I paid for the car...
  15. Traction Control problem?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I had my ABS module fixed a month ago because of the dreaded beeping, ABS light, and traction control light were on. When I got the ABS module back and replaced it the ABS light and beeping went away but the traction control light didn't. I finally got an official VCDS scan tool and...
  16. Tiptronic problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Check this out. https://youtu.be/VUV3y5OjFiY
  17. Irregular Heated Seats problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Last weekend I changed the whole dash as part of my 1 din to 2 din conversion, and prior to that the seats worked, but since it's still summer I am not sure until which point they worked or not, but after changing my dash I now noticed the heated seats are not working properly. Sometimes both...
  18. key fob problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've got a 2005 Passat V6 GLX. My problem is this. My main key fob stopped working when I got to work today. Light still flashes on the fob, replaced the battery, no luck. My other fob still works. I went to do the reprogramming with one key in the ignition and one in the drivers door lock...
  19. Door lock problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I searched the forum, but couldn't find the problem that I'm currently having. My rear right door is behaving strange when i lock the car, when i hit the lock button all the doors lock, but the rear door sounds like it locks itself two times in a row, also i noticed that when I lock the car...
  20. Automatic gearbox problem electrical

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 Passat 1.9 diesel estate auto and the problem is that the moniter of gear position in the speedo dial does not show when switched on initially and thehave had the transmission scanned and the problem is an intermittant signal? By switching the ignition on and off I can get into...
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