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  1. Passat B5.5 Radiator unknown leaking spot

    B5 Garage
    Hello I have Passat B5.5 2004 1.9 TDI. The issue is known for over 2 months and looks like after close inspection that radiator is leaking from bottom. There is some kind of rubber on both sides at the bottom, and on side where you can drain coolant from radiator there is leakage, have anyone...
  2. 04 sport tdi 4motion Problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, new to the room and this has probs been covered somewhere, not sure if it's a 4 motion thing or not but when pulling away it feels like I'm driving over small pieces if wood up until about say 20 ish mph then it's quite smooth but it quite ennoying pulling I talking shite...
  3. Passat 2013 TDI AC Smell+Noise problem

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I bought my car about 2 months ago from VW dealer with CPO warranty. 2013 PASSAT TDI SE W SUNROOF AND NAV My car now has 24.500 miles. I bought it at 17100 miles. My AC smelled bad for a while(it still does). And then started making noise. The noise is more like a metal touching something...
  4. 2013 Passat TDI SE and New Guy Franky !

    New Member Introductions
    Hello there. I bought 2013 Passat TDI Se from VW dealer with CPO in May 2019. It had 17100 miles on it. Right now (almost August 2019) it has 25000 miles on it. With some traffic and 50/50 city highway driving I got 41mpg. Highway usually 45-52mpg. City- 30/40mpg. Looking to share some...
  5. new b6 tdi here

    New Member Introductions
    Ai there i'm Daniel from Little Portugal and i have a "problematic" passat variant b6 2.0 tdi .
  6. A/C Blowing Hot Air on Driver Side

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 14 passat tdi highline, recently in February I received a problem where the passenger side was blowing cold air while the heat was on and driver was blowing hot air. After diagnosis, it turned out to be the common heater core problems that these cars receive and it was covered under the...
  7. 2012 TDI in the US

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there, Growing up my family owned a couple of Passats back in the 70s and 80s, and I ended up with a 2012 TDI SEL. Lovely car, extremely spacious, and excellent fuel economy. Getting in this Forum as Passat owners in the US are far and few in between and some new help would be greatly...
  8. 99.5 1.8T Manual 5 speed in My 2005 2.0 tdi?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok Folks.... I have read and read and scrolled and scrolled. Questions i have that hopefully will get a numbered response. I understand that the information i require is already on the forum somewhere....If you don't know... or are argumentative... or want me to spend hours researching the...
  9. 05 Passat wagon tdi

    New Member Introductions
    I'm an old school air-cooled vw guy. 13vw vans 3bugs and counting. recently Bought a family wagon. Passat B5.5 TDi wagon. no reverse....Tore off the titronic valve body and found chunks from the d-ring? Anyhow....ive also got a 99.5 passat 1.8t with a 5speed parts car...joining the forum to get...
  10. 2005 passat tdi 2.0 making terrible noise

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought this car and got it running and it is making a terrible noise, it sounds like it is coming from the exhaust or intake on the right side of the engine. I have attached the link to the video in hopes that someone can identify the noise. I also have a plug left over that i cant find...
  11. Help needed with TDI wagon no start issue.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. I recently picked up a 05 Passat wagon tdi. I got it not running. The previous owner said it started running rough and then one day just took forever to start. I got it home replaced the fuel filter. Then tested the in tank pump which it shoots a nice stream of fuel out of the...
  12. 2012 USA B7 TDI - Starts fine then really stutters driving for about 3 minutes

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi all, Really frustrating here's my situation: Start car, not too slow to start, but the colder it is the longer it takes to "turn over" (I live in Phoenix AZ where cold is 50F/10C). Back out of my short driveway, get on street slowly hit the pedal then lack of power, stuttering, super...
  13. New 2013 TDI

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, New guy here from a Southern Oregon. I just picked up a 2013 TDI, it’s my first VW and Diesel so I am very excited to learn more about it. So far I’m really liking it and really enjoying the 30+ mpg compared to my 11mpg Suburban. Here is a picture. Yeah I have some plasti dip...
  14. New Member, Have B5.5 TDI GLS For Sale

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all, I've lurked and taken advantage of the knowledge pooled here over the years. At this point, I've decided to sell my 2005 B5.5 TDI GLS w/201k on the clock. Look for my post in the 'Classifieds' Thanks! Ethan
  15. 1.9 tdi avb highline red

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am Miroslav, from Belgrade. Having an avb highline 2004. For the last 5 years exactly. Done from 197000km to 270000km. No trouble. At 242k done timebelt replacement. Regular maintenance in vw service in Bosna, Tuzla, Nipex, excellent service. Not close but too good. The car goes very...
  16. 2008 Passat B6 1.9 TDI Cutting out

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 2008 1.9tdi pd (eng code bxe) that's driving me crazy. About 2 weeks ago while slowing down at a junction, the car cut out with no codes logged. I've checked and double checked all pipes, wires and connections related to the refitting of the engine and everything is fine. I have...
  17. B6 2.0 TDI CR engine error

    B6 Garage
    Hello. I have recently got my passat 2.0 TDI CR with 110 HP remaped to 185 HP. Before I had this the engine error P2015(Intake manifold runner position sensor) would sometimes come but I would just delete it. After the remap I drove a couple of weeks and the car worked fine until I parked it...
  18. Turbos that fit the OEM exhaust manifold. *1.9TDI Passat B5 pumpe duse*

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hello, Trying to build my 1.9TDI on a budget , just wondering what cars can i pull the turbo from? I guess i could weld a new exhaust manifold flange. Also wondering what car could i pull the fuel injection system from ( pumpe duse ). I have heard you can pull one of the turbos from an Audi A8...
  19. 2014 Passat SE tdi 6 speed manual

    Vehicles For Sale
    Very nice car! Opera red, black interior. Manual cars are pretty rare., Always dealer serviced. Bone stock. New tires and alignment about 6000 miles ago. Manual cars have no "fix" so it performs the way it was originally intended. The Passats have longer gearing than the Jettas and Golfs so it...
  20. 2005 TDI manual reasonable price?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Good morning everyone. What would be a reasonable price for a 2005 Passat TDI with about 175k on the clock and a recent manual swap done? I want to sell mine but am not sure what a fair price would be. I saw a golf tdi locally the other day, 200k miles and automatic asking price $4900 and...