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  1. B7(Alltrack) door lower kickstrip(protection trim) re-install issue.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello, I look help with installing back driver door lower(silver) kickstrip plastic for my 2015 alltrack. https://ibb.co/XD5mDzK Kickstrip was removed because, I wanted to clean the back side of the strip- from dust and salt. So I opened the lower clips and slided the strip toward trunk...
  2. Reinstall Passat Door Handle. Help please.

    B5 Garage
    I have had a good try at reinstalling my passat W8 handle(s). I know all about the cable, the rotational device that holds in the lock/blank. I cant seem to work out the method to get the rear clips of the handle to engage properly with the spring return mechanism that pulls the rear of the...
  3. Need slack cct to reinstall cams, but cams skipped 2 teeth

    B5 Garage
    Ok, this looks ugly to me and I need help before I goon something up bad. Long story, but isn't it always? Before I begin, the background info: Crank locked at TDC Used camshaft alignment & locking tool Cam pulleys pulled Timing belt removed 2001 Passat V6 ATQ engine, 116k miles I'm just...
  4. P1522 code after cam removal and reinstall

    B5 Garage
    Changed my CCT gaskets a few months back and in the process removed both cams and of course the cam position sensors. Now I've got the 1522 code which is a malfunction on the drivers side cam sensor. I'm thinking the sensor crapped out because the engine runs as smooth as silk. I hate the...
  5. At wits end, cant reinstall passenger axle, need help.

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys, I have finally gotten to replacing my passenger axle from raxles. I started this morning around 9am, and had the axle out before 11. But the axle I got from raxles I can get it to slide in at all. Ive tried everything. I even tried pulling the steering knuckle out to get more...
  6. Passat B5.5 wagon metal cover reinstall

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys, in the process of removing my old tail lights and installing some new ones I had to remove some trim panels in the boot of the wagon. I've managed to put everything back together (somehow!!) except for this last piece of trim. There's 4 fastening plastic clips that clip into holders in...
  7. Rear window reinstall problems, STUCK!

    B5 Garage
    Hey all, I removed the rear door panel to troubleshoot my locking issues today. I used this thread: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/68-b5-garage/333066-need-help-stubborn-stuck-window-retaining-pin.html as a guide and had no real issues with the process...That is until i put it all back...
  8. 6 cd changer reinstall

    Mobile Electronics
    the previous owner unhooked this cd changer somehow and im looking for a cut wire but the harness on the changer is in one piece as well as the harness at the back of the head unit. All except a blue wire i used for the remote turn on for my amp. Where else could he have disconnected it?? TIA
  9. 6 cd changer reinstall

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    the previous owner unhooked this cd changer somehow and im looking for a cut wire but the harness on the changer is in one piece as well as the harness at the back of the head unit. All except a blue wire i used for the remote turn on for my amp. Where else could he have disconnected it?? TIA
  10. ****important public service announcement re: 058 cam sprocket re-install****

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I posted this in my build thread, but I think it warrants a thread of it's own in case anyone makes the same mistake that I nearly made. Long story short, I had stripped the head and was re-installing everything when I noticed that I couldn't get the cam belt sprocket and the two timing marks on...
  11. Cam chain tensioner re-install help

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys, Have been lurking here for quite awhile and have learned lots of good info. 1st post so I hope you can help. I'm in the middle of replacing the cam chain tensioner on my 99 Passat 1.8T AEB... Used the write-up by Jeanluc in the info base. Set TDC, marked cams and chain at 16 rollers...
  12. New upper control arms WOW! (and did I reinstall struts backwards?)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    New upper control arms WOW! I've had a loose and rattly upper CA ball joint for over a year now, so I figured it was time to take care of it (thanks to Uncle Sam's admission of excess paycheck theft throughout 2006 ;) ) Although most instructions I've found address FULL disassembly and...
  13. Remove and reinstall calipers without piston retract?

    B5 Garage
    I need to remove and clean/lube my front brake pads (backs and feet) and guides since they're chirping on bumpy sections of road when not engaged. All noise stops when engaged so I'm sure this is the cause. Should I be able to get the calipers off and back on again without having to compress the...
  14. Help, So i was attempting to reinstall rear glass pin and - Please read on! HelP

    B5 Garage
    Okay I was attempting to repair the rear window that wouldn't go down by following one of the post in here.. There was a dowel/ or pin that fell out that holds the rear glass to the window track. WELL!!! IF ANYONE CAN BENEFIT FROM MY STUPIDITY!!! LISTEN UP>> DO NOT attempt to disassemble...
  15. How to re-install cams and tensioner on 1.8T

    B5 Garage
    Just been in the garage replacing my cam seals and tensioner gasket. Now i cannot get the cams and tensioner back in the head correctly how do you put them back in? please help Desperate B5 Owner 1.8 20v
  16. Oil leak after turbo re-install

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have had an oil leak since I re-installed a K03 turbo in my car. It appears to be coming from the oil drain line under the turbo, though I guess it could be coming from the bolts to the passenger's side of the turbo. The bolts holding the drain line on appear to be quite tight, I...
  17. Relay 173 reinstall help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm putting my DRL relay back in. Does anyone remember which way it faces in the car? Are the numbers up and down or does it go another way? TIA
  18. Check Out My Newest Re-install

    Mobile Electronics
    I know I posted about my changer reworkings a few days ago, but I have to say that I am thrilled with the way that thigns worked out. I previously had the changer mounted to the top part of the trunk area where the 3rd brake like is. Well, I decided I didnt like is there in that area and began...
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