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  1. Need location: Connector Station A-Pillar Left

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where is the Connector Station A-Pillar Left? Hi, I am trying to fix a pesky “check brake pad” error light problem and it appears that all the wiring near the front brakes is working and even if I short the brake pad sensors, the error light still comes on. My Bentley manual shows a connection...
  2. 2000 Passat V6 station wagon owner - new to Passat World.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to Passat World. I have a 2000 V6 Passat Station wagon (Black on Black) with 225,000 mile that I love. I have a few issues and any insights would be helpful. 1. The rear passenger side floor is soaking wet. I think a drain might be clogged, but not sure how to clear it...
  3. My new Passat TDI Station Wagon

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, everyone, My first post right here. My Passat Station Wagon usage is on and off, therefore, after more than one year, only a fraction of 10K kilometres was hit. Does anybody know how to maintain a low mileage car to keep it in good condition ?
  4. Just got an old, but new-to-me, VW Passat 1998 station wagon - my new material baby

    New Member Introductions
    I love it already. Stick shift. Love the way this car feels on the road. Just overall happy. The space in the back, front and trunk. Really, just seeing it in front of my house, gives me a little happy pang every time. But ... I need some parts: hub caps for one. For two: dip stick for...
  5. 2003 GLX 4dr AWD 4Motion Station Wagon Transmission problem

    B5 Garage
    Hi, The auto transmission switches to tiptronic by itself even though it is a the D mode.. it is kind of dangerous; especially on the highway, so when going on D it may switch to 1 or 5 etc..then I work on it by pushing back it switches to D but it is not reliable as it may switch back to...
  6. 2003 GLX 4dr AWD 4Motion Station Wagon Transmission problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, The auto transmission switches to tiptronic by itself even though it is a the D mode.. it is kind of dangerous; especially on the highway, so when going on D it may switch to 1 or 5 etc..then I work on it by pushing back it switches to D but it is not reliable as it may switch back to...
  7. 2003 GLX 4dr AWD 4Motion Station Wagon Transmission problem

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, The auto transmission switches to tiptronic by itself even though it is a the D mode.. it is kind of dangerous; especially on the highway, so when going on D it may switch to 1 or 5 etc..then I work on it by pushing back it switches to D but it is not reliable as it may switch back to...
  8. walked away from my 2002 passat 2.8l 4 mo station wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hated to do it, but i had a string of bad luck with it lately. latest trouble started when my grandson left the back passenger door open a crack during an all night downpour, toasted the tcm. dealer quoted $600 to try and repair with no guarantees or 1800 to replace. walked over to the sales...
  9. From a 1978 Dasher station wagon to a 2003 GLX 4 motion station wagon

    New Member Introductions
    You simply have no idea what a culture shock this transition has been. From a re-engined Dasher wagon (1.9L Fox) with tubular header, large intake flapper, long leg 4 speed, 2 inch exhaust system, 2500 pounds wet with Bllstiens and Pirellis BMW hunter, to a sedate silver automatic 4motion...
  10. Gas pump (refuel station) auto shutoff issue

    B5 Garage
    Hi Guys, I have an issue where sometimes the gas pump auto shutoffs before the gas tank is full. I am referring to how the gas pump at Exxon/Shell/etc will shutoff and stop pumping when the tank gets full. I assume it has something to do with pressure build-up of some sort. There is no fuel...
  11. What if Service Station Wont Give Timing Belt Estimate? Ardsley Motors, Ardsley, NY

    Dealerships and Service
    Hi. I'm still trying to figure out when/where I can get my timing belt replaced. I called Sergei at Edge Motors -- $700 but inconvenient. There's a place called Ardsley Motors, which is very convenient. However, he wont give an estimate on replacing the Timing Belt without inspecting the...
  12. 2005 Passat V6 GLX Station Wagon for $7900

    Vehicles For Sale
    Selling a 2005 Volkswagen Passat V6 GLX station wagon. The car has 109,000 miles (highway miles) but it's in an excellent condition. Well kept in the garage. The car has a roof spoiler and rare chrome roof rails which I purchased directly from Germany.
  13. Japanese Multimedia Station Help

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi everyone, I just bought a 05 B5.5 Passat and loving it. Unfortunately the car was a Jap import so it came with a Japanese multimedia station with EVERYTHING in Japanese... so I need some help figuring out the best way to enjoy my music while driving long distance. As it doesn't have any...
  14. replacing tail light 2003 station wagon to led

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found these great looking led tail lights in Germany and want to replace them myself. Does anybody know how difficult this is for a not so handy person? http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?VISuperSize&item=170354399310 http://cgi.ebay.de/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?VISuperSize&item=170354399310...
  15. Dutch B5 Highline TDI station

    Europe
    Hi there, my name is Thijs, I'm from the Netherlands and I drive a 2002 reg B5 (or 3BG as we call it over here) Passat TDI Highline. I'm a frequent visitor of the Dutch Passat Forum, I hope that I can get some new tips and ideas from this forum
  16. Change rear lock cylinder station wagon

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I have to replace the lock cylinder, since it's clogged, so I can not use the key anymore. I have removed to cylinder togeter with the locking mechanism behind the panel. My problem is that I do not understand how to detach the lock cylinder itself from the rest of the locking mechanism...
  17. FS: 2004 Passat Station Wagon. 1.8t, Black/Black Leather - $8500 - SoCal

    Classified Archive
    2004 Passat Station Wagon 1.8t Automatic w/ Tip 88,xxx Miles Runs great Mobile 1 always. Black w/ Black Leather. Weitec Coilovers KBB is $9200 Asking $8500 Located in San Diego. email: [email protected] Stock 15" wheels on it now and badgeless chrome grill, plus other OEM mods...
  18. BART Station W-8 Sighting

    New Member Introductions
    Who's w-8 was it? I left a note on the windshield at the BART station? and parked two cars away. I hope you made it here. There's a w-8 wagon that I left a note on also. WOW three w-8's at the same spot. I've soptted about 6 w-8 in the area since moving there's a black one with the passat...
  19. Ferrari Powered 1960s Station Wagon!?

    Anything Auto
    Im reposting this from another forum, didnt see the discussion here so enjoy! Most unique vehicle Ive ever seen that I would actually want to own. This car, known as the Ferrari Rambler or Ferrambo is a hybrid of a modern Ferrari V8 (beautiful example from a F360) and a 1960 Rambler wagon...
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