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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all. I have searched and have found conflicting information. Issue I am having is the aux/electric fan is not coming on with a/c. (I have 2.8 ATQ with main mechanical fan and secondary electric) I replaced the compressor & drier and had it refilled because the clutch wouldn't engage...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, second vw, a 2005 Passat. A surprisingly good car which I’m going to use as a test for my modification skills. First on the agenda was getting rid of Somme small rust in the wheel arch’s and spraying. Next, new infotainment and white satin wrap. Looking for new wheels. Advices welcomed:)
  3. B5 Garage
    I have a 03 wagon with V6 and manual transmission. GLS model if that matters. Last year ago I snapped a TB on the highway and got much needed help from the experienced hands here. At that time, I took out an engine that had about 174k miles on it and put in an engine with 78k miles, I'm now at...
  4. New Member Introductions
    I can post new thread here but not in main B7 forum. Looking for advice asap, Passat in in dealer now for days and they cannot figure out the problem.
  5. New Member Introductions
    testing my posting.
  6. B5 Garage
    Hi all my roomate just bought a used passat and MAF sensor code threw itself a few days after. The car also had some undisclosed electrical issues that we have since taken care of (intermittent no crank/no start that i diagnosed as faulty engine ground by seeing 12v on starter body on ignition...
  7. B5 Garage
    I lost my speedometer signal on my '02 Passat 1.8 L Turbo . All the classic signs of a bad sensor were there . No cruise control , ect .. as opposed to a bad speedo clock. Replaced the sensor but still no positive result, if anything it sounds worse !!! rough idling, feels like she wants to...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I posted this in the B5 Garage forum but wanted to see if I could maybe get some further input. Would really appreciate it. Short story: Trunk will only open with the key. I have replaced the lock mechanism because the little return spring was broken and the trunk closes much easier...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering if someone could explain in detail how to use a digital multimeter, if you even can, to test a ignition coil? Thanks! I would like to test them cold and then at engine temp!
  10. B5 Garage
    I replaced the coolant temp sensor (CTS) on my daughter's 2001 A6 avant with a 2.8 about 6 weeks ago. (pertinent back story info) recently, the car had a CEL on related to the bank 1 cam position sensor (CPS) and a CTS reading (using VCDS). I replaced the bank 1 CPS (pita to get to, but...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found this testing procedures at Underhood Service: Cars, Light Truck Magazine and thought to shapre with those who like myself are struggling to get this fixed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Check Engine Light...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As is visible in the photos, I took out my '99 B5 1.9TDIs MAF sensor Following this writeup: Is there any way to test the MAF sensor? I don't see any measuring blocks in VAGCOM - AudiWorld Forums, I tried the first multimeter test - resistance between nodes 1 and 2. Measured resistance is...
  13. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Hi! I am having issues with the central locking pump. When I turn the key, I can hear a "click", but nothing happens. I disconnected the pump and turned the key in the driver's side door again, and this time I heard no "click". I have tested the wiring harness that connects to the pump, and I...
  14. New Member Introductions
    What's up everybody? I'm from Baltimore, MD
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    can anyone tell me where I should be attaching a fuel pressure tester in the fuel line. I own a 2000 Passat with 1.8L thanks
  16. B5 Garage
    how do you test a starter once you,ve got it out of the car?thanks for any help. regards
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    not sure if the garage is a better place for this (mods feel free to move it) I am trying to troubleshoot a P1136 intermittent, and read a whole lot here about this. consensus seems to be vac leak, dirty/bad MAF, possibly fuel inj and supply issues, ... so, i tested with boost leak tester, no...
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