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  1. Car wont start please help!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So last week my battery died and I needed to jump it. Since then the car has started fine and has been fine. Tonight I tried to start my car and nothing happened. I could hear the click but the engine wasnt trying to turn. However it seemed like the car was getting battery. I had someone come...
  2. 2000 1.8T no start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my sons car will not start, just turns over. Here's the list of what i have done.. Battery is good checked fuses fuel pump is running getting fuel to the engine pulled connector from plug boot and with key to on i have only 1.6 volts tried a new crankshaft position sensor. still no start or...
  3. Passat B5 2000 crank no start

    B5 Garage
    Hello everyone, My Passat (2.3L V5 automatic 2000) is acting up again and does not want to start. It cranks fine but will not start. Few weeks ago scanning the engine I got the following: But the car would start fine just sometimes had issues and would runn like a dog for a bit and then go...
  4. Too many Codes, where to start?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 2009 Passat that has been giving me problems for a while now. Problem is that car will run Ok for a mile or two, then the engine will hesitate, once in the freeway the car will run ok above 2000 RPM, but between 1600-1800 RPM the car will shake really bad, once it does this I'll step...
  5. Won't start after timing belt done

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, so i originally had a crankshaft seal gone bad which I had to replace which lead to having to re-time the engine. I got it all done today, in TDC the cams line up with the timing bar so all looks good. I didnt put back the rad, airbox components, bumper, etc because I wanted to run the motor...
  6. '03 Passat GLX 4Motion 2.8l that won't start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well guys I'm at my wits end with this no fuel problem. I checked fuse 28 good, Read some where here if you get a blink on your test light at 28 when cranking that means everything upstream good. I had no sign of it trying to run at the pump so I replaced it still no fuel. I 'm trying to get at...
  7. 2000 Passat Key Fob Not Working Car won't Start How to Reset ANti Theft Security?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My Key Fob no longer Locks/Unlocks the Car. The Windows DO go up and Down when Key is inserted into cylinder. Ignition will turn and get lights but Will NOT Start....... Fuse 14 is Good.....! What is the procedure to Reset the Anti Theft System....?
  8. 2003 1.8 sat for over a year, wont start, not the battery.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 1.8 american automatic that sat for over a year outside that wont start. The interior lights and headlights work and I tested the battery and its fully charged.It wont turn over and is just silent, no clicking or anything. What should I look at next, please help, thanks.
  9. Help needed with TDI wagon no start issue.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. I recently picked up a 05 Passat wagon tdi. I got it not running. The previous owner said it started running rough and then one day just took forever to start. I got it home replaced the fuel filter. Then tested the in tank pump which it shoots a nice stream of fuel out of the...
  10. Crank, no start No voltage at fuse#28 with key on

    B5 Garage
    03 passat 2.8 v6 4motion died after the polar vortex hit Chicago. I went outside to start it one day it was like-30. The battery sounded dead so I tried hooking up a battery charger but I gave up and installed a new battery. No luck, cranks forever but no sign of life. I replaced the engine...
  11. 2003 B5.5 2.8 EPC light crank no start new member

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, my passat has been great until this polar vortex hit Chicago at the end of January. I don't know what happened, I went to start it and she wouldn't fire. I thought the battery might be low so I replaced it. No luck. Ended up replacing ESS, spark plugs and coil pack. Still nothing...
  12. 2000 V6 Tiptonic FWD, P0605 & p1850, No start condition

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Not sure if this should be in garage or general section but here goes. Picked up a 2000 GLX v6 FWD at an auction 67k miles, Clean, Timing belt says it was replaced just 1500 miles back based on sticker in engine compartment. Found some of the last service records with old owner contact...
  13. Mystery Start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Background the thread below called No Fuel is mine also. As stated in that post trying to figure out why no fuel. So I did some of the things other members suggested. Today I got my wife to come out and turn the key while I checked for power at the fuel pump. First I had her turn the key to run...
  14. help: first loss of power, then engine shutoff, then crank no start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 B5.5 passat GLS ATQ engine I've been through one broken timing belt and don't want to go through another, but here goes This afternoon I was driving sedately (about 20mph) in a 25mph zone when I felt the engine lose momentum (power), accelerator changes reflected in engine rpm, I noticed...
  15. Odd crank no start.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Last week we had the frigid cold here in wi. The wind chill hit as low as -54 where i live. Anyway the battery was too weak to start so tried jumping it and wouldnt start. Now that its warmer ive fully charged the battery and It cranks and cranks but no start. Once in a while it will sputter...
  16. 2003 2.8 passat won't start

    New Member Introductions
    I don't know where to start. Water pump started leaking, then got noisy parked.car in front of garage. Went to move the car in now won't start. Pushed the car in the garage got it ready to replace the water pump. Put the car in the service position Ordered a timing belt replace kit. Came with...
  17. won't start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    trying to start my car and my car won't crank and doesn't have fuel pressure. i have power to starter, power to relay and to the fuse to fuel pump, no power at the pump. i have a stock pump feeding 255. any idea why
  18. Recent cold start issue with motor turning over then abruptly stopping(? mid crank!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all! 04 V6 GLX auto with ~190k miles. I apologize for the long post but want to give as much info as I can. It has started getting cold here in Ral, NC. and I have noticed a strange occurrence (happened 3 or 4 times in the past 2 or 3 weeks) with the motor when trying to start the car...
  19. Torque converter making noise starting rough now won't start at all

    New Member Introductions
    2003 Volkswagen W8 4.0 torque converter making noise and giving camshaft position sensor code I just bought it a month ago and now it won't start at all
  20. Car won't start after replacing a crack in the fuel line.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I fixed a crack in my fuel line and now my car won't start 1.8t standard transmission Engine clicks but nothing happens. When I was fixing the nick in the line gas dripped out of the line possible that air got into the line. what can I do to diagnose/fix? that was the before picture from the...
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