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  1. Slightly hit from behind in bumper, have questions.

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I was slightly hit from behind while waiting at a stop sign. The lady driving behind me left her foot off her break and hit me at less than 5MPH. I felt the impact and thinking there was gonna be damage. I couldn't believe when I got out to look there was no damage at all except for some slight...
  2. Slightly Used B5.5 Front Rotors/Pads - FREE.

    Parts For Sale
    The Punch Line A set of (slightly) used B5.5 front pads/rotors is yours for free. I only ask to be reimbursed for the cost of shipping. The Story When my front pads and rotors finally wore out, I had the dealer install a new set. Although they performed fine, they generated a great deal of...
  3. Slightly bent wheel

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    How bad is this? Hit a pothole yesterday. The edge of the wheel lip is bent. Tire is OK, seems to be holding air, and car does not handle any differently. How concerned should I be?
  4. EUREKA! Loud creaking steering wheel problem caused by slightly overinflated tires?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had read just about every thread on this forum and others concerning creaking steering wheel noise and no-one had mentioned this as their cause so thought I would post it here. Having only owned my B5.5 Variant for a few months and having just gotten most of the bugs out of it I was amazed at...
  5. Fog lights are clouded and slightly pitted and cloudy chrome

    B5 Garage
    So I'mtrying to "restore" my car and I'm almost done but I kinda am at a stand still because I can't get the chrome to look shiny and not sure what to use to buff the fog lights after I wet sand them. Other than what should I use to buff the fog lights the chrome is my real problem. I have tried...
  6. Question about running two slightly diff. tire sizes

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    So on my car im running 235/40ZR/18's in the front and 235/50ZR/18's in the rear.. i picked up the set of wheels with tires already on them and the two were dry rotted so i picked up the 50ZR's for 40 bucks total just so i could put get them on the car. I was looking to get new rears so i could...
  7. Brake lights illuminated slightly passat b5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi so i went for a mot and the car didnt pass, got the work done but the 10 days retest period has passed, so went somewhere else cheaper thinking the car will pass, but the person i went to is very picky. Among other things that the person picked out is the brake lights staying on slightly, but...
  8. Outer tie rods replaced, feel uneven wobble, seems slightly pulling right

    B5 Garage
    Hi guys. I had my tie rods replaced back in June. I don't drive the car very often, so I've put very little freeway miles on it since then. Yesterday, I was on the freeway and it felt like the wheel(s) was/were riding uneven - there seemed like a wobble at higher speeds (>50), and it was...
  9. After thorough "Once over", Still have a slightly rough idle after warm up.

    B5 Garage
    2002 1.8T, AWM Slightly rough idle after warm up. VCDS shows faults/codes for multiple/random misfire and misfire cylinder 1. The misfire only happens at idle. Short video of VCDS while running below. Look at the RPM and count misfires.. So far, I've - Checked compression - all within 10%...
  10. wtb: euro rub strips b5.5 sedan, slightly used snub mount

    WTB/WTT Section
    Just looking for the euro rubstrips for my .5 sedan. Mainly the doors but if you have to sell the bumper ones with the door I can do that too. Tax money is coming in soon lol. Also looking for a snub mount if you're trying to get rid of one. Trying to save a couple dollars. Thanks
  11. Slightly overfilled it or drain some? V6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Was changing the oil and checked oil after adding 6Q (2.8). It was at min. I added half a quart more and drive it around and checked and it's slightly over the cross hatch area to where it is just touching the orange plastic on the dipstick. I'm guessing I added about 200-300ml more than its...
  12. Steering Wheel Moves Ever so slightly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I looked around and can't find any information on this. My steering wheel moves up and down (not side to side) about 1/16" (give or take a few). It just started doing this about 2 months ago. It is a 2003 V6 with 50K. My steering is tight, the car doesn't vibrate and none of the other...
  13. B6 Slightly used BSH PSV Fix

    Parts For Sale
    I am selling a used BSH PCV Fix that has only been used for 6 months or less. Decided to go back to stock. Any questions let me know. $75.00 OBO Shipped.
  14. Slightly used BSH PCV Fix

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am selling a used BSH PCV Fix that has only been used for 6 months or less. Decided to go back to stock. Any questions let me know. $75.00 OBO Shipped.
  15. slightly larger tires, speedometer increase?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    looking at a set of 17" wheels with tires; I know the ideal size is 225/45, these wheels have 225/50. How much would that affect the accuracy of my speedometer?
  16. FS- Hi-Def rear bumper *slightly damaged*

    Parts For Sale
    Hi, I and OEM hi-def rear bumper that is in silver but got little damaged right above the rear tags. I wanted to see if anyone is interested (locally, VA/MD/DC). $100 I can post pics or email me for pics at m3fan8ic either on or
  17. TB changed recently and now idling is slightly higher ( stressing engine feeling)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi all, i've posted this thread under Canada section, however got tip to post it here for better chances to get some answers, so here we go: so my TB has been changes not so long ago ( ca. 2 weeks ago) and i've noticed the following: 1.)when the car was driven for a while and coming to a stop...
  18. timing belt changed and now car idls on slightly higher RPM

    hi all, so my TB has been changes not so long ago ( ca. 2 weeks ago) and i've noticed the following: 1.)when on the car was driven for a while and coming to a stop, the fuel consumption rests on 1.1/1.2 L/h and the revs feels slightly higher, as if the car was stressed 2.)if i put on...
  19. FS: Slightly Used 3M Headlight Lens Restoration System

    Classified Archive
    Hey, I've got a slightly used 3M Headlight Lens Restoration System up for grabs. :wrench: I only used three sanding disks, one of each kind as you can see in the second pic. :) Asking: $10 US shipped. Thanks! :salute:
  20. Help PLease! rpms will dip slightly

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When i was driving this morning, in tip mode, i noticed when i shift from 1st to 2nd the rpms will dip slightly. like once it has totally shifted it will almost lose power for a second. i thought maybe fuel filter, which has 140k on it, so i changed that today. and i also changed the spark plugs...