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  1. Passat B5.5 Transmission problem !! CODE 17114 Incorrect Gear Ratio. HELP!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2004 Passat B5.5, 5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission, EU model if that's comes in handy. My father had it yesterday for a short trip about 20Km he arrived without a problem finished his job and after some 3-4 hours got in the car, put it in reverse...
  2. Rebuilding 2.8: what are the lowest compression ratio pistons

    B5 Garage
    i am rebuilding the 2.8 out of my 2003 Passat sedan. What is the lowest CR pistons I can put in the block? I am keeping an eye on a Future 2.7 swap, and would like to only buy pistons once. Can I put 9:1 pistons in the 2.8, keeping in mind that it will be N/A for about a year.
  3. a/f ratio for stock aeb ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So since I got my car back to stock and my new wideband installed I can see the a/f of stock. Idk what its suposed to be but I think its a little lean under wot. From 13.7 at 3000 to 11.5 at 6000. . At dle it slowly goes between 14.2 to 15.3 back and forth. So. that sounds good knowing 14.7...
  4. Air/Fuel Ratio Gauge Wideband O2 sensor Failure and Potential Solution?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed the Innovative Motorsports MTX-L wideband air/fuel ratio gauge about two years ago. MTX-L Wideband O2 Digital Air/fuel Ratio Gauge It's been great up till a little while ago. Then I started getting error 08 which is usually a bad O2 sensor. I got a new sensor but not wanting to...
  5. Need to increasse ratio ring and pinion

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need a biggest ratio for my final drive and i'm not able to find this... If anyone know where i can by this part, please answer me by PM. I'ts for a manual tranny passat 2004 1.8T. TKS MAth
  6. 140ps 6sp 1st gear a stupidly high ratio or is it just me?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    I've been struggling with mine in slow moving traffic, I'm an engineer so I simply can't hold a clutch half engaged for more than a few milliseconds without seeing images in my head of burning friction disc's. I find that with the clutch engaged in 1st gear when she's close looping the idle...
  7. P0735 - Gear 5 Incorrect ratio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok i just bought this car and Im already having tranny problems. I had the ignition coil recall performed and the vw dealer scanned for codes since tranny was also in limp mode. They pulled a P0735 Gear 5 incorrect ratio code. Of course they suggested to buy and install a new transmission from...
  8. Winter tires or winter *performance* tires? Also: aspect ratio importance

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hi, I'm new. I read the FAQs in this section but I could not find the answer to my questions. I have a 2003 Passat wagon. Would it be best for me to get winter tires or winter performance tires? I live in Westchester, NY. What do you guys use where you live? I went to Consumer Reports and they...
  9. compression ratio?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone know the compression ratio on a stock 2.8 v6 30 valve?
  10. Quick ratio steering rack?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does such a thing exist im looking for one for my 2000 Passat anyone know if one even exists or can the stock rack be rebuilt and made into a quick ratio rack. so far my search has come up empty, any idea if an S4 rack is a different ratio than the A4 rack?
  11. a/f ratio gauge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i am having a problem hooking up my a/f ratio gauge. on the pre-cat O2 sensor there are 5 wires and according to the haynes repair manual i have, it says there is only 4 and the wire colors are different then they say in the book. can anyone tell me which color wire i have to tap into to get...
  12. air fuel ratio gauge hookup

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys , i have a question, im trying to hook up a narrow band O2 gauge on my 2003 turbo, can i just tap into the O2 sensor (either pre or post cat?) and if so what colour wire would i use? or do the 03s come with wideband both sides ? thank
  13. FS Air/Fuel Ratio Gauge

    Classified Archive
    Nobody picked this up in the part out thread either. It's an autometer Air/Fuel Ration Gauge, brand new in box. 40-45shipped o.b.o
  14. Wideband o2 sensor with A/F ratio gauge..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know B5's have narrowband 02 sensors, so hooking up an AF gauge won't really tell me much until WOT. I'm about to buy some gauges, and I'm wondering if i could add a wideband 02 sensor and hook it up to the AF gauge. Anyone done this or something similar? I'll be building an exhaust soon so i...
  15. How to adjust your a/f ratio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm running a bit lean and I'm looking for a simple solution to get it fixed. Is there anything I can do with a VAG-COM or am I going to have to do something else.
  16. A/f Ratio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys any1 knows how to wire the af ratio gauge. i know it goes on the o2 sensor but which wire is it. thanks
  17. How to conect a AIR/FUEL RATIO GAUGE ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey i have a Air and fuel ratio gauge and i would like to know exactly where do i have to conect the 3 cables that it brings? thanks
  18. wher do I do the wiring for a Air/fuel ratio gauge

    B5 Garage
    This probably is out there somewhere :confused: but I cant find it. I got a C2 Air/fuel ratio wideband gauge now I need instructions on how do I conect the electrical part, and where is the 02 sensor.Tahnks
  19. auto meter boost gauge and a/f ratio gauge

    Classified Archive
    FS:Autometer boost gauge and a/f ratio gauge for sale autometer pro-comp ultra lite gauges (boost & air fuel) local pick up in NYC ....NY email me for pictures...$35 local $40 shipped . boost looks like this...
  20. High ratio S4 steering rack fit a B5.5?

    Anyone know if the steering rack from an S4 would fit a V6 4motion b5.5? My mate's S3 has high ratio steering rack ie takes far less turns lock to lock than a stock A3. Amazing to drive. I'm sure the S4 must be the same. cheers.