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  1. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, I am new to this community and am hoping y'all can lend me a hand. I have a 2010 Passat that I bought used in June 2019. It has run fine with its regular maintenance and checkups up until the past couple months. Since then, I have been experiencing issues with the engine related to its...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone. Been visiting this forum off and on for the last year since I bought my 2004 GLX 4motion (2.8 V6 30v) and have found it a wealth of wisdom and information. Two days ago I started my car and the CEL started flashing. Idle was a rough so being home i immediately shut it down. I...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I replaced pre-cat passenger side O2 sensor on a 2002 Passat V6. There are three connectors on the firewall, Green, Brown and Black. Since the new sensor had a black connector, I plugged it into the black socket on the firewall. When I started the car it ran very rough, I ran the car for...
  4. B5 Garage
    Back in Dec 2015 I bought an Automatic 2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6 Long story short I drove the car 2 weeks before it developed a severe oil and anti freeze leak. We diagnosed that the oil leak was from the valve cover gasket seals, those were bought and now replaced The anti freeze leak...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey all. my son has a 2002 glx with around 183400mi on the odo, which we bought via craigslist this past sunday. this is his first car, and i'm hoping we made a good choice. we also have a 2012 passat S, and that sort of tipped the scales towards VW in general. here's some history: the CEL was...
  6. B5 Garage
    Hey everyone. I have searched the forums and have found similar issues but no one really has an answer. Hoping to get some direction on this weird issue. 2004 1.8T passat. 191k miles, motor has about 120k on it. This is my daughters car and a few days ago she told me she has been having a...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I recently had a problem with the engine idling rough with poor acceleration...Long story short ,local mechanics wanted over $ 300.00 to replace the Ignition control module...I googled the part and found one for $14.25 New VW Passat 1 8 1 8T ICM ICU FSU Ignition Control Module 4D0905351...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, I have 2007 3.6 Tiptronic Wagon and it is intermittently idling around 900rm vs 600rpm. Not a huge different except it feels as if it wants to take off if I release the break and is hums a lot louder than normally. It seems to be a bit louder with the AC on, but turning off the AC does...
  9. New Member Introductions
    I just bought a used 2002 Passat with 117000 km on it a couple weeks ago as my first car. An inspection was done and numerous things were fixed including spark plugs, valve cover gasket, control arm, new coolant and an oil change (snythetic). The clutch and timing belt were done at around 90000...
  10. New Member Introductions
    CEL - Pulled an 071 code when digging around a little I found this vacuum(/) hose broken and the grey plastic piece also broken. Hoping thye are vacuum pieces as it would be a potentially easy fix to this CEL. Only problem is... I have no idea what the part and hose are to order new ones...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Ok so I have to post in the newbie section before I can visit other discussions. I have read a lot of threads as a guest and have decided to join. Daughters car is giving me fits!!
  12. B5 Garage
    Ive been using this forum for the past 2 years since I picked up my problem child of a Passat Wagon. Love the car, just has a few issues here and there. Since I bought the car, I have performed all the basic maintenance, as in changed all the fluids (all of them even the power steering fluid)...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm a bit stumped... again. I'm trying to fix a slight roughness in my German Princess' idle. I mostly just can't find the actual PCV valve. I was digging around under the manifold, playing with that octopus that lives under there like a troll. There was no way that that connection was coming...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hey All, I'm in need of a little advice. I just bought this car and it's giving me a few different problems. I'm hoping they're all related. 2002 VW Passat Wagon 1.8t Every few days, the car has trouble starting. I turn the ignition and the engine starts up, after 2 second it putters and...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Every once in a while my Passat Idles rough and I don't know what to make of it. Honestly I love my Passat but it scares me every time it does that. I've learned that if i accelerate that after some time it goes away, but it always comes back to the same situation. I also have a check engine...
  16. B5 Garage
    Hello everyone, this is my first big post (Yaaaay, I have a problem!). 2002 2.8L V6 GLX 4Motion Wagon, 189000 km. Have recently (within three months) replaced the alternator, timing belt and tensioner pulley, spark plugs, plug wires, and ignition coil, and PCV valve. Also had the valve...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Ok i will try to make this short..lol Bare with me..Ok So 2 years ago My 2002 Passat gls 1.8T Broke Down. Just Had Over $6000 Worth Of Repairs And Im Still Having Problems. The Camshaft Chain Tensioner Was Replaced And The Head Gasket,Water pump,Timing. And It Finally Came Back To Life But Ran...
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