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  1. New Member Introductions
    I got this white b5 wagon for about 500 because there were a few simple problems that i could easily fix, however, I ran into an issue. I replaced the oil cooler and pan because they both seemed to leak severely. The seal for the oil cooler broke and the oil pan had a crack. I replaced both (...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, So today i went to pick up my driver side window on my 2012 Passat SE by just pulling the button once like i normally do and for some reason it didn't go all the way up i had to keep holding it in order for the window to close. I've been reading a bunch or forums and ran across the...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2004 1.8T, somtimes when i start my engine, my light on the dash for the transmission goes dim or the little red indicator would disappear, whenever this occurs my trans would not shift and my car moves very weak, Can someone help me Please, :cry:
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey, I just recently installed the VW MFD in my car. I am experiencing some issues with the navi system that I have not been able to figure out and was hoping somebody had some insights for me. Here goes. The map screen is not updating my location more than once every 5 minutes or so, but the...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all As im approaching a junction / traffic lights, as i put it in 1st gear it grates, as if the clutch is not engaging correctly ive had a brand new clutch and single mass flywheel on for a few months now with no problems, but the last few days I've had this problem, Also when i tap...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In the middle of the cluster there is an information panel that tells you the ambient temperature and also different options like MPG, miles to empty, etc. The portion that tells MPG, etc. on mine doesnt work properly. One day it will be showing me how many minutes I have driven the car and...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Its a 2000 Passat. And the drivers side headlight doesn't sit flush with the corner light but its sits perfectly with the bumper ( closest to the grill ) and is the same gap as the passenger one all around. The corner light is pushed in compared to the headlight but it sits flush to the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2005 Passat 1.8t FWD automatic 101k miles I am in the process of diagnosing some long term issues in regards to my SAIP system. I am working through the simple and inexpensive possible solutions first. This weekend I will be replacing the vacuum hoses and relay 373 and its fuse in the ECU...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys. 2010 passat wagon 2.0L T. Whats the best way to make sure the turbo is performing properly? First turbo I've owned. Thanks in advance.
  10. 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...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Just trying to get my account up and running so I can get down to business
  12. B5 Garage
    Hi all Hazard light been acting strangely. Turning it on, it all seems okay, leaving it for a few minutes, then the lights will stop flashing, at this point the indicators would stop working too. Leaving it to 'cool down' for a couple of minutes, then everything is back to normal. I read that...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was hoping to get some tips on how to easily use the SeaFoam cleaner in my 2002 4cyl 1.8T Passat to improve some performance and MPG
  14. B5 Garage
    I took my PCV system apart and now I'm trying to put it back together. This has been easy with one exception, the oil breather tube. I did thoroughly clean out that area where it mounts in the oil filter bracket (#1 in pic) but I just cannot get it to fit in. The thick orange arrow in the...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, I got a little problem. Yesterday, me and my friends put in a subwoofer in my car. 12" and 750watt. Everything went fine, the subwoofer worked just fine. But today when we were out driving, my turn signals started acting weird. When I apply any of them, both go off. If I apply left turn...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an outdoor, uncovered (but secure) off street parking spot in NYC where I keep my car. I'm going to be out of country for 2 months and I need to make sure that my car is going to be OK while I'm gone. My main concerns are battery drain and water ingress from the sunroof drains. I have...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today during the grwet october snowstorm, I took about 10 minutes for the car to get hot, the temp gauge was there quick, but I was not able to get heat out of the vents allthough I maxed it out on the control panel. it seems like the air is getting restricted! somehow, andf not getting heated...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey Guys, I have a VVME kit 35w 6000k, and I can't get the bulbs to sit properly in the projector housing. My housing has the push in style clip (I know there are a few different types of housings).... But even when I manage to get the bulb base to clip in, the light is scattered and diffused...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an issue with the hood latch not working properly. When interior hood leaver is pulled it wont pop open the hood enough to open it from the front hood leaver. I have to have a friend hold the interior hood leaver while at the same time pull the hood leaver from the front of the car to get...
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