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  1. Used Passat - 2.5 or 1.8T?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I'm looking to buy a used Passat and for my price range, I'm finding Passats with the 2.5 and 1.8T (mostly 2012-2015). Which one would you choose? I want to test drive both, but I was wondering if one is known to be more reliable than the other, is the difference in acceleration significant...
  2. Help, I used non 502.00 spec oil!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, I need any info or well-informed input on my conundrum. Just used a non 502.00 spec oil in my 2008 Passat FSI 2.0. Have I done any permanent damage? Should I not be worried? It’s fully synthetic, just non 502, I’m pretty sure. Done 2000 miles with it and just realized it—new to VW...
  3. Looking for used parts in Dutchess County, NY

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Greetings All, I'm looking for a few used parts - two front tires (17-inch), as well as a right door side-view mirror and I'm looking for used car part vendors in Dutchess (or Putnam) County NY. I've found a few, but I know that there's a few more out there that I haven't thought of. Can...
  4. Lighting questions on new used 2014 B7 Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Just drove home a 2014 Candy White Wolfsburg edition, 57k miles for $9400, and I have a few questions that google is not helping on. It was daytime when I test drove, and dark by the time all the papers were signed and I was heading out. First thing I noticed was that my headlights were not...
  5. Trump's team used Facebook to win election.

    The Black Hole
    I watched the 60 Minutes segment about how Trump's team used Facebook to win the election. The November 2016 surprise result was not just for most of America, but also for most of Facebook employees - they collectively didn't think the Republicans had enough tech savvy people to utilise their...
  6. WTB 1.8 parts. Used in good condition or new(dusty is ok).

    WTB/WTT Section
    Wrecked or got rid of your Passat and have new or used parts/accessories for sale? PM me what you have, prices, if it fit my car(I have 4 cyl, but some parts from V6 or W8 may fit as well), I may be interested. NJ area preferred, but depending on size, weight, price, timing... other areas may...
  7. New around these parts, used to have a Squareback..

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I bought a 2001 Passat V6 4motion that needed work. Now I am fixing the coolant pipe seals but any tips suggestions greetings, apocalyptic visions of doom, etc would be readily accepted and greatly appreciated. Thanks to the admins and contributors who have already given access to this...
  8. Anyone used AISIN ATF-0T4 for Auto Transmission fluid?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I cant seen to get any awnsers. ECS Tuning has this AISIN ATF-0T4 thats is suppose to be compatible with VW 2.0 2007 passat Auto transmission. Has anyone used? Any harm is using? Should I use another liquid if so which one...
  9. wtb used /trashed KO3 turbo

    WTB/WTT Section
    need cast iron housing for KO3 ,discovered cracked fragment in mine ready to fall out,turbo can be toast
  10. New used VW, but not new to VW.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, just firing this out there, and will likely need some direction, decent with wrench and got a kick ass scanner. Jut purchased a 2002 Passat V6 4motion, black on black and German built. I am pretty sure its a GLX model. Niiiiice car, needs e brake cables and a few other items. Been on...
  11. Used B6 2.0t CAI FS?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, Looking for a good condition CAI for our B6 Passat 2.0t if someone has one for sale please. Prefer APR, Unitronic, CTS, or similar if possible. Please PM if you have a candidate. TIA,
  12. WTB used ko3 turbo

    WTB/WTT Section
    looking for ko3 turbo to rebuild as winter project,PM with details,thanks,Chief
  13. Possible purchase of a used 2003 Passat, collecting data on reliability

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a line on a Passat for sale, its a 2003 AWD model with 2.0 engine. The car as 110k miles. Its in great overall condition, no codes, no CEL, no ABS lights, no damage history. Everything works. My question is what I should expect for probabilities of issues showing up in the next year or...
  14. bought a used 2014 passat 2.5l, Not getting good MPG

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I just bought used 2014 vw passat 2.5l with 60k miles. So far I have been getting pretty bad fuel mileage, well at least in my opinion. I have been averaging about 24 mpg according to the MFD, most of my driving is on the hwy to get to school. for ex today i had a little over 1/4 of gas so I...
  15. Can the red MFD be swapped with a used MFD screen

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have searched for new replacement MFD red lcd screen for my 2006 Passat and found one overseas for $92 and in MN-USA for $135. I was wondering if it is possible to buy a used cluster and just swap out the MFD, so I can keep mileage and not have to reprogram immobilizer? I found several...
  16. Replacing turbo with a used.

    B5 Garage
    2001.5 1.8T Auto, 240Kmiles. My turbo is making a loud squeal periodically. I am going to replace it with one that has 110k miles on it. The oil line was replaced when the suction screen was replaced a few years ago. The oil has been changed at 5k miles ever since. Do I need to replace the...
  17. Need some advice on a used Audi offer.

    Anything Auto
    Hello,I have found 2 2013 A6 Certified cars from 2 different dealers with the exact same packages but different colors. They are both asking the same price. The one I prefer has has 28k miles on it and the one I could be happy with has only 18k on it. So I'd like to try and make and offer for...
  18. Can a key fob from another Passat B6 be reprogrammed and used in another Passat B6

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm curious if a key fob from a 07' Passat 2.0T can be reprogrammed to work in another car, a 06' Passat 2.0T or if they are coded to each immobilizer? Thank you.
  19. Wanting to buy a USED CC. I have a few questions.

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hello Everyone! I can't say I'm a newbie on here because I was on the site probably 8 or more years ago when I had a 99 Passat with the 2.8L 30V engine with manual tranny. Now, I am back and wanting to buy a 08-13 CC. I just want the 2.0T engine. What I want to know is; are there any bad...