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  1. Where are the ground straps?

    B5 Garage
    Where are the ground straps on a 2001.5 with a V6?
  2. How to lube the door check straps for maintenance???

    B5 Garage
    Greetings, As part of the maintenance of my 1.8T passat year 2003, I am supposted to lube the door check straps. How is this done? Is this necessary, for instance in Arizona where things do not rust. Is there any particular oil grade used to lube? Thanks for any insights.
  3. Some days it don't pay to chew through the straps ...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Based on the way the car behaved, it's most likely the transmission pan that was punctured. It happened on the way to work today. I met the Project Manager for the job, and it looks like they will make good on all expenses. He even checked with me later in the day to see if I had gotten an...