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  1. New Member Introductions
    I've used this forum many times to keep my wife's B5 Passat in good shape. I'm finally posting so I get my two post credit and I can use the classifieds. 2001 Passat Wagon 5 Speed. -Carl
  2. New Member Introductions
    Just a quick hi from me and my 2008 b6 passat. I have used this forum for some time now to help me with some of the little gremlins I've been experiencing and thought it was about time I joined :)
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Saw a reference to VCDS-Lite in the other thread. I didn't know a free version of the software existed. So, I'm curious, can someone clarify the additional capabilities/features that VCDS-Lite (with a 3rd-party OBDII-to-USB cable) will have AS COMPARED to a generic OBDII reader (which I...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2005 passat-wagon and I do own a laptop. I think I'd rather by a cable that hooks into the car and then runs on software on my laptop rather than a dedicated device. What do y'all recommend?
  5. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2006 B6 Sedan 2.0 FSI Hightline. During the past year I had couple of problems and I solved most of them with the help of this forum. I have a battery drain problem which I am still struggling. I'll post it on a regular thread after these firs 2 :)
  6. New Member Introductions
    Just looking for a decent code reader for under $100. Any suggestions
  7. New Member Introductions
    Happy to join in .. got many helpful tips here without registering .. finally registering at last.
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 Passat V6 FWD. I have had CEL come on a couple of times. I forget the code right now but the shop told me it was something with the catalytic converter. He cleared the code and it stayed off for a while. The code returned this morning! I don't plan to replace the catalytic...
  9. B5 Garage
    While I am trying to locate the bearing noise on the A4, I am driving the Passat. I have a MIL on and had some misfires on start-up lately (guessing the ICM is the culprit, but that's another issue). I plugged in my generic code reader, and got a No Link error. Tried it numerous times, and...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings! My wife's '02 GLX 4Motion (2.8L) gave her the dreaded "Airbag Fault" while she was driving to work. As we all know, the regular OBDII readers will not give the DTC's for this. Has anyone used the "OBD II 2 CAN U281 Car Trouble Code Reader Scanner Memo Diagnostic Tool Scanner VW AUDI"...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi, my name is Maya. Owner of a 2004 B5.5 Passat. Hello!:)
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know that the $350 Ross-Tech is the amateur's way to go for the best. But...is there a much lower priced code scanner that reads and clears VAG and perhaps OBD2 for other brands, specifically my Toyota and perhaps others in the future? I see the Autel MaxiScan VAG405 (Amazon $47) and the ECS...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hello All, I have been getting a lot of information from PassatWorld until I finally to decide joining this great community. I had my Passat 2000 1.8 ATW since 2008 and I'm happy with it. The only issue, which I believe everybody complains about in the states (especially if you recently moved...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hello, Like the tittle says, I've read threads on this page for years but, for some reason never registered. I currently own a 2006 B6 2.0t Passat in Mocha and a 2005 MKIV 2.slow Jetta. Thanks for all the helpful info in advance. Ryan
  15. New Member Introductions
    I just got a 2001.5 b5.5 passat 1.8T Manual Trans Silver Will be trying to do what I can with it to make it a little more presentable. Last night I changed the coils and plugs to some Hitatchi's and some NGK's one step cooler than stock. Looking to do a wrap on the car in the near future.
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm considering buying the Vgate Scan VS450 scan tool. Does anyone have any experience/review with this scanner or any vgate scanner? The price is right, and I don't need to carry around my laptop.
  17. New Member Introductions
    I've used this forum several times to diagnose and fix my 2002 Passat - it has been a great resource. Thanks.
  18. New Member Introductions
    good day to all! After several years for reading now a member. VW Passat 2003 GLX. I Live in Mexico City. have a great day! Alejanddro
  19. New Member Introductions
    2003 Passat 1.8 Green Stock 148k miles Average about 31 on the highway according to the dash. Replaced turbo, timing belt(x2), pre cat 02 sensor, coil packs, plugs, exhaust flex pipe (x2), and the usual other items. own a real vag-com from ross-tech.
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