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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am in the process of refreshing a 2003 wagon with a non 4-mo AT. It has 140k miles and the ATF is black, leading me to suspect it has never been changed. I have changed ATF on Passats many times, so I know proper procedure. What I am wanting input on is the steps people think I should follow...
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    I bought a 1.8t 5.5 and have found it to be sluggish compared to the other 1.8t I've owned. After hours of passatworld research all signs point to low oil pressure. The symptoms: slow acceleration, mostly when in 1st gear rattling noise after gear shift at high rpm (cam tensioner not receiving...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car is a B5.5, MT, 1.8T, 4motion I have an active MIL/CEL and pulled the following code: 16502 - Engine Coolant Temp. Sensor (G62) P0118 - 002 - Signal too High - MIL ON So it looks like I need one of these: Volkswagen Passat B5 4 Motion 1.8T Search SiteSearch Coolant Sensor -...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    is there anyway to test the MAF with a multimeter or VCDS lite ?
  5. B5 Garage
    I just read through the Chilton manual for B5 passats before doing a compression check. they want me to block open the throttle valve but don't say why. is this necessary on an ATW engine with e-gas? thanks.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys sorry for another thread on RCL, but I have done a search and read all through the information base but cant find a fix for my CL I have both keys and both are fobs, I have a uk b5.5, when i press the unlock/lock button on either fob it only locks/unlocks the back two doors but not...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    not sure if the garage is a better place for this (mods feel free to move it) I am trying to troubleshoot a P1136 intermittent, and read a whole lot here about this. consensus seems to be vac leak, dirty/bad MAF, possibly fuel inj and supply issues, ... so, i tested with boost leak tester, no...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have had the "Airbag Fault" warning and beep whenever I start the car. It immediately goes away, but does it every time... There is no airbag icon illuminated. I took it to VW yesterday and they said it needed a new clockspring. So I took it home and popped off the steering wheel. I...
  9. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi, I'm asking for some guidance on properly removing and installing the items below. I do not want to force or break hard-to-find parts, tabs, new switches, etc. by guessing on how they come off or go back on. Background info is provide at the end of this post. Thank you. 1) The covers and...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just received new valve and checked old and new one. Old one was bad. Here is diagnosing procedure. Let me know if you disagree. 1. Plug vertical pipe by your thumb and suck air out of horizontal one. Diaphragm should move down and close valve. Diaphragm should hold vacuum unless it is...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Vehicle: 1999 Volkswagen Passat Station Wagon (1.8L) We purchased the vehicle used and discovered all the external locks do not allow master key entry. They appear to be badly corroded. I struggled and managed to get the lock cylinder out the driver door but in doing so i had to break a small...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I backed my wife's new ride onto a utility trailer and tear a hole on the right rear side panel. the depressed area is about 1" across in diameter, with metal exposed. I bought primer /paint / clearcoat from local auto finish store, and plan to do following (1) sand rust off exposed metal...
  13. B5 Garage
    The procedure for my 1.8T AEB calls for 85 Ft. Lbs, followed by 1/2 turn. Is that dry torque? If so, how do you get the grease out of the threaded axle bolt hole without getting solvent into the CV joint?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was just wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for changing the spark plugs on my v5? I cant see how you get to them to change them. Many thanks!
  15. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    im replacing the head gasket on my passat 2.0 dohc and i need the torque procedure for the head bolts and the timing procedure, any help would be greatly appreciated
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I would need the procedure and some advice in order to replace the mounting bracket with bushing on the lower control arm on my passat B6. This mounting braket has a bushing in it that plugs in the lower control arm and is located in the back of it. Can we replace the mounting braket without...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm putting the front drivers side back together. I'm going to try to torque down the pinch bolt, lower strut bolt and axle bolt once I put the wheel back on and lower the car. I'm not going to worry about torquing the sway bar bolts yet as I'm going to be doing the other side shortly and I'm...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking for a procedure to confirm why my heater in my 2003 Passat V-6 is not working. The air flow works fine through the climatic control, but the temperature of the air seems to be stuck on low. The engine thermostat stays right at 190 deg. What steps would you take to track down the...
  19. B5 Garage
    Hi all, I own a V5 passat and i need to replace new spark plugs. By looking at it, I will need to remove the inlet manifold to get to the spark plugs. Any suggestion before i proceed. If there is a procedure will be nice ? thanks guys :)
  20. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    ive been searching for the procedure for rear brakes on b6 with vag com cant find a solid thread. anyone know a link please? and if your gonna say "use the search" dont waste your time, or mine thanks.:bowdown:
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