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  1. B5 Garage
    I have a 2000 Passat GLS (ATW) with 167k miles. When I first try to start the vehicle it cranks but does not even attempt to turn over as if it's getting no fire or fuel. Sometimes if I wait for a minute it will start. Most of the time I'll have to wait for about an hour and then it will start...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I saw that ECS has a plug-and-play tuner on sale for $200 for the 2.0t. Seems like a good deal at 100 bucks off - it claims gains of +25 HP and +35 torque. https://www.ecstuning.com/b-dinan-parts/dinantronics-sport-performance-tuner/d440-0038~din/ Dinan is pretty big in the BMW tuning world...
  3. Wax On, Wax Off
    Just curious if anyone has used this product and what your thoughts are about it.
  4. New Member Introductions
    Just require people to make two random posts before troubleshooting their issues, Volkswagen hates them!
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just discovered an easy fix for those hazy headlight lenses that older cars all seem to get. You can buy a kit to clear these, but I found that Scratch Doctor clears them much easier and cheaper. Please tell me if this works for you.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Issue fixed. Thread can be closed. Thank you all.
  7. B5 Garage
    Hi, I've had a Canadian market 4motion early 2001 Passat for a few years. It's been a painful car to own at times, but I've finally gotten everything sorted out (except bad abs computer) and even put a set of KW V3 coilovers on it. Everything else it stock except the aftermarket front debaged...
  8. Wax On, Wax Off
    So this is my First question on the forum, and I just bought this B6 wagon 2.0T last week and I want to start right away on fixing it up. The tail pipes are as you see below and was wondering what people have done in the past to clean and gleam them. The other option I am thinking is to cut...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have been try to address this issue on my own but...I have run into a wall that I don't really want to climb on my own. I have been reading posts on these forums for a couple of weeks now and watching YouTube videos as well to guide me through fixing my issues. To begin with I drive a 2005...
  10. New Member Introductions
    2x LED DRL Driving Daytime Running Day Fog Lamp Light For VW Passat B7 2012 [Day-passat-B7-signal] - $129.99 : easy-motorcycle.com supplies OSRAM LED Daytime Running Lights DRL with Fog Lamp Cover for VW Passat B7 2012 | eBay I've already swapped DRL bulbs for HID 7400k's, but still looking for...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All I have a 06 passat 3.6 and a few days ago I got the AFS warring on my dash. (AFS inoperative - lower left dip beam defective) I checked my lights and the front left light was out. I then noticed later that night when I started the car, everything was working again. After about 15...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wife has a 2001.5 Passat with a v6. Car has 178,000 miles on it and lately it started running just a little rough. For about a month it had an oil leak that I couldn't find, and it went away on it's own. But anyway, lately when she goes out to start it when it has sat for a while (3-4 or more...
  13. Volkswagen Passat Early B Platforms Discussion
    Strange issue. If my car sits long enough and I try to start it, it will fail. If I try to start it, shut it off then try again, it will start normally on the second try. Is this a fuel pump issue? Car runs perfectly afterwards. Have been to busy to hook it up to my VAGCOM to check it out.
  14. B5 Garage
    Well I decided to try my heater this morning, well it works in hi mode but not in any other temp setting up to 82 or 83 degrees it was the same warmth but when I went to the hi mode lot of heat came thru. what your take on this >? thanks for any imputs on this in advance. it s v6 30 v 2.8...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So when i start my car in the morning, it idles fine. But then i start driving it and it goes crazy misfiring and slowly dies, then with a few key restarts in the middle of the street, it starts up and drives fine. WHAT IS GOING ON?!?! I got the codes p0327 and all the misfire codes p0300 p0301...
  16. Anything Auto
    This past weekend I wasn't able to go home due to my cat having surgery (see Stupid Pets thread for reference) but I was suppose to help my mom with her front brakes. She couldn't wait and took it to a local indy shop near her to have them do the work. I've never been a fan of her going there...
  17. New Member Introductions
    i have a 2000 passat 1.8 turbo front wheel drive 5 spd manual trans. I drove my car 4 miles and turned it off and it ain't ran since I have put a new starter in it :banghead: the relay is good my fuses are good
  18. New Member Introductions
    Does this count as 1 ?
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