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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Have a 02 passat sw with a 1.8t. For the past month I have smelled fumes in my cabin when the heat is on. Checked under the hood for injector seal leakage but it's bone dry. Also the cowl seal is in good shape. Of course when it's in recirculation mode I don't smell it but after a while my...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I removed the MAF sensor to clean it today it seemed like there was a film inside of it and it smelled like gas. Is this a serious problem I need to figure out? What could cause this? Thanks for any help guys.
  3. Anything Auto
    Yesterday I was driving my daughter around and we got behind a Mercedes diesel with a big rear window sticker: "Power by 100% vegetable oil" and the West Virginia plate read "GREASEL." I rolled my window down and said "Everybody says these things smell like French Fries." We were stopped at a...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Update: Help me! AC smelled like coolant yesterday, today gurgling sound... Update 2/09/06: My car was towed to the dealer last Thursday and the dealer "gladly" diagnosed the problem (coolant smell in cabin probably meant $$$$ for dealer). After waiting about half an hour my service advisor...