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  1. Left rear wheel leaning

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    B7 Passat 2014 115,000 miles. Replaced both rear springs (broken) and the lower right spring mount (loose). I adjusted for negative camber( top of tires lean in) right is good now but left is in 1/2" and no adjustment left. Is there a common problem here somewhere? Please give me an idea. Sent...
  2. New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on

    New Member Introductions
    New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on. Hi all! What made me search for this forum is the fact that all of a sudden my 2016 Passat steering wheel controls are not working and the Airbag warnig light came on. Besides that, today I found that someone tried...
  3. 04 V6 MT FWD - Replaced RF wheel bearing now worse noise and ABS light

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I read through a number of posts looking for similar experiences, as thought I'd post to see if my situation has been encountered before and share how my - eventual - resolution. My 2004 GLX wagon (2.8L V-6, 5spd manual, FWD, 109k miles) has been making more noise recently. Based on the...
  4. Is There a "How-To" w/ Photos for Front Wheel Bearing Replacement?

    B5 Garage
    A search turns up various threads on Front Wheel Bearing Replacement. But no "how-to" thread. If there is a how-to, could someone point me to it. Thank You!
  5. Rhythmic noise front passenger wheel well?

    B5 Garage
    Hiya! Long time no see. Have an ‘03 1.8 turbo sedan. The other day I had a rhythmic rub sound from the front passenger wheel area, slowing down and then slowly speeding up, like something was coming around and rubbing against something else on each revolution. Fine at speed. Next day I was going...
  6. Steering wheel multi function switch issue

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi All, One of the multi function button on the right side of my steering does not work anymore. Works if I really press very hard. How to change the right side module or the button? Airbag removal required? How? Finding 2 types of modules on ebay. Not sure which will fit. Need to take out...
  7. Left rear wheel speed sensor problem

    B5 Garage
    My problem is, I replaced my wheel hub due to bearing failure. I destroyed the original sensor when removing. I installed a new hub with a new sensor. I have an abs fault now with the wheel speed sensor. I thought that I may have bought the wrong sensor so I replaced it with another new sensor...
  8. Rear New Rotors, right wheel is not spinning freely.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just installed two Zimmerman rotors on the rears. After I did the brake in procedure per the Zimmerman instructions, I noticed that the rear right rotor is extremely hot, while the left is normal. I adjusted the hand brake per Bentley. The parking brake wire is not tight at all. I don’t...
  9. Steering wheel for b5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, so today i came up with the idea of changing my steering wheel and i was wondering what steering wheels fit passat b5? i was thinking about newer golf wheel (7th or 6th if it actually fits). Thank you for your answers have a nice day! :)
  10. WTH heard a "pop" wheel skidded ended up in someones front yard nothing wrong?

    B5 Garage
    WTH heard a "pop" wheel skidded ended up in someones front yard nothing wrong? 2005 1.8T 4 motion. I replaced the front right control arms and steering knuckle a few months back (that's another story) and I know its been out of alignment and just put it off for awhile, needs tires anyway...
  11. WTB: Looking for a recent V6 Passat steering wheel with paddles

    WTB/WTT Section
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  12. Steering wheel in B5.5 Passat suddenly loose?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've noticed a slight looseness in my steering wheel of late and the steering response is still perfect so I don't think its play in the steering rack. Any ideas?
  13. Hard To Shift 2.8 w/ 5 Speed Manual & Front Wheel Drive

    B5 Garage
    Hi all, So the car in question has just over 200,000 miles. Amazingly the car still has the original clutch. There is no slipping; there is chatter sometimes when engaging the clutch, but the clutch looks to be working well enough. About 3 months ago it started to be really hard to shift...
  14. Failed front end inspection, wheel play at 3 & 9

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Still kinda new to the Passat and especially the more complex suspension system. This is a 4 motion V6. Is this just an outer tie rod/ball joint issue or from the inner tie rod too possibly? And how can I be sure? Thanks!
  15. Retain Steering wheel function

    Mobile Electronics
    My Ride is a 02 Passat I have an aftermarket radio amp etc in my car. Atm, I'm using an Axxess interface. works alright. kept most my factory functions. Power on after key is off for x minutes or door is opened. I had the steering wheel addon for my Axxess and it just needed to be plugged in...
  16. Alternate Wheel Bearing Replacement Method

    B5 Garage
    Have 2003 Passat Wagon manual 1.8T 5.5 AWM at 122,000 miles. Thought this might help others that may want to replace a front wheel bearing and don't have access to conventional tools for the work. My local sources (Auto Zone, Advanced Auto, NAPA) either do not rent tools or offered incorrect...
  17. General Wheel Bolt/Lock Bolt Question

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    This is a seemingly random question but I recall my B5.5 having black wheel bolts and black lock bolts (the version where the key is a multi-faceted star vs. what is being sold today). I received a set of what was described as OEM VW branded lock bolts (same multi-faceted star) in silver with...
  18. F/S Vw CC MK6 Passat Steering wheel retro fit controls $200

    Parts For Sale
    Selling my retrofit steering wheel L/R controls circuit board with harness *ONLY* already wired. Plug nd play for this steering wheel Fits B5/B5.5 MFSW with this retrofit steering wheel installed Everything works and Fully functional from radio to cruise control no lights. Again only selling...
  19. 2017 Passat R-line wheel color match

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there! I purchased my Passat a few weeks ago, so I'm new to the VW community! My vehicle has some curb rash that I want to repair. I've been searching through google to find the correct wheel color and can't seem to find a color that would match. Does anyone have some info on a paint that...
  20. FS: OEM Locking Wheel Bolts with Key

    Parts For Sale
    SOLD - $30 shipped in the US. Bought these for the Alltrack but changed my mind. They were a takeoff from a Passat with 3K miles on it.