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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi! My car is saying my drivers side door, passenger rear door, and bootlid are open(LHD) Its the same symptoms as in this thread:http://www.passatworld.com/forums/volkswagen-passat-b5-discussion/529081-central-locking-issue-right-side-doors-tailgate-signalled-open-water-ingress.html Cant find...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I'm the owner of a black B5 1.8 Sedan Highline! Bought it with 185k km and I'm loving it :D This forum has already helped me, had the three beep and brake alarm system go off. First when I would drive over bumps or holes, then also when turning, then constantly - turns out, it was...
  3. B5 Garage
    I'm trying to find if I have a boost leak. I just did a few pulls with VCDS running and the charts seem off. I'm looking a block 115 to be specific and my "specified" and "actual" boost levels peaked at 1600mbar and 1980mbar (23.2psi and 28.7psi). I thought the little K03 can only do about...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I have only had Toyota's in my last 10 years of car ownership. Been very satisfied with the reliability, but am considering a 2014 Passat 1.8 because it's a beautiful car with nice amenities. My only concern is if German reliability is really as bad as the reputation here in America presents it.
  5. New Member Introductions
    so as the name states im not going to be here long but i will always end up back here at some point with some sort of question, looking to the council of the elders of the VW Passats. im a younger mechanic with some darn good knowledge but i have found myself at a stand off with this passat, to...
  6. Anything Auto
    Has anyone that's been around in the VW world noticed something? There are basically two factions of people you see at VW shows or events. A) The air-cooled crowd: Typically older people that grew up in these models, they like the relative simplicity of the mechanics, they're nostalgic, and...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello! Im new to this forum and need help with my passat b5.:wrench:
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First off I have a 2001 Passat GLX 2.8. I was going down highway a few weeks ago and steam was coming from the hood and car running hot. T oil it to a mechanic who said my heater core was no good. Didn't have the $$$ to fix so he suggested bypass. Said I could drive it just would have no heat...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, I would greatly appreciate any advice in regards of this matter. I recently purchased a 2006 passat 2.0t LUX. It had 132k Miles on it and I literally drove it for a little bit over a month. I moved from Seattle to Boston and had some of my stuff in the car, it was basically 3k miles...
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    had 86 hit years ago, picked up an 05 Passat at the salvage yard for 800. Recovered theft, wit Th 67k on the clock. Needed misc parts so I bought an 02 for for 600, same color and figure I can scrap what I don't need. Only problem so far is no code for the monsoon stereo to move to the one that...
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    i am a hobbyist. Worked on Audis that i. have owned over the years. This is my first vw. Major electrical problems with lights and radio. Internment. Hopefully I can get some troubleshooting ideas. Looking forward to this forum.
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    how to delete thread with no replies? *had no replies :( and could not find the delete thread button so removed content as no longer relevant. Would be useful to know where the Delete thread option is. (i think this post now belongs in another part of the forum now the content has changed but...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So driving on the interstate and my car dies. Try to restart and it just cranks. wait 10 minutes and turns on but gas pedal doesnt work and idle is everywhere. Turn it off and on again and its fine for 2 minutes then dies again. Crank crank crank. Wait 10 more minutes and starts up and I make it...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hey all, In the market for a new family hauler as my daily driver is not "practical" according to my wife. I've been looking at VWs due to my company getting a pretty significant discount with them and just drove the Passat TDI and CC R-Line the other day. Of the two I liked the Passat...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all. Hope someone can help me to understand this diagnosis. I have been told, after several repair jobs in a row, that I now need an entire new engine, and my engine has in fact died. I have a 2006 Passsat 2.0 T. Here is what the slip from the dealer reads: "90335 Check engine light on...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    OK. Took the car to a mechanic because needed to replace the fluid line from the clutch master cylinder to the slave sleeve cylinder. Car was running fine before I took it, except for the clutch not working. Mechanic calls, says it won't start? Calls back and says it started, was "flooded"...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Car is off but cluster is on, and says car is in drive. Also says I have 5 miles left in tank but I'm at the half tank mark. Anyone know what may cause this, tried the search button didn't come up with anything related to this issue.
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