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  1. Does anyone know the part # for this?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was working on my 2003 Passat GLS 1.8T today to replace the valve cover gasket. I broke one of the elbow pipe during putting everything back. The pipe is near the heat shield. I think it is connected to the combi. The rubber elbow is so hardened that when I lifted the metal pipe it just broke...
  2. so this should let me post?

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    trying to get two post so i can post...
  3. For the love of God, Help Me Start this Car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    :banghead: I am working on a friends car, 2005 With the 1.8 Turbo engine. I have a No Crank-NO Start condition. I have poured over the threads related to this and tried all I know. I have checked all the fuses, found several that were not blown, but no good. Replaced them all, Check every fuse...
  4. why do yall require this... its not cool...

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    hello... again... this stuff is weird.. please figure something else out.
  5. Axle shaft snapped - is this fixable?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I went to have my front axle shaft assemblies replaced. Dude was having a hell of a time removing the axles. After a few hours, he shows me a broken axle shaft - the rest of it is still in the engine (gear box??) Passenger side shaft - whatever connects to the gear box - is still stuck inside...
  6. FCP Euro had a massive blunder this morning

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    To all of the forum members here that may be a VIP member at FCP Euro, your email just got shared with every other person on their VIP list. I now have everyone's email address who is a VIP member at FCP Euro, and everyone of those people have mine. I immediately sent a scathing letter to the...
  7. Replacing the Rack and Pinion 2003 Passat B5.5 v6 2.8 automat- Detour on this version

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Prior to doing my rack and pinion (R&P), I did a lot of looking for videos and information. There is a and detailed information about the steps. Both sources explain the process well, but, depending on your model, you may have more steps to deal with. Start by educating yourself with the...
  8. Found a NEW Genuine B5 OEM Votex Trunk Spoiler. Some questions about this rare item.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I know this has been discontinued for almost ten years. I have not had any luck finding this new or used in any color, let alone in my color, Black Magic. The only other options that exist are weird Chinese trim things that look a bit weird. The genuine Votex one has an integrated brake light...
  9. What is this (pos. battery cable ‘extra’ lead)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Going after the drains under the battery, saw this.
  10. This might be goodbye?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My youngest ran the 2004 GLS Wagon into the back of a city bus today, he was driving into the sunshine and didn't notice quick enough that the bus had stopped. :banghead: The Passat is almost certainly totalled. Hood, bumper, Right side fender, R headlight, airbox, AC condenser, drier, SAIP...
  11. What do y'all think this is worth?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion I just heard from the seller and he is thinking about just scraping it as he doesn't have the funds to fix. Thanks
  12. 340 and 341 codes need a second eye on this

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Short version, see pics below, am I at 15 or 16 rollers? For lack of better words I think my cam timing marks are toed in rather than parallel or toed out like I see on other's pictures. the camshaft marks seem to both be on the inside of the bearing cap arrows and that doesn't seem normal...
  13. Discussion: K04 on this grandpa or Not...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So... This is not confirmed yet, but I think my ol' original K03 after last few years of abuse is finally failing. And I say finally cuz it lasted 212k miles. I've been running a unitronic Stage 2 for couple of years now, and the car being this old i expected my turbo to give up sooner or later...
  14. Uber and Uber eats - anybody doing this?

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    I'm not in the know about this Uber thing, other than I know you call for a ride and someone shows up and takes you to wherever. I'm looking to make some fast money. Would this be a way to do that? If you actually are an Uber driver or do the Uber eats delivery thing I'd like to hear about it...
  15. Will this ecm work?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Factory ecu is 4B0 906 018 DP. Picked up a chipped 4B0 906 018 CH from an audi. Both cars Are AWM 1.8t 5 speed awd. Will they interchange?
  16. 5HP19FLA (G182) problem. ZF experts and Gurus needed for this one.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, my car is VW Passat 2000 2.8L v6 4motion with engine code of APR. Transmission is 5HP19FLA, ECB model NO: 1060 040020 The car has been at repair shop with no luck and I have been struggling with the problem for months now...I`m hopeless.. would like to hear comments from experts... Any...
  17. AW - nothing works anymore on this site!!

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    Old posts I started, not visible. Multi quote, reply with quote and other functionality is in the tank. What's up with our Forum guys?
  18. Is this worth $4300?

    Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    I'm very interested in this car to use for VW shows/club gatherings. Sedans in particular of this era are next to impossible to find. but would you pay $4300 for it?
  19. You HAVE to watch this!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I couldn't stop laughing. Not the correct forum, but I just had to post it here. I'm sure the mods will be kind in exchange for the laugh.
  20. New to this... passat b6 overheating and no heat in car...

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    Hello Guys... Apologies, I'm new to this... Hello Guys! I’m facing some devastating issues with my car and It’s like a dead end as every garage I’ve been to has got a different opinion, Hopefully i can get some help from here :) Passat 2.0 TDI DSG SEL 170BHP remapped to 210BHP My car...