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  1. Help with electrical problem

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 09 cc with a 1.2 amp draw from the rear passenger window with key off and car asleep. Finally narrowed it down to that window. I can unplug the read door wire harness and when I plug it back in in I hear a relay kick in and draw goes up to 1.2 Amps. Never drops. If I do the same...
  2. Doors locking with ignition.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, been having this problem for a while now and it gets on my nerves... As the title says, all doors locks when I put my key in ignition position and unlocks as I turn it back. I already checked with VCDS that "lock the doors when reaching over 15mhp or kph thing" it didn't help. Also all...
  3. Overboost with limp mode sometimes

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    Hi all, My B5 pasat 2001, 1.9TDI AVF engine is going into overboost, sometimes it enters limp mode, sometimes not. But looking at the logs, overboost is there for sure. I have checked all vacuum hoses, no leaks. Swapped over EGR control valve and boost control valve, cleaned MAP sensor, checked...
  4. Overboost with limp mode sometimes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, My B5 pasat 2001, 1.9TDI AVF engine is going into overboost, sometimes it enters limp mode, sometimes not. But looking at the logs, overboost is there for sure. I have checked all vacuum hoses, no leaks. Swapped over EGR control valve and boost control valve, cleaned MAP sensor, checked...
  5. Time for a timing belt, having difficulty finding "kit" with metal impeller . HELP!

    B5 Garage
    Time for a timing belt, having difficulty finding "kit" with metal impeller . HELP! Greetings from Providence, RI- I usually order most of my VW and Audi parts from FCP Euro in nearby CT. because they have good prices and the shipping is usually free and the order arrives in one or two days. I...
  6. Need some help with boost issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my boost will spike to 13psi them fall back 8. I tried a new n75 but it was opening the wastegate at 5psi and throwing a turbo underboost code po299. I have a obd11 and was driving around last night watching some of the live data and noticed that the engine load was either 0% or 100% nothing...
  7. why do so many read a post with a question and not reply with an answer?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
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  8. how do i activate dvd when driving on a 2012 cc with dynaudio/gps?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    anyone know?
  9. Problem with left side marker light

    New Member Introductions
    Where is the actual access to this wire leading to , no current in wire, how do I get to it
  10. Noob here with 99 V6 and 04 TDI Passats

    New Member Introductions
    Hi don't really get the reason for the 2 post rule but here I am. Looking for help on several items and Searching in specific model forums - How do I do that? 99 Manual V6 wagon Getting serious feeling of engine roll in 1st. All motor mounts look solid and fronts are not leaking, how can I...
  11. I Need Help please with 2002 Passat V6 2.8L 4Motion Fuse 14 issue

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am having a no crank, no turnover issue, my windows won't work, the keys won't lock the doors, the buttons pop back up. I found out that fuse 14 was blown. Changed it, the car started and worked tool it for a 25 minute run. Got home, switched off, tried to restart, same issue. Fuse 14 blown...
  12. OEM VW Roof rack with 2 bike mounts - $125

    Parts For Sale
    Lowering price $75 gets you this rack and 2 bike attachments! VW OEM racks with two bike attachments for 2001-2005 VW Passat. Rack VW part #3B0 071 126 A. Bike attachment is VW part #7M0 071 128B. Bike rack is fork mounted...
  13. Gear oil for v6 M/T with poor syncros

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, I have been looking into changing my gear oil because my second gear synchros are a little worse for wear. I know most people run redline, but are there any additives that would help with my situation, or even a different brand of oil? Thanks!
  14. 17114 & 6 / Help? / How to Check Solenoids with Xtool Vag401?

    B5 Garage
    Greetings everyone. I appreciate the support I've been able to gain here in the past. I hope to share that support back too. Right now, I'm trying to, if possible, save my auto trans. I can share more details; however, here's the summary: * 2005 Passat, 1.8L, auto, approx. 136,000 miles. *...
  15. Need help with Passat B5.5 02 model - no CEL, checked everything still misfiring

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I have a passat b5.5 1.8T '02 model ABT spec. It has 121k kms on the clock and she has been running fine since I bought her at 98k. The problem I am having currently is that at idle it is misfiring. Consumption has also gone up; normally at idle the dash shows 0.8 l/h but now it...
  16. experience (good, bad, or ugly) with Quickjack?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1. Has anyone used this? Like/don't like? 2. Is 3500lb capacity unit safe for Passat wagon, which is just over that? (Probably yes.) 3. Can I "store" the unit by leaving it on the garage floor and just parking over it? 4. Other comments?
  17. St. Louis 2012 passat with a 5 speed

    New Member Introductions
    Belive it or not my wife always drove a manual. They are so hard to find. Found 1 Ford fusion it was ok. Found a Mazda6, it drove real nice but I hated the dash board. A VW never entered my mind till I read Motor Trend and how it got Car of the year. I saw 1 advetized with a 5 speed manual. We...
  18. *sigh* Strut question with one key detail (yes I searched)...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys, first-off yes I have searched. My 2003 Wagon has 120,000 miles on it and the struts need to be replaced. I've pretty much settled on Bilstein's for the struts so that's taken care of. But unfortunately in my search results most of the threads are quite old. In one of those old results...
  19. B5 Passat 1.8T AEB..Starting only with Starter Fluid!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, This is my first post asking a question, I hope I am posting in the right place Short Story: Car Starts up for a few seconds..when I spray starting fluid into the throttle body inlet. When I put my finger on the Fuel pump relay it clicks when I turn on the ignition to acc position. all...
  20. Experiment with P0421

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thought I'd share something I just experienced/learned. Last weekend I disconnected my battery to clean the drains. The next day on the way to work, the CEL came on, P0421 (cat 1 efficiency below threshold). I've owned the car through 2.5 tanks of gas and have reset the codes twice, and it...
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