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  1. Vac leaks b5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What do i R&R to solve this? are there any kits out there? my symptoms are high rpm(1200rpm) till till warm up and idle go to 800 rpm.
  2. 11 sec video of shaking engine. Engine stalls. Vac leak sound. Bad PCV valve?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After about 1 min of running, engine begins shaking and there is loud sound of vacuum leak, coming from big black PCV valve (?) with round cover. Valve is shown in last seconds of video. Is it PCV valve? Are they a common problem? Thanks. Click on picture to see video. 2...
  3. Idle Fuel Trim shows Vac Leak (but only with A/C Off?)

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    What would cause idle trim to climb quickly - indicating vac leak....but go back down when A/C is on? Is there a vac line that is closed off when the A/C is engaged? Any ideas are appreciated!
  4. Vac hose missing help identify please

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So yesterday I was working on car and notice a vac hose missing that on top of Im I have no idea were it goes can anyone help me please Thank you. I have a 1999 passat 1.8t
  5. where does this vac line go?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm a diesel mechanic by trade and a Passat Rookie. I just redid the wife's 01 Passat 4 motion V6 after the timing belt (which was supposed to have been changed 40k mi ago) slipped 10 teeth. It of course bent the valves which required head gaskets up to be torn down and replaced. I have...
  6. fume smell in cabin, also found fitting without vac line?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    getting a fume smell in the cabin of my 99' 1.8t AEB the plan is to do a PCV refresh with new parts, i still need to look at the Bentley to see which parts im going to need to replace... im open to input on that as well... while under the hood checking condition of the lines, which all seemed...
  7. Interesting link about removing un-needed Vac lines and check valves

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    DIY - B6 1.8t - Vacuum line and Check Valve removal/simplification Is this possible and worth doing?
  8. vac lines, T-stat & CTS replaced -- boost is back

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    in my other thread i had started getting poor MPG and low boost also my temp was only running around 150 after 45 minutes on the hwy. i replaced the CTS first still nothing new. Today i replaced all the small vac lines & T-Stat i noticed the hose was off coming from the air box to the secondary...
  9. Help with vac diagram needed.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am trying to put my vac system together properly. I found 2 diagrams that contradict one another. My aim is the check valves. I can't figure out which diagram to follow. I have a 2000 ATW. Please help <br><BR>
  10. atw vac diagram

    B5 Garage
    Last night after a couple days of google searches i finally found a good atw vac diagram on an audi forum. Is this something sticky worthy? Its pretty detailed with all components numbered with descriptions. I know there isnt any digital content like this in the info index and though it would be...
  11. Help Identify Hose / Vac Line

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Tore this while cleaning engine bay, can someone let me know what this is if you know off hand please? Also, what the consequences are of it being broken. (1999 FWD) More pictures if they help: http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b330/avraell/Passat/PICT0382.jpg...
  12. boost gauge vac line Q

    B5 Garage
    I did some searching around, found how to mount the thing, but nothing for a 5.5 What is the best line to splice to hook up a boost gauge?
  13. Seafoaming an ATQ V6 - Black apparatus attached to FPR vac line

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thinking of Seafoaming my engine after changing out the PCV and leaking gaskets. I've read over all the important threads and seem to have an idea of where to apply the the seafoam, just wanted to confirm it with the gurus/experienced here. Using the fabled Black Apparatus, can I use the...
  14. Vac line?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was just replacing the old vac 3mm vac lines on my car when I came across this guy. heres sorta where it starts and where it ends I noticed that it looks like it was flattened so I would like to replace it. I have access to 5 or 6 mm silicone vac line if that would work.
  15. Fixed vac still idles rough 99 1.8t

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    I have a 99 20vt auto and I just posted to the noob tube that my car had NOT broken down yet and what happens? ... Anyway car started running and idleing pretty rough, searched and searched and one person had almost my exact problem but all other suggestions have failed. The only problem is...
  16. Vac line identification - ATQ V6 30v

    B5 Garage
    SOLVED: Vac line identification - ATQ V6 30v SOLVED, this is the vacuum line from the EGR solenoid to the EGR valve. I have a break in a very small vacuum line I am trying to identify. What is this line and what is it's purpose?
  17. Brake Booster Vac Hose

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok I recently ordered a Brake booster vacuum hose and it was the wrong one. I have been all over the internet trying to find the right one with no lick. The vehicle is a 2004 vw passat 1.8l turbo. Here is a couple pictures and any help or links to the correct place would be great. Here is the...
  18. Vac Line Broken??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is this line broken? It is attached to the bottom of the intake and is only about 6 inches long before it appears to be broken. Where does the other end go? I do not see another line that it would have broken from.
  19. vac leak and o2 sensor for v6 question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a vacuum leak and my oxygen sensor needs to be replaced. i tried looking on here and google with no luck. i would like to know if there is a way to find a vacuum leak or if i have to simply replace every vacuum line one by one? also i would like to know if theres a diy or pics on where...
  20. Vac Leak

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have the obvious sound of a vacuum leak coming from my drivers side front wheel area. Car ran fine when i got up this morning and headed to work. Got off work and i noticed a funny idle (low about 750). Any-who, none of the obvious culprits from the topside of the engine are obviously...
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