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  1. Coil spark plug wires.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Well I'm wondering if anyone has a diagram of the spark plug wires placement on the coil V-6 2.8l 2003 4 motion. I marked the coil when i remved the wires but while working on it they got rubbed off. I've looked on the net nothing . Thx
  2. Coolant Sensor wiring colors or any info that will help identify the wires

    B5 Garage
    All, I purchased a used 2002 VW Passat (30v V6) for my son that wasn't running at time of purchase. I bought it as a project car for he and I to work on and have it be his first car. The timing tensioner pulley had failed and wrecked both heads. I've been able to navigate that and have...
  3. Plug Wires, Coil, Plugs 2.8 ATQ

    B5 Garage
    OK, all you sparkies out there....a few questions, statements to make sure I'm "thinkin right".....offer any thing you feel I'm ignorant regarding....(Passat only, please) 1) Plugs (Bosch 4303 Double Platinum) SHOULD last 45K miles, and MAY go 100K...? When the gap widens out over time, what...
  4. Cut monsoon wires identification

    B5 Garage
    I have a 2004 Passat B5.5. My factory radio was taken from the car and the thief that took it cut the wires in the back. I have researched for hours trying to find a wiring diagram so that I could install the new adapter that I have to install the new radio, however every diagram I find has...
  5. 2002 Passat GLX 4Mo Wagon- Places to find ignition active wires

    B5 Garage
    I will be adding a second battery with a relay isolator. I'd like to know of the locations of lines that are active only when the engine is on (not just accessory). It seems the norm is to put the relay isolator in the engine bay, so I'm guessing I'll have to tap into something in the fuse box...
  6. Splicing in new CTS connector + wires

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2.8L V6 2001 Passat 4motion Hey everyone, I'm preparing to splice in a new coolant temp sensor connector kit. I've been looking through my *brand new* Bentley manual but I'm still pretty unfamiliar with navigating it and I just wanted to make sure all my bases were covered in case I can't find...
  7. 99 passat wagon gls 1.8 t 20 v cut stock radio wires please please please help!!!!!!

    B5 Garage
    ok i was stupid and did buy the adpiter for a aftermarket head unit .. so i cut the stock radio wires and plugs i went to a scrap yard got the same year wire harness made shur colors match rewired the stock radio back in now my cvar wont start .. al light work key fob works no check light ...
  8. MAF Wires damaged. How do I change them?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had taken out the MAF over the weekend to clean it. Apparently, I haven't been very careful with the wiring and they are damaged. Have had several issues in the past couple of days and now I am convinced they were all related to the damaged MAF wires. Today I cranked the engine and went on to...
  9. Help! Have 04 Passat GLX V6 and need wires dirgram.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Customer brought car in since battery drain out and heater core busted it and leaking inside the car... No antifreeze in tank... So I go ahead get alternator job and got it run. Customer requested to replace the heatercore and I go head and once I removed dash board and saw 3 aftermarket wires...
  10. Two antenna wires on Monsoon Headunit? How to connect? [pic]

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm totally baffled. I've been searching for a week here and vortex. I have two antenna looking ports on my monsoon headunit and two wires in the wiring harness that look like they want to go on the headunit, but don't fit. The are both female connectors?? I assume one is the remote wire for...
  11. CCM Wire Help

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    Hey, I hope it's okay to ask this. I've looked through a lot of the threads relating to problems with the foot wells becoming flooded and damaging the CCM and the wires around it. Well, we had us some pretty good rain in this area a couple of days ago and dumb me spent about 5 hours driving...
  12. Coolant Temp Gauge always at 0 - already replaced CTS, cleaned wires

    B5 Garage
    First off, thanks for taking the time to look at my SOS. I bought my first car (2001 VW Passat GLX 4motion) a couple of months ago. Long story short, a one of the few remaining issues that I'd like to fix myself is still persisting. When I took it in to VW dealership to have them diagnose...
  13. Replace Spark Plug Wires?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My '01 B5 V6 has 93K miles, and runs very well. No odd symptoms, no CELs. The car lives in Santa Cruz CA, a pretty mild climate, half of the time garaged. The indy shop I've used for more than 10 years suggests that at the next service I replace the HT wires to the spark plugs. I don't see...
  14. FS: 2.8 ignition coil and wires

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  15. Which Spark Plugs and Wires?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Which brand plugs and wires are recommended for 2.8L V6? I have always mainly used NGK plugs and wires for all of my cars but I was told to use Bosch for my Passat. Ive never really had good luck with Bosch stuff, so I want to see what everyone else is running in terms of plugs and wires.
  16. headlight wires- chewed up?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just saw my headlight wires, honestly havent had a chance to look at my engine since i just got this car on the road and it was stuck at the mechanics for like 6 months. driver side dustcover missing, and they look really bad, maybe they were chewed. i see some green corrosion on the wire...
  17. Airbag wires, need help asap

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys looking for bit knowledge on my airbag wires, I have a 2000 model passat estate 1.8t, and need to wire up my W8 interior from 2002. Question is regarding airbag wires 1st pic is of passenger side.. Plugs on seats are diff but lookin at wires other side of plug they are same three...
  18. Tucking wires and other little odds and ends

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, my car is going in for a fresh paint job in the beginning of November. Its going in Black and coming out pearl white. I know the owner that is doing my paint job and he said he will let me do all prep work and teach me everything there is to know about body work. So I figured while its...
  19. cut wires, need help.

    B5 Garage
    i have some under hood wires that are severed, and i need help because i dont see the other halves. first one runs along the radiator and had a large green connector with two wires and a purple retainer. its cut just below the electric fan. the other is a cloth shielded wire set on the fire...
  20. 2001 2.8 V6 Runs Rough AFTER Plugs and Wires

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have owned this car for 2.5 years and bought it with 97K miles and currently has almost 130K. It has already had the timing belt replaced. I was noticing it was ideling a little rough at times and wasnt starting as quick as is usually does sometimes so I decided to be nice to it and replace...