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  1. Cowl Rain Tray Cover - Early Model

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After months of searching I finally found the 'one'. Trying multiple times with ECS and coming up empty handed I finally broke down and called the stealership. To my utter amazement, they had them in stock and were giving them away at only $50 :icon_eek: Early models with round brake reservoir...
  2. Rain Water leaking through the rear driver side door

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys, water is entering my vehicle dripping under the rear door metal panel and entering the floor/carpet. What is the way to remove the metal part of the door panel, after the leather+handle been removed? I see the video here, but the 2:50-3:00 minute is missing something - in my case the...
  3. What is this part no for the cover on top of front strut mount under the rain guard?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The cover on top of the front strut mount, under the plenum (rain cover). Does anyone know the part no and where to get it from.
  4. 2002 glx awd wagon rain guard question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey folks quick question on the car I am buying 02 glx awd wagon there are chrome rain guards I think they sit on the roof and they look like decorations, the back of one is popping up , how do I get it to stay in the track? Thanks
  5. Rain water in my 2002 Passat's co pilot's footwell.

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi. I seem to recall there might have been a VW recall notice, ages ago, for just this issue if I my memory serves me correctly, but am I correct in saying that my 2002 2.0Ltr Passat is prone to leaking as a design issue? Anyhow, so, there's a lot of water getting in from somewhere, and it's...
  6. Rain Sensing wiper, Rain closing sunroof, remote sunroof operation

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I was able to make 3 change on my Passat today. (2013 SEL Premium 2.5L) 1. Enabled rain sensing wiper 2. Automatically closing sunroof and windows if there is rain. 3. Closing and opening sunroof with remote. I got the steps from here: Auto closing rain sensing windows and sunroof on...
  7. Rain Sensor wipers??

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone here have any experience with the Auto Wipers function?? I know: #1. Our 2013 does have the sensor plus the harness. #2. Some V-W Techs don't know squat about it. #3. Would my wife like it?? #4. What is the sequence-of-operation? #5. Any anything else? S.E.
  8. Rain Sensor Mirror Mount - Where to Find?

    B5 Garage
    Daughter's car. 1999 Passat gas V6. It has a rain sensor rear view mirror. Previous owner had glued the sensor/mount to the mounting disc on the windshield, but it came off. The mounting disc is still firmly attached to the windshield. The problem is with the mirror mount that is supposed to...
  9. Passat wont start in the rain

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 2006 passat tdi estate The car wont start if its been raining, leave it 3/4 hours and it starts fine. There is no problems with windows locks etc when this happens , i have had it checked by 3 local garages and no fault can be found and nothing shows up on laptop. There is sometimes a...
  10. Parking sensor reacting to rain?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi guys. Have any of you experienced trouble with the parking sensors when its raining? In my case, its one (or more) of the sensors in front thats going crazy for no reason. Should point out that it has been ALOT of rain here recently, so i´m hoping it´ll stop when it calms down. It´s not...
  11. Passat B5 1998 Rain sensor retrofit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello! I've noticed some highline passats and most Golf MK4's have rain sensors with the auto dimming rear view mirror. I was wondering if someone could give me more info on this. How possible to retrofit? I found the harness on ebay: Rain Sensor Wiring Auto Dimming Rearview Mirror 98 01 VW...
  12. Alarm Goes Off In The Rain (Pollen Cabin Filter Seal Fixed)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys, As per the title, 2003 passat alarm goes of in the rain. I replaced the pollen filter seal as the footwell was moist, not soaking and no standing water. The footwell is now totally dry and the alarm goes off intermittently but only in heavy rain. I'm certain the pollen seal is fixed...
  13. Rain Sensor for B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can someone post a pic of the factory rain sensor location. It fell off of the wife's car and I just ordered the gel sticker to put it back on. Thanks a ton. :thumbup:
  14. Wipers / washers (rain sensor?) problem - 08 Lux Wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I posted this on Vortex, and I'm hoping I can find some answers here, too. I have an '08 Lux wagon with rain sensing wipers and automatic headlights. When I spray the windshield with washer fluid, the wipers don't come on to wipe it away. This occurred today, and the wipers would not activate...
  15. water in gas tank after rain 2002 wagon 2.8l 4 motion auto

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    lots of detail and long, but i'm trying to be thorough, sorry all - 8/21 - 8/22 we had a few hours of steady rain, about 12 pm 8/22 , maybe 4 hours passed after the rain stopped. i went out and started up car, and brakes, only when applied, were making a rapid clicking sound, felt like it was...
  16. Traction in the snow and rain

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, I live in New Hampshire so we get a good amount of snow here. I currently have Goodyear Eagle LS2 tires in 195/65/15 on my 2004 4motion. I'm wondering if Toyo Proxes 4 will be better in the snow in 225/40/18. I'm wondering if the higher quality will make them better n the snow even though...
  17. FS Upper rain tray / battery cover with Round brake reservoir cutout (fits b5)

    Parts For Sale
    Hate how the b5 never came with an upper rain tray / battery cover? Here's your chance to cover that ugliness up. One just like this is installed on my b5 and it really cleans up the look of the engine bay. :thumbup: $65
  18. WTB: B5.5 passat rain tray

    WTB/WTT Section
    Like the title says, i need a rain tray. Just noticed mine is cracked and i want nothing on this car to be broken. So let me know if you have one!
  19. Rain I have one?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I've read many posts on activating the rain sensor on new Passats, so I called my local dealer to see what they would do. My local VW dealer said they would activate the rain sensor on my 2013 SEL V6 if I brought it in. I dropped it off for the day and when I picked it up, they said I didn't...
  20. WTB: Hood/rain tray gasket for B5.5

    WTB/WTT Section
    ETKA shows this as 3b0823725B - it's the part that seals the top and sides of the engine bay (against the hood when closed). Mine's disintegrating and tore last time I had to pull the battery. Part number looks to be the same regardless of engine or sedan/wagon so anything will do... Thanks.