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  1. B6 auto shifter knob - removal/install mess

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2006 B6 I bought had the shifter boot bezel pop up (tab near ashtray worn). Bought a good used shifter with boot and bezel. Found that the knob needs to be pulled out, then lift handle up. Not working. More searching revealed that the little plastic cone on the bottom of the shifter rod needs...
  2. Removing shifter knob 2008 passat

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Anyone know how to remove 2008 passat shifter knob. The button continues to stick and want to replace.
  3. Neuspeed Short Shifter - Early B5

    Parts For Sale
    Selling my old Neuspeed short shifter that I had on my 98 Passat. It's for the early year Passat or A4 with the push down reverse. This will eliminate the push down and make reverse like the newer style. I've been holding out hope of picking up a B5 A4 or another AEB wagon but doesn't look like...
  4. Hardwood shifter, Light switch w/fog (b5 passat) and Jetta mk5 light switch

    Parts For Sale
    Some Vdub parts I have hanging around since selling my B5 passat. B5 passat wood shifter in pretty good condition - see pics - $80 plus shipping B5 passat light switch with fog $20 plus shipping (I do also have a pair of fog lights I'm selling) mk5 Jetta light switch $20 plus shipping...
  5. 5-speed shifter wobble...

    B5 Garage
    Whenever I go on/off the throttle abruptly, or sometimes just driving over an irregular surface, I can feel the shifter move a fair amount. I'm wondering if this is fairly typical or if I have a motor or tranny mount on its way out? 118k miles on the car so far. Rob
  6. The "Sport" Position On The Shifter - When's The Best Time To Use That?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Okay, maybe this sounds a little dumb, but when and how is the best time to use the "Sport" shifter position on my 2014 Wolfsburg Ed. TSI? I've only used it once, and that was this past weekend, on the expressway coming home from seeing a movie. It seemed from what I've read that "Sport" is best...
  7. short shifter wanted for a unicorn...

    WTB/WTT Section
    I'm looking for a short shifter for a 6 speed manual trans W8.
  8. FS B5.5 Wooded shifter knob

    Parts For Sale
    I'm selling the pictured automatic shifter knob. This is as mint as a barely used shifter knob can get. Like brand new shape. For reference, it came out of a 2005 Passat. Asking $68.00 shipped to the lower 48 states. I can also be reached at [email protected]
  9. Shifter magnets

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi Where are the shifter magnets located on a 2007 2L FSI engine and how to get to them? My car is acting up a bit. There is hard shift and sometimes it does not change stay on 3 and all the PRNDS buttons illuminated. I also can't use tiptronic. But when I clear the fault everything works fine...
  10. button blanks around gear shifter??

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    so, i've been looking around now for a couple days. was there EVER any switches or buttons for the shifter center base on the NMS (usa) b7 passats? even the etka online parts references point that there are only blanks, not ever buttons. can anyone confirm this? did vw think about future use...
  11. FS: Black Leather Shifter Boot

    Parts For Sale
    My beater needed a new shifter boot so I grabbed a few to cut down on shipping. $25 delivered, black with black stitching... I also have a few black leather ones with red stitching if somebody wants that...
  12. :: ECS Tuning :: VW S2T Paddle Shifter Sets - Click Here !!!

    Vendor Marketplace
    Click HERE to order or for more information. VW S2T Paddle Shifter Sets - Grabbing gears in your VW should be an engaging and exciting part of your driving experience. Unfortunately, little attention was paid to the design of your factory paddle shift levers; the OEM plastic units do very...
  13. Play in shift rod (not in shifter, it seems)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey how you guys doing today? I have a 2002 b5.5 1.8t 5 speed and the slop in my shifter drives me crazy, doesn't feel precise and german like it should :) I went under the car to look at the shift linkage bolt, and it was tight. That is when I noticed that the play isn't in the shifter, but...
  14. B5.5 012 shifter rebuild

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey how you guys doing tonight? I have a question about rebuilding the shifter on my 2002 5spd b5.5. I've searched here an vw vortex and can't seem to find anything. I bought the rebuild kit from ecs and I want to make sure I do this right, I would just give it a try, but she's my daily and I...
  15. 98 Passat WONT MOVE!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, My passat wont start so I tried to get it on a trailer to get it to a mechanic. Well the battery was dead and well I tried to shift it out of park and it would go into neutral but the thing wouldn't move. Parking brakes off and I hook the car up to another one but the car just wouldn't...
  16. 5spd Shifter Movement Under Acceleration / Deceleration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    V6 5spd...ever since I got the car, when accelerating and letting off the gas, the shifter would move. Doesn't pop out of gear or anything like that, but you can see it move back and forth in whichever gear its in. I attributed this to bad motor mounts. Replaced all 5 mounts with 034 mounts...
  17. FS:B5.5 Badgeless grille, short shifter, glove box etc...

    Parts For Sale
    Some of you might know me some have seen car around the forum here or on shows that I have been attending over the years. This is what car used to look like in its prime days. Air ride and wheels have been removed and i daily drove the car for last year or so. I do have some extra parts that are...
  18. FS: B5 B&M Short Shifter

    Parts For Sale
    Not sure of the brand, but it's already assembled with all the parts to just swap it in. $25 + Shipping Please PM me
  19. FS: Dieselgeek short shifter for B5/5.5: $100 + shipping

    Parts For Sale
    Hey all, This is the first of several parts from my '98 GLX I'm posting for sale. I bought this for $200 around 2003 or so -- this was arguably the best shortshifter on the market and I still consider it the best mod I ever did. It completely changes the character of the car, and with no...
  20. Help! Shifter broke :(

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My little plastic rod that the shift knob on my triptronic shifter broke:( the plastic rob is like half broken. Does anyone have that part or any ideas to fix it and put a new knob? Would the tipp mod work even without it? Help :( its so hard to switch gears.