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  1. 2004.5 AWM 177k miles - intermittent vibration regardless of speed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. Long time reader, first time poster. Background: I have a 2004 VW Passat B 5.5 AWM 4cyl with 177k miles. Car runs very well, very smooth idle, slight power loss going uphill, typically in the winter. I recently had brake pads + rotors replaced (fall of 2018) and more recently had a set of 4...
  2. 99.5 1.8T Manual 5 speed in My 2005 2.0 tdi?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok Folks.... I have read and read and scrolled and scrolled. Questions i have that hopefully will get a numbered response. I understand that the information i require is already on the forum somewhere....If you don't know... or are argumentative... or want me to spend hours researching the...
  3. 2004 Passat 4-Motion, 5 speed Manual Transmission

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    Rare Passat 4-Motion sedan with manual 5 speed transmission. Mileage 160,400 New brakes New turbo Coolant flange replaced New Koni yellow struts & H&R springs W8-rear sway bar. New headlights Interior is in good condition no tears in the leather. No accidents. Car runs great handles very well...
  4. Engine Speed Sensor does not want to come out. Passat B5 1.8T 2003

    B5 Garage
    Removed the Tork head bolt and I can rotate a few degrees each direction but refuses to come out even a little and I cannot really see anything. I understand there is a ring-rubber seal which is probably the culprit. But any ideas how to make something to exert more power that my hands have...
  5. Left rear wheel speed sensor problem

    B5 Garage
    My problem is, I replaced my wheel hub due to bearing failure. I destroyed the original sensor when removing. I installed a new hub with a new sensor. I have an abs fault now with the wheel speed sensor. I thought that I may have bought the wrong sensor so I replaced it with another new sensor...
  6. 2004 5 Speed Manual Questions, But There's a Catch!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I want to start by giving as much information as possible to eliminate the extra questions but will continue to answer any future questions to the best of my knowledge. The car is a 2004 tdi. Two years ago the tiptronic broke (shocker) after ~150k miles. Last spring I got in touch with Frans...
  7. Score a Deal on Lego Speed Champions Car Kits

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    Walmart rolled back prices on about a half dozen small race car kits including the Porsche RSR, Porsche 919 Hybrid, Ferrari 488 GT3, Fiesta M-Sport WRC, and many others! Read more about the sale here: https://www.autoguide.com/products/walmart-lego-sale-includes-favorite-race-cars...
  8. 2014 Passat SE tdi 6 speed manual

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    Very nice car! Opera red, black interior. Manual cars are pretty rare., Always dealer serviced. Bone stock. New tires and alignment about 6000 miles ago. Manual cars have no "fix" so it performs the way it was originally intended. The Passats have longer gearing than the Jettas and Golfs so it...
  9. Hard To Shift 2.8 w/ 5 Speed Manual & Front Wheel Drive

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, So the car in question has just over 200,000 miles. Amazingly the car still has the original clutch. There is no slipping; there is chatter sometimes when engaging the clutch, but the clutch looks to be working well enough. About 3 months ago it started to be really hard to shift...
  10. Need basic info re: 5 or 6 speed & clutch for B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi folks, I have been a member from way back when I had a 1999 A6 Quattro 2.8. The background here is that I will (very likely) be buying a B5.5 Passat Variant TDi (AVF or AWX) in Slovakia - soon, maybe next week. I was going to go with a Rover 75 CDTi Tourer (BMW M47R engine), but they are...
  11. oil change 6 speed DSG

    B6 Garage
    Hello. Does anyone have a good explanation for change oil on DSG in a Passat 2007 2,0tdi. the gearbox code is HXS Seems to be allot of videos and how to out there, but would be nice to know what better way to do it :) Now it past 50000km and 2,5 year sins last change, so better do it now i...
  12. Tiptronic 5 speed problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005 tdi passat with tiptronic. First there was a fault code 18158 suply voltage too low. Well. Iv cleaned the tcm and ccu from moist. Now there are no inverted gear symbols like before on the dash but the manual side from the gearbox doesnt work. Its shows PRND432 and 54321 like it...
  13. 03 v6 5 speed wagon part out greenville sc

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    Hey guys. Got one im parting out. Seats are shot so no pics of those. Tensioner plastic was worn off and engine was making terribly bad noise. Was parked and never repaired. Has sat maybe a year or more. Hood bumper and drivers fender are all too damaged to do anything with Just let me know...
  14. FS: 2000 VW Passat Wagon, 2.8L, 5 Speed, FWD 145k Miles NON RUNNING

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    You can see my local ad here: https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/d/2000-vw-passat-glx-v6/6551038369.html Selling a 2000 V6 Passat GLX as a parts car. Asking 750 obo. Will need to be towed away. Clean title in hand. Scrap quotes in hand, don't want to spend a ton of time or effort on selling...
  15. St. Louis 2012 passat with a 5 speed

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    Belive it or not my wife always drove a manual. They are so hard to find. Found 1 Ford fusion it was ok. Found a Mazda6, it drove real nice but I hated the dash board. A VW never entered my mind till I read Motor Trend and how it got Car of the year. I saw 1 advetized with a 5 speed manual. We...
  16. 1.8 T 5 speed clutch issues 210k miled

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife broke down today saying she could'nt shift gears. When I got to her location I found, 1. Smell of burnt clutch 2. Clutch pedal was firm as normal. 3. Fluid full in Brake/Clutch res. The clutch was able to engage with engine off so I started it in first and drove it home by matching...
  17. WTB 5 speed b5.5

    WTB/WTT Section
    As the thread states.. In upstate SC. Want to buy about and 02 up passat. Really just want it for its 5 speed guts so i do want a good transmission. Prefer a v6 wagon. Bad motor, wrecked kids let crayons melt on the front seats? Well...i wouldn't mind a clean wagon. I'm also still buying...
  18. Clutch options for less than 600 for 04/05 diesel 5 speed swap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm doing a 5 speed swap in my BHW looking at clutch options for my car The whitebread set up is top notch no doubt! Probably the best choice this side of the pond but I don't want to invest too much into my work commuter car the 1.8t gasser flywheels work and are in the 20 some odd pound...
  19. 2003 1.8t 5 speed FWD wagon Parts Car(front damage but many new goodies)

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    Checking to see if someone wants to buy it whole after I hit a deer, I might part it out on ebay, but I'll cut a deal for a PW member Unibody appears to be straight, but probably not worth fixing (mileage ~120,00 i'll double check that) Has: Techtonics Tuning 2.5 inch Stainless exhaust + twin 3...
  20. 2007 B6 2.0t, 6 speed, 138k $5,500 obo

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    Hey all, it is time for me to move on from the Passat. It has served me well for 6 years and many miles. I purchased the car with 60-someodd thousand miles and just recently turned over 138k, it is my daily driver, so that number will go up. It is the 2.0 turbo with a manual transmission. It's...
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