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  1. Hi guys can someone help me regarding a CCM

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm desperate for help, I've lost electric windows interior light and can't open boot or gas cap, I've replaced the CCM and still nothing. Does anyone have an idea what it could be thanks
  2. Insight regarding cooling fan weirdness

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    I'm getting very close to having this '97 VR6 on the road. Been slowly chipping away at fixing all the minor/major issues that it had when I bought the car in February. I am now basically working on cosmetic stuff and making the car (hopefully) enjoyable to drive. However, I've recently...
  3. AUG specific questions regarding PCV and coolant flange DIY, noobie please help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been searching the forum for hours so please forgive me if this stuff has already been answered, def a wealth of knowledge here, kinda too much... but not a whole lot on the (seemingly rare?) AUG engine circa 2001 Hoping the intermittent large coolant leak toward the back of the engine is...
  4. New member, looking for help regarding Instrument cluster issue on passat 2006

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Norwegian guy here. Hopefully someone can guide me on some passat instrument issues :-)
  5. Question regarding 4motion transmission

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking at buying a second 2000 Passat, its a V6 4 motion auto sedan and he basically wants nothing for it (scrap prices) and its mint inside and out. Runs and everything but ... He had tranny work done on it to fix a problem and now it doesn't have 3rd gear he said it just went. I know...
  6. noob post regarding htr core

    New Member Introductions
    I think I have one post previous to this. Have followed htr core issues and comments in B5.5 chassis. I too have no heat and had one dealer flush which created about 40-50degrees above ambient but the value is decreasing. So I am biting that big bullet and getting new htr core. Local dealer is...
  7. Questions regarding trouble code P2432 - Secondary Air injection system

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Recently purchased a 2012 Passat SE 2.5l. Had the plugs and oil changed at a shop for the 40k service, changed the air cleaner and cabin filter myself. A couple of weeks later the check engine light came on, I'm currently at just under 42k miles. I pulled the codes with a generic ODBC reader...
  8. Question Regarding Passat Market Value

    New Member Introductions
    I am the proud owner of a 2005 Passat w8 4Motion sedan. I am interested in selling it to purchase a 2014 Passat tdi. Can I get some insights into the current market value of my vehicle. It is in excellent condition with 86K miles...everything works. Thanks in advance.
  9. Question regarding relay harness (HID's)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So after running through a plethora of bulbs and ballast at DDM, i decided to just switch to the retrofit source. I recently purchased a kit from them containing 5000k H1 bulbs for my aftermarket headlights, two 55W ballasts, and it came with an H7 relay harness. I'm wondering if i need to even...
  10. Blauparts: PRODUCT UPDATE Regarding VW Passat 2.8L 30V Timing Belt Kits

    Vendor Marketplace
    Enhanced VW Passat 2.8L 30V Timing Belt Kit Now Includes INA Preassembled Kit Blauparts, along with our new partner Schaeffler Group Automotive are pleased to offer INA's preassembled timing belt kit as part of our Enhanced BLAU Timing Belt Kit for 2.8 liter 30 valve engine applications...
  11. Questions regarding skid plate

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So ive had a gift card for a car wash and ive just been using it for free oil changes lately, and after they change my oil they never zip tie the skid plate up properly so it hangs down and literally drags down the road when i leave. (the screw holes ae butchered and it is torn up pretty badly.)...
  12. New to the Forums here. Have multiple questions regarding CEL Light, Reliability etc.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey everyone. I am a proud driver of a 2007 Passat B6 2.0 Sport Wagon! Car just turned 54k miles and has never given me problems except for the parking brake error. I am pretty new with cars and Volkswagens. I just have a couple of questions that I hope people can answer. 1) How is reliability...
  13. Some questions regarding timing belt

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So in the next week or two, I'm going to be doing my timing belt. Now the actual mechanics of it are alright with me, I've done timing belts/chains before, just never on a VW. The Jetta I had before apparently needed to raise and lower the side of the engine while jumping backwards blindfolded...
  14. Might be a dummy question regarding install oil pressure gauge

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This question might be answered already but I have read multiple posts and looks like no one even mentioned this. I am new but am going to ask even it might be a dummy question. I have a 2003 Passat 1.8T and got the "Oil pressure" light on now. I changed the oil about two weeks ago with Mobile 1...
  15. Question regarding B5.5 front brake "hose"

    B5 Garage
    Hello. I recently replaced the two front brake hoses, ie two short rubber hoses connecting to the wheel and delivering brake fluid. I did this because the garage mechanic noticed one of then has a little cut at the end. Picture attached. I am wondering, though, whether this is something...
  16. Question regarding overhead console

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have couple of questions, 1) do the switches for map lights light up when headlights are turned on. Manual says that these are lighted switches. But on mine they don't light up. I do not have Sunroof package. 2) can the overhead console be swapped with a Jetta console with lighted switches...
  17. Question regarding stock AWM boost behavior

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I recently installed a boost gauge, and as usual I have some questions. At WOT boost builds up quickly to 7-8psi holds, then tapers off a little as I get into high RPM range. It is very consistent. Whenever I put my foot down boost builds right up and holds at 7-8psi. I have read from posts...
  18. Regarding the Chicago weather on Friday (strange car behavior)

    B5 Garage
    I had some running around to do after it had snowed all day, so when I decided to shovel while the car warmed up. I also had to charge my phone, so I started the car, plugged in my inverter, and got after the snow. I shoveled for longer than I intended, maybe 40 minutes. When I went back to my...
  19. Have a Question regarding Firing order

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I ran to the local autoparts store to get the firing order plus the wire placement and this is what they provided? I wanted to know if this seem accurate, as the actual picture of the vehicle has the wires going to diffrnt location Notice the wires on the coils Can anyone verify this is...
  20. Question regarding Speed Sensor

    B5 Garage
    A customer of mine sold his car earlier this year and passed my info along to the new owner of the 03 1.8t 5spd passat that was a great well cared for car. I can't say so anymore :( Anywho the car was towed to my house due to the car all of a sudden sputtering and breaking down on side of the...