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  1. New Member Introductions
    hey everyone just letting you know that VW has a 12 year unlimited mile rust warranty on all cars no matter who the current owner is. :thumbup::thumbup::lol:
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i purchased a k04 off of buyautoparts.com website back 5 23 2012, I then received it on 5 31, installed on 6 25 2012, then start of may this year I started running into problems, no boost, boost, no boost, boost then found out on 5/20 2013 it was the wastegate in the turbo getting stuck. so I...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I have a stock Volkswagen Passat (b6), I got it a few weeks ago and the only thing I have done so far is add 35% tints all around. I was thinking about getting some lowering springs on it and I still have the factory warranty on the car. I was wondering if I lowered the car, would that void my...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone on here purchased a warrenty from a private company?? Just wondering if anyone had any suggestions. Thanks in advance.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Everyone. We have a B5.5 V6 5 speed. My dad received a letter from I guess a 3rd party warranty program confirming that our passat is not under warranty anymore. We've been looking into it, due that our passat needs a water pump and axles etc. I thought I would run it past everyone here on...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    how many miles are the cats covered? I've been Google but i get difference answers. is it 80k?
  7. B5 Garage
    random abs / and exlamation point within the arrow circle have been showing up and disapearing at cold start, i thought it had to do with breaks but the breaks where just changed and it still comes up sometimes... the abs module was changed under warrenty last week so and never had problems...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    bought my car this year it was a dealer car and had 1k on it. it's considered a cpo car so i get the 2 extra years on it so im looking at 6 years 75k miles. i really want to get a bigger turbo and intercooler. should i do it?
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A lot of questions arise from this so here is the scoop...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    did a vagcom scan today
  11. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I haven't checked into it but what responsives have been given regarding lowering while under warrenty? I was thinking of just having them install the OEM sport springs (if they still cover) but I know the labor charge will be a rip. I'm fine with them not covering involved parts if they would...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I have a 99 Passat gls v6 5 speed and my 3rd gear syncro i totally gone I only have 35,000 miles on it does anyone know if I can get this fixed under warrenty?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Took my 98 1.8T wagon to the dealer to show him rust around the rear window of the hatch. They denied it. I checked the manuel and it has a 11 year warrenty on rust. The catch seemed to be it has to be perforated. Right now my rust shows through the paint and new bubbles are forming. Its real...
  14. Dealerships and Service
    Hello everyone! Here is my little problem. I would like to say possibly up until tomorrow I will like my local dealership. Let me explain, today while I was walking to my car I had noticed that my window brake and tailights were on. First thought that came to my head is, "I left me lights on!"...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I bought my car in july last year, it had an intermittant rattle when it started up.......................well after a number of months arguing a few phone calls to customer service and the threat of rejecting the car, its finally been put right. Its had a new chain, tensioner, electronic...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I realized awhile ago that my wastegate actuator rod was inevitably failing, due to the "rattling" sound during deceleration. I have a 99 1.8t with about 79k miles on it. Im the second owner. My question is whether this would be covered under warrenty. I know that you can get the...
  17. B5 Garage
    Has anyone had any luck having the dealer replace a torn CV boot under the 100k drivetrain warrenty? 2000 v6 5speed The Owner's Manual under Coverage, paragraph titled Drivetrain say's, "differential and all internal parts, drive shafts, and constant velocity (CV) joints." What's the dealer...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ok i searched but its just people mentioning it...... is the second owner warrenty just for preowned certified vehicles or what.......??? would i have it on my 99 b5 ...... all ive found is that its half of the original warrenty.....or something.......or 2/25000.......any info would be helpful...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just bought a new 04 GLS 4 motion 1.8t and i was wondering what kind of performance upgrades I can put my car with out voiding the warrenty?
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So heres one for the people with warrenty knowledge... 1) if you get your timing belt checked at the recommended intervrals by an indi shop, lets say east coast for example, and the timing belt goes causing horrific damage, would vw's warrenty still cover it? and 2) if you have an extended...
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