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  1. 2008 2L Turbo 4 Cyl FSI Automatic Passat - Chain or Timing Belt?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have multiple parts that need replacing on my 2008 2L Turbo 4 Cyl FSI Automatic Passat with 185592 miles. I just had toe surgery so I will buying the parts and having a reliable/well reviewed mechanic in the Atlanta suburbs perform the labor for a reasonable hourly fee ($75-$85). Another...
  2. Intermittent Heat, Core flushed, system bled, is it my water pump?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey there guys, VW: Adopted 2002 GLX Wagon 4Mo 2.8L Automatic with 131k miles. Did a bunch of stuff to get it all nice and happy. For the most part, it is (shy of a hole in a flex pipe) running pretty well. With winter coming up I wanted to check the heat...and it is still being wonky. Last...
  3. Sudden Coolant pressure/Loss of Coolant. Towed to Shop.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey Guys, Yesterday on my way to work I smelt burning coolant...At first i thought it was simply left over because of the oil change I had done the night before, since i removed the coolant reservoir to change the filter, inevitably some spilled down into the engine block. Unfortunately it...
  4. Why cant anyone tell me whats wrong with my 2003 Passat?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    In July 2003 Passat with 1.8V engine, suddenly started smoking under the hood and all radiator fluid poured out. Backyard mechanic said a hose had come off and we needed a new one, the one on the bottom from the radiator. Also claimed a thermostat would be needed. Said he would come back the...
  5. Water Pump - Timing Belt Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 2006 Passat 2.0T (I think it's the B6, but I really have no idea because I'm so new to this I don't know what I'm looking for.) Anyway, my water pump has developed a leak. It's visible, it's slow, but it's there. I don't really don't have the $ to shell out right now for the repair, so...
  6. Heeeellllpppp 04 vw passat glx

    New Member Introductions
    Ok, I need some help. Hopefully someone can help me out here.I am a college student on a budget. I love my VW and I want to keep it, but it is looking like I might have to sell.... I have problems after problems. I would love to get them fixed but everywhere I go to get a quote the prices are...
  7. Water Pump or Heater Box?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 Passat 1.8L Turbo Automatic I just had a bunch of work done at the dealer ($2300 CDN) on this car. I asked them to change the ATF (although they said it does not need to be changed), new spark plugs and diagnosis and repair of vacuum hose leaks. The mechanic noted the valve cover gasket...
  8. New Coolant Reservoir - Leak at Water Pump 1999 Passsat v6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had a crack in my Coolant Reservoir resulting in a slow leak. I purchased a new resevoir and changed it and added (yes, should have checked here first, I KNOW) a universal coolant to the resevoir. Almost immediately after running the engine there was a significant leak at the water pump, to...
  9. What to replace while changing TIMING BELT? V6

    B5 Garage
    I have been prolonging my timing belt replacement due to financial reasons, but recently a mysteriously appearing stripe on a belt (pretty sure its the timing belt) has scared me into parking the car until I change it. I am not very knowledgable about working on cars but I have enough free time...
  10. Having some difficulty. Engine noise

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I have been searching the forum for hours and have tried numerous google and youtube searches. The website will not let me post in any other area, so I hope this is the correct area. I checked 1.8T FAQ and didn't find the answer I was looking for. I have a 1999 VW Passat B5 FWD 1.8 20...
  11. Blauparts: November Pre-Winter Sale $15 Off + Free Shipping

    Vendor Marketplace
    $15 Off + Free Shipping BLAU® Timing Belt Replacement Kits Blauparts is pleased to announce our partnership with Schaeffler Group Automotive, one of Germany's and Europe's largest industrial automotive companies who have manufactured timing belt components for V.A.G. (Volkswagen Audi Group)...
  12. Noobs - all must read the first post and make an entry in this thread

    Blog
    About 9 months after replacing a blown a/c compressor, the a/c problem was addressed by the replacement of a control module behind the left headlight. Works fine but since some faulty sensor too remote to repair causes the outside air flap to periodically open, it really is only consistently...
  13. Heater Core issues?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone ... 1st "real" post so bear with me. I've been lurking on this site for months ... it has helped me many times and I couldn't imagine working on my 2001 Passat without it. Before anyone tells me to search for this topic, I do realize it has been posted many, many times before...
  14. Blauparts: PRODUCT UPDATE Regarding VW Passat 2.8L 30V Timing Belt Kits

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    Enhanced VW Passat 2.8L 30V Timing Belt Kit Now Includes INA Preassembled Kit Blauparts, along with our new partner Schaeffler Group Automotive are pleased to offer INA's preassembled timing belt kit as part of our Enhanced BLAU Timing Belt Kit for 2.8 liter 30 valve engine applications...
  15. Blauparts: Vw Passat Timing Belt Replacement Kits Up To $20 Off & Free Shipping

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    BLAU® Vw Timing Belt Kits On Sale & Free Shipping* $10 Off Vw Timing Belt KITS - 4 Cylinder $20 Off Vw Timing Belt KITS - 6 Cylinder Using our hands-on experience, we created and started selling timing belt kits back in the 1990's. For over 24 years we have been performing timing belt...
  16. having issues with cooling system

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm having issues with the cooling system of my '99 Passat wagon. It has had a small leak for a long time and as of late it has gotten progressively worse, to where I'm buying a bottle of pentofrost every other week. This morning I was on my way to work this morning and the car started to...
  17. 99 passat water pump.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, i replaced the water pump in my sisters 99 passat v6 and when i slid the belt on all the gears moved a bit. When i turned the crank back to TDC the cams were off there mars just a little. The car runs fine for a couple minutes then i see bubbling in th coolant resevoir and coolant seems...
  18. Water pump and overheat

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Need some advice from the Passat experts. Please refrain from calling me an idiot or dullard, I'm already plenty mad at myself already. I noticed some anti-freeze leaking from my 1999 Passat V6. I took it into my local mechanic and he told me the water pump needed to be replaced. And as many...
  19. Crazy Noise Followed by Overheating Left Me Stranded!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If my war with the battery/charging system wasn't enough to be dealing with....Earlier this week I was driving and I noticed a slight ticking or almost like scraping noise. When I first started the car I heard it but it stopped after a few seconds so I went ahead and drove it. I drove about 15...
  20. Timing belt and related work recommendations Boston area

    Dealerships and Service
    Looking for recommended shops in Providence RI to Boston MA area for 1.8T AWM Passat. I need the timing belt, water pump, coolant flange, value cover gaskets, cam seals, and accessory belts. I am considering performing the work myself but would like to get a few estimates considering much of...
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