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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi I have a vw Passat 2ltr sport initially the doors wouldn't lock then the car won't start / won't turn over pushed the fob to start and nothing happens the fob battery is okay spare key fob won't work either? Can anyone help. Thanks
  2. New Member Introductions
    Howdy! The seat heat works, but none of the switches make anything happen. :mad:
  3. Mobile Electronics
    It's really weird. I've been using my subwoofer connected to the stereo mp3 player's audio output. I've read that it is better to have it connected to the "sub out" or "sub in" connection (can't remember what excactly it is), but once I connect it, my sub starts beating by itself for no reason...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    thought I'd introduce myself with some pictures of my work in progress .. since these pics I've also added an R36 spoiler and tinted the centre brake light
  5. B5 Garage
    Friends, First off, many thanks to all who helped me through my issues. Everyone at PassatWorld is first class and very understanding when talking to lesser experienced folks like me. Our '05 4Motion 2.8 B5 is my daughter's car and I need it to last through college. Frankly, getting to know...
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, The AC on my 99 1.8t wagon stopped working a few weeks ago. Before that the AC never really blew too cold and it put a huge load on the engine that starting from a stop was incredibly hindered and therefore I never really used it, also I'm not sure if it affects it, but I also had a...
  7. New Member Introductions
    My daily is a 2000 1.8T and I've had it for about 4 years now, 130,000 miles on it right now. Now that I'm single that leaves me with a lot of extra time and money (who knew?) and I've been fixing what I can on it for the past few months. What I've done so far: - Repair the oil cooler (temp...
  8. New Member Introductions
    2008 Passat (b6). Replaced AC system (everything but evap). All seems well. Air will blow cool but not cold because of outside air mix. also the cabin recirculation button will not stay depressed or lit. Any suggestions. -looks like vacuum hose is okay. -can’t tell if the flap servo motor...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my friend has been back and forth with this mechanic (not a VW specialist) like five times, because the problem never seems completely fixed. I don't know much about it, and I'm totally unfamiliar with the 1.8T, other than it also has an accessory belt (unlike my V6). So after all this...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi I post this issue to know if anyone have any problem with the lane assist, I have a B6 and the year 6 disapear :(:cry: Thank you
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. B6 Garage
    Excellent article on door disassembly and lock removal but without pictures found here. Managed to get things apart without breaking too much :thumbup: Now door lock assembly is out but the nice European man on the YouTube video is taking apart a different mechanism than mine. His looks much...
  14. B5 Garage
    Thanks for any advice - this one has me puzzled Air Conditioning and fan blower do not work together. I'd love to have cold air blowing across my face in the summer! 2005 VW Passat B5.5 with manual AC/Heater controls (It's a diesel if that makes a difference, but I doubt it) AC/Heater fan...
  15. The Showroom
    I just wanted to get your guys opinions on my Passat which is a work in progress and if you guys know any good fairly cheap set of wheels I could put on her I'll be pleased to hear your opinions
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Plz delete moved to showroom
  19. B5 Garage
    I'm a previous long term Audi A6 owner, so I'm very familiar with this powertrain. (except my A6 had the AHA engine with quattro, whereas this Passat has the ATQ with FWD.) So...we bought this 2002 GLX with 153K miles for my step-daughter to use and eventually own after she turns 18 (and for...
  20. B5 Garage
    Hi All, Thanks in advance for taking a look, would like to hear your thoughts on this issue. I've checked for other forums but didn't find any with the same issue. Issue: Both Fog lights won't turn on after changing the front bumper skin. Had to change front bumper and grille, so all I did...
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