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  1. Error when trying to view users' posts/threads

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    Whenever you try to view a users' thread history or post history from their profile or by clicking on the username, the result comes back with this error.
  2. Door harness pulling 1.7 Amps when engine off

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    My back passenger door electronics stopped working this weekend. None of the buttons work and the interior light does not come on when I open the door. The window does go down an inch when I open the door and back up when I close it. Other than that nothing. The battery also had a...
  3. AC system pressure when compressor is not on

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    A friend of mine's B7 Passat has AC system issue. When he turns on AC, AC vents blow warm air and AC compressor is not turning. I stood near compressor. I cannot hear anything, no clutch click. I hooked up my AC manifold gauge and it showed 95psi (on both low and high sides as compressor was not...
  4. Noise from CAI when I drained my oil....what?!?!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    This one is too odd for me to attempt. I drained the oil (wasn't dirty at all) and simultaneously there was "venting" noise coming through my cold air intake. The noise lasted about 3/4 of the time the oil was draining. I have a PCV delete to a catch can but dont have the catch can vented to...
  5. "Big spark" when removing thermostat housing

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My thermostat housing had a crack and was leaking. When I try to remove the first of the two bolts holding the housing, a big spark came out and almost damaged the hex bit. I was not sure if the wrench occasionally touched the alternator. Tried again and made sure not touching the alternator, it...
  6. Rattling sound when starting 2.8V6 after a few days

    B5 Garage
    I have a problem with my Passat 2.8V6 2004. 1,5 year ago engine belt is renewed together with rollers, waterpump, cam tensioners and chains. After a year I had a loose timing belt, no damage on the engine. The tensioner on bank 2 is renewed, is was leaking oil. Now i have the problem that after...
  7. how do i activate dvd when driving on a 2012 cc with dynaudio/gps?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    anyone know?
  8. Passat B5 hard time starting when hot

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi everyone, Having some issues with my Passat (2000 V5 2.3L) as it does not really want to start when hot. No problem starting when cold but once the car warms up it can take up to 4 attempts to start it. Recently I have replaced the crankshaft sensor so that can be ruled out. VCDS does not...
  9. 99 passat 1.8l turbo oil lite coming on during driving when rpm under 1500?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Engine rebuilt 5 yrs ago.... just did synthetic oil change 2 weeks ago?? Its comes on then goes away. Oil level is within dipstick level...
  10. When to replace cam chain tensioner/actuator?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there a rule-of-thumb for when to replace tensioner? Unit in question has approx. 80K miles and seems to be in decent condition. What are the warning signs of a bad part? Thx. Marty.
  11. car howls when turning

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    A few days ago my 02 Passat (1.8T) started to make noise when I turned the wheel. At first I thought it was the belt, as it had been cold that night. But the sound got worse, and now it is more like a howling or moaning that I hear. I opened the hood and the sound seems to come where the belt is...
  12. Engine stalling when idiling and shifting geara

    New Member Introductions
    Hello forum friends, I recently put a newer engine into my 03 passat 2.8l v6 4mot. When i got it from the mechanic last week it stalled on me 3 times. It only does this when i am at a complete stop at a light, so when idiling. The rmps when i idle sit at 600 and then all of a sudden it goes...
  13. Wheel Pulsation/ Grind sound when braking?? Any Ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I am getting a wheel shake/pulsation when I brake, more noticeable at high speeds. I also feel a grind as well. The issue will not happen when I first brake, its only when the car has been heated up a bit and then it will start. I went to the dealer today and everything checked out good with the...
  14. transmission in limp mode when cold start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The transmission was in limp mode (PRND432 all lit up) when I started the car early in the morning, but would be normal if I simply restarted the car. The transmission would also started normal during the day. I am really puzzled by this, don't know whether it has anything to do with the cold...
  15. Damn, I remember when.....

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    this place was active and busy every day..... :(
  16. 08 Passat mini jerks when trying to floor it

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 08 Passat 4cyl 2t. 117k miles. I changed the spark plugs and coils, recent oil change. My CEL is on. P0171 system too lean. When I try to floor it (like entering highway) I get a little jerks I usually have to gradually speed up and not floor so I won’t have that jerky feeling. I feel...
  17. What actions to take when Passat ATQ has been run with the wrong coolant?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm finally finishing up all the needed maintenance on the Passat (full timing belt job, valve cover gaskets, PCV system) and I'm wondering what I can do before filling with G12. The previous owner ran the car with green coolant for who knows how long. Is it enough just to fill the...
  18. Is there any reason this post is not showing up when clicked?

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  19. Looking for help with Bleeping when starting up

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone Im looking for help with my 2015 passat , in the last few days every time i start it up i have 6 loud bleeps come from the dashboard , has anyone ever had this before .
  20. Brakes grumbling/slipping(?) when I come to a stop after replacing axles.

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    I just had axles replaced on my passat from non-dealer. (They had gotten pretty bad, cv boots were torn and were clacking whenever I turned the car). When I picked up the car, I noticed that whenever I have almost reached a complete stop, the brakes give a little rumble/grumble sound, and I...