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  1. Limp mode due to timing belt being off?

    B5 Garage
    Hello, my Passat is reading only 5 psi of boost currently. I have a check engine light for the camshaft position sensor and for a turbo under-boost. My timing belt is off by one or two teeth. Could that being off cause my car to go into limp mode? I changed all vacuum lines and my diverter valve...
  2. Turbo Owl sound

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all. First, I wanna apologize if I make some mistakes. I wanna ask, if someone of you, had the Straight pipe in passat 5.5 1.9 96kw AVF engine? Do you have that "owl" sound? My situation: One day I decide that I need the straight pipe for my passat. First, I cut off the "back box" and...
  3. What makes the Turbo Kick-in on a 1.8T B5.5 AWM engine?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I like to find out when my Turbo comes in without having to wait for the noise (which it means is ON now). When I posted something on the same the aswers as I understand them point to it comes in period. I am sure that must be a trigger from some sensor or combination of sensors that determines...
  4. Are you planning to rebuild your Turbo Unit for the B5.5 ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am and did some investigating and found some advise from "Mister T" that made sense and was an eye opener in terms of what can happen to some people that re-build their own units. I will be one of those, so I visited "G-POP SHOP" website and since he seems to run a very reputable shop...
  5. Is it possible to temporarily drive with the the TURBO unit "dissabled"

    B5 Garage
    I need some time before I can take the car out of service to work on the Turbo Unit on my 2003 B5.5 Passat 1.8 Started to leak oil into the plastic tubes to the inter-cooler. It would allow me to use the car until I can find a "window" to take the Turbo Unit itself and see if I can rebuild it...
  6. How to rebuild a passat 2003 B5.5 Turbo Unit (Just the Turbo Unit)

    B5 Garage
    My 2003 B5.5 Passat started to leave heavily into the pipes to the inter-cooler and I think better take it apart and rebuild if it possible. No noise, no smoke, but I think that these would come soon. Anyone that could point to articles in this forum with the pertinent information? I searched...
  7. 1.4 tsi turbo swap

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello gentlemen, I`m hoping you can give me an advice or idea on the following situation. There is this 1.4 tsi EcoFuel engine with a broken turbo (shaft playing on all axis). Engine code CDGA, Turbo part number 03C145701S. Side note - it`s on a 2010 Touran, but the engine is put on other...
  8. Custom turbo back exhaust for sale

    Parts For Sale
    Custom turbo back mandrel bent B5 Passat exhaust for sale I am parting out my B5 Passat and planning to start with the exhaust. It is a custom built, 3” using aluminized steel and mandrel bends. Full turbo back, no cat. Two O2 sensor bungs in place. There is a tab welded for both manual and...
  9. Original Borg Warner OEM K03 turbo

    Parts For Sale
    I'm re-selling the turbo I bought from a fellow member from this thread: click me I bought it expecting I would need to replace the turbo on my dad's car when I was trouble shooting very low boost, but it turned out his CAT was clogged so this is back up for sale. I never even installed it...
  10. Turbo Failure for 1.8T passat - Brings immediately the PowerTrain down?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 Passat GLS with 139,000 miles and just did timing belt, water pump and Engine Speed sensor, I would like to know: 1- If the turbo fails; does it means the car cannot be driven back home and need to tow it? 2- What are the signs of a Turbo that is going to be in trouble and what...
  11. no turbo ???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, today when i drive from work than suddenly turbo/boost get disappeared and i hear loud shreiking noise from the hood. I suppose that some hose get cracked or broken. I'm just wondering is it safe drive car without turbo for 2-3 days or that would be big mistake. p.s car is driving...
  12. quick question about turbo

    B6 Garage
    can you use a 1.8 turbocharger on a 2.0? I know its kindof stupid to ask but you never know.
  13. Turbos that fit the OEM exhaust manifold. *1.9TDI Passat B5 pumpe duse*

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hello, Trying to build my 1.9TDI on a budget , just wondering what cars can i pull the turbo from? I guess i could weld a new exhaust manifold flange. Also wondering what car could i pull the fuel injection system from ( pumpe duse ). I have heard you can pull one of the turbos from an Audi A8...
  14. AUDI VOLKWAGEN 1.8 TURBO 150hp Catalytic Converter 8D0131702HP

    Parts For Sale
    AUDI VOLKWAGEN 1.8 TURBO 170hp Catalytic Converter 8D0131702HP As title states have a stock cat from my 2004 Passat 1.8t. No codes or issues. Pulled with 88k miles on it. Can send pics on request. $95 shipped
  15. A Big Turbo B6 Passat Build – Comfy Commuter/Sleeper & Weekend Track Warrior

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
  16. Hot start prob, and turbo underboost?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ive got a hot start problem w my 03 1.8L. Intermitten, cranks but starts only w lots of coaxing followed by noxious smell. Coolant temp sensor? Also: turbo underboost fail: could this be the hot start prob? Is it the culprit w the hot start? Im new to this, is there a diagnostic that could give...
  17. 1.8T Turbo Surge Engine Revs Up And Down Under Boost

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2003 VW Passat 1.8t with a cat back exhaust system and previous owner removed the catalytic converter. It starts up and idles good no misfires but when I'm accelerating building boost the engine starts too surge and rev up and down like the boost controller is pulsing the waste gate...
  18. 03 passat cts and turbo underboost issues.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi. Thanks for all the helpful info you all provide! I Bought a very reasonably priced 03 passat 1.8 ( high miles, great shape). Runs great, when it runs. Hot start issue: starter is fine, just doesn't want to turn over unless i floor the accelerator, followed by a lot of fumes. The diagnostic...
  19. Drag race between Peugeot 3008 1.6 turbo

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a passat 1.4 tsi 122.5 hp 2010, do i have a chance winning a 2017 Peugeot 3008 1.6 turbo probably 165 hp?
  20. 2002 be Passat wag 1.8 turbo

    New Member Introductions
    I just replaced my resavor on car last year and i’ve Noticed antifreeze under the car , but i’ve Notice when I raised the hood I saw that it was dripping antifreeze from underneath of the resavor what do you think ?