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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm wondering if anyone has a diagram of the spark plug wires placement on the coil V-6 2.8l 2003 4 motion. I marked the coil when i remved the wires but while working on it they got rubbed off. I've looked on the net nothing . Thx
  2. B5 Garage
    The '99 1.8T has a misfire (no spark condition) on cylinder 3 - third one back from the timing belt cover. The #3 coil pack is good as the misfire doesn't move when this CP is tested on other cylinders. Guess I'll check the wiring to CP #3 before swapping the Ignition Control Unit. Though...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Folks, As many of yous know, it is common to find oil in the spark plug wells with these cars. The reasons why I am concerned: Enough oil can hydrolock the engine. Small amounts can put the final nail in your older catalytic converter's coffin (not ideal for new cats either). Foul up your...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So, the title says it all. #5 cylinder was hungry and ingested some or all of the spark plug. Needless to say, the engine runs like cr*p. Borescope shows a pretty beat up piston head. No idea what other damage may exist. Any ideas on value as a donor body?
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Howdy, long time lurker, first time poster... 2002 Passat 1.8T, bought at 96K, now has 136K, and still runs strong. Sooooooo, I had some idling issues last week, chugging, and missing, dieing at stoplights. Replaced the PCV Valve from O'reilly. The old one was pretty dirty, but not sure if...
  6. B5 Garage
    I have a 2003 VW Passat 1.8T with 242,000 miles on it and for the last 2 weeks, I have not been able to get it to start. We replaced 2 of the 4 coil packs about 4 months ago, so we don't think all 4 coil packs have gone bad in that time. When the car was running, it was running rough, and the...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Having some issues with my Passat (2000 V5 2.3L) this issue happened few months ago, where one morning the car just would not start. It cracked just fine but had no intention to start, removing a cable and grounding a spark plug showed that no spark was being made. Then two days...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I assume most of you cover your wires for extra longevity, protection? I replaced my OEM crumbling stuff years ago, and that replacement is now crumbling. No idea where i got it. I know this seems like a no-brainer, but I can't seem to find 1/4" spark plug wire split loom that is cheap and...
  9. Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    VW 2.0T Ignition Service Kits Keep your VW 2.0T firing on all cylinders with our Ignition Service Kits! Click HERE for your VW MK5 GTI (2006 - 2009) Ignition Service Kits Click HERE for your VW MK5 Jetta 2.0T (2006 - 2010) Ignition Service Kits Click HERE for your VW MK6 GTI (2010 -...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    VW 2.0T Ignition Service Kits Keep your VW 2.0T firing on all cylinders with our Ignition Service Kits! Click HERE for your VW MK5 GTI (2006 - 2009) Ignition Service Kits Click HERE for your VW MK5 Jetta 2.0T (2006 - 2010) Ignition Service Kits Click HERE for your VW MK6 GTI (2010 -...
  11. B5 Garage
    Hi Everyone, I know this answer is out there, and I tried searching but didn't want to dig through threads to find the answer (I did do my due diligence). What are the recommended NGK plugs for a 2004 Passat 1.8T Wagon. Thank you in advance.
  12. B5 Garage
    Hello all, I've got a 2003 Passat Wagon with the 1.8T. I just reinstalled the head (head gasket job), after the car sat for probably 9 months. I gave it a few tries and got fire, and everything sounded good, but there was a small fuel leak, so I shut it off to fix. Now, a significant amount of...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    08 passat 2.0t fsi Should I get the iridium spark plugs or oem?
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys I have a 2001B5 1.8T (AUG) that has started to misfire pretty good all of the sudden. Had the car for like 7000 miles and it's ran amazing. Happened on my way home from work monday, off and on but I got it home (20+ miles). Did some research and decided to start with changing the...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello Folks, Here is a video I made and wanted to share with you all as I was not able to find anything out there when I needed to change the spark plugs on my 2013 V6 3.6L Passat. Best of luck.
  16. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    My 14 1.8t has 66k on the clock. I purchased spark plugs last year, but couldn't get the coils off. Fast forward to last weekend, I tried removing the coils using the ECS / Schwaben coil puller and pulled the head of the coil off the rubber sleeve. Luckily, the coil plugged back into the top...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Passat World. I am new to the VW world but this is definitely not my first rodeo doing some mechanic work. I have a 2002 Passat V6 2.8L with 119k on it at the moment. I have had it about a year and done all the routine maintenance when its due. Started having some coolant issues and...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1st question My valve cover is leaking oil into the spark plug holes Would that cause any check engine codes to pop up & if so what code(s) & why 2nd question After I replace the valve cover & cam gaskets would any of you Guys recommend NGK V-Power spark plugs or what may be a good...
  19. New Member Introductions
    The socket is stuck went in and out fine the first few try's but the plug wouldn't come out so I pulled out the socket and the extension came loose and left the socket in there now the socket WILL NOT BUDGE tried a cheater bar a little pb plaster everything I could think of but it went from...
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