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  1. Ran out of oil - wrecked engine dilemma

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, 2000 Passat GLS 1.8T ATW FWD 5-spd manual wagon, 231K mi I smashed my oil pan last week on something in the road that the truck in front of me straddled. I was in a tunnel with construction after it and no shoulder and no exit for about 3 miles. I felt I needed to keep the car...
  2. Debadging: ran into problems..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've removed the "Passat" letters, and I've removed a dealers plaque from the right side. Pictured is what happened after removing the adhesive. What can I do to get rid of this? There is a slight cloud from a few of the letters on the left side but not too bad. I'm happy with how they turned...
  3. Durn it! Ran the MC dry

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did my rear shocks last night (Blau Kit... went okay except the left shock was a bear to get seated in the lower mount point.) and decided to do a long-overdue brake flush. Because of that *bleep!*-ing strainer in the reservoir, I thought I had topped it off when I hadn't, and I emptied the...
  4. Ran VCDS Lite Scan, Here are the results

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 Passat GLX 4Mo Wagon, 2.8L V6 Going into it I had the airbag fault chime on startup and icon, and my Climatronic self diagnosis gave a code 313 for bad temp sensor in fresh air intake duct. I did have a water ingress problem which I have rectified, but not after having to dry out some wet...
  5. Ran a DIAG, heres my codes it gave me.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    p0102 p1300 p1544 p0123 Just got the car it has 162k 5 speed 1999 gls 1.8t. Totally stock. It has a bunch of exhaust leaks, the cabin smells of exhaust and gas. Im going to replace: Oil and Oil Filter, Air Filter, Fuel Filter, Injector O Rings, Valve Cover Gasket. Oil Drain Plug and Seal...
  6. Ran vag com, need help on diagnosing codes

    B5 Garage
    My 2005 1.8t AWM 4mo 5 spd has been running like crap intermittently for the last 6 months. It has a GTRS elim kit running 410cc green tops, Unitronic tune, 3 bar FPR with all the supporting mods, test pipe, FMIC, exhaust etc. I replaced the plugs and TBelt when I did the install 18k miles...
  7. Volkswagen Passat 1.8T 1999 - Urgent Help, please.. Ran out of options...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First of all, I would like to say "thank you" in advance to anyone who can help me with this huge problem I'm having with my car... I'm running out of options and I'm at the point where I don't know if I should sell it as is, sell it for parts, or continue to try to fix it. My car has been in...
  8. Ran Vag Com - Some Weird Readings on O2 and Cooling System - Can anyone help diagnose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Can anyone tell me what could be the problem as far as what O2 could be bad? I can give live readings if anyone can decipher those. Or if anyone has a tutorial on how to read these things that would be great also. Thanks for your help in advance So here is what I have as far as readings, faults...
  9. Ran over rock/boulder in the st. messed up oil pan, pissibly tranny tank?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I drive a 2000 Passat 1.8t Ok so some idiot! Put a rock in the middle of the street, didn't see it, ran it over, and effed up my life pretty much. Got it home asap.. Now there's oil leaking out the oil pan, pretty severely, and its lookin like my transmission tank? is bent and leaking as well...
  10. Car ran fine then died suddenly...now will not start. Several trouble codes given.

    B5 Garage
    1999 1.8t Yesterday the car started fine then I drove about 100 feet and it just suddenly died. Now it will not start and I am getting several trouble codes: P0441 Evaporative Emission System Incorrect Purge Flow P0304 Cyclinder 4 Misfire Detected P1426 Tank Vent. Valve Open Based on what I...
  11. Ran seafoam thru vacuum line and smoke from exhaust manifold!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just ran some seafoam thru the vacuum line directly to the intake manifold on my 1.8t and I know smoke is supposed to come out of exhaust but it also came out of the exhaust manifold That connects to the top of the turbo. So right in between this turbo and manifold. Is thy normal?
  12. Finally Ran Codes

    B5 Garage
    P1113 Bank 1 Sensor 1 Internal assistance too high P0422 Main Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1 Any suggestions i bought a new sensor for the one infront of the cat i hope this fixes it finally :banghead:
  13. ran in to a problem with transmission need help asap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    sooooo im am finally finishing up the swap after i had to go thru hell cus the plate behind the torque converter nd wtvr that other piece is, got cought by a bolt nd got all mangled...nd i finally got to filling the transmission and everything was going fine, followed all the steps precisely on...
  14. Ran Vag com This is what i got

    B5 Garage
    Address 01: Engine Controller: 4B0 906 018 BH Component: 1.8L R4/5VT G 0006 Coding: 07551 Shop #: WSC 00028 4 Faults Found: 17840 - Secondary Air Injection Solenoid Valve (N112): Open Circuit P1432 - 35-00 - - 17695 - Boost Pressure Control Valve (N249): Open...
  15. Changed SAIP Relay 373 - Battery Ran Down Overnite

    B5 Garage
    (2001.5 with 1.8L AWM engine) I have had the P0411 code for the last 6 months or so, and occasionally clear it with a code reader. It comes back within 2 start cycles, even in summer. Yesterday, I decided to do a little investigation before cold weather comes (northern Indiana here). After...
  16. Several unique small vintage euro cars I ran across

    Anything Auto
    I ran across this collection of cars parked down a side street and shot some video. Some I recognized, and some were new to me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_USUXbzxOUg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4f-Ba4yDTw
  17. Has anyone ran dual exhaust on b5 2.8 v6?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As many know ive been messing with the body styling on my passat for awhile now. I want to run dual exhaust out back has anyone know of some one doing it and the way it was done?
  18. Ran into issues with CTS/Thermostat replacement

    B5 Garage
    What am I missing? I'm mechanically inclined, but for the life of me, I can't seem to get to the coolant temp sensor on my 2003 passat. All of the pictures Ive seen make it appear very accessible, but I have a big puck shaped valve and a bunch of hoses above where I believe the CTS is. On...
  19. Deer hit my car and then I ran over some logs help ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So as the title says on Dec.. 12th of 07 I was driving down a road near my house and a baby deer jumped out infront of my car and I tried to swerve and miss it but I hit it anyway. After that I ran over some logs and bumped a tree. Well finally I have about 3grand together to get my car fixed...
  20. Deer hit my car and then I ran over some logs help ?

    B5 Garage
    Posted in the wrong section...I think Sorry I moved it!!!
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