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  1. why do so many read a post with a question and not reply with an answer?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
  2. Why do I like these B5.5s so much?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Feels like I’m a Passat addict. It’s a long story over many years and cars. But for now I’m driving these. 04 1.8t Variant 4motion 5 speed 04 W8 4motion 6 speed Makes driving fun most days. Feeling very fortunate.
  3. why cant i post in the classified section?

    New Member Introductions
    i got on here hoping to find a few parts for my car, but cant post or reply in the classified section?
  4. why do yall require this... its not cool...

    New Member Introductions
    hello... again... this stuff is weird.. please figure something else out.
  5. My Passat still pulls to the right after alignment, why?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Everyone: I recently had my car's tires rotated (tires are pretty new) at Goodyear tires and after that my car started pulling severely to the right while driving. I went back there to have it checked out and they said that I should get an alignment, so I did. My car still pulls to the right...
  6. Yay or nay. Why??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  7. Dealership cut white/grey wire? Why? 2012 Passat 3.6

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi guys, can you help me out. I was replacing my air filter in my 2012 3.6 SE (America version) and noticed the wiring loom below the air box had been cut and a section of the white/grey wire had been cut out? Why would a dealership do this? Was it a recall or bullitin issue? See pictures:
  8. I'm an idiot and I don't know why -- destroyed both ABS sensors and tone rings

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    Alright, guys. I've gotten a lot of really good help from this site. You guys rock. I'm new to these cars. I have a 2001 Passat 4motion V6 station wagon. I replaced both front wheel bearings and something about how I put the ABS sensors back in caused them to be crushed by the tone rings on the...
  9. Why I can not post.

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    Hello, I try to post and ask for some help but I can not... Why? What should I do ?
  10. any reason why a B5.5 radio would "half die" when i changed a battery?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just changed a battery on a B5.5 radio has re-learnt its code from ECU, and is activated. and powered however........... its seems half dead. the buttons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 on the front don't work right. well if you press one of the number, the front panel display will go blank and not switch...
  11. Why most i made 2 posts in the new member section not one post?

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    Why most i made 2 posts in the new member section not one post?
  12. 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...
  13. What is this part? And why is it leaking?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I was replacing the timing belt, I came across this. What is it? It's on the right side of a V6. I couldn't stop the timing belt job and wait for an answer as I was renting space at Stew's Self Service Garage. Renting a bay at Stew's is pure luxury after years of crawling around on my...
  14. why two posts really?

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  15. Gears change at high rev. Why?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8T AWM @ 130K miles Since last month, I have lack of power in the engine and gears shift at high rev (+3000 rpm). I never had this issue before. VCDS scan reveals no code at all and reports everything is working normal. 1) Last week changed the MAF with a Bosch OEM but no change 2)...
  16. Why I'm here

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    Bought a 2004 Passat wagon, discovered it has issues. More specific stuff to appear in the appropriate forum(s)...
  17. Front seat bottom removal - why remove whole seat from car?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have reviewed all the write-ups and YouTube videos I can find. I still do not understand why the entire front seat must be removed from the car just to get the bottom cushion out. I have a replacement bottom cushion with cover attached. It looks like the bottom cushion should just pop out...
  18. Why can't I fill my brake reservoir all the way?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had an ongoing issue with my brake reservoir ever since the first brake job I did. Simply put, it will only fill about halfway (to the seam where the top and bottom halves meet) and after that fluid just sits in the neck. This is only about halfway full and I like to keep my fluids more...
  19. Why would there be a jumper wire here?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Recently purchased a 99 Passat sedan 1.8T 5sp and while i was cleaning the inside today I knocked off my fuse panel cover and discovered a jumper wire (looks like a small piece of speaker wire) going between fuses 37 and 34 ... in my owners manual it says fuse 37 is radio and fuse 34 is engine...
  20. Why would there be a jumper wire here?

    New Member Introductions
    I recently bought a 99 Passat sedan 1.8t 5sp and was doing some cleaning on it today and knocked off the fuse panel cover ... the problem I found was a jumper wire (looks like a small piece of speaker wire) connecting fuses 37 and 34 tried to attach a pic of it but not sure if it shows ...