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  1. 1999 vw passat v6 problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Let's get started with I just bought the car and I drove it home I had no issues with it except for it would die every now and then I did not know why okay the part that is killing me here is when I had got it home I'd started it up and needed a new battery I put a new battery in it and all of a...
  2. Keyless entry problems?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The car is a 2004 Passat wagon, 1.8T, 5M, 4motion. I have a head-scratching keyless entry remote issue I'm trying to sort out... I have 2 remotes; lets call them Remote A and Remote B. They are the OEM remotes to the car and both have good batteries. Remote A opens and locks the car just...
  3. Misfiring problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey so my car has a engine light with a misfire in the 2nd cylinder. When I accelerate fairly drastically the misfire gets worse noticeably and my engine light flashes. I changed my spark plugs and my coil on the second cylinder but the misfire is still there. However after I did the coil it...
  4. Ac problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My ac only works when I'm going 80 mph anyone have any idea what may be the cause?
  5. im new in the group. with a passat v6 4mo 2003 with lots of problems :(

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys, i love the car, the look, how it drives, but hot dang ive only had it 2 weeks and its unusable. uses about a liter of gas every 3.6km or 8.4mpg. im still trying to find out whats wrong. Im going to have to dig in this place. Thank you so much for accepting me into your community...
  6. 02 Passat GLX Transmission Problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I have an 02 Passat GLX Wagon with some transmission problems. Here is the background. It has the tiptronic auto trans.238,000 miles, V6. The problem is very unusual. The original problem was that the trans (I think) went into limp home mode. Park, Reverse, Neutral all work well but...
  7. Clutch pedal problems - Am I the only one?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I get into my car the other day after work and the clutch pedal goes right to the floor with resistance about the last 2 inches of travel. Pump the pedal about a dozen times and I'm good to go. Today, again after work when I got into the car the pedal was about half way down. Yeah on it's...
  8. Passat B6 2007 2.0 FSI - Gear, Electicity and more problems

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I have a 2007 B6 Passat, 2.0 FSI - BVY Engine, 6 Gear Automatic Transmition (Not DSG). The car made around 65k miles, (it was a secondary car in the house in the last 9 years) Maintenced on time, and had no problems up until recently. I have few problems and before i described them i...
  9. B5.5 Passat Electrical Problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    B5.5 Passat Electrical Problems (SOLVED) PROBLEM HAS BEEN SOLVED (AT LEAST UNTIL THE PROBLEM RESURFACES???)******************* ********************************************************************************** I have done lots of research however other people's cases don't exactly match mine...
  10. Electrical problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I own a 2005 Passat 2.0 TDI Wagon. I have been having a few electrical problems lately. first thing that stated acting a bit odd was the passenger door lock, sometimes it works sometimes not, I changed out the actuator, it helped it but it still happens ever now and then. Then the visor...
  11. Litany of problems with 2002 V6 wagon; ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everybody! So, I've spent my evening so far googling/forum searching the various problems my beloved wagon is having these days. I think there may be a correlation between some of them, but I don't have enough car sense to know where to start picking these things apart. Any suggestions or...
  12. Having misfire problems...

    New Member Introductions
    Anyone know what the gap should be on spark plugs I'm about to change on my 06 passat 2.0T 4banger?
  13. Clutch problems uphill

    B5 Garage
    This problem has been driving me crazy and I am hoping to get some opinions before I just start shotgunning parts. My 2001 Passat is having an issue where when going uphill from a stop, sometimes the friction point will begin much earlier in the travel of the pedal but the car won't actually...
  14. 2004 FWD 5spd and clutch disengagement problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had my 2004 Passat Wagon V6 for over 4 years now - it has just over 100k miles on it now and is on its 3rd clutch. 2 were replaced under previous owner(s), and the most recent one wore out about 2 years into my owning it. I used to think that the previous owners weren't great with...
  15. 2002 volkswagon passat problems

    New Member Introductions
    I have several problems with my 2002 passat 1.8t and right now it won't shift out of park. After the car finally started after not starting for 2 months. I never had and owners manual and my friend is helping look at the car. But can't figure out how to get into it. Please help with any...
  16. Power loss/limp problems. Please help meeee!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all I am hoping you clever people will be able to help me, please. I know this is a subject discussed at length and I have searched, read and tried all sorts of suggestions but can’t seem to get to the bottom of it. I have 2003 VW B5.5 1.9tdi 130 (AVF engine) auto. First had intermittent...
  17. Overheating problems.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I just got a Volkswagen Passat b5.5 and when I got it there was a check engine light saying a coolant sensor needed to be replaced. The dealership took care of that and when a couple days later a light came on For my timing tensioner solenoid the dealership ordered one for me and was going to...
  18. Overheating problems

    New Member Introductions
    So I just got a Volkswagen Passat b5.5 and when I got it there was a check engine light saying a coolant sensor needed to be replaced. The dealership took care of that and when a couple days later a light came on For my timing tensioner solenoid the dealership ordered one for me and was going to...
  19. Traction control/ABS system problems

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I have a 2001vw Passat 1.8T, and I have been having problems with my ABS/Traction control system for a while now. It started when one day with the ABS light and brake light coming on a flashing periodically. I went through and changed all of my wheel speed sensors(got them cheep) and my brake...
  20. 2008 Passat VR6 problems

    New Member Introductions
    Trying to find the location of the Oil Temp Sensor....im getting Code P0196
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