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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, i have a 2001 b5.5 gls manual transmission. I noticed a weird clunking noise when i was reversing. It goes away when i go into gear and drive forward. Its like a loud thud noise. Im not sure if it the one of the teeth in the reverse gear is going bad. If it was the cv joints wouldnt it make...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, Does anyone have/know a step-by-step guide on how to fit/install an aftermarket reversing sensor kit to the 2008 2.0 B6 Estate? I've looked elsewhere on here and can find nothing that deals with this question specifically for my model.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello, 2 questions; 1. What do I adjust to raise my low light beam angle in the b5.5. Videos or pics appreciated. PS I have got them as high as poss using the motor switch inside car. 2. I have no reverse lights. Which bulbs do I replace. Again pics ideally. Thanks in advance
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm about to install an MFD which gives me the option to wire in an auxiliary video source. A reversing camera would come in handy in certain situations. I want as OEM look as possible, and I've seen trunk handle-mounted cameras on sale on eBay. Compatibility is quoted for much younger Passats...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi there I have just noticed that my Reversing light not working, I have changed the bulb still not working, it’s not give me no working light on dashboard, When I swap the bulbs with the fog light it showed on dash bulb (umber light), but when I put a new bulb on nothing, Can anyone tell me...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    i have the screen and camera all set up ready to be wired in but i'm not sure about how to wire the screen in. should i power screen from a fuse? any recommendations? cheers
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi ,i want to fit fit reversing sensor to my 07 passat saloon ,can you tell me where is the best place to pick up the feed for reverse as i have noticed that the revering light are on the boot lid cheers
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to set up back up camera on my passat variant, but i'm wored about that if i go to land route camera quickly stay dirty!? is there somebody who use this option? tell me please experience about camera.
  9. B5 Garage
    My 03 passat factory reversing sensors have stopped working. Now when I engage reverse I get a long beep then it stops and nothing happens? Either that or when I engage reverse there is no sound at all and nothing happens? Is there a switch at the gear stick or are the sensors wired in near the...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I just noticed that I have a clunking noise that happens only when I am reversing. It is a constant clunk, clunk, clunk that happens when I reverse out of a parking space, and when I do shift into drive the clunk then appears when I am driving forward for about a minute or so. I have no clue...
  11. Mobile Electronics
    I want to fit a reversing sensor kit to my 2003 V6 Passat. To do this I need to know the colour coding for the tailight harness and in particular which wire is ground and which is the reversing light. I've scoured the net but to no avail. On inspecting the harnesses i have: On the right-hand...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    when i reverse and turn the steering wheel it makes a sqeeky sound, like maybe power steering? it only makes the sound for like 3 sec as i reverse and turn. what could it be? power steering fluids r good.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    got a question guys. everytime i put my car in reverse, i hear kind of a squeeking. i never heard it before cuz im usually listening to the radio as soon as i get in teh car. Its definetely not a clicking though. any suggestions?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was looking at my passat's clock and miles (blue and black) readout screens and thought that it would be cool if i inverted the colors. instead of black #'s with a blue background to blue #'s with a black background. Then i remembered about this niffty little trick you can do to watches with...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone hearing this? I get a "clunk" sound... it sounds like the transmission, when I reverse in the morning... ikonw8
  16. Europe
    Please excuse my total ignorance, could someone tell me where I can find the reversing light switch on my 18t, and is it best to get at it from on top or underneath the car ? Many thanks Richard
  17. Europe
    My reversing lights were working last night but now thhe are'nt. The bulbs are fine . Has anyone had a reversing light switch fail ???
  18. B5 Garage
    Hello Everybody, In this weekend i will install a reversing sensor in my B5-1.8T (1999). First of all, i have to install four sensors in back bumper and my question is, How the best way to pass the wires from the sensors (bumber outside of car) to cargo area (inside of car) where the central...
  19. Europe
    Wife wants reversing sensors fitted to her B5 like my Highline. Have kit on order but are any holes already in the bumper? Think I read somewhere that holes are in bumper under the black rubbing strip but anyone any ideas how to get rubbing strip off rear bumper so's it'll go back on ok? Just...
  20. B5 Garage
    ... any aftermarket bulbs or additional light solutions for making my reverse lights brighter, please? With the limo tint, sometimes reversing in tough when I'm out camping, etc. cheers! :beer: