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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    These may be noobish, no, they are definitely noobish, questions, but: When he says with the relay plugged in and the key in the start position, how do you check for 12V on terminal 30 or 87? Do you use a multimeter and precisely how? And also are these tests required if I have already...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I searched for a good 03 passat glx 2.8 Head swamp write-up but none really found.. My timing belt slipped and bent valves. Any good links/Pics on the 2.8 30v? I have it torn down this far:
  3. B5 Information-Base
    Warning: This procedure requires the cutting and soldering of wires. I or anybody on this forum shall not be responsible for any damage you cause. Do this at your own risk! After much research and the help of a friend who managed to accomplish the install I have finally put together all the...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched on here and vortex for an airbox removal write-up with pictures, but I'm having no luck. Lend a hand anyone?
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thanks to the amazing amount of information available here on Passat World (and other places of course), I decided to replace the Snub Mount on my V6 Passat myself. I just purchased the car back in May. Got a pretty good deal on it with only 76000 miles, but it has a few kinks I have to work...
  6. B5 Information-Base
    Thanks to the amazing amount of information available here on Passat World (and other places of course), I decided to replace the Snub Mount on my V6 Passat myself. I just purchased the car back in May. Got a pretty good deal on it with only 76000 miles, but it has a few kinks I have to work...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi i stumbled across this writeup in the info forum http://www.passatworld.com/forums/61-b5-information-base/220506-v6-throttle-body-cleaning-write-up.html Unfortunately the pictures are not showing Any chance it could be reposted? Thanks in advance feeble Ps this site is freaking amazing...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello passatworld: I've had this car for a few months now and have been reading this site nightly absorbing as much as possible. Thanks to be being broke this car has to last for several years while I pay it off (oops). Somewhere on here it was mentioned that just about everything that could be...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone have a writeup for installing a drivers side axel on a v6 manual? I just ordered my raxel and im going to to diy it but the more detail i have going in the better i would feel. Crash (Fluffy Bunny)
  10. B5 Garage
    does anyone have an airbag removal writeup?
  11. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am diagnosing an oil leak on the back side of my AWM 1.8T with 110k mi. Based on what I have read, the leak is most likely my cam chain tensioner gasket (cct gasket). More research seems to be suggesting that a faulty PCV system could have caused the leak. This looks like a nice write-up...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    First of all, I want to thank anyone for the help in the past. Currently, my 2003 Passat V6 has a check engine light on with code P0441 (EVAP Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow). I cleaned the purge valve and thought it would be helpful to any one who is looking for the information...
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    like as posted. got everything pulled apart right now and can easily snap a few pics for leak points that can be replaced, and some indepth info for how to access certain parts.
  14. B5 Garage
    My brake booster went bad - whooshing sound from underneath and a sticky brake pedal, so I had to replace it. I used the instructions that I found here: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showthread.php?t=272075 The instructions below are the instructions from zmanico that I just referenced...
  15. B5 Garage
    I have an 03 V6 that I need to replace the valve cover gasket on. Cylinders 2 and 5 are leaking oil on the plugs. My local mechanic wanted $500 dollars to do this. Does anyone have a write up to do this? I have decent wrenching skills but would like to have instructions to fall back on...
  16. B5 Garage
    I am going to be replacing all of my control arms over Christmas break and was wondering if anybody had a good step-by-step write-up they could share with me? There is a link to HermanH's website for a write-up in the index but it is a dead link. Any help is appreciated. Thanks. :)
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I may have seen one in the past but ill be damned if i can find it now. Is there any good CCM writeup I'm hunting some gremlins with my allarm/door and it seems this is the next stop on the flow chart.
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yeah, so let me know if there already is a write up on how to swap the AHA and ATQ V6 engines. I am just completing my swap and I have uncovered all the different sensors and parts that the two engines have, with pictures. I could do a writeup on the subject. If any of you moderators, or...
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