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  1. Need some help with boost issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my boost will spike to 13psi them fall back 8. I tried a new n75 but it was opening the wastegate at 5psi and throwing a turbo underboost code po299. I have a obd11 and was driving around last night watching some of the live data and noticed that the engine load was either 0% or 100% nothing...
  2. New here... was gonna ask some questions but thats a no no apparently

    New Member Introductions
    So I'm new to this forum, I was gonna post about my car and what I have done to it so far, future plans, and end with a question as that would seem to be the best use of one of my two required post in this forum before my tangible presence is proven and I am then allowed to frolic in the other...
  3. new here looking for some diagnostic help

    New Member Introductions
    hello, currently driving a 2006 Passat 2.0t it has 167000. recently i started getting misfires, it started randomly going down the highway to work, it pretty much felt like the engine was going to jump out of the car all the time "random misfire detected, p0300 fuel to lean bank1 p0171 cylinder...
  4. Found a NEW Genuine B5 OEM Votex Trunk Spoiler. Some questions about this rare item.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this has been discontinued for almost ten years. I have not had any luck finding this new or used in any color, let alone in my color, Black Magic. The only other options that exist are weird Chinese trim things that look a bit weird. The genuine Votex one has an integrated brake light...
  5. New owner, some questions about the RNS 510 - Parking Camera or sensors?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi everyone, I've returned back to the world of VW. Now a pround owner of a 2011 Bluemotion Estate. Having three kids we needed one with leather, which proved more challenging than we imagined, but we found one a few hours away from home. Its quite a strange spec, has lovely heated leather...
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  7. Rock auto clearance on some items

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got email from Rock Auto about some clearance pricing and i got some really good deals. Wholesaler Closeout Parts : 2003 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2.8L V6
  8. Really need some help

    New Member Introductions
    Hello I purchased my 1998 vw Passat 1.8 L 4 cylinder turbo not too long ago and it was having misfiring issues so I decided to try to upgrade to the 2.0t ignition coils but now the car won't even will crank but not start
  9. Hi everyone I'm here for some help

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, Tony from Ireland hope your all having a greater day than I am... I have a b6 Passat with color cluster and 12 button mfsw upgrade everything was working perfectly up on till my battery died due to me leaving lights on. So I jump started it and all was going good till I saw...
  10. Need some info/help 2004 Passat 2.8 V6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First of all, I apologize if this is covered on here but I'm unsure of the name of the part I need to change and am not having much luck with the search. I have a 2004 with the 2.8 v6. On my way to work while sitting in traffic I had steam come out the vents and from under the hood. Car...
  11. Interior door handles sticky, some kind of chemical decomposition?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My interior door handles are sticky, and no, they are not soiled. They seem to be experiencing some kind of chemical decomposition. Anyone else experiencing this?
  12. 3 posts, still no access to some forum topics

    New Member Introductions
    No access to Dyno forum.
  13. Hugh Vacuum Leak---No Start. Need some help!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  14. Some advice

    B5 Garage
    Finally totaled my car 99 1.8 aeb so i bought one with a blown engine just gonna drop mine in but I want to rebuild the blown engine as long as it's not to bad. I plan on going through and doing a full rebuild to hopefully put it in the 300+ range and was looking for good quality parts that...
  15. Looking for some help with my Dash Lights Flickering

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, So I bought a 2006 B6 2.0Tdi (BKP engine) with 151k miles on it. got it for a steal from someone I know. I drove it home about 4 hours and parked it for a few weeks while i sorted out my other car. Got into it one day and noticed the dash lights were flickering. Not the needles or...
  16. New to me 2002 Passat GLX 2.8L needs a BOATLOAD of work. Need some tips.

    B5 Garage
    I'm a previous long term Audi A6 owner, so I'm very familiar with this powertrain. (except my A6 had the AHA engine with quattro, whereas this Passat has the ATQ with FWD.) So...we bought this 2002 GLX with 153K miles for my step-daughter to use and eventually own after she turns 18 (and for...
  17. Broken ignition switch!!! need some advise!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys, ive been working on a project for a while and came across a snag in the project when I accidentally broke the ignition switch.. I went to double tap to the start button and just heard a pop and now they just spins freely back and forth in the ignition. I have done tons of reading on...
  18. Some background on me:

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! I'm so excited to be a part of this group, especially since I've found most of my answers here in the past. So about me:I was born & raised in a VW repair shop that was owned by my parents, so needless to say vw in literally programed into my dna. I cureentry own a 2003 v6 passat...
  19. Need some advice - 2008 Passat 2.0T lux

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all - Looking for some advice about next steps to take for 2008 Passat 2.0T (116,000 miles). Have read a lot of posts with possible similar issues and learned a lot from everyone here already. About a year ago, I purchased this car for my son with 106,000 miles on it. I drove VW's in my...
  20. Need some info on Full FIS display warning symbols & signals

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, So first off I know some of you make think I am crazy for considering this, but I needed a new project. So I am wondering whether it's possible to create an Arduino powered colour LCD to replace the current red Full FIS display in the cluster. Now I am thinking if I can figure out the...