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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm hoping someone who knows these cars better than I do can help me. I've got a an '04 B5.5 4Motion sedan with a manual transmission, 120k miles, and there's a rotational noise that was recently diagnosed at the shop as likely coming from a bad bearing in the transmission. It's not really...
  2. B5 Garage
    Hi everyone! I'm diagnosing a low voltage issue with one of my puddle lights, and the trunk light. They are only getting 0.7 and 0.3 volts respectively (at the terminal), instead of the required 12V. Other lights in the car receive 12V, as expected. Where do the electrical wires in the trunk...
  3. New Member Introductions
    The Interior Front Passenger door handle has broken completely off the door. I see many handles on the Web but none with the wood grain to match the rest. Anyone know a good source for these? Thanks, Tim
  4. Mobile Electronics
    So I starting a new thread on my wagon, since lots of things have changed, I'm not longer running a headunit in my car, opted for a nexus 7 tablet running timur rom (USB rom), Arc AUdio PS8 (getting fixed) / JL Audio TwK88 (at the moment), going into my amps to accomplish this, I had to...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    03 passat 1.8T GLS Symptoms: Codes shows multiple misfire on cylinder #1 When cold, normal power no misfires. When warm, no misfires if accelerating lightly but begins to misfire if i try to accelerate faster or build any decent amount of boost. Idle is normal when both warm and cold. ALSO...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anybody replaced the fabric on their headliner themselves? If so, where is a good source for the 'Genuine' fabric. I see a zillion of them on fleabay. Any of them for real? I've finally got all my water leaks fixed and I would really like to put my interior back in the car. Headliner needs...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2000 V6 passat has been laid up a while because I needed to fix motor mounts and Oil Leaks from VCG and a bad CCT. Right before I put it up, I noticed an electrical burning smell and smoke from below the right front air intake (where the plastic intake goes through the top of the grill)...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I had to use the emergency key and when I re attached the lock cover, it apparently didn't clip on properly and was lost. Can someone direct me to a source for this item? Thanks Captain Sparky
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    05 wagon. 1.8t 4mo. Trying to source out led replacements for 7507 py21w And 7225 f21/4w I don't understand the socket type? Is that the p and F #'s? For example for 7507 py21w I see 150 degree pins? I have no idea what degree the pins are? Do you guys? I like osram and Phillips led's
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm trying to source an engine wiring harness (new or used) Part number 8D2 971 074 BB. It goes on a 1.8t motor, AWT code. Havent had much luck online unless I'm willing to spend about 1500 Euro so I'm hoping to source one in the US. Can anyone assist? Thanks.
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I live in North Brunswick, New Jersey. Any place within 20 miles works for me. Need an oil filter and a fuel filter ASAP. The cabin and air filters can wait. Thanks in advance,
  12. B5 Garage
    My 13 year-old VW has become a parts liability. Need help finding a USED right/passenger side front axle half-shaft for 1.8T B5.5 2003 Passat wagon with FWD and manual tranny. Broken boot(s) okay. Must have an original VW OEM STICKER on shaft. Want to use it as a core return to purchase...
  13. B5 Garage
    1999 V6, 2.8, AHA engine, 117,000 miles, rebuilt heads due to CCT shoe failure on one head causing bent valves. When starting the car, there is no smoke, the engine runs fine. After about 5 minutes, there is a whitish smoke that generally thins but does not completely dissipate quickly. I...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm getting a clunking sound from my Passat when: 1) I make a hard turn 2) go over a bump with just my left wheel 3) Come to a hard stop I thought it might be the control arm, because I had to have one replaced a while ago. I took it to a mechanic to get it diagnosed, but the only thing he...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello. Our 2006 2.0T just developed a strange sound. I have attached a video hoping perhaps someone may have heard this issue before. The video makes the engine sound worse than it is to be honest, The particular noise of concern is not continous but a whiring sound that cycles on and off. the...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So I managed to break the plastic shield underneath my car, directly below the driver's seat.:( In searching for this part, what is the proper name to use? Shield, under liner, valance? Any idea what the part #might be? Is it different for a wagon vs sedan? (Mine is a wagon) Any idea where I can...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking for a source for replacement cargo liner panels for the back of my B5.5 wagon but can't find info online regarding sources. Really I'd like to replace all of the carpet as the PO had a dog that must have died in the car and sat for months. There is also hay stuck throughout the cargo...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey everyone, where is the best place to get parts for a 2009 CC 3.6? I am familiar with rockauto.com but they don't carry everything I need. Needing drivers side taillight , bumper reflector and the chrome piece on the rear bumper. My son backed into someone the other day and trying to source...
  19. B5 Garage
    So I have a clunk in my front end. I've searched, and all threads point to control arms, tie rods, etc. The problem is, the clunk happens on the suspension rebound? To explain this better, say there is a sharp dip in the road, much like the end of a driveway with that beveled concrete curb...
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