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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. W8 Passat 2003 Sedan. First problem the fuel indicator on the consol stopped showing level. Car still running. Then in succession over a couple of drives: Noticed OAT indication not working. Lost auto function of windows, then full loss of power windows. Electric locking system no longer...
  2. New Member Introductions
    But...need to learn a lot about my new/old Passat. Because it's been a babied 2004 Gls 1.3T..have been told I need to drive differently....(than my other standard shift non-turbo). Or I will "break the turbo?"
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Going to try and make this as clear and simple as possible, so here goes. About 2-3 weeks ago she was heading to work, got about a mile down the road, stopped at a stop sign and the car cut off. I road up to her and let her take my car to work while I stayed with hers. I checked all fuses and...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I think I have the "value" edition, but since I bought the car uses, I don't know how to really list what is standard and what is added on, if anything. Also the "Platform" question in the profile makes no sense to me. What is that? And do I refer to my car as a B6 2.0T? Thanks!
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 02 v6 passat with 4motion. i have a broken rear coilspring. im just wondering about the different options and price ranges i guess
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    01 volkswagen passat. I recently installed a new positive cable to the starter and to battery. I had to remove the air intake and some type of pressure valve on top to make things easier to work with. After installing every. Crank the car up didn't have no ac.. There has been no ac problems...
  7. B5 Garage
    I recently purchased a 2004 vw Passat wagon with 84k and I suspect it has more miles than the odometer reads the car fax shows 3 previous owners,At fist sight the car looks good but after buying it to many things are not working and the v6 leeks oil and it vibrates at highway speeds and it has a...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  9. New Member Introductions
    anybody else have one?
  10. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I think I have researched this correctly but want to make sure before shelling out the $$$$s. 2001.5 Passat b5.5 1.8T. stock height If I go with a 18x8 rim with a 35 offset and run 235/45.r18 tires I should be ok right? As long as I don't lower the car much in the future??? Appreciate any replies.
  11. WTB/WTT Section
    WTB: Westfalia or other B5.5 wagon eurohitch (Longshot I'm sure) Thinking about buying one of these hitches not sure if anyone has one? I need one for a B5.5 4-Motion Wagon. Anyone have a lead on one I'd be greatly appreciated. Thinking about buying a camper trailer to live out of.....lol
  12. Anything Auto
    I need to get out from under my car payment, so I'm thinking about selling my 05 TDI and buying a "cheap" beater. I've found an 01 Audi TT Quattro coupe for $3300. Manual transmission, body nicked up a little and the interior is DIRTY. The real hang-up? 288,000 miles. Is this a sign of...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Just bought a Passat 2.5 L 2013 Trendline sedan in Greater Vancouver. My wife and I upgraded the cloth interior to new leather so we're waiting on the install which should be done within 24 hours of this post. Also bumped up the warranty so we got an additional three years, all inclusive...
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 VW Passat with 140,000 miles. Bought the car knowing it had a coolant leak. I'm getting down today to see what I can do about it. This is since yesterday: You can see that one of the hoses are bulging and has some white residue at the end of the clamp. What's the best way to approach...
  15. 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...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Nice and warm morning, was going for a ride and <BUMP>; just the starter works. I can hear the cranks but no engine work at all. INSISTED A COUPLE OF MORE TIMES and the oil pressure light came up. WTF? Anyway, came back upstairs, picked up my laptop and got a few codes but none from the...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey just wanting to make sure before I order everything. I have a 04 Passat 4 motion and I am ordering the control arm kit with ST coil overs. I just want to make sure I shouldn't order anything else while my car is going under for a tune up/ fixing broken things. What's bad on my car is the...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 04 Passat 1.8t 4 motion with 138,000 almost 139,000 its about to roll over. My control arms bushings are bad and are squeeking alot. So I want to know what control arm kit I should get cause I am going to replace everything for my suspension. I also what to lower it but not sure what I...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I started my car today. 1.8t 04 and when I started to drive I didn't have boost and it had a really deep sound to it. I don't know anything about VW. Im know my way around a turbo and I think I have cracked exhaust manifold or something but not 100% what do you guys think. VW are gibberish to...
  20. B5 Garage
    I have a 2001.5 passat 2.8 v6 30 v with 150,000 miles I`ve had the clutch replaced about 20`000 ago maybe less, I was stuck in traffic today and I haven t been in grid lock like that for a long time and stop and go stop and go you get the picture and after about half an hour of that I...
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