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  1. Can't accelerate beyond 2500 rpm at neutral

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello, my Passat B7 2.0 TDI 140 hp doesn't go beyond 2500 at full acceleration in neutral gear. Can anyone confirm if this is normal?
  2. Noisy in gear 1 a low rpms

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi! I just bought a passat -08, that soon hits the 150 000 km mark, so there will be some things done on it, timing belt, checking the particulate filter and so on. But I've noticed a little drumming sound sometimes when I drive at low rpm:s in gear 1, so I uploaded a clip of the sound... see...
  3. Hesitation and low rpms and CEL 06 V6 5MT

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hesitation and low rpms and CEL - '06 V6 5MT I've had an issue with stumbling/hesitation when applying throttle and low rpms in my Passat for some time, but it got noticeably worse this weekend during a 600+ mile excursion. During the trip was also the first time that the CEL lit during some...
  4. Rough idle and hesitation under load at low RPMs

    B5 Garage
    A little background: I have a 2003 Passat 4motion wagon with the ATQ (V6) engine which I've owned since 72,000 miles. New plugs (NGK) and air filter at 91,000. Valve cover gaskets showed signs of leaking at that time, with oil pooling in the plug holes. Timing belt and water pump were done at...
  5. Cruse Control not working and RPMs hanging DIY / Clutch pedal switch replacing

    B5 Garage
    So, on my way home from work the other day my cruse control would not function and between shifts the RPMs would hang or remain higher than normal. After some diagnostics (which I charged myself $99) I found a little white button laying on the carpet. And I thought I think I know where that came...
  6. Help car dies when you press in clutch at high rpms

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, this is the last problem to solve on my newly purchased 2000 Passat Wagon 1.8T and I hope someone can help. Symptoms: Car idles so smooth you wouldn't know it was running but when I'm on the freeway say 4th gear and I press the clutch in the RPMs drop past normal idle and the car dies...
  7. Engine dropping to 400 rpms and stalling when in neutral

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys I recently got my tune from gonzo and I'm loving it but today for some reason my forge 007 DV sounded incredibly loud and it sounds as if there is a leak or crack somewhere because even if my gauge goes to 10 vac and I let off the throttle it'll still make a shhhh sound. I thought it...
  8. Cutting out problem - High RPMs only under heavy load

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I got a problem. I run a 98 V6 manual trans. I was getting on the highway to day and about to hit 4th Gear ~3.5K RPM and my car started cutting out. It felt like it was about to stall out. I thought it was a fluke and while driving in 5th started putting more on the pedal and around...
  9. Random loss of RPMs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, For the past two days, my 2002 1.8t Passat will all of a sudden lose RPMs, and then come back a couple seconds later. I checked the drains under the battery, and they were all clear I removed the carpeting and checked the TCM and CCM. The TCM had some droplets of water on it...
  10. RPMs stuck at 1000

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    HI All, I have a bit of a problem with RPM stuck regularly at 1000rpm. 2009 model Passat, auto, TDI 140.000km As of late last year I have moved job and now my commuting involves lots of start-stop traffic. Since then I have noticed that often the rpm stuck at 1000 while stationery during the red...
  11. Squealing from PS reservoir from 800-2k RPMS

    B5 Garage
    2004 Passat GLX B5.5 V6 5Sp Man. 98K. So I've looked through some other threads and haven't been able to find a similar issue. I noticed this squealing a couple months ago and haven't got around to looking into it, but I've finally pinpointed some details. Essentially when I start the car...
  12. 1999 AEB Turns RPMS Slowly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 1999 VW Passat 1.8t with 167,000 miles. Automatic Tranny I don't know if it is just how it is or not but, i noticed that the engine seems to turn rpms slower then I believe it should. If i am in park or neutral and hold the throttle wot, the rpms will climb but it doesn't get to...
  13. RPMs Bounce up and down while in gear

    New Member Introductions
    Recently my 2000 vw Passat, 1.8t has been having serious problems. Its an automatic, every time the car is in gear, like drive or reverse and it is at a full stop the RPM bounces up and down, at some occasions it will be a rough bounce. the engine makes a pretty loud noise, I got all 4 coils...
  14. Strange noise from turbo system? around 3k-3.5k rpms

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys just wrapped up my k04 stage 3 build on my aeb passat. currently giac xplus tune, FMIC, K04 turbo godspeed turbo (ebay i know...), Turbo inlet, brand new forge 007, Brand new maf, 02 sensors, 2.5" catless exhaust etc the whole shebang. Now so you know, the vehicle is throwing codes for...
  15. Starting issues and low rpms in cold weather

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello all! I have a 2008 Passat 2.0T FSI with 103k miles and it was about 10 degrees this morning and I was able to drive it to school fine. When I came out in the parking lot to leave this afternoon, this happened three times: I would have have difficulty starting and when it would finally...
  16. Oil Light, Fluctuating RPMs - 99 Passat

    B5 Garage
    So recently I purchased a used 99 Passat about 119k, test drove checked out nicely, drove home about 40 miles without any issues at all. Car had to be jumped for whatever reason when I drove it off the lot, no big deal I'll replace the battery I thought. Well, I had the battery jumped, and...
  17. High Idle RPMS but no codes

    B5 Garage
    I've got a 99 1.8T FWD manual transmission that now idles at 1,500 rpm. There are no codes, vacuum is steady at 20, I've cleaned the MAF and IAT. This started after a brake master cylinder fault resulted in brake fluid being sucked into the manifold through the vacuum assist hose. A new MC...
  18. RPMs decresing in Park / Idle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Short question to the experienced members: When I switch to park + parking brake, my RPM goes down to 1K after about 5-10 seconds it slowly decreases to 750-800RPM were it will stay. It wiggles sometimes between 750-800RPM. Does everything sound normal to yall? NO CEL. V6 30V engine - GLX 2003...
  19. Torque converter locking &unlocking under 2000 rpms

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello.I have been reading alot of threads on this issue & tried some things but with no positive results.The car is a 2003 passat v6 4 motion auto.Between 1200&2000 rpms-while in 3or4or5gearthe torque convertor is being told to unlock&lock with no codes.I had it to cottman transmisson & 2...
  20. RPMs bouncing around while steady on throttle, doesnt occur with cruise control

    B5 Garage
    Hello community, I posted here http://www.passatworld.com/forums/70-noob-tube/355537-greetings-passatworld-2003-passat-2-8-30v-4motion.html#post2946770, of my girlfriends new car. While acquiring this car I noticed a slight rough idle and rpm fluctuations. After looking further into it, the...
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