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  1. B5 Garage
    2003 Passat 1.8T (AWM) 5spd. Manual 177,000 miles. I just bought the car, so I have no prior knowledge of its mechanical history. It starts up and will run "very rough and will only barely idle" if I hold accelerator down a bit but slowly dies when accelerator is released. It will rev up and...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Trying to test everything in my 03 Passat.. The lights under the door, only the passenger side and rear left are working.. I replaced new bulbs in the two doors that aren't working and still with a new bulb it does not work.. Any help with this?
  3. B5 Information-Base
    Tech Tuesday! Check out our new how to instructions for timing belt replacement on 2.8L 30V engines: Wondering how to replace the timing belt on a Audi A4, A6, VW Passat 2.8L 30 valve engines? Blauparts is here to help! Step-by-step timing belt installation instructions and tips, developed by...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so stock 1.8t is the Ko3? Next stage up...Ko4 , can i just swap the turbo's out and get a bigger innercooler , can the ecu regulate itself for the new turbo , or do i have to do a chip upgrade along with the intercooler etc? Or am i lost completely ? ;p
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So here is one of the two (front) step light housings. Look at how the metal has melted and broken its electrical connection. B o t h Fronts! Will be changing to LED for lower temps and hope that a sodder may fix the connection. Don't wanna buy new/used ones if can avoid it. So, all...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Found the leak next to the coolant valve, but not sure what the part is called and what should be replaced. Made some videos, can you guys help with what the next step should be? A few other questions: 1) Why is the coolant liquid yellow? I thought it should be pink? GF had her coolant flushed...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, Blasphemy I know, I picked up a used Passat for my oldest son a few months ago, and I have really enjoyed driving it. It handles great, is zippy and safe too. He will be off to college in a few months and will probably take the car with him. I have driven it way more than him. Kids...
  8. B5 Garage
    a few weeks ago I saw a post reguarding just very thing. Now I can t find it, anyone know what I m talking about thanks for any help in advance
  9. B5 Garage
    Because I am having trouble sourcing a set of Audi to Porsche Brembo caliper brake lines, and since i technically sold my OE ATE fronts to noooooobie a couple of weeks ago with a pledge to rebuild and refinish them, and because I can't drive without my fronts until I am able to source the needed...
  10. Parts For Sale
    PRICE DROP! Miro STP3, black/silver Fronts 19x8.5 ET48, with Conti DWS in 215/35/19 Rear 19x9.5 ET40, with Dunplop direzza DZ101 in 225/35/19 Come with VW and Miro center caps, 57.1mm center rings and bolts and spacers if needed. These wheel are very clean with only a few minor marks and...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm fairly new here but I figured I would put in what I can. Recently I needed to remove the CCM on my 2003 Passat GLX V6 sedan and couldn't find much on how to do it. It is a fairly straight forward job but was a little daunting when all I could find was to look under the carpet...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know where I can find a step by step guide to changing the front pads?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 04 passat 4 mot and I want some more pep to my step. I dont really know what I should do if you can give me some ideas it would be great I am still learning about vw.
  14. Anything Auto
    The title says it all. What Turbo is a good step up from a K03
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi i have a 2002 passat v6 wagon and i noticed when i step on the gas going forward there is a loud thud.This only happens when you step quickly on the gas.This does not happen in reverse.Any help would be great thanks.
  16. New Member Introductions
    after this post, being my 2nd in this new member section, can i post threads in any forum? thanks.
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    when i step on the pedal and then quickly let off it makes like a metal ( sort of sounds like a heat shield but not sure ) spinning noise, i am thinking something is wrong with the turbo but it still boosts good and still can hear the whistle when you accelerate hard. i also still got lots of...
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