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  1. Weird piece of soft rubber

    B5 Garage
    What is the function of this piece of a soft rubber with a groove? Visible below on the front wheel hub with removed brake rotor: Pszemol -- 2004 Passat GLX, V6 2.8l
  2. Weird Soft Clunk Noise When Shifting Through Gears 1-3

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all: I know describing a noise is tough. I have a 2000 V6 ATQ manual. New Upper and Lower Control Arms within last 1000 miles. Changed Transmission Oil within the last year with VW's Transmission Oil. Replaced all Motor mounts (but not transmission mounts) within the last 2 years. Clutch is...
  3. FS: Stern Engine Mounts- SOFT

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  4. Bentley's Manuel; hard or soft cover?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Or doesn't it matter, besides price?
  5. 1.9 pd soft coding for engine and auto gearbox with vcds

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Guys new to this but here we go I bought a Passat with a auto gearbox problem Fitted a s/h box known to be good Now I have a gearbox that pulls away thro 1st, 2nd and then is sluggish into 3rd and then when it is already pullng in 3rd it just lets go of the gear and revs go up Trq...
  6. 2000 1.8T ATW TIP soft limp mode - no CEL

    B5 Garage
    Instead of necroing the old thread [] i will go ahead and start fresh with the current status, hopefully some one has an idea of a new trick to try. Car Details: Year: 2000...
  7. soft,hard and no limp on 1.8t awm

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So over the last few days my passat has been boosting strange..first off its a 2000 1.8t chipped k03 with a awm ecu..I have driven the car for the last 3-4 months without any issues so i know its not the ecu...sometimes i can either boost 3,5,10,20 psi...when i accelerate i can go WOT and it...
  8. VAG Module Soft Coding Compiling

    B5 Garage
    There is not a lot of info out there for this theme. And since you need Software coding for replacing a module, used or new (ABS, TRANS, ECU, etc...), I thought it might be nice to post known coding and or links to coding threads in one spot here. Feel free to mention the software you used for...
  9. Soft brakes, mushy after 2 stops, no ABS action

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1999 Passat 1.8T FWD. 225/40x18 tires. I would describe the braking as pretty high force, pretty soft pedal feel. Took the car out for data logging today. Tried two emergency stops (full force) from 50 mph. I was not able to lock up the wheels. Pedal went quite far down. 2nd emergency stop...
  10. green newbie freshmeat soft inexpierenced -can i post yet!!!!!???

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  11. WTB: Neuspeed Soft Sport Springs for B5 V6

    WTB/WTT Section
    Time to consider changing up my ride a bit. I'm looking for a set of Neuspeed Soft Sports for my 99 B5 V6. Can trade a set of Eibach Sport Springs for 'em, if that's what you'd like.
  12. wtb 1.8 99 aeb auto tranny cooler lines hard and soft.

    WTB/WTT Section
    Anticipating breaking and cutting these since the are badly rusted , stripped connections. Removing engine and gaugeing used prices versus new. Needed when I get the new used engine put back in the near future. And factor in other cost along the way Thanks:salute:
  13. Need a soft for 4b0906018aa ECU

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all! My Passat is not "working" anymore. It seems that I need to resoft the ECU. I searched all over my city, but can't seem to find the soft for this ECU. And I can't find another one to buy with the same code. Has anyone the soft, or where can I find it? Thanks!
  14. stripping the soft touch paint on the driver door handle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey PW. Like many Passats out there, my driver's interior door handle is scratched up. VW covers it in this soft paint which peels easily when you scratch it with your fingernail. I've been debating about what to do about it for a while and I think I have decided to repaint it. Gonna try to...
  15. Neuspeed Soft Sports

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just wondering if anyone new if the Neuspeed Soft Sports are actually stiffer than the stock springs. TIA
  16. Feeler: Neuspeed Soft Sport Suspension w/ Koni Adjustables for 2001.5 B5.5

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    Neuspeed SofSport Suspension w/ Koni Adjustables for 2001.5 B5.5 V6 GLS. Been on the car for @ 40k miles. They are on my car now but I am returning the car to stock. As soon as I have a buyer I will switch out. Bought them from a group buy on the forum. Would like to see how much I can get for...
  17. FS: Neuspeed Soft Sport springs '98 B5

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    I sent my daughter away to college in my beloved '98 1.8t B5. I replaced her Neuspeed Soft Sports (NEU-551064) with the factory originals because there are just too many speed bumps on campus. These have about 80K mi on them and it was one of the best mods I ever made to the car. They dropped...
  18. Brake problem - a little soft?

    B5 Garage
    Hi there! On our 2001 B5 (not B5.5) with AUG engine, the brakes are working strangely. With the car off, the pedal is nice and firm. As soon as you start the car, the brake pedal has a little give - which I expect because of the power brakes - but this is too much. The ledal goes about half...
  19. WTB:H&R OEM Springs AND Neuspeed Soft Springs

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    Looking for the above for 2001 and later (V6 application only). Would ask that you post here with price; approx mileage and pics to: TIA
  20. Help Me find soft coding info for CCM in MY2000???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Everybody, I've been searching the web for more than an hour now, trying to find in depth info on the soft coding for the CCM related functions in my '00 Passat Wagon. I know about the basics, like setting the options for the lock/ unlock behaviors, but I cannot find anything beyond the 5...