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  1. Basic TuneUp

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm like many of you a DIY guy and am preparing to tune up my 03 W8 Engine. This beast is kinda unlike any other engine. I'm trying to determine just exactly what a "tuneup" involves on it. No distributor No codes relating to misfires so coil packs must be functioning I'm going to replace the...
  2. Tuneup List OEm type parts wanted

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, just purchased my 03 Passat GLS with 101k. I want to do a complete tuneup and would like to know what parts and items I need to replace. It just turned to 101K, dealer replaced timing belt, cam/crank seals, water pump and both L/R axles. I don't think a full tuneup has been done on my...
  3. Tune-up 2000 VW passat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I will like to change the spark plugs and wires for my 2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS SEDAN 4 DR 1.8L what and where should i try to buy this items auto-zone and pepboys have crap stuff or is it just as good Thanks for your help I am also looking for a glove box for this car.
  4. TuneUP

    B5 Garage
    What do i need for a tuneup beaides the normal spark plugs and air filter? Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  5. Tuneup for 1.8T AWM

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How do you tune up a 1.8T AWM engine? I couldn't find a write up on this but I like to learn doing it myself. It may improve my current poor gas mileage. :wrench:
  6. Tune-up time: a few questions

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Time to show my .5 some love. I'm going to be doing an oil/filter change, ATF change, tire rotation. Here's the plan: Oil/filter: Castrol Syntec 5w40. Should I try an oversize filter, or go with the standard size? ATF: What kind have you guys had good experiences with? What all will I need to...
  7. headlight upgrade? what do you think?

    New Member Introductions
    I got my passat 2000 1.8 like 2 weeks ago i hate the fact that the lights are super foggy(idk how to spell it) so i was thinking to replece them.. i came out to something better than just stock but i would like to get some feed back before actually deciding? here is the links..let me know what...
  8. 60K Mi. Tune-Up... $510+++... Huh???

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    i called the VW Dealer to ask how much is the 60K Mi. Tune-Up and the Service Advisor said $510.00 is base cost and if there are any additional parts they will let know. Oh... this would help: i just bought (2 months ago) a 2006 Passat 2.0T with 52K Mi. (i drive 4K-5K Mi. every month... so it...
  9. Major Tune-up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 B5 V6 At what mileage major tune-up needs to be done? What cables to buy and what's noticeable after the chage.
  10. 2001 B5.5 Tune-up / Blinking C.E.L. ????

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I purchased a 2001 B5.5 for my daughter 100k. I own a 98 TDI Jetta 330K. I have VAG Com. I scanned the B5.5 and found the trouble code "Multiple Cylinder Missfires". I am planning on a complete tune-up. Wires ,plugs and I.C.M. , Air and fuel filters as well as a fuel injector cleaning ...
  11. My 110K Tune-up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If I'm missing something MAJOR, please let me know... Dieselgeek Ultimate TB Kit (includes thermo, water pump, etc...) Fuel Filter Air filter Cabin Filter Spark Plugs Flushed/replace brake fluid New Rotors/Pads front and rear (OEM Brembo rotors PBR/Axxis Ultimate) Also had the following...
  12. DIY 2000 1.8t Tuneup help...

    B5 Garage
    Hello I have a 2000 1.8t automatic Passat with 99k. I would like to perform my own tune up. I am capable and have correct tools etc. But if I could get some posts letting me know what parts should be changed for a proper tune up and where to buy them that would be great Thanks in advance, Tim
  13. Tune-up settings ???

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, do you need a VAC-com connector and software to set the engine settings for a tune-up? Don't have my Blue Bentley yet! Do you still set anything like the idle and timing and mixture with a light or screw driver or wrench?:D :lol: ? Thx Bill 2) How do you change the manual tranny fluid...
  14. 1st Tune-up - Plug and Filter recommendations?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What plugs have you guys found to be the best all-around performers in an '03 1.8T? Is a K&N air filter worthwhile in this car? Other parts recommendations that won't grey my warranty?
  15. passat tune-up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so what's the going rate to get a tune-up for the passat? I'm definitely not taking my car to the dealership so this leaves me with the mechanic close to my place. any ideas? this'll be my first tune-up so I'm clueless with these things. i'm expecting to pay upwards of $200 :icon_eek:
  16. 40,000 Mile Tune-Up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anybody know exactly what is done to a 2002 Passat 1.8T during the 40,000 mile tune up? I'd like to make sure that the $585.00 I was quoted is worth every penny. I'm wondering if I could do the 40,000 maintenance check myself or should I stop being thrifty and let the dealer handle...
  17. 60K TUNE-UP AND TIMING BELT......

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I contacted out :german motors, VW and Audi specialist" just now and he stated that my 2001 V6 Passat is not due, according to the VW book, for a timing belt until 105,000 miles :shock: Does that scare any one else, or just me? :nervous: I am pretty sure I have read on here that you...
  18. Major Tuneup done over the holiday.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Fun this Thanksgiving holiday. MY 1998 B5 Manual 85,000 miles 1. Timing Belt: Daddymat's instructions are very good 2. APR Snub mount: wow. I love it! less the rough idle of course 3. Dual Hella Horns: along with my other Hella Electric horns, can you say OVERKILL? 4. SPP Electric Fan Kit...
  19. 80k mile tune-up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just picked up my car from it's 80000 mile tune-up, and yowsa! It feels great. Back to feeling zippy and peppy! And while they were under the car, I had a thorough search done for any potential problems. Checked all steering components, gaskets, etc. Fortunately no problems found, not...
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