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  1. B5 Garage
    Hello all! Long time no post.. Recently my 2000 1.8T Passat has been leaking coolant so fast I can see the reservoir tank level get lower right in front of me. Somewhere on the passenger's side is where the leak is coming from. I know I don't have a blown head gasket because although my coolant...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Vehicle: 2010 Passat Komfort, I assume 2.0L. Engine cover says TSI, which I don't know what that means. 54k miles, last service by dealer was at 40k miles. I changed the oil and filter myself at 52k miles (a couple months ago). Driving home after a 30-mile trip today my beloved 2010 Passat died...
  3. B5 Garage
    So the CCT in my ATQ V6 has been dying. I understand how bad it is to let it click and not fix it right away. I understand that even fixing the CCT may not be enough and that the head may be damaged. Lack of time and money has prevented me fixing this right away (my wife's dog was hit by a car...
  4. B5 Garage
    I have a tear in this hose, do you know what I would look it up under? It's on a 99 Passat 1.9L TDI 66kw/90hp
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Its fairly hot today, around 85 degrees, and when I was just taking off for lunch I noticed the Passat had a little noisier ticking sound. I suspect its the injectors, as I know a bearing ticking is different. Is there anything I can do to quiet it down a little? I can hear the ticking from...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had problems with this a few months ago, but I somehow got it to quit. Going to swap sensors again since I'm not sure if the tech changed to the one from the new engine or my old one that worked. Plenty of oil pressure, so it's either a sensor or connection issue. Ideas?
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have this code that keeps coming up on my car. It is P2181. I posted about it a while back when I replaced my coolant sensor. As it says in that thread changing the temp sensor seemed to work for a while but now the code is back. I bought a device called an ELM327 bluetooth adapter on eBay...
  8. B5 Garage
    OK go easy here I bought my first VW Passat and have it in Service position (front end looking bare) Starting to tear down the covers and such. Symptoms / error coeds are cam shaft position sensor and miss fire on cyl 1,2 & 3. When I put crank to TDC I can see the markings from the TB...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    '04 Passat Waggie, lights went out behind climate control dials. All the other dash lights are fine. I figure if the light behind one dial died, it'd be a bad bulb, but all three dials at once? :confused: Or am I just smoking crack and there is only one bulb for all three dials? Help me out...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have an 2004 VW 1.8t everything is stock. I am going to install a boost gauge what should I suspect PSI wise. Idle should it change when ever i go throue my gears or what its a slapshift to. i would like to know more about boost so all the info would be great thanks
  11. B5 Garage
    Hi All - before I start, anyone in North East England with a VAG-COM? First time passat drive, just LITERALLY bought a Passat today (I think it's B5) drove fine on the test drive, pokiness of what I'd expect from a TDi and I've been in similar engine before so I know what they're like when they...
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