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  1. Mods, I can't get into any of my own threads - If someone has expertise, PLEASE PM ME

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My threads are unaccessible. Unbelievably bad timing.
  2. Looking for someone to build or sell me a heat shield for passat 1.8t

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone on here make or sell me a heat shield. Ive not had anyluck on making my own and I am in dire need of one. Blinktek guy doesn't make them anymore.
  3. Saved someone over $2K today :)

    Anything Auto
    We have un-officially adopted a bunch of "interns" (1 year temp working visa) from the Philippines. There are supposed to be 20 of them, but I have only met 12. One of these is the daughter of one my wife's best friend when they were in school in the Philippines. They were randomly assigned to...
  4. Jumper Cables Crossed Up - Hope This Helps Someone

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, I realize I'm opening myself up for some ridicule, but here goes ... My son's '03 Passat 1.8T sat all winter and the battery was dead, so I went to jump it with my daughter's '05 Escape. And yes, I made the bone head move of mixing up the cable connections on the donor vehicle! Luckily we...
  5. VAGCOM Locator -- looking for someone with VAGCOM in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I think I remember seeing something in this forum to help people find a local person who can help with diagnostics, etc. I am trying to find someone with Ross Tech VCDS / VAGCOM in Bloomfield Hills Michigan who can run the VAGCOM Instruments, Output tests. The Output tests make the gauges...
  6. Hi guys can someone help me regarding a CCM

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm desperate for help, I've lost electric windows interior light and can't open boot or gas cap, I've replaced the CCM and still nothing. Does anyone have an idea what it could be thanks
  7. Can someone with an AEB engine do me a favor?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've got a vacuum hose missing off of the intake manifold. I've scoured the bently it appears it just goes to the Turbo but, it's not very clear. If you have an AEB engine 1.8t could you look under the hood and see where the vacuum hose closest to the front bumper goes to from the intake...
  8. Need someone in CT with vagcom

    WTB/WTT Section
    Not even sure if this is the place to post this. If not let me know. I was in an accident with my 02 passat with a giac flash. I took the ecu out after the accident and bought another 02. Ecus each have same part number but due to immobilizer the one with giac flash from my old car will not...
  9. Can someone explain the inner workings of an MFSW to me?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 4-spoke Non-MFSW in my car... I bought a 4-spoke MFSW of eBay for $50. No airbag, no center cover. I am looking at it and its puzzling me. How do the buttons on the MFSW communicate with the system? The left and right button arrays are connected to each other, but they do not go into a...
  10. Headlamp - conflicting info.. can someone clear this up?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello all, I am looking to upgrade my Passat B6 H7 55w OEM Halogen Low & Main Beam to 35w 6000k HID's. I have been advised to go 35w because they will be the equivalent or brighter than the OEM Halogen's and the 55w HID kit would be too bright and potentially too hot. 1. As my VW has a CANBUS...
  11. Can someone pop their hood real quick?

    B5 Garage
    1999 AEB Passat 1.8T 5 speed I have a wire I didn't hook back up from my engine pull. Cant figure out where it goes! Its a three prong connector and is long enough to reach near the power steering pump.
  12. Can. Someone help me on these. Koni coils.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking for someone running them maybe? Koni coil springs, blue-ish in color. Part number 1020-6171. I read online koni discontinued these, probably due to lack of sells. However they haven't emailed me back yet. So I've only found limited info. I've got a USA private seller offering me a set...
  13. Looking for someone or some shop to install test pipe!!!

    USA - East
    whats up guys i have a 99 passat 1.8t gls 5speed and just ordered a new test pipe because my cat broke off the flange going to the turbo but i was trying to see if anyone out there can tell me where i can get the test pipe installed at any shop near Nazareth/Wind Gap or in the lehigh valley area...
  14. someone like you

    New Member Introductions
    someone like you,passat
  15. Transmission help someone.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi im Jonathan I have an issues with my 00' Passat 1.8L Trip-Tronic . I have erratic shifting and also it engages and disengages its self from gears when driving. After a moment of driving it says on dash that all gears are engaged. Which I assume its just throwing itself in direct drive to...
  16. Call to someone is West Michigan

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, been awhile... My car rolled 205k a couple days ago and it is starting to have its share of problems. None of them prohibit the car from being driven, however, they are extremely annoying. My trunk does not latch anymore, whitch causes the warning ding to go off every other second. 3...
  17. Accessing oil smell + Engine/Transmission picking guide?

    B5 Garage
    I just picked up a 99' Passat 1.8T 5 Speed manual the other day. When I run the engine I faintly smell oil sometimes, this might just be my imagination, and I have not ran it long enough to see if it is burning off.. To my good luck though the oil in it right now is pretty old and does not...
  18. Need favor from someone in us

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking to get bumpermouldings with sidemarkers for my b5.5 waggon. Looks like you guys get them 2nd hand for next to nothing. Any help would be great. Have paypal with good feedback. :thumbup:Kenny.
  19. B5 1.8T: Easy Answer For Someone Here! From these pics, where is transmission code?!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yes, the quality is bad and the pictures are huge lol but that's because my trunk won't open and I had to climb in through the rear seats to take these pics. Is it AUG? EFP? Or one of the tiny illegible ones at the bottom? Oh, it was an automatic tiptronic transmission before it took its own...
  20. Can someone please help me identify in this picture where my COOLANT TEMP SENSOR is?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    this is not my picture but found it to be the exact picture of what im looking at. Can someone circle where the CTS is please. Ive been looking for 1 hour
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