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  1. Vehicles For Sale
    SOLD! 2001 Passat B5 Wagon Manual Shift GLX V6 Leather - San Jose, CA SOLD! Very clean 2001 Passat GLX wagon for sale. 5 speed manual transmission and powerful 30 valve V6 gas engine. Runs great and very dependable. My wife is the second owner, it was a local Bay Area car it's entire life so...
  2. New Member Introductions
    #1) thank you for the help
  3. Dealerships and Service
    I've had some good experiences with the AAA Car Care on Brokaw, but if anyone knows a good honest independent VW shop I'd love to have a reference. I'm sure there will be things I can't do myself or don't have time or tools (even at Pit Row).
  4. New Member Introductions
    Moved to San Diego about a month ago. Wanted a commuter station wagon, so I purchased a 2004 Passat GLS 1.8 turbo with 117K miles. I picked the Passat because of the potential good gas mileage. Overall car is in good shape. I have already changed cabin air filter, engine air filter and spark...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Trying to meet other enthusiasts to get the ball rolling on my passat.
  6. New Member Introductions
    Greetings to all from southern Texas. I am new to this forum but not at all new to VW's. I have owned VW's for over 20 years now. I currently own a 2012 Passat automatic- my weekend car, 2000 Passat 5spd V6 - my daily driver and wife owns a 1999 NB.:rolleyes: Through the years I have owned...
  7. Parts For Sale
    B5 Custom Molded Votex Trunk (Audi look) FREEEEE up in San Diego **PRICE REDUCED TO FREEEEEEEEE!!! Picked UP!!!** Best way to show you is linking to my Craigslist ad. I don't have the pics on my work computer. Let me know any questions. As stated, you will have to repaint the trunk. There...
  8. USA - West
    Whats up guys new to the forum, out in san diego. I'm looking to buy a b5.5 passat 2002-2005 1.8 manual trans and leather. I prefer something with a bad motor or trans, but am open to all offers. If you know anyone in the area help me out! Hoping to be a vw owner real soon! :thumbup:
  9. New Member Introductions
    I'm a big forum user, and have found these to be quite useful. I am part of a few forums s10forum, pro-touring,thirdgen.org, and turbobuick but now I'm hoping to pick up a passat to join the VW community. I understand I may need a few posts to list in the classifieds (seems to be the case...
  10. New Member Introductions
    well, not so new to VW... Gone, but never forgotten... 2002 VW GTI Uni Black 1.8t (5spd manual) Mods: Neuspeed Tower Strut Bar Neuspeed Short Shifter Neuspeed Flash Turbo XS H25 bypass valve AEM CAI 2.5" Techtonics Turboback Exhaust H&R Sport Springs Racing Hart C9 19" wheels Achilles...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone I lost one of my corner lights all of it the light and the connector been wondering if anyone in ad selling one or know if the junk yards here have vw. I know that there some special ones that only do vw and stuff but there expensive and was looking more at like pick your part has...
  12. Events & Gatherings
    Anyone else going to this? I am going to try and fit it in, I need to pick up a few parts anyways.
  13. B5 Garage
    If any forum members living or working in north coastal San Diego County need to borrow a VAG-COM or a V6 cam lock bar or even just an O2 sensor socket or a generic OBD-II scanner, please let me know. I also have a pair of 8mm threaded rods for lock carrier support during timing belt, cam seal...
  14. B5 Garage
    Hello All, I find that the "VAG COM Locator" link doesn't work. Nonetheless, I would like to find a VAG COM (+ operator!) in San Luis Obispo County, CA for a simple job. What I want to do is turn off the effing Automatic Door Lock at 8mph feature. I have read about it on this forum, and it...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The history, on Sunday while driving, I suddenly saw the EPC and CEL come on for just a second and then disappear. The car stuttered (no power with gas applied) but then returned to normal. Yesterday, idled at a stop light, the car stalls and dies (with the EPC and CEL light on). I turn it on...
  16. B5 Garage
    Hey guys, My 02, V6, 4 motion wagon has had a P2096 code for some time. I need a new flex pipe before the cat.(I think) I am new to the area and looking to you guys for some info on a reasonable shop that knows our cars. I'm in Oceanside. Thanks guys!
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, The ABS light is on in my 2001, VW Passat. I am planning to get the ABS module fixed by cheap-abs.com I am looking for a VW mechanic in San Jose area, who can help me with removing and installing a ABS module. Please let me know if you have any recommendations. Thanks.
  18. Parts For Sale
    Nothing wrong, I just need money for suspension repair. I would like to do this locally, and in person. I've only had them about a year, so they're practically new. They'll come with the black-housing signals too. I'm looking for about 150$ for em (which is a lot cheaper than you're gonna...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hey gang, just joined this forum. Proud to serve in sunny SD and commute w/ a TDI!
  20. Dealerships and Service
    My mom's Audi A4 needs the control arms replaced in San francisco, does anyone have recommendations for a mechanic? It can't be someone working out of their garage unless they are the west coast's top guru and I don't want to send the car to any shop. In other words, I don't want them to break...
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