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  1. P1519 Running Rough

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey- My (new to me) B5 Passat GLX just threw the code P1519. I'm trying to figure out first steps and to see if I can fix this myself (I have a little bit of experience with a Honda Odyssey and a B6 Audi A4, but brand new to the B5 Passat). It does run rough and the cel has occasionally...
  2. Need wiring diagram for Left side(drivers) Running lights

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I keep popping the 5A fuse for Parking light on drivers side and i'm trying to locate the short(or if not rewire the lights). I dont have access to a Bentley or any diagrams. If anyone would help that would be awesome, its my daily(02 Varient 1.8tm) so I need it legal ASAP. thanks...
  3. Diverter Valve and Running Lean

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2001 B5 Passat that I am constantly working on. I have not yet aquired a Vag-com scanner but I have had the codes ran several times and it keeps showing that I am running lean. I have changed the diverter valve out for a 2002 diverter valve that is supposed to be a "bigger and better."...
  4. Frustrated and running out of time (CEL ISSUES)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok so first and foremost the car is a 2004 Passat V6 with 190,000 miles on it. I have to go through emissions testing in a month and have a problem resulting in check engine lights which will make me fail. The CEL’s are as follows: P0058, P0161, P0421 P0058 and P0161 indicate a problem with...
  5. FS: 2000 VW Passat Wagon, 2.8L, 5 Speed, FWD 145k Miles NON RUNNING

    Vehicles For Sale
    You can see my local ad here: https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/d/2000-vw-passat-glx-v6/6551038369.html Selling a 2000 V6 Passat GLX as a parts car. Asking 750 obo. Will need to be towed away. Clean title in hand. Scrap quotes in hand, don't want to spend a ton of time or effort on selling...
  6. Daytime running lights

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I wanted to get some daytime running lights, so i was wandering to which wire do i connect them so they turn on automatically with the start of the egine(i dont want to turn on any switches)? Thanks EDIT: Its a 2000 B5 sedan
  7. Have interm. starting and running issues, need help.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Did a few searches and came up empty. I have a '03 2.8 4Motion. Have had a check engine light since day 1 and got tired of fixing it so just ignore the light. It now has driveability issues which makes it so the wife won't drive it. Climate control issues are what started it, but now it...
  8. Feeler - (WA State) 2000 B5 Wagon, V6 w/5spd, Leather, NON RUNNING

    Vehicles For Sale
    Hey all, I'm finally getting around to getting this lump of steel and money out of my driveway and into someone's hands that will put it to use. It's a 2000 B5 Wagon, in White, V6 w/5spd manual. The engine is functional but barely. Known issues prior to parking it 2+ years ago 1. CCT worn. Bad...
  9. Daytime running light on Drivers side seems either too bright or misaligned

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After following my daughter's car in traffic for a few miles, she stopped to let me know that my driver's side light seemed too bright and aimed differently from my passenger light. It was still daytime, so these were my daytime running lights (DRLs). I sort of confirmed her observation next...
  10. Anybody running 235 50 17's on their Passat?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    It was mentioned in another thread that these tires fit but the guy who posted it isn't responding so I thought I'd ask if anyone else has changed over their B6 Passat from 45's to the slightly taller 50 aspect ration tires. I'm considering putting 235 50 17's on my B6 wagon to soften the...
  11. No power to fuel pump after running out of gas and refueling

    New Member Introductions
    04 GLS 1.8T ran perfectly until I ran out of gas. Refueled, no start. I replaced fuel pump, tested relay 372 behind cabin fuseblock. All fuses in fuseblock good. It cranks, but no power to fuel pump. There is power to the breaker panel where 372 is mounted, and 372 bench tests good. This must be...
  12. 2006 Passat TDi Running problems

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    It starts when cold then as soon as it is warm it stops running. I can smell exhaust fumes from under car. It has been tested by AA and my local garage and never comes up with a code. Can anyone help with this mystery?
  13. Right side running lights always on. Power windows & locks not working

    B5 Garage
    Hi all 2002 Passat Wagon. Having electrical issues - right running lights on, power windows not working, locks not working Floor carpet wet - drivers side and back seat. Battery removed - tested out fine under load. After jump, alternator reads 14 V. Meter in series between neg cable and...
  14. B5 - Water on floor carpet. Electrical issues Power windows, door locks, running li

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All, My 2002 Passat right running lights are on, the power windows stopped working and locks not working. It's my wife's car. She said water was coming in - the drivers carpet & back seat carpet wet. I did read thru a lot of electrical issues post. I can jump the car with my truck and the...
  15. AEB 1.8t misfire, rough running etc.

    B5 Garage
    Coming in for advice because I've been battling this thing for a couple of weeks.... The engine is an AEB from a '98 Passat swapped into a '75 VW Bus. Engine was gone through before installation, new gaskets (including head), new seals, timing chain tensioner, timing belt. Didn't mess with the...
  16. 2001 Passat 4Motion side mirror motor always running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 VW Passat 2.8L V6 30V AWD 4Motion 4dr/Wagon When the car is off there is an electronic buzz coming from the outside mirrors. I have the electronic folding mirrors. Depending on which side is selected L/R, that mirror will emit a low buzzing once its reached its resting place. I've...
  17. passat loops but wont stay running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok here is whats going on. my first Passat 2001 2.8 v6. bought it knowing it had overheating problem. in excellent condition, ran great, what a great deal I thought. well I drove it 1 day, that was before xmas. this is not my first time working on a car. I removed everything needed to replace...
  18. 2005 Passat running rough sometimes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings all, looking for some direction on my dad's 2005 Passat. It has an intermittent rough idle on cold starts. He says you can turn it off and restart it and its fine. He had it in for some service at a VW dealer a few months ago and they read the codes P0300 P0301 P0302 P0303 P0304 and...
  19. Any W8 Owners running non stock coilpacks?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just curious if any W8 owners out there upgraded (or tried) to R8's or some other non stock coil packs and what their experience was. Picked up an 2003 W8 6speed not to long ago for my DD, It's been great so far other other than the random misfires I've been getting, mostly under WOT. It has...
  20. Plastic strip running the leangth of the roof

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 sedan How do you remove the plastic strips that run the length of the roof (from rear window to the windshield)??? Mine is loose over the rear door (passenger side) and it appears the clear coat has started to crack allowing dirt underneath it. Thank you
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