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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    99 V6, manual transmission. This issue just started. Hottest day of the year here, 97deg (no idea if related), and the A/C was blasting for the first 30 min of the drive (everything was normal). Then, I started getting hesitation under acceleration, in all gears. No sounds, just momentary...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Engine rebuilt 5 yrs ago.... just did synthetic oil change 2 weeks ago?? Its comes on then goes away. Oil level is within dipstick level...
  3. B5 Garage
    Hi I have a 2004 VW Passat 1.8T GLS with a stumble misfire when warmed up from a cold start. Under boost the engine would cut out on all cylinders when the gas pedal is pressed down at a certain point. I have a crack in the exhaust flex pipe before the catalytic converter I thought the down...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So when the car is running and I remove the oil cap there is quite a bit of pressure coming out. Is this normal? Never had a turbo'd car before and also don't ever remember any of my other cars having any pressure when taking the fill cap off.
  5. B5 Garage
    I was replacing my valve cover and cam chain tensioner gaskets on my '02 Passat 1.8L GLS and I'm almost 100% sure I dropped a 1" hex bit into what I'm assuming is an oil passageway right under the exhaust camshaft-side of the drive chain. I removed the cam chain tensioner and the intake...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a 2002 passat 1.8t auto within the past 3 weeks i started to get a driveline vibration. When i accelerate and drive i get a vibration. I figured it was the transmission fluid i changed that.. I did it 10k miles ago i used ravenol from blauparts . transmission fluid was a lil nasty...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I'm the owner of a 2000 b5 Passat with the 2.8l v6. Whenever under acceleration, there is a loud whistle sound, akin to rapid blasts of air. I'm not sure exactly where it is coming from, any ideas?
  8. B6 Garage
    After washing my car I noted thr top and bottom of the driver side C pillar was wet, as was the fabric under both rear seats. I suspect the rear sunroof drains but wonder if anyone can confirm. If so, any good tips for clearing the rear drains? There are lots of fixes for the front but I cant...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Do you have a belly pan for your car? If you have a belly pan, do you keep it on? Sometimes after changing the oil I question whether I should replace the belly pan or leave it off.
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All, I am new here and would like to start out with a huge WOW! to this amazing site. You have all discussed almost everything here. I followed the rules and used the google search bar to look for my specific problem. I typed it in different ways and used multiple keywords to try and...
  11. B5 Garage
    We have a mis-fire condition with cylinder 3. Under light throttle (cruising) the 1.8t purrs as it should. As soon as you try accelerate or pull a hill you get a mis-fire and loss of power. Only code in the computer was P0303. I'm thinking the mis-fire under load "only" is an indication of...
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    About six weeks ago I got a rattle in my 2014 Passat under the floor anytime I drive over a sharp little bump or through a pot hole. It sounds like it could be under the plastic shield that is under the car. Any ideas anyone?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone! I felt the need to make my yearly post today:P I have utilized the knowledge base here on more than a few occasions. I'm thankful for everyone who's active on here! I've just hit 240k miles on my 2003 Passat and for the last 3-4 weeks I've noticed (not every morning) a very...
  14. B5 Garage
    When I make my Passat really quiet by not turning the engine on and switching off the Climatronics I still hear something buzzing, crackling - the sound is coming from under the dash, where passenger normally keeps their legs. It is quiet enough I do not hear it while driving, but I am curious...
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    Big Momma - dubbed The Wedding Dress Express for this trip (explained below) performed flawlessly. Waxed and bra installed the day before leaving.The bra was a brilliant idea as I'd be having a stroke right now lol. Full size spare, tool kit, low profile 2.5 ton floor jack, and my trusty 5 gauge...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I think I successfully replaced the gasket and sealed my pollen filter against leaks, but in the process I lost one of the round plastic grommets or whatever they are that go under the wiper shaft and the plastic cowl that clips in under the windshield. I saw it fall in one of the gaps...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, My car has a ruptured hose under the cold air intake system. 1. What is the name/part number of this part shown on the picture (pointed with arrow)? 2. What is the purpose of this hose? Car info: VW Passat B6 2010 2.0T (Engine: CBFA) *pic is not of my actual car
  18. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello! I have a 2007 Passat Wagon (2.0T, A/T). When we bought it, it had a bad front right wheel bearing, and there was this slight vibration/wiggle/shudder in the front end. I thought maybe the wheel bearing was that bad and was causing it. Replaced the bearing, noise is gone, shudder still...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Wel I managed to snap off two of the fittings one on each solenoid. So I assume I need to replace them. Only problem is I don't know what they are called. And they are too rough for me to get numbers off them. I assume they are with emissions so I must leave them on on my state. Any help is...
  20. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    The cover on top of the front strut mount, under the plenum (rain cover). Does anyone know the part no and where to get it from.
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