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  1. won't start. really stumped

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So, now when trying to crank the Crankshaft is spinning but by looking through the top timing belt cover the cam sprocket is not. What are my chances of swapping the belt now and not have valve damage? I remember older cars the valves never really exceeded the bottom of the head and the...
  2. No OBD2 Connection, I'm stumped...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, Just recently I had a CEL pop on a few seconds after a warm start, I went to check the code with my motoza software, and I cant connect. I checked the fuses and theyre fine. I also went to Autozone to see if theirs worked, thinking my cord was faulty, and no luck. I followed the...
  3. Stumped.....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Most of the time can find the answers or what direction to pursue....2001 1.8T ,Auto,Wagon,140k. this one has me stumped. Raised the car, rear wheels on chocked ramps,front on two jacks placed under chassis lift points. Car leveled,front tires on. Replaced fuel filter,old one almost completely...
  4. Stumped by SAISP Relay Circuit Problem (P1433 Code)

    B5 Garage
    I am new to the Forum and hope this is the right place to ask for help with a long-running problem with the SAI System in my 2000 1.8t Passat that started with a failed SAISP. I found it full of water, which I assume came from condensation; also a crack in the air outlet pipe. I replaced the...
  5. 2004 Passat 1.8T Transmission - I'm Stumped

    B5 Garage
    All, First off I want to thank everyone here helping out those of us in need. I have read through many posts and am very impressed with the level of knowledge being shared here. I am working on my niece's 2004 Passat. It is a 1.8t with 240k and she recently bought it from the original...
  6. I am stumped, any Ideas for me?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2000 VW passat with the 1.8T engine. I bought it as a "non-runner" and I'm now in the process of trying to get it to run. The engine cranks strong, has compression and correct timing... - No fuel is reaching the engine - No spark from spark plugs (I've tested them) - No power at...
  7. I am stumped

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2000 VW passat with the 1.8T engine. I bought it as a "non-runner" and I'm now in the process of trying to get it to run. The engine cranks strong, has compression and correct timing... - No fuel is reaching the engine - No spark from spark plugs (I've tested them) - No power at ECU...
  8. Heater coolant smell issue - Stumped!

    B5 Garage
    Hi everyone, Hoping to get some help/guidance here after doing a ton of searching with nothing specific to my situation for my 03 Passat. I have a strong smell of coolant from my vents. Leaking core, right? That's what I thought, but the symptoms just don't add-up. I had the heater core...
  9. 1.8t AWM in limp mode, Replaced EVERYTHING, still not fixed, STUMPED

    B5 Garage
    So here begins my epic tale of woe. Back in June I decided that it was time to buy a new car come the fall, 2008 VW R32. With this planned all repairs on the passat ceased to allow for proper money saving techniques to be employed. Additionally I had just got my motorcycle license and my first...
  10. Multiple codes and stumped

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I've recently started getting chk engine light and pulled these codes. P1114,P0456, P1326. My car Was chipped by APR about 3 years ago. Thought maybe my o2 sensor was going lazy with 125K on odo so replaced precat sensor to no avail. Anyone have similar situation? Your guidance and input...
  11. 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...
  12. Starting Issue and Stumped

    B5 Garage
    Hi, its been a long time! I have a 02 1.8t AWM Passat, no mods. About a month ago I filled up my tank. After a few normal starts, it wouldn't always start the first try. I thought I got a bad tank of gas, so I ran it to empty and refilled with a bottle of treatment. Since then the issue has...
  13. I'm now really stumped eratic idle cold, stalls when hot

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Replaced MAF sensor, still have same issue, Spark plugs? So, i was bleeding the coolant system and got to talking to my neighbor at the fence and the car was running maybe 15 mins, at idle, i pulled the hose off the heater coolant pipe and it still didn't shoot water out as a few threads had...
  14. 2002 w8 radio tilt screen removal? Stumped!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2002 w8 Passat with a dead radio. I have checked the main fuse at the side of the dash, all good. I want to pull out the radio to check the fuse at the rear of the radio. It is the large screen tilt type. It does not come up with any safe codes nor seems to have any power at all. So, I...
  15. Very odd A/C problem - all sources stumped

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All First off: 2002 B5.5 Passat GLX v6 ATQ FWD manual climatronic ~120,000 miles (yes, TB job done @ 100,000k) I am experiencing a problem with my A/C that seems to have everyone including the internet stumped: - A/C not blowing cold - Local indy (Underground VW - ATX) has tested system...
  16. STUMPED!!! Liftgate lock mechanism

    B5 Garage
    How the @#! do I remove the complete lock mechanism from my 99 wagon tailgate? I've got the retaining nuts off for both lock mech and outer handle, and it moves around quite a bit but not off. how do I separate lock cylinder? I am replacing the actuator, which sees voltage but piston is not...
  17. Stumped

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, My 2001 B5 2.8 passat just crossed the 200,000 mile mark and of course it now decides to complain a little. I am getting an emmisions message and after scanning i am getting the following codes: P1176 - Volkswagen Type Powertrain - Manufacturer Controlled DTC - Manufacturer Controlled...
  18. I Am Stumped... Help!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok, my issues at hand are, P0300 P0301 P0302 P0303 P0304 P0171... HISTORY: 2002 Passat GLS 1.8t AWM Tiptronic 135,xxx miles. Car sat for 2 years via previous owner, engine got the sludge build up low o/p warning. He parked it and quit driving. I bought it, cheap, rebuilt the engine. NEW...
  19. boost issues have me stumped.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    watch the vid and tell me what you think. ive replaced everything i can think of except the turbo....i was hoping it didnt have to come down to that replaced all check valves fixed vacuum leaks forge DV new CTS n75 valve tuned ecu from k0mpresd on here built a boost leak tester and found no...
  20. Stumped on Removing Throttle Body

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    what up guys im currently having trouble removing my cruise control system connecting rod from the bracket and i been at for the last half hour tryin to take it out even used some wd40 on it and still didnt come out :mad: . anyone have a different way to approach this or did yours on your 1.8t...
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