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  1. 2005 1.8T GLS starts then dies after a few seconds

    B5 Garage
    Hi I have a 2005 1.8T GLS Wagon that just stopped running yesterday. My wife and I are moving about 2 hours away and were driving to a storage unit. I had noticed it started having trouble accelerating about half an hour before we arrived, and when I put it in park at the storage unit the...
  2. 1.8t p0011 Car Starts then Stalls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi passatworld. My 04 1.8t AWM has had a p0011 engine code for the last 2-3 months. It sounds like a diesel when it starts and sounds fine when it is warmed up. This morning I tried to start the car and nothing happened. 1 minute later I started it up and it idled rough and shut off in 2-3...
  3. Passat possessed - Left blinker blinks twice as fast, then normal after door slam ...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Always a puzzle with these cars. I'm driving along, everything was normal up to this point. Hit the left hand turn signal, and it starts blinking at about twice the normal rate - very noticeable. So, when we get to the parking lot, I jump out and confirm that the left turn signal lights (all...
  4. different coil pack then OEM installed .

    B5 Garage
    so if i have a coil pack that's installed in my Passat with a completely different firing order than what its suppose to be, and i am getting miss fire codes, would that mean that the coil pack is the wrong one and that its affecting the performance of my car. the firing order that's stamped on...
  5. Engine starts then shuts off almost immediately

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2003 VW Passat 1.8 starts but then shuts off almost immediately.The car sat for about 3 months without being started or driven. First couple tries after replacing battery it would start and stay going but car couldn't be moved into gear. After starting I push on accelerator and it doesn't...
  6. And then there were leaks!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've looked and looked, behind the engine, on top of my still oil-soaked transmission, all around the oil cooler, under the expansion tank, at the heater hoses in the plenum chamber, and can find no sign of leaks. I finally bit the bullet and ordered a GiraffeCam 4.0, I'll have it Monday...
  7. Posses dash! Lights up with several warning lights then goes out.....

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8 Passat wagon. Daily driver 185000miles. So here are the codes it is currently showing. P0411 P0130 P0140 P0322 P0141 Here is what it is doing. MIL is on Airbag light is on Randomly the BRAKE and ABS and Traction control lights will come on all at the same time or by...
  8. intro (so then i can post) :)

    New Member Introductions
    my name is tyler and i drive a b5 1.8t passat. i have mixed emotions about this car but we've had a long and expensive journey. i live in the southwest side of ohio. im 21 and currently in school for business and to get ase certified. im also a huge import enthusiast. i really dont know what...
  9. Sell Car (Buyback) to VW Then Buy New 15 TDI

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hey everyone, Wanted to run a few things by all of you that have been going thru my mind now that we have learned that VW Dealerships can now sell their brand new 2015 Passat TDI's again. Little background: My wife and I bought our brand new 2015 TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav back in July 2015...
  10. New starter...Chain of events then car won't start. HELP!

    B5 Garage
    I just installed a new starter on my B5.5 1.8T 4motion AWM AT, car wont start, I don't heard the fuel pump like I used to, there are few clicks, one relay for sure and what I think is the safety neutral switch clicking as well, but there is a multitude of angles here or what I consider to be a...
  11. 2000 Passat Will start and then die, Crank, no Start

    B5 Garage
    Hey there everyone, i have used this site for reference forever and have finally decided to join and participate. So ESPN version i have an 2000 1.8t i believe the atw. So i was driving it all day yesterday and everything seemed to be just fine and working normally, one detail i believe i should...
  12. No start then start ?

    B5 Garage
    So I have a 2004 B5.5 Passat wagon gls fwd 1.8t automatic. Now that that is out of the way. when I go to start the car in the mornings it cranks but does not start. I then crank it again and it starts right up, runs great no problems. If I shut it down for short periods of time is starts right...
  13. Rattling, Big Rattle, Silence, Then Overheating

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 V6, ATQ, 118,500 miles, 5-speed manual For the last week, I've had what sounds like a pulley failure on the serpentine belt. Weird spinning sound, almost a rattle, almost a whine, not too loud but noticeable, but with no effect on operations. Listening around the area led me to believe it...
  14. One speaker more responce then the other 3

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    In my car I have eight speaker set up for tweeters in for 6 inch woofers All of them are stock mind you . One speaker in particular is more frequency response and seems to be a little louder than the other three and it is the rear passenger door speaker and cannot figure out why that one is...
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  16. Driver's door works for a while, then stops

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Driver's door window works for a while, then stops My son's 2000 Passat Wagon has an odd problem (well, it seems odd to me). He got the car with a broken window regulator on the driver's door. He bought a new metal panel that has the regulator, motor, etc already in it and just swapped the...
  17. Passat turbo 1.8 smoking when starts after short parking, then smoke goes away?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat 2002 Turbo 1.8 smokes with white blueish burn oil smelling smoke from exhaust after relatively short parking and then after few minutes of driving smoke disappears. Very thick smoke when starts, stays on for a while and then slowly disappears. What could it be?? Engine light is on with...
  18. 2003 1.8t...starts then stutters and stalls

    B5 Garage
    Just put new plugs, engine speed sensor and #1 and #2 coils to solve code light. Did not work and same codes came back up on reader. 16684 16685...16687 16686 Any thoughts?
  19. Car catches then cuts out? Error code is P0016? which are camshaft sensor 1 bank A?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a VW Passat 2Lite TDi Volkswagen AG Type 3c Turning on my car it catches then immediately cuts out. At first I thought it was the fuel cut off switch or the injectors, cracked the nut on the injectors fuel was coming through, re-tightened and just tapped the cut off switch and it...
  20. 2004 Passat 1.8t gives low oil pressure light then shuts off on highway

    B5 Garage
    Hello, I am checking out a family members car. I have read previous post in regards to the low oil pressure issue. Car just gave low oil pressure indication and then shut off on the highway. Before i start the process of removing oil pan and cleaning, I would like to eliminate any other possible...
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