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    Looking for advice re: warning lights, tyres and noise.

    Hi all, B7 variant owner here. I have had the dreaded basket of errors associated with the speed monitor, ABS, Stop/Start, Autobrake, TCS and even once 'BRAKE see a workshop immediately'. I have scanned my car and all of the errors refer back to the rear left speed monitor. However, it is...
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    Passat 1.9 TDi B6 2007 Intermittent stalling when slowing down or stopping

    Hello, I am really hoping someone can offer me some advise - I have a VW Passat 1.9 TDi 2007 B6 which intermittently stalls when coming to a stop, either at traffic lights or sometimes slowing down to turn a corner. When the engine turns off, sometimes it can start straight away or it can take a...
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    Hi Guys! Newbie Alert

    Hi Guys, Been a few years since owning a VW! Now own a 2016 Passat B8 Estate, forgot how well they drive! Any advise for additions/tricks for a B8? I have the business SE model with the Discovery sound system (I think)
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    How do I remove the gator and start stop trim

    Hi, I hope somebody can help, I have a B8 (65 plate) VW Passat estate and I'm trying to fit a new trim around the gear gator that has a few buttons on like the start stop. I have failed at the first hurdle though and can't remove the gator to access the screws underneath. Could somebody please...
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    B8 Passat Master Window Switch

    Hi, I am just wondering if anyone knows how to replace the master window switch? The passenger side does not work from the master switch. All other windows are unaffected and the passenger side works from the passenger side. I have seen videos online but they are all B6/B7 which looks simple...
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    2017 Passat B8 Not starting

    Hi everyone, just wondered if anyone has any ideas why my car isn’t starting. It appears to have power in the battery as the electrics are working... lights, heater, digital dash and radiator fan for example all work fine. When I press the start button, it comes up with a list of...
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    Losing hope on trying to install ambient lights on a Passat B8.

    Hello. I recently ordered a few 12v ambient lights, these can be connected anywhere on the car as long as there is positive and ground wiring. I followed the instructions of a YouTube video that had the same car as I did, here's the video: , you can forward to 2:55 to see the wires. He...
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    Seeking help with ECU related fault codes

    Can anyone help OR share their knowledge of any issues they may have had with ECU issues and fault codes. In a nutshell (A big NUT!!!) My passaat has ran like a dream and been spoilt with maintenance, so I look after it. A few weeks ago I nipped to the shop and noticed, the glowplug warning...
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    Hello

    Hi All name is Alister hence the whole unoriginal user name of A Lister, but hey it was available. I have a 2007 Passat 2.0 TDI DSG, that I’ve had for a year now, and need some advice on a couple of niggles that have started to crop up, and possibly a couple of internal mods I’m thinking of...
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    Help understand part numbers re seatbelts

    Hi Guys I have recently purchased a 2007 Passat Estate 2.0 TDI DSG which has just developed an intermittent fault with the passanger seat belt, when my wife is sitting in the seat, with the seatbelt on, every so often the seatbelt light comes on and the warnings chime sounds and the message...
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    2002 W8 Passat estate

    Hi guys, As mentioned in my intro post I am helping my dad sell his W8 Passat (owned since 2005), it is only being sold due to lack of use.The car is located near Reading. The car is well specified, including air con, cd multichanger, solar sunroof. I will put the key details in...
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    2009 Passat Diesel TDI - stutters in neutral, occasional whitish smoke

    Hello everyone I've just gone ahead and bought myself a 2009 Passat Estate Sport 2.0 TDI. It's got no service history, only 81k on it but it was in fairly good shape and I thought the price was good. I just had the cambelt changed to be safe. Every other time the car is idle, waiting on...
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    B6 2.0 140 tdi starts when cold then dies when on warm idle

    Hi I’ve just joined this forum and need some urgent help, I’ve just purchased a b6 se tdi 140 and I picked it up drove home and just as I got home it cut out and now won’t start I plugged in my bod and was hit with 13 errors 00888, 00097, 00929, 00933, 00932, 00778, 00003, 00778, p0112, p0341...
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    PASSAT B6 PD170 tdi 2007 limp mode

    Morning all, Just about had enough of the car now. Hoping someone may be able to point me in the right direction, last couple days the car will go into ?limp mode? with no CEL, no obvious symptoms. Can be driving on motorway or around town and lose all power, turbo shuts off, sometimes it...
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    2014 Passat Estate 1.9TDI rear washer and alarm issues

    Hi I am by and large a happy owner of said vehicle as it is incredibly roomy and a great workhorse, but I've recently had a few spurious car alarm moments for no apparent reason and I've also experienced what others on this forum have reported such as the poor/none existent flow to rear washer...
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    Passat B6 towbar electrics

    I have recently bought a standard 2010 Passat 2.0 TDI I want to fit towbar and have universal 13 pin electric pack. Now I’m getting the horror stories. Can I use the TEB7AS and TEC3M boxes available on line to cover all reversing beeper etc. problems. As you can tell I’m not an auto...
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    Cable routing for reversing camera 2011 Passat saloon

    I have a small reversing camera to fit just above the number plate. Before I start removing covers and bootliners what is the best way to get the camera wires into the bootspace. There are one or two panels in the way! I have taken a couple of wires from the reversing lamp connection to...
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    1998 3b Passat Dampener Broken Mount

    Hiya, I'm new here so I'm sorry if this is a stupid question. This is the first car I have owned. When I bought it there was a knocking noise over the right rear wheel. After closer inspection I realized that inside the wheel well the (I believe its called a) dampener has broken out of the top...
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    But wait, another new member

    Hey team, great to join the community. I'm an Australian living in London and to help get out and see more of the country I recently picked up an '04 Passat 1.8T wagon and it's been great so far. I've got the ball rolling and the ratchet spanner spinning on some basis maintenance (fluids...
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    Mass air flow problem

    Hi , I drive a 2012 Passat Estate 1.6 TDI, love the car but have had some issues over the last 6 months. So far it has had four new injectors and a map sensor. Now it appears the maf sensor has decided not to play....Ive purchased an after market one made by Facet, my question is although they...
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