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  1. B5 Garage
    I did the TB as well as water pump, belts, upgraded tensioner at around 95K kms (~62K miles) on my 98 AEB 1.8T. I'm now sitting at 185K kms. The question is: Recommended TB change interval is at 105K miles ~170K kms in the maintenance schedule. But since I changed my TB early (due to...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What's the "truth" about first and subsequent oil changes? When I took delivery of my '04 1.8T, the dealer wrote in the user manual: First oil change 12/04 or 5,000 miles, whichever comes first. I have found no reference in the owner's manual - to keep the initial oil in for 5,000 miles or 6...
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