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  1. where to sell Faulty Passat

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi All I have a 60 plate passat B6 which in the past few months has had a new gearbox, clutch flywheel and timing belt. I am now fed up of taking it to the garage as it seems to be developing fault after fault. Latest fault is the ABS module has become faulty. I have taken it to the garage to...
  2. Need a suggestion on where to go for Climatronic repairs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    She just turned over 200k miles and still a pleasure to drive. I tried to diagnose the issue where the heater is stuck on and got codes, but beyond my ability to fix. I live in Bradford county PA, and don't know where to go to get it fixed. Live 15 miles south of Towanda and have no dealerships...
  3. where is the tab to post parts for sale in that section

    New Member Introductions
    Hi just joined trying to list some parts for sale in the parts for sale category cant find the tab for "new post" what the heck am i doing wrong bernieb
  4. Where to go for Lexus parts?

    Anything Auto
    Curious to know if anybody here knows where to go for Lexus parts online? Like our VW's we go to ECS Tuning, FCP... Looking for the "good" places to go online and buy parts from.
  5. CEL and misfires; where to start?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 Passat B5.5 1.8L Turbo. OK, this morning on my way to work, I get a check engine light, ticking/rattle (I guess that's officially called "knocking") on acceleration, and rough idle. After a trip to Autozone I got codes: P0300 - Random misfire P0301 - Cyl 1 misfire P0302 - Cyl 2 misfire...
  6. Finally got a vw, where do these go??

    New Member Introductions
    hey guys, finally got myself a 2001 vw Passat 1.8t 5speed and looking forward to playing with it a little. When I say finally I mean I've had a lot of friends that have had them. Im a ls1 chevy man so this is a little bit of a new ball game for me but ill accept the challenge. Im not one of...
  7. Where to get power for Cigarette Lighter on Armrest ???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys.. Long story short i bought an armrest from a salvage yard and the connections for cigarette lighter that is on the back of the armrest where cut. It isn't something that i want to necessarily do but why not. My question is Where can i get power so i can wire up the cigarette lighter on...
  8. Where were you my B5-owning years? The One True Ratchet

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    On a recent trip to the Toy Store for Men, Harbor Freight, I was on a quest to obtain a nice 3/8" ratchet, as my new chariot, a '17 CR-V, uses 10mm bolts for nearly everything, and a 1/2" drive is overkill for that, if I even had a 1/2" 10mm, which I don't. Like many DIYers my only 3/8"...
  9. When and where can I post questions?

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I posted my first post. I'm wanting to get some advice and I'm not sure when I am allowed to do this? Also, where should I post my questions about 09 Passat? Thanks! :)
  10. Where do you guys order parts? (Specific to CV / front axle assembly at the moment)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Greetings everyone! Wondering where you all order parts when you need them? I used to go thru FCP Euro, but *man* are they getting expensive. Example, I need two front axle assemblies, and FCP wants $344/each! Front Left Front Right Sometimes I can find pretty decent parts on Amazon as...
  11. Coolant Leak: where's it coming from?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I recently remmoved the dirty water and replaced it with red coolant. A couple days later, drops of coolant started to appear on the floor. I tried to search where it was coming from but it seemed to have stopped (?). Then a few days later it started to leak again, more this time. I can...
  12. What is this piece called, where can I find one, and how hard is it to replace?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    This piece is busted off of my passat, it seem's pretty modular, and I don't think it would be tough to replace, I'm just wondering what it's called.
  13. What is this piece called, where can I find one, and how hard is it to replace?

    New Member Introductions
    I imagine I could just find one at a u pull lot, it looks somewhat modular, and it's clean off, so I was just wondering what it was called.
  14. Where to start due to a no start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8T AWM Wagon. So last summer my car would crank but not start. It eventually started and ran fine. Never found out why.. I suspected something with the ignition. Today it sat out overnight and we had frost this am. It will crank but not start. I tried starting fluid to no avail...
  15. VCDS Cable and Software - Where To Buy

    B5 Garage
    I would like to purchase cable and software to diagnose and program my 1999 1.8t AEB Passat. Really cannot afford the Rosstech cable and I am hoping that the forum can recommend a product to accomplish this. At this time I need to adapt my throttle body and read codes. Just spinning my wheels...
  16. where do i post

    New Member Introductions
    Hi I just signed up for the first time & have a question about a 2015 passat. do i post it here? i tried in the passat B7 discussion but it would not allow me to.
  17. Girlfriends 2000 1.8T Passat Issues (Not sure where to start.)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Going to try and make this as clear and simple as possible, so here goes. About 2-3 weeks ago she was heading to work, got about a mile down the road, stopped at a stop sign and the car cut off. I road up to her and let her take my car to work while I stayed with hers. I checked all fuses and...
  18. Speedometer icon where mileage usually is?

    New Member Introductions
    There is a speedometer icon with an arrow pointing to it where the mileage is usually displayed on my dash. Mileage is displayed while vehicle is stationary, but while in motion the icon is displayed. Any ideas? Thanks in advance. 2012 Passat 2.5
  19. Foam coming from vents - where is the blend door?

    B5 Garage
    Hi, I have a 2000 reg Passat B5 with Climatronic. I have foam coming out of the interior vents occasionally, and I believe it's caused by the foam disintegrating on the blend door. My aircon doesn't seem to work very well and I so this coupled with the foam leaves me to think its the blend...
  20. Where is this clip available?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    b5.5 roof rack, under the end caps are these little clips. Mine are all broken except the one in the picture.
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