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  1. Feeler - (WA State) 2000 B5 Wagon, V6 w/5spd, Leather, NON RUNNING

    Vehicles For Sale
    Hey all, I'm finally getting around to getting this lump of steel and money out of my driveway and into someone's hands that will put it to use. It's a 2000 B5 Wagon, in White, V6 w/5spd manual. The engine is functional but barely. Known issues prior to parking it 2+ years ago 1. CCT worn. Bad...
  2. Greetings from the sunshine state!

    New Member Introductions
    The weather over here is hot. Yes.
  3. Check engine light ON. State Inspection up! HELP

    New Member Introductions
    My check engine light (CEL) was ON in my passat car. I brought it to service station, they run the scan and said it needs coolant sensor (CTS) replacement. P2181 code. As my inspection is due in 2 weeks I asked them to change the coolant sensor. They changed CTS and reset the code and CEL was...
  4. Hello from Washington state!

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    Hi guys, my name is Andre and I am the happy owner of a 2012 VW passat S 2.5L 5CYL!!! joined the club to share knowledge and avdices amoung each other! thank you for letting me part of the forum
  5. Hello from Delaware (its a state!)

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    Last week I bought a 2004 GLX V6 4motion wagon... so far its been good, but its only been 1 tank of gas. I always wanted a wagon - just hope I made a decent choice.
  6. Proper functioning of dashboard lights wrt ignition switch state

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1998 Passat 1.8t Sedan B5 I have an embarrassing question - what is the proper functioning of dashboard lighting with respect to position of ignition switch and headlight switch? This is what I currently see: If I start my car, the only lights that remain on (with the headlight switch to off...
  7. new passat owner, from tge great state of iowa.

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    My name is cody and im a new passat owner from the great state of iowa.
  8. New Guy. B5.5. WA State

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    Hey guys, new to the forums, although I have been lurking for while. I live in WA state so if anyone from around here knows of any meets/events this summer I'd be happy to show up (although my car isn't worthy YET). I'd post my car and my plans for it but I think the garage would be a more...
  9. out of state TDI registration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm looking to buy a 05 TDI from TEXAS but i'm not sure if it I will be able to register the car in CALIFORNIA. CA has strict smog regulations The sticker on the car does not say 50 state/california certified Actual sticker on 05 TDI i've been to the ca dmvw website Buying a Vehicle...
  10. A sad state of affairs

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi Im new to the site and looking forward to to some great information exchanges! My story- I bought a 96 Passat tdi a few years ago as a dedicated long distance commuter. I drive from Minnesota to Florida and back sometimes twice a year. I beat the crap out of this car and she took it well...
  11. State of the art starter kills!

    USA - East
    Hello passat world members. Like the title says i recently graduated to become an MECP mobile electronics certified professional. I can do car alarms remote starts . Radio installations... Custom installations.. Fiberglas.. Custom subwoofer boxes.. Heres a link to a video that i made to give you...
  12. 1999 Passat 1.8T owner from Washington State

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    This is my first noob post. I have a 1999 1.8T sedan with possible CPU/ECU/whatever problems. I'll be replying to similar posts in the Garage area soon... FWIW, on occasion, the car cranks but won't start for a while. The most recent time this happened, it took a very long time before it...
  13. State police / HID's

    USA - East
    Just an FYI, I saw a silver state vehicle today on rte 1 in Waterford all decked out with tint and about 6 different antennae on the trunk. It was also sporting some HID's. It wasn't quite dark yet, but foggy so I could see the car well as I passed, but he still needed headlights. I think they...
  14. Georgia, the state, not the country

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    Interesting site for those of us with aging Passats.
  15. Bay state newbie

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    Not new to builds and forums but did just pick up my first B4, now I'm ready to make it a commuting machine! Muwhahaha anyway, just wanted to drop in and say what a great forum this is! :thumbup:
  16. From The "Live Free or Die" State..

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    Hello to everyone from New Hampshire, U.S.A. About me, I'm just a average blue collar worker on a tight budget trying to save cash on my car repairs. My car, 2004 Passat 1.8t with 67,000 miles. Thanks to this site I was able to save thousands on a turbo replacement. I found all the info here...
  17. Can anyone recommend me a good place to get tint in washington state?

    USA - West
    Hey guys i know of one spot that does really good tinting but the guy charges $400 i dont know if thats normal or not. Can anyone recommend me a good place?
  18. Smog Test readings and engine state

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had my biannual California smog test done over the weekend and since many of us on this forum are so detail-oriented, I thought I'd plot the various measured gases. For California, they measure the gases at 15 MPH and 25 MPH. The two items that concern me are the large increases in nitrous...
  19. Yay! It's state inspection time again!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    All I need to pass this year is new rearview mirrors, new brake rotors, new CV joints, and a new brake light bulb. :banghead: The rearview mirrors are legit, I knew those were going to hell a while ago. The brake light bulb is also legit, I checked every other bulb on the car except those...
  20. NY State Sidelights/Headlights Laws

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I bought these and I was wondering if there are any laws regarding these in NY. Just to make sure I don't get pull over for having them on. installed - > pic 5 in ascending order - >...