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  1. passat loops but wont stay running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok here is whats going on. my first Passat 2001 2.8 v6. bought it knowing it had overheating problem. in excellent condition, ran great, what a great deal I thought. well I drove it 1 day, that was before xmas. this is not my first time working on a car. I removed everything needed to replace...
  2. Clock and mileage stay on draining battery

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    2004 passat wagon, battery being drained, I noticed clock and mileage staying on after car is turned off.. What to do? Thanks Rick
  3. Right indicater light wont stay on

    New Member Introductions
    I got a euroswitch and my right indicater light wont turn on when i have the headlights on, the blinker and hazards work. There are 3 wires that head into the light: ground, the blinker power, and the one that gives constant power when the headlights are on, ive tested it and the wire that...
  4. 05 Passat wont stay running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, just got a call from my bf on his way to work, he said his car (05 passat GLS 1.8t auto) started stumbling on acceleration when he tried to merge onto the highway. he pulled it off and parked it, now it will start but not stay running. CEL is on. He's having it towed to our place and...
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  6. changed pcv, now car doesn't stay on!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    i have a 09 passat 2.0t auto 85xxx miles. i replaced the pcv valve and the two hoses. did not see any issues. when i turned the car on, it started to idle at 1200rpms then it started to idle real rough then eventually turn off on its own. i turned it back on and held the rpms but as soon as i...
  7. Wont Stay On

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    refer to my garage post
  8. Signal Lights Stay On

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all. I have a 2001.5 V6 Passat. The signal light on the left stayed on after using the remote to lock the car in warm weather during the summer. I used to be able to resolve the problem by pressing the remote a few more times. However, today, both left and right signal lights stayed on and...
  9. ABS and BRAKE lights stay on after turning off key switch

    New Member Introductions
    2002 Passat Wagon GLS 1.8T, 85K miles Owned and driven for about 10 years. The car performs normally when running and driving. But... When I turn off the key switch, the ABS and BRAKE lights on dashboard turn on, the engine remains running for a couple of seconds before shutting off, and...
  10. Just couldn't stay away

    The Showroom
    I ended up selling my passat a few years ago to try and "expand my horizons" which included a ford escape (big mistake) and an is300. I won't even discuss the escape but the is was alright just didn't have the feel I was looking for. In the end of all this I picked up an 03 a4 avant.
  11. Dash cluster lights stay on W/ car off.

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    First off I'm sorry if this has been covered before, I tried the search and didn't come up with any results to my particular problem. My wifes 06' passat has all the dash lights as well as the dome light stay on after car is shut off and key removed. This in turn drains the battery down to zero...
  12. Coolant Help - Switch to G12 or Stay with Universall Store Brand (A few years now)?

    B5 Garage
    Greetings everyone! I really need your advice!! I have a 1.8t AWM engine and it has been several years now that we have been using 50/50 store brand coolant (Green in color). I replaced my coolant flange a few days ago (Also need to do a heater core flush. No heat!) and after reading about...
  13. Should it stay or should it go?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This is my first real post but I have been reading on this site ever since I bought my car so I have researched most of this and it's been very helpful. Bought my 2004 GLX AT two and a half years ago with 77k on it. Gave it the name Captain Von Trapp. Since then: replaced transmission valve...
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  16. Car just died on freeway, wont stay running

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 1.8T 160,000. Timing belt done at 130. Going 60 on freeway and it just stalled out. Pulled over, checked the vitals under hood. Waited 5 minutes and tried to start. It starts up, but dies after a second or so. Im going to let it cool completely then try again. Check engine light is...
  17. My car likes to stay on without the key...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So this is something weird that been happening for quite some time now. A few years ago I lost my only key and payed someone an arm and a leg to make a new one. Since then from time to time my car would stay on when I turn off the ignition and I would have to play with the brakes for it to turn...
  18. Lights stay on when locked ?????? WTF

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone had this problem? when I lock my doors on my 2001.5 Passat with remote the horn sounds once and the tail lights and side marker lights flash once then go off. This is what us supposed to happen. Now when I lock the car with the remote the drivers tail light and side light remain on...
  19. Coolant sensor won't stay in. Coolant gushing out

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I put the new sensor in with o ring and clip. I have many questions before I attempt to work in this damn thing again. 1) the clip: is it suppose to click once or twice? In other words am I suppose to clip it to the 1st click or should I push it in more for the 2nd hump? 2) does the angle of...
  20. '03 30v 2.8L died while running...changed fuel filter...wont stay running

    B5 Garage
    What's up, neighbors. About 3 weeks ago, I'm on the way to work and my car quits. Pressed the accelerator and got nothing, but the car was still running. Put it in neutral and hit the pedal and she revved momentarily, then died. I coasted to the shoulder and hit the starter, whereupon it...
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