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  1. B5 Garage
    So Im gonna buy several parts to change and fix on my 2001 passat 1.8t and I'm not to sure on where to start since i have several overlapping problems. P0171 Fuel Trim,Bank1 System too Lean Possible causes - Intake air leaks - Faulty front heated oxygen sensor - Ignition misfiring - Faulty fuel...
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    My Passat is a Floridian and I'm currently in Chicago so the pump froze due to the type of washer fluid that's in it. Now I know the pump is in the tank however I can't seem to tell how to remove the reservoir It seems that I will have to remove the wheel well shroud on the from passenger side...
  3. B5 Garage
    hello, Just want to say that this forum is great and has helped me solve some things and save money! 2002 Passat GLS, 1.8T, auto, 125,000 miles. First, some context: It all started with random misfires. after checking plugs, coils, MAF and Throttle body, I suspected a Vac leak and the...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys. I just bought a 2003 passat 1.8 turbo. When i try to pump gas the pump shuts off very quickly. I have neen reading some things on the web. I just wanted to see what youre opinions are. Ty in advanced.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All- This just recently began and has happened the last 3 times I've started the car. Enging turns over fine but won't start or even fire unless I pump the gas pedal a bit. Then it will start, seems like maybe on two cyls. After about 10 seconds of keeping it around 2000 rpm, it smooths...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 03 1.8 will not take much gas. It is like feeding a baby veggies. You put a little gas in the pump kicks out. Can any one tell me what to check? Love my VW after 120,000 miles it needs a viagra:lol: thanks
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi i was driving home from work last week and my car started pumping out alot of smoke from the exhausts. i then looked under the hood and seen smoke comeing from the turbo... the car lost alot of oil while i was driving. I reckon the turbo has failed. would i be right in sayin this and whats...
  8. B5 Garage
    Hi PW, Im back once again with 2 little problems and hopefully someone can help me out:D Problem #1 I been having the brake pumping problem for a really long time now and as time goes by i keep getting it more often. I did use the wonderful search feature that PW has but didnt find...
  9. B5 Garage
    I just finished a timing belt / roller / tensioner replacement on my AEB. This was the second TB job done on the engine, and the metal impeller was installed the first time, so I chose to skip that part this time. After installing the new belt, I buttoned everything back up, filled up the...
  10. B5 Garage
    I changed my rear brake Pads...And i pumped them up...and its still going all the way to the floor in order to stop..? i'm guessing air in the how do i bleed my breaks? where is the needle valve thing?
  11. B5 Garage
    While warming up my 98 1.8t yesterday morning I noticed a strange pumping/gasping sound coming from the left rear of the car.... (some how seems exasust related to me?) Seemed to stop after a bit.. When i took off it had a sudden stop in power/almost like a gasp and then it was fine for the...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I dont know what the hell this is about but everytime i go to pump gas, It pumps about a gallon and stops. Ive Tried everything from pulling the nozzle out more and it still does it. Should i take it dealer or does anyone know anything i dont know ? Thanks.
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