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  1. Electrical connector - for hot wire going to starter

    B5 Garage
    For the love of mankind.... how do you get that stupid electrical connector that connects to the solenoid? It looks like it has an orange tab of some sort on the top and let me say.... it is not an easy feat. Frustrated
  2. 2005 passat zf5hp 19 ezs transmission wire harness plug

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone know the parts code number for the 2 white o-rings on the wiring harness plug? New parts person at dealship. Big sigh.
  3. Windshield washer pump V5 -= tracing wire

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    It appears I have a short in the wiring to the pump. Pump works. Connector at pump on car side shows 0.4 Ohm. The wiring diagram I have shows the pump motor is connected to the J510 Vehicle electrical system control module. Show T6ap (green/white) wire. T6ap is "6 pin connector". Can someone...
  4. What wire is powered when ignition is on?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi. What wire is powered when ignition is on? The CANBUS + one? Or maybe the red with yellow line? Vw passat b6 2010
  5. 06 Passat - No power to AMP. NOT 3 wire fix

    Mobile Electronics
    HI, A few months ago I did this but now my amp is dead again. This time power is .4 volts BEFORE the 3 way split mentioned in the link above. The carpet is wet around that cluster...
  6. ATW engine coolant temperature wire colors?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Could someone with an ATW engine please take a look at the positions of the wires on the coolant temperature sensor and relate them to the following image? Pins 1 2 3 4 Wires brown/white brown/yellow blue/brown gray/brown?
  7. Need help finding part number for wire connector that connects to oil pressure sender

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I went to the VW dealership last week and they couldn't figure out which part it was. The connector that snaps onto the oil pressure sender is the part I need. I assuem this connector comes with the wire too. Can someone help identify this part so I can get a new one ordered? The car is a 1.8T...
  8. MAF Mass Air Flow sensor wire test

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2003 VW Passat 1.8T automatic is in limp mode so I've checked codes and it shows a P0102. I ran data on the MAF with code reader but it didn't register anything on code reader. I had issues with a bad relay so no power to MAF at one time so I want to rule out lack of current at wire harness...
  9. Parking sensors display wire

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Whats the best and the easiest way to run(hide) a wire for a parking sensors display from the trunk to the front dash? Thanks
  10. Spark plug wire protector, loom, conduit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I assume most of you cover your wires for extra longevity, protection? I replaced my OEM crumbling stuff years ago, and that replacement is now crumbling. No idea where i got it. I know this seems like a no-brainer, but I can't seem to find 1/4" spark plug wire split loom that is cheap and...
  11. 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:
  12. P1678 Drive By Wire MIL Circuit Short To Ground

    B5 Garage
    I had to R and R my instrument cluster and now I am trying to clear the EPC lamp. The code is P1678. ( I also have a P1690 with no CEL) When I go to clear it while car is running it will disappear for a moment, then right back on. Iv'e tried most everything I could do. Any suggestions...
  13. Strange Wire Help

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been chasing down some annoying issues, I was looking through different wire harnesses to look for wear and tear. And I came across something that I guess I've noticed before but, never paid attention to apparently. Can anyone tell me what this is or might be? It's coming off the 2nd...
  14. Coil pack wire harness conduit

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought this How does this properly install I tried and the wires are too thick. Do I need to cut off the rubber conduit binding all the wires together?
  15. drive by wire VS drive by cable question

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    does anyone know if there is any difference in the physical structure of the drive by wire accelerator VS the drive by cable? im doing a custom project and my B5.5 wagon is a drive by wire setup, but I need to go back in time to the drive by cable assembly. does anyone have any info...
  16. I need the 2000 Passat B5 reverse signal wire location and colour?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I'm pretty much finished retrofitting my auto-dimming mirror and rain sensor to my RHD Passat B5. The only wire left to connect is the reverse signal wire which will deactivate the dimming automatically if I put the car into reverse. Can someone tell me where the reverse signal wire is on...
  17. Alternator wire size change 90A to 120A?

    B5 Garage
    I successfully (and easily) replaced my dying 90A with a 120A, thanks to the excellent article with plenty of pics I was denied access to replying to (???). Somewhere I read about not replacing some 50A fuse, which seems counterintuitive. Is it because the original main charging wire not a large...
  18. need help upgrading my power/ground wire (aka BIG 3)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    04 vw passat 1.8t GLS please help with pictures if possible.
  19. blchandl had a question yesterday about the wire on his 2012 SEL brake pads

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    blchandl blchandl is offline Neutral Join Date Oct 2012 Location Indiana/Texas Posts 24 2012 SEL Brake Pad Replacement I was rotating tires on our 2012 Passat SEL and I always check the brakes while I have the wheel off. When I look up replacement pads, they have one pad with the sensor wire...
  20. vehicle speed sensor wire location behind dash

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    evening all, i've just got a new headunit for the car (Pioneer AVIC-F9880DAB) which requires a feedfrom the VSS, where would i pick this up from??