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  1. Switchblade Remote will not programto the car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Had to replace the battery in the car because it lost a cell and only had 10volts. Installed new battery in the car and the remote lock and unlock function no longer works from the switchblade key. Went through the programing steps in the owners manual and can not get the remote to connect with...
  2. Will there be more RNS-510 NA Map updates?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone know if there are anymore updates for the RNS510 planned in North America? The last one was in 2016 and I am reluctant to buy it given another one might (should) come. If not it's pretty disappointing given I bought my wife's 2015 in April 2016 which means it was obsolete 1 month...
  3. Whatsapp audio / video messages will not play on Passat B8

    Volkswagen Passat B8 Discussion
    Hi It's frustrating not to be able to play audio or video messages on my brand new 2018 Passat from the Whatsapp App on my iPhone connected via bluetooth All my other cars that are a lot older can will play them without any problems After googling on the subject, I came across an article...
  4. 2006 Passat Steering Wheel Will Not Move and Key Does Nothing

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I am thinking about buying a 2006 Passat as a project car. The steering wheel does not move, which is the micro switches in the lock module. However, when I put the key in the ignition and push it in, nothing happens. The radio does not work, the starter doesn't even click, and I can't use the...
  5. Will this ecm work?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Factory ecu is 4B0 906 018 DP. Picked up a chipped 4B0 906 018 CH from an audi. Both cars Are AWM 1.8t 5 speed awd. Will they interchange?
  6. passat cranks over but will not start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok guys I am lost. About a month I rebuilt the cylinder head on my 1999 Passat 1.8t. I broke a serpine tine belt and timing belt. I replaced all the valves and seals . Lapped the valves. I drove the car for about 2 months. Now it cranks but will not start, Ido have have spark at all 4 coil...
  7. Hard starting problem, cranks but will not start

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My wagon has developed a bit of a hard starting issue the last couple weeks. It never wants to start on the first turn of the key, but will almost always start after the second time. Cranking speed is the same as always, just won't fire. No CEL, but I have had "Evap small leak" and "open...
  8. Will these Audi A6 wheels fit on my B5.5

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hello folks, A nice set of A6 wheels apeared near me and I am considering purchasing them and loading them as a winter set. The exact size is 16x7J ET42. The tires that I bought a month ago and intend to use on these are 205-55 R16. I have found numerous treads about offsets and such, but...
  9. Will '02 1.8t Passat 4motion transmission work in 2005 1.8t Passat.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    If there is a sticky on transmissions, or just a good web page to go to, I will do the foot work. I have the AWM engine 1.8t, with the tiptronic auto transmission. It is slipping bad. 180k miles on odo. Found a donor car that is '02 Passat with 1.8t 4motion, 120k miles. Is this the same...
  10. Discussion on using pirated software will not be tolerated

    Vag-Com and OBD11 Coding
    Warning. Discussion in the forums on pirating software or methods to wrongly appropriate a company's intellectual property will NOT be tolerated.
  11. can anyone near central Mass w/VAGCOM check my parking brake fault? will drive to U.

    USA - East
    wifes B6 Passast just got the fault. I am able to disengage and engage the brake but it seems like it is only one side. replaced the switch. Will compensate.
  12. EPC will not stop haunting me fuse 34 blows insanity

    B5 Garage
    hello all, firstly i would like to thank the great members on this forum. Everyone has been very helpful and truly have all saved me countless times haha. alright so ive got myself this real gem of a passat, shes a 2000 atw 5 speed. so i was going through a couple weeks back decided to revamp...
  13. APR Tune for 2017 Passat - will any dongle work?

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I am considering getting the APR Stage I upgrade for my 2017 Passat. I've seen on their website that there is an OBD II dongle that will allow bluetooth connectivity so you can use an Android app to change settings instead of using the stalk. The dongle is $199!!!! So, my question is whether...
  14. Not a 4motion, but it will work

    The Showroom
    So I looked and looked for a b5.5, 1.8t, 5speed, 4motion wagon locally in my price range. It didn't happen so I picked up this beat down lil rock for $1000. Its a 1.8t, auto, FWD wagon. The interior is nasty, the drivers side has some fender arch damage and a broken tail light haha. This...
  15. Not a 4motion, but it will work

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Plz delete moved to showroom
  16. Will get this 2nd post going so i can get started on the big boys forums

    New Member Introductions
    Here is my second post, hopefully the gods will grant me access to post in the normal section after this :)
  17. Will it reach 300k?

    New Member Introductions
    Basically when I found out I could buy something that not only had working A/C but a turbo and a manual for under 1k I created a time void and bought this ugly lil duckling. Here we are, the start of our Ninth month together and I'll be damned if I'm not rooting for the ugly bitch. Hi, I'm...
  18. Will it reach 300k?

    New Member Introductions
    Basically when I found out I could buy something that not only had working A/C but a turbo and a manual I created a time void and bought this ugly lil duckling. Here we are, the start of our Ninth month together and I'll be damned if I'm not rooting for the ugly bitch. Hi, I'm Steve and I'm...
  19. 2000 Passat Will start and then die, Crank, no Start

    B5 Garage
    Hey there everyone, i have used this site for reference forever and have finally decided to join and participate. So ESPN version i have an 2000 1.8t i believe the atw. So i was driving it all day yesterday and everything seemed to be just fine and working normally, one detail i believe i should...
  20. Will my B7 A4 suspension fit?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've had the stock springs and shocks/struts off my s-line A4 sitting around for a couple years. Anyone know if the suspension from a quattro B7 A4 will fit on a 4motion B5 Passat? From working on both cars I can tell there are similarities and I found a couple threads about common parts that...