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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I got the error codes below, I don't know if they are related to the problem or not. The car starts and runs fine, then the engine suddenly shuts off without any warning. It has only happened twice. Both times today. The first time when the car was in the garage and I had just started it and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2003 VW Passat 1.8 starts but then shuts off almost immediately.The car sat for about 3 months without being started or driven. First couple tries after replacing battery it would start and stay going but car couldn't be moved into gear. After starting I push on accelerator and it doesn't...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need some real experience with this one... I've searched high and low on model forums and AudiZine. Can't come up with anybody that has the same issue. APR Tune shuts off after about 7 minutes of driving. Normally I drive until the car is warm, reset the program while driving, then next...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hello, I am checking out a family members car. I have read previous post in regards to the low oil pressure issue. Car just gave low oil pressure indication and then shut off on the highway. Before i start the process of removing oil pan and cleaning, I would like to eliminate any other possible...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The Passat with 88 000 miles TSI engine that I have owned for 3 weeks had the engine light came on two days after buying it. Sunday, the car shuts down as I was driving at 50 mph (ODO, radio stopped, wheel got stuck and doors automatically opened). I could not start it again, and when I was...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I posted a thread where this same Passat had heavy misfiring to the point where it shook the entire car. Due to time and other obligations, I decided to leave the car parked for some weeks. I later couldn't start the car anymore -- it would click, click, click rapidly. Found an exposed wire...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, So I was driving home yesterday, and suddenly the car stopped, just like turning the key, dashboard completely black. In the first key position the radio starts no problem Second key position nothing happens, no fuel meter, no warning lights, no nothing really, no fan but the digits for the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8T Volkswagen Passat First time with no previous history of this problem. Everything worked just fine, engine performance is great, no CEL, no EPC, nothing. My mother drives the car daily to work commuting 10 miles one way (20 miles total) a day. Parks it in the garage at the end of the...
  9. B5 Garage
    today I started my car and it idled roughly, almost shaking. After I started to drive, it just stalled - shut off completely. The ESP light came on and when i try to restart the car it will catch but then die off imediately. I dont believe it to be the battery since it starts for a second...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Frankly, this has me--and some mechanics I took it to--stumped. Sometimes, when I first turn on the car (2000 1.8T) and stay below 2000rom, it starts to have an unstable idle. Sometimes it shuts off. I can't do much mech work myself because of the terms of my lease. It started with a secondary...
  11. Mobile Electronics
    Any help you guys can provide will be really welcome, it's 3:30AM and i've been working on this issue since 11PM. The remote start will trigger, very briefly flash on the dash lights, then turn off. It is not giving me any troubleshooting LED flashes. Here is what i have: 2002 Passat 1.8t tip...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hi all. Any suggestion will be highly appreciated . In the cold morning (-5*C) car just stopped in the town centre, all lights went off. I tried many times to crank car, starter turns fine , engine starts and after 1 second shuts down.Dashboard lights all off, no one comes. I thought it was...
  13. B5 Garage
    I took a video of what is happening Also, if I try to drive it, i can only do about 1/8th throttle or it stumbles. Any ideas? no CEL...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So yesterday for the first time, my car started to misfire/studder and my car turned off completly while driving....:thumbdown Check engine turned on and got the vag com codes: VAG-COM Version: Release 409.1-US Control Module Part Number: 8D0 907 557 P Component and/or Version: 1.8L R4/5VT...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    one night i tried starting my car and it would just turn off as soon as it hit 1000rpm. i did it a couple times and then it worked fine. it happens to me once in a while, but everything runs good after...what could be the problem?
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My car shuts off randomly every now n then. I replaced the battery n the alternator n the starter is good. Idk what's going on. I took it to auto parts store n had the whole system checked. No check engine lights or anything. I drive the vehicle back n forth to work n this happens around...
  17. Anything Auto
    Wow. Sad day for American motorcycling. Harley announced today they're shutting them down. Great goodbye video from Erik Buell here: http://www.buell.com/en_us/ I think they did a great job making a unique, American made products. They actually sold over 100,000 bikes. So US bike building is...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In the last couple of months sometimes when you start the car it shuts right off,then when you start t again it's fine. The other day it did it after I put it into reverse. But once in park and started it again started right up and no problems. There was a check engine light on and when it went...
  19. B5 Garage
    We have a 2001.5 GLX sedan with the V6 and AWD and it has about 93K on it. Periodically, the Climatronic seems to completely shut down for a few seconds (while driving) and then restart itself. You can hear the fan turn off, no air is coming out for a bit and then it simply turns back on. We...
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