Ok, so all my doors have this happening now, where they don't open on the first pull (mostly after initially unlocking). I know how each door has to reset back to its original position before the door can be re-opened, and about the indexed cable on the outer door handle, and have played with...
ok so my cable arrived and ive set up and run the modules, mostly the Air bags as i keep getting a light pop up on start up and then it goes away.
So the codes pulled
01221 crash sensor side airbag - drivers side (g179) 28-00 short to plus
as well as 01217 21-10 but no description (vcds-lite)...
After many years of drooling over keithwblooms car and some others in here, I pulled the trigger on a set of PSS9's for my '04 GLX.
Within the next couple of weeks I'll be pushing the car into the garage for a brand new clutch set-up and installing the new coil-overs.
When I get there I'll be...
I followed the standard procedures for replacing the door lock actuator mechanism in the drivers door (see steps below). I did something wrong, because when I replace the lock cylinder it won't lock in place and stay. I turn the set screw all the way in but I can still pull the cylinder out...
Bought car with 138K kms from auction last Sept, no history on vehicle. Threw some fresh oil and plugs and drove it for the winter.
Around Xmas time i popped my upper timing belt cover off to see a scary belt, cracked almost all the way through the teeth, in some spots this thing was running on...
i pulled a bunch of electronic codes with vcds from both the b5 passat and b6 a4 and i see some that worry me. for example the air bag. last thing i want is the air bags not working if and when i get in an accident.
below are all the codes for both cars. any ideas what they can be? / how to...
Just had new tie rod assemblies and an alignment, new tires, all tires equally inflated. I still end up going right. Swapped the tires to test -- now it goes to the left.
What are some key components for me to visually check to make sure nothing is damaged?
I recently acquired two torque...
My wife had a 2000 passat and now has a 2005. The 2000 unlocks the doors when the key is pulled out of the ignition. The 2005 doesn't do that. I have VCDS. Is there a way to make this happen in the 2005?
Got in my passat b5 v6 4mo this morning and saw my check engine light. Went and had the codes pulled and came back with these
Seems to be some exhaust issues and a few others. Does abyone have a link to a descripition of all the vw codes? I...
I got in the way of a cop trying to change lanes, and got pulled over for "changing lanes all crazy". I had to hit the brakes cause he was starting to merge into me.
Half way though my conversation with the cop (2 min mark), I pushed the record button on my dash cam to show him I had...
Only in a Volkswagen would this ever be a problem.
I just installed a new head unit/radio and SOMETIMES when I pull my fog light switch out to turn my fogs on, the windshield wipers will comb over once or twice. Excuse me? I really don't even understand how this can be possible. Has anyone...
I'm new to this forum hoping you can help. I have a automatic 1999 V6 Passat AHA engine. My car has these codes
I have looked up some codes but don't know much about cars. I would like to know which ones of these should be looked after first and the...
Signed the papers last night. On monday, I will take possession of my new-to-me B5.5 wagon.
2005 TDi (AVB) with a 5sp, OEM navi, and a cloth interior. Euro everything, including the Votex fogs. I swear, I will part this car to bring the good stuff home.
Teh funny? It's indigo. Just like my...
If you've been keeping up with my threads, I was concerned with my oil pressure so I got around to installing a new pump. After tackling many obstacles (I'm sure you guys know what it's like to work on a used car :wrench:) I finally pulled the oil pump. I expected to see sludge and coke all...
Anybody have an ECS magnetic drain plug fail? My drain plug was dripping so I removed it figuring a bad gasket. Nope, the flange has failed at the threads and worked it's way up.
i only use a Tq wrench on this thing to 30nm. Anybody else have one of these fail?