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  1. B5 Garage
    Hi. My engine will sometimes stall when accelerating hard. This only seems to happen on cold engine. Also only happens once, never twice in a row. It can be weeks inbetween each time. Sometimes just hours. I notice lack of power before it is about to happen. No check engine lights or codes...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello. I have owned an '08 Passat wagon, a '09 Passat sedan and recently leased a 2016 V6 Passat SEL. The 2016 V6 SEL is giving me some real problems and I can't tell if there is a problem with the car or if I am just not accustomed to having a computer nanny shut down my acceleration when it...
  3. B5 Garage
    Need help with engine shuttering and occasional stall at stop. Got codes. Researched So without getting too crazy my car has realized that I have been thinking about getting a new car and has had a different problem each week from window regulators to door locks , muffler repairs and now this...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My 2010 Passat keeps stalling while driving. The car restarts but it is hair raising wheit stall during high speed drive on the beltway. Took the car to the dealer who dignosed the problem thru VAG, related to the Steering rack electronic control module. I had the module replaced and...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1.8t 02, 230k mi. Just started this infrequent issue. Usually happens while waiting at a stop light just as pulling away. Very short but significant stumble, quick recovery. Stumbled once while cruising on freeway. This morning a random stall waiting at a light. No warning, just quit but...
  6. B5 Garage
    Hey guys. I recently purchased a 1998 Passat with the 1.8L turbo engine. Automatic Trans and its having some issues. It's very hard starting and will stall out at low RPMs and under load, also the tranny seems like it wont catch right away or that's it's not giving enough power off to push the...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All I have a problem with my 2002 1.8 Passat that started while waiting at a traffic light. The engine just stopped. It would start again immediately, but with no power, and would only respond to some coaxing from the accelerator (kinda like old carbuerated cars where you tapped the...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok guys first post on here and I tried searching for a similar issue but no luck. I just finished up the timing belt and water pump on my 03 B5.5 2.8 and after a while I started noticing whenever I put it in drive the motor tries to jump out of the engine bay and even while driving sometimes the...
  9. B5 Garage
    Hi All I am trying to sort the bugs out before I tune my care. I have recently done oil pickup, PCV valve, crankcase vent elbow and check valve tee as well as DV and replaced a few vac lines. I'm now getting an intermittent rough idle which sometimes will cause a stall if I don't give it some...
  10. B5 Garage
    Yesterday I had my first problem with car at hwy speed engine stalled for one second, it was like turning the engine off and back on, could this be early symptoms of fuel pump...173,500 miles ran fine after that....
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '98 1.8t aeb 139k I've been thru this forum and it appears my solution could be anything from low brake pads, to low atf, to clogged pcv lines, to maf... and I don't expect to find the silver bullet by posting this but hoping I can be lead in one direction more so than another and save me from...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, as I was starting up my car this weekend, the idle was very rough and the car died with the battery indicator lit. Car starts perfectly after a few restarts, but stalled again after driving for 2 mins, another restart and it's all smooth then on. Since then, I've replaced a new...
  13. Mobile Electronics
    I'm running a alpine head unit powering a set of jl audio components, and a Kenwood 1800w max 900rms amp to a single power acoustic mofo 12" 2500w max 1800rms subwoofer with a 2f cap. Headlights look like strobes, When ever the bass hits and I'm at idle I feel like the cars going to stall and...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I've searched the forums for this issue but haven't noticed any problems with the B7's. Am I the only one having wiper failure? I walked out yesterday to 15 degree temps and no wipers. After a couple of hours of making calls, checking fuses, and scratching bald patches in my head they started...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, Ive uploaded a 2 min video and i've kinda explained whats been happening with the passat: - Idling very rough - wont accelerate from stop, just jumps and eventually will stall or drive normal for a while. - strong burning smell Codes P1338 P1555 P0103 P1127 from VCDS light It...
  16. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2000 Passat with 1.8L Turbo (ATW). I bought it cheap with a broken timing belt. I had the head rebuilt and fixed up a lot of other small issues while the thing was torn down. It was running for about 500 miles when it suddenly started to run very rough (missing?) and then stalled...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat B5.5 2002 AZM Engine 2.0 Automatic - Car unable to start :( Dear friends, Today morning at temp 35degrees, when i tried to start my car :( it refused and only i can hear is cranking sound. and during starting all the door gets locked and opened automatically. I even...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 30v V6 FWD. My wife was driving home one day and stopped at a light. It stalled and will not restart. I have replaced the Coolant Temperature Sensor. It was a major frustration. I can hear the fuel pump working and I can smell unburned fuel after cranking. When I turn the...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a '98 Passat with 191,000 miles on it. When I go to brake and take my foot off the gas my car stalls, but starts right back up. A mechanic, who just put in a new tranny for me, said that I should take it to a dealer, but for now drive with two feet and keep your right foot slightly on the...
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