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  1. Passat 2001 B5 Tiptronic

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, Yesterday when trying to drive the car, it just couldn't move at all irrespective whatever gear i engaged. What could be the issue? What do i need to do/address?
  2. Passat B5.5 Transmission problem !! CODE 17114 Incorrect Gear Ratio. HELP!!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a problem with my 2004 Passat B5.5, 5 speed automatic tiptronic transmission, EU model if that's comes in handy. My father had it yesterday for a short trip about 20Km he arrived without a problem finished his job and after some 3-4 hours got in the car, put it in reverse...
  3. '03 GLX 4Motion V6 Tiptronic For Sale - Charlotte NC Area low price

    USA - East
    Selling my B5.5 Wagon to someone who wants to fix up an older car, or part it out. Still runs and has a working moonroof, top trim level, leather seats with power adjustment and heat, working AC/heat, radio and CD player, and great space in the back with both seats folded down (each seat folds...
  4. Strong smell of gas in cabin 2002 1.8T Tiptronic

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I read the looong thread about the recall for the fuel line and heat shield etc. According to the Carfax there aren't any outstanding recalls on my car. Here's what I experienced today: I had the car stored in my storage unit for about 3 or 4 days. I went and got it out today and it started...
  5. Tiptronic problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
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  6. Tiptronic 5 speed problem

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005 tdi passat with tiptronic. First there was a fault code 18158 suply voltage too low. Well. Iv cleaned the tcm and ccu from moist. Now there are no inverted gear symbols like before on the dash but the manual side from the gearbox doesnt work. Its shows PRND432 and 54321 like it...
  7. Strange transmission problem for 2001 Passat GLS TipTronic auto

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone, When my 2001 Passat 1.8t GLS is cold, everything is fine. It goes into drive and reverse, no problems, shifts smooth, etc. However, after it is driven for a while, and then I come to a stop, like in my driveway, and drop it into reverse to back up, something weird happens...
  8. 2004 Passat 4 motion automatic (ZF5HP19) tiptronic Issues slow shift

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently bought an 04' 4 motion with 79,000 original miles. It took a light hit to the front resulting in the front clip being wiped out. Most of the damage is superficial and easy to repair. Anyway, the car came to me already apart, and i have since reassembled everything except sheet metal...
  9. 99 passat wagon tiptronic problem 1.8l turbo?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 99 wagon got trans rebuilt and now i have had it taken back several times... it works fine for trip to work 55 miles 1way,then when almost home it thuds and goes into safe mode. When i parked it the shifter was hard to move and it would set in park right. Once i got home and it cooled off it...
  10. Passat B5 2000 2.3 tiptronic gearbox snatchy great changes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Passat B5 2000 2.3 tiptronic gearbox snatchy gear changes Hello everyone, After a long trip my Passat (2000 2.3L V5) tiptronic gearbox is no longer smooth in changing gears. It has become snatchy all of a sudden. The car has done 205,000 miles and has never had the gearbox oil changed. I...
  11. Passat 2002 Tiptronic downhill

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all. I bought this passat 2002 1.8T tiptronic 6 speed (158.000 km) from a friend a few weeks ago, first time passat owner here. The other day I was driving downhill and this time I wanted to use tiptronic so as to not use brakes to control speed. By the way, my previous car was manual, this...
  12. Limp Mode 99 Wagon 1.8

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey VWers Looking for some advice / suggestions from any with more know how than I which is probably most of you :) So I'm pretty sure my wagon is in Limp Mode by the gears in the dash all being highlighted black. It happened the other day and I didn't pay it much mind as it soon went away...
  13. Changing tiptronic shift knob on 2000 B5 Passat wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to change the knob as my thumb suffers from repetitive motion. The knob on my Jetta is much more sensible. Small and round with a front trigger, easy to pull with the index finger. Anyone ever do this or know of other knobs that would work? Follow up to this, how likely would it be...
  14. 02 v6 awd high rpm and shifting issues

    B5 Garage
    So I recently was given a Passat . I noticed That it was shifting odd (not going into overdrive on the highway and shifting out of 2nd and 3rd at really high rpm 3800-4500) I have done a lot of research, I have taken it to dubwerx in Cincinnati and they can't find any error codes and couldn't...
  15. 2006 Passat Instrument Cluster Failure (2.0T, tiptronic)

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    My instrument cluster began malfunctioning recently, so I hooked up my vag-com to my car and ran the diagnostics. The first file is from after the instrument cluster started malfunctioning, the second one is the last time I ran diagnostics, about a month ago. It couldn’t connect to the...
  16. 07 Passat 2.0t bpy tiptronic highway speed shudder

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Let me start by saying hello to all and thank you ahead of time for you input and wisdom. My Passat has 117000 and I am starting to have a shudder at highway speeds ( 60-75 mph ) when I need to downshift to pass .. however there is no issue reaching these speeds or harsh shifts if the...
  17. 07 Passat 2.0t bpy tiptronic highway speed shutter

    New Member Introductions
    Let me start by saying hello to all and thank you ahead of time for you input and wisdom. My Passat has 117000 and I am starting to have a shutter at highway speeds ( 60-75 mph ) when I need to downshift to pass .. however there is no issue reaching these speeds or harsh shifts if the...
  18. Tiptronic fluid - Put in RedLine & now slippy Mcslipperson

    B5 Garage
    So I did my transmission filter & fluid change, and not knowing any better, I screwed myself & put in Redline fluid. Ever since, It's slipped, mostly when it's cold, and gets mostly better once it warms up. Then one day I found a post with someone saying that Redling is notorious for causing...
  19. 02 30v tiptronic. Only in neutral. Won't shift but I found a bolt!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Wife drive car home said it was making a clanking sound. Parked it in the driveway. Trans is in N no matter where the shifter is although I believe I am hearing it click thru the different positions. E brake is hold it from rolling right now. I had a VAG COM ordered as last owner didn't know...
  20. B5.5 tiptronic shift knobs - TT 3.2 & Stock Leather

    Parts For Sale
    TT 3.2 tiptronic shift knob for B5.5 B5.5 tiptronic shift knob for sale. The awesome TT 3.2 spherical knob with the aluminum shaft trimmed to fit the B5.5. This is the real deal and is the only knob to make the tip worth shifting! SOLD!