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  1. Lots of Wobble in Driveshaft Center Support Bearing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 V6 GLX Wagon 4Motion My son's car. He's been experiencing the rumbling under the center of the car during acceleration up to a certain RPM for over a year. I had read about these bearings and figured that was the issue. I am looking for feedback regarding how much play should be in said...
  2. Replacing core support - need help identifying part.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am working on my wife's 2003 Passat GLX 4Motion, it was recently in an accident and the core support, radiator, and cooling fans (among other things) were damaged and need to be replaced. While disassembling everything I came across another part that needs to be replaced but I'm not sure...
  3. why the lack of support for the 30v

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Since im new to passats and the search function doesnt work for ****. Why the hate and lack of support for the 30v? from what i understand the 30v is far more reliable and has less issues then the 1.8t. My local VW guy who owns a shop that i have been hanging out in during my spare time, says...
  4. Radiator Support R&R

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi, how difficult is it to remove and replace the radiator core support on a 2012-2015. The bottom is broken off and the spoiler screws into it . Looks like doesn't take much to break everything in the front. Spoiler, inner fender wells and radiator core support. Looks like difficult to get...
  5. 2003 Passat radiator support wiring harness routing clips

    B5 Garage
    Yea for me, my daughter rear-ended someone and ended up banging up the passenger front side of her 2003 Passat. The corner of the radiator support broke, as well as bumper cover, headlight, etc. We've removed and started to replace the radiator support, but we are unable to find the large...
  6. Lumbar support

    B5 Garage
    The other day I stretched in my seat to get something out of my pocket and pipes/broke the lumbar support on the right hand side of the seat. Is this serviceable or am I SoL and should head to the junk yard for a new seat
  7. Replacing Rear Driveshaft Center Support Bearing on 2002 4-Motion 2.8L V6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My mechanic says that my center support bearing on rear drive shaft is shot and that he could replace it if I find a replacement and bring it to the shop. The proper fix is to completely replace the driveshaft. The car is old (2002, 140K) and I am looking to minimize repair costs. I called 034...
  8. rad support swap.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi. i have an early b5 passat wagon v6 standard fwd. i need a rad and rad support and have access to a 2002 b5.5 4 banger. will these interchange or what needs to be done to make it work. i kinda like the one piece headlight/signal assy.
  9. How to access lumbar support mechanicals inside the front driver's seat?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello B6ers! My lumbar support mechanism is not working. I can hear the motor whine, but it does not seem to be moving anything. Perhaps the cable (or whatever) that connects the motor to the lumbar mechanism is broken. Short of cutting off the leatherette fabric, does anyone have ideas on how I...
  10. Radiator Support Question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    HELP? In reading previous posts, I've read not to use aftermarket body parts but I've also read some have without fit issues. I lean towards OEM...and have found a used one. My question. Does a radiator Support and bumper support on a 2002 (automatic) fit a 1.8 Turbo? Appreciate any feedback...
  11. Radiator support bracket

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How do i go about doing an R&R or better yet is there a write-up some where?
  12. Radiator Core Support

    B6 Garage
    I have an '07 2.0T Wagon. I recently purchased it and assumed after a saftey inspection all was fairly well off. There was no belly pan so I have purchased one and found a revolting development. Part of the radiator core support (bottom; roughly 40% of it) has been sheared off. Apparently the...
  13. Radiator support panel replacement

    B5 Garage
    Hi. So with my new 2003 Passat, I noticed, while trying to figure out where the headlight adjustments were, that the passenger side of the upper part of the radiator support panel had been broken at some point, and a piece of metal riveted to it and then screwed to the fender in place of the...
  14. Electric lumbar support problem (Passat B6)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, I have a problem with a electric lumbar support in driver seat. It works fine for up-down-back but when I press forward button it makes strange noise like something scratches inside... Maybe one gear is broken or something... So forward option does not moves lumbar support, it scratches...
  15. Radiator support, 1.8T 20V

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have to replace my radiator support, some teenage girl decided to stomp the brakes in front of me now I need to replace pretty much everything in the front of the car. That being said a local scrap yard has one but out of a V6. This might be a stupid question but would it fit in my 1.8t? Thanks
  16. Help with a Radiator support install

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I removed the broken radiator support from my 2007 Passat 2.0 T, I mixed all the bolts that hold the bumper with the ones holding the support. My memory failed me and I can not remember which bolt goes where.:confused: Any help with a replacement video or pictures indicating bolts locations will...
  17. Stripped T45 Bolt Radiator/Bumper Support Assembly

    B5 Garage
    Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee So this happened..... To these bolts... What do. Should I use drill in bolt extractors? Or use the notches to get a giant screw driver in. Also, part number for the replacement?
  18. Hood Lift Support Strut Shock

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, My Hood Lift Support Strut Shock popped last summer. I got by with it like this but it's very annoying when I add or check any liquids. What's a good place to buy. Any good parts places ? I have a salvage yard by my city the ask $25 for it. Thanks!
  19. FS: B5.5 Driver Side Seat Airbag, 1.8T Radiator Support, Wagon rear seat cover, tires

    Parts For Sale
    1) B5.5 Wagon Rear Seat Cover -Sunshine Beige, leather, no tears but needs foam base and installation: $10 plus any shipping. 2) B5.5 1.8T Radiator Support -purchased used but doesn't fit my car (V6): $10, local pickup only. 3) B5.5 Front Driver Seat Airbag -airbag is still attached to...
  20. WTB: AWM intake manifold support bracket

    WTB/WTT Section
    Just as title says, Pm me if you have one for sale. If you have the allen bolts, that would be a nice bonus. The cheaper the better! Thanks
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