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  1. Kahtec 3rd Brake Light Blinking Smart Flashing lights

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Has anybody put these on their B7 Passat? Kahtec Technologies International ? Home Of The Flashing Brake Light ? Blinking Tail Lights to Improve Vehicle Safety Or can you program the car to do it.
  2. Paranoia or Smart Thinking?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am taking my 2009 Passat wagon in for a timing chain tensioner replacement this week. The cost will be $425 CAN inclusive of parts and labour. If the chains look loose, the final cost could be $1100 CAN. The car has 110,000 kms and seems to be running well. However, I want to make this car...
  3. I am doing the timing belt service; I am good enough, smart enough

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    and doggone it, I think I can do it! Seems to be some great write ups here and I know if and when I run into issues, I'll probably get a prompt response from you experts. I just wanted to start this in case of problems, successes, or calamities. Got the AWM Blau Parts timing kit and will...
  4. The smart still draws some attention

    Anything Auto
    Even after over a decade on the market the smart seems to draw alot of attention. Especially when you got a small caravan of 5 of them lol!!
  5. Advice on 2006 passat smart key

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all new person here. How do i find out about fixing my smart key. The key starts the engine but wont unlock the doors (the led light does not come on but car will start) Desperate for help as this is a new purchase for me and dealer not very helpfull. thanks for pointing me in the right...
  6. Viper Smart Start

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Does anyone have the Viper Smart Start on their B6 and the app on their smartphone? Thinking about getting it but would like some feedback from others who have it already. Thanks.
  7. Anyone buy the Pke smart remote system from ecs?

    B5 Garage
    I just received the Pke smart remote system with the built in kvw. Its the one ECS has posted on here and various other forums. I have a 03 passat wagon gl 1.8t. Following the pdf instructions from ecs I installed the system. My car varied slightly from the pdf since they were done on a mk4...
  8. Advise on getting a 2nd Smart Key Remote

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello, all. I recently became the proud owner of an 07 Passat and the dealer only had 1 Key Fob for the Smart Key keyless entry. The dealer wants $350.00ish for a new one and to code it. Has anyone had success or know of the chances of buying a "used" Smart Key from eg: Ebay, etc and having...
  9. 2012 Smart Forfour

    Anything Auto
    Smart will add this five-door model to its line-up within the next 15 months – but the Forfour replacement will only be available in the US. Smart has not offered a five-door model since 2007 when the Forfour was discontinued; the new US model is a stop-gap for that market until an all-new...
  10. Water/meth Injection for Geeks - CoolingMist Smart Injection Software

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've decided to go water/meth instead of FMIC. I was looking around and found this kit made by CoolingMist that comes with a completely customizable controller. You can assign all of the input/outputs with a laptop and build your own w/m injection maps! It looks kick ass and they are on...
  11. VW and Audi Smart Key Litigation

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found this on the Bently site: VW and Audi Smart Key Litigation Notice, CV06-2562 ABC (JTLx) It claimed that they were close to getting the smart key codes provided to non-dealership service providers. That was several years ago and I have heard of no non-dealership service providers able to...
  12. Replace engine mounts with timing belt repair - smart?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does it make sense to have the engine mount(s) replaced along with the timing belt job? Just trying to capitalize on the investment in labor by having some fairly inexpensive parts replaced at the same time. Are there other parts, besides those included in the TB kit, that could/should be...
  13. warrenty doesent expire till 2014 but i want to mod the engine. Is it smart?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    bought my car this year it was a dealer car and had 1k on it. it's considered a cpo car so i get the 2 extra years on it so im looking at 6 years 75k miles. i really want to get a bigger turbo and intercooler. should i do it?
  14. Smart cars

    Anything Auto
    I've only seen one of these on the road so far but these sales amaze me.
  15. FS Escort passport 8500 smart cord w/ free hard wire kit

    Classified Archive
    escort made smart cord for the 8500, comes with free ebay hard wire kit. $19 shipped.
  16. 2000 passat smart key

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 passat, recently I ordered a replacement for my HLO 1J0 959 753 F key. I was sent a the key HLO 1J0 959 753 T. A guy working in the service department took one look at the key and said " this wont work, your original has oval buttons and this one has square buttons and a chrome...
  17. How would you like your Smart?

    Anything Auto
    Hope this isn't a repost Smart body kits
  18. Smart Diablo (more youtube content)

    Anything Auto Smart car with a Hayabusa motor. Need I say more? Ridiculous, but looks like fun.
  19. Yep. Need Smart person w/timeing belt

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I am not going to ask how to and all of that. In the B5 'information' section, all the timing belt is for the older 1999 passat AEM engines. I am wondering if anyone with 1.8T AWM engine have doing this task or is about to. If you are, can you do a write up with lots of photos. I...
  20. Class action lawsuit on Smart Keys

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone else get one of these letters? As near as I can tell, there's no lawsuit, yet the court decided to let it go forward for settlement??? In the Settlement portion it basically says that VW says they've...