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  1. torque settings for front suspension, please

    B5 Garage
    Have 1998 Passat. Replacing all front control arms and shocks and tie rod ends (doing brakes as well). Need torque settings for the lot. Have tried searching but not found a nice clean list....
  2. Reprogramming seat memory settings

    New Member Introductions
    On my 2007 2.0T Wagon when I try to program the drivers seat it always reverts back to previous settings. I can't seem to clear the settings. Any thoughts?
  3. What are the torque settings for securing the ECU plastic shell to the body?

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 Passat AWM. I am in the middle of cleaning up after a water infiltration and as part of tracking it down I removed the plastic shell the ECU sits in to clean the crud around and under it (turns out there was none under it because of a foam seal). Anyway there are two nuts that hold...
  4. Recommendations for scanner devices and/or places to have ECM settings transferred

    New Member Introductions
    Car specs: 2004 Passat 1.8t (AWM, B5) Can anyone recommend a specific scanner device (or part #) that will allow me perform readiness checks and transfer ECM/Immo II settings? The options on eBay and internet are seemingly endless and vary greatly in price - it's tough to know what will work...
  5. Heater unit not working on 1,2,3 settings but is on 4

    B6 Garage
    Hi All I want to fix this and i have tried to look in the forums but could not see what i was looking for.Please advise if there is another thread. I have a B6 with a heater unit that does not work on the settings 1,2,3, but is fine on no:4. Not helpfull though for general long drives that i...
  6. Trip mileage settings

    B6 Garage
    This migh be silly question but what the hell, noboy is born smart. :D How can I reset trip mileage tha is located under the full mileage in the right gauge? I have 2 butons, 0.0 and wench and none works.... Thanks
  7. Loss of Throttle Body Settings After Disconnecting Battery?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm wondering whether engine settings ARE, definitely, 100% of the time, lost when the battery is disconnected? I've disconnected battery to chase down some electrical gremlins. Got that done. Read Bentley about this and it suggests engine settings MAY be lost upon disconnecting battery. I read...
  8. VCDS settings for DRL intensity 100% and xenon

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I updated my central electrics module code since I installed the DDM hid kit but wasn't sure it was correct. I tried to set DRL(daytime running lights) intensity to 100% and to enable Xenon-shutter installed (Bi-xenon). Based on many guides on the forums (vwvortex, passatworld), I needed...
  9. 02 GLX - Memorized settings?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Eyeballing Edmunds on my car features, and I see a section for "Memorized settings". Now, I certainly know about the seat and mirror settings, but there's also "mirror settings" notated there. What "settings" are there for the mirror? My car happens to have Homelink with the auto dimming...
  10. Key remote loosing settings

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The remote unlock / lock function on my key fob intermittently looses it's settings. It happens about once a month. When I manually unlock / lock the door using the actual key, it resets the remote function for about another month. I've verfied that the batteries in the key are good. Is this a...
  11. What are your alignment settings?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just had an alignment done and got the printout so I was wondering what the typical P-World specs were. I read where some of you guys fine tune the steering feel etc through alignment so I'd like to compare notes. I wouldn't mind a little better turn-in feel. But of course don't want to...
  12. MFD Settings help

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have gotten around to playing with the settings on the MFD. My owner's manual is not original to my vehicle and doesn't list the same features I have available on mine. I think the book is from an 06 and I have an 07. I am wondering what ATA Confirm. and Comfort Indic. are for. These two...
  13. MFD settings for 'Mileage Left'

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hi I have a 2004 Passat 2.0. In the MFD just above the 'P R N D 1 2 3' display how do I set it up such that it would show the distance I could travel before my next fuel top up. Please advice. thanks.
  14. Can I reset my GLX power seat/tilting mirror settings?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ...mainly the tilting mirror in reverse. I don't know why but sometimes it doesn't tip down all the way I had it set to, it just stops early. Anyone else get that problem? It's a cool feature, but it's annoying when it gets confused and doesn't lower all the way. Is it possible to clear the...
  15. Sirius Settings w/Nav Screen

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, According to the manual, when I select a specific category I should see the channels within that category as options using the buttons along the side. But, I see the same random channels as options regardless of what category I select. Is there a setting or something I need to change?
  16. Menu For Convenience settings?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, I have just purchased a 55 plate B6 Passat Estate SE 1.9TDI, but i cannot figure out how to get the menu up to change all the settings. I put the key in to ignition (not engine on) and held down the rocker switch both upwards and downwards and nothing happened it just flicked through the...
  17. SUGGESTIONS + HELP Plz - Ride Quality/Koni Settings

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, So the Passat is going in soon for some serious mods! I need help and suggestions with regards to the settings on the Koni Yellow (Adjustables). So I have a B5.5 v6/4mo/auto (so you know its heavy!) and putting on a set of 18x8.5 rims with a 235/40/18 summer tire. Lowering it on...
  18. heated seats not working in 1-4 settings

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My heated seats on both sides don't work in the 1-4 settings. They work fine on both sides at a setting of 5. Has anyone else had this problem. HOw do I go about diagnosing and fixing this problem? THanks.
  19. New Settings For Emergency Brake?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So the other day I took the passat to the shop to get the timing belt done, and the shop offered to install the brakes for no extra labor cost. (i know the 2 are not related.) Anyways one of the things that they did in addition to changing the brakes is "reset" the e-brake. Before this the...
  20. Reset memory settings for seat?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My memory system is all screwed up, I'll go and set them, the car will forget the positions and put the seatback all the way up a few days later. I just have turned the system off completely but I'm a bit angry it doesn't work. Is there any way to just reset the entire system? Do I have to...
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