VW Passat

Parent Category: Water-Cooled VW
The VW Passat is a large family car manufactured by Volkswagen in six generation models since 1973. The original front wheel drive (FWD) Passat model used either 1.5 l or 4 cylinder OHC 1.3 l gasoline engines.
I have a 2001 1.8 Turbo Passat. I believe the white smoke is due to the engine sludge problem that had a recall on it (I missed the mileage cut off for a new engine). Sludge builds up on the Catalytic Converter. After a certain amount of build up and the temperature of the Cat is at normal...
You can't without the installation of an on/off switch. And to install one you will need written permission from the NHTSA. You will have to go to their website and submit a request. Unless you have a very good reason for doing this, you will be turned down. Without written permission it is illegal....
It's inside the driving panel behind the fuses (inside the cabin of vehicle). Tough to get to with large hands.
Answer . \nYou have to take apart the steering column, remove the steering wheel, remove the ignition switch, and it's a pain in the butt.
Answer . \nTry putting powdered graphite in the keyhole.You can get it in most auto parts stores and it's not more than a couple of bucks.DO NOT use WD-40 or lithium grease ... WD-40 gets sticky and lithium grease will gum up ... if you've already used these then you might have a problem adding...
Answer . That means it time for a new blinker light it is burned out.
Answer . \nFor 1997 you hammer out the two diamond shaped pins. You need something long that will be able to push them right through. The caliper can now be pulled out away from the rotor.\n. \nTo replace them just hammer them back in once the caliper is lined up.
Your dealer can reprogram the locks for you or you can find someone with a VAGCOM. Google search it and you'll find someone local.
In order to reset the radio code for VW Beta 3 radio,you will need to know the make and model of the vehicle. You can call your local VW dealer with that information and they can supply you with the necessary code.
6 Liters Of German Ravenol HPS 5w30 Motor Oil - Meets Vw motor oil quality standard 502 00
The black plastic grille AROUND the fog lamp can be removed without tools. The grille is about 4 inches high and about 14 inches long. If you look through the slats, you'll see 5 or 6 "clips" that can be GENTLY released with your finger. You should see the inside edge of the grille cover (closest...
Answer . I replaced mine the other day- it is under/behind the alternator.
Does that not sound like a question?
Requirements for finding 1990 Topaz Fuse . \nHow to find your fuse box on a 1990 Mercury Topaz.\n. \n1) Get a double-jointed: spine, neck, arms (both), and possibly fingers (all 10). You'll need them.\n2) Look down and to the left of the steering column, behind your hood release switch. YOu'll...
Take out the 2 bolts on top of light assy and lift up and forward. There is a tab on the bottom that slips into a slot when you put it back in.
What type oil do you put in your 2001 Peugeot 607 2.0 petrol?
Answer . open up the boot and ten take out all carpet that is lying on the floor of the boot .then get a cross -head arewdriver and take out the srews out of the back of the light .as you are doing this you should also hold on to the rear brake lights as well .then go to your local garge and get...
Start with a lot of patience. Two screws need to be removed out of the arm rest. The plastic cover around the door handle needs to be removed. It has 4 plastic tabs that click onto the plastic door handle assembly. One on each side I use a small screw driver to move the tab away from the door handle...
Answer . Manual transmission is easy. There is a fill plug on the left axle flange and a drain plug on the bottom (special bit required). The automatic must be filled while running so it really isn't a DIY.
You do not need to remove the door panel to change your speakers.Remove the speaker cover, by prying outward on the speaker coverretaining clips. Remove the speaker retaining screws. Remove thewiring harness from the back of the speaker.
You have to remove engine there is no other way.
Answer . \nThere is one bulb for the manual heater control. It is located behind the fan control knob. Remove the knob take a piece of vacuum or windshield washer hose and remove the bulb. Install in reverse order of removal. The bulb is a 194 bulb.
I just changed the oil in a 2002 Passat and i only needed a metric socket set, a Phillips screwdriver, and an oil filter wrench. There's suppose to be a splash cover over the oil pan, but the Passat i changed didn't have one on it. The oil pan is directly underneath the engine compartment, not under...
Answer . it should last between 150,000 and 200,000 miles... mine just went out at 155,000... the implications... depends on what happened... if it seizes... then you will create no boost... and you'll have excess back pressure... if the oil bushing goes out... it'll slip to an angle... and...
It's behind the rear tire on the driver's side. It's easy to get to, once you remove. the mud flap.
You fit new pads and the light will go out after 2-3 starts.
Answer . I had the same problem last year. The site listed below will explain in detail how to change the light. It also has photos so it is pretty simple. Took me about 15 mins. Remember not to touch the halogen headlilght with your fingers. Use gloves.\n. \n. \nhttp://www.mohea.com/mike...
Behind the Engine between the firewall and engine on the transmission.Not easy to remove.
njtsrn After doing a websearch, I think it means New Jersey Trade Secret Registry Number (njtsrn)...some chemical that's top secret, I guess. Organic acids, could be any combination of Sebacic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Decanoic Acid, EHA (Ethyl Hexanoic Acid). Those are the typical organic acids used...
The original Passat Wagon was first introduced in 1973. The body types offered were two and four door sedans and similar looking three and five door versions.
You can locate the fuse order for the 1993 Geo Tracker at locations such as 2 Car Pros and Rock Auto. The fuse order can also be obtained through the car manufacturer.
Answer . early passat fuse box was by drivers knee, later ones are on the end of the dash board behind a panel. You have to open drivers door the prise off the cover, there is no screws or bolts, even though panel feels tight you have to grit your teeth and pull hard.
Take the seat off by unbolting it from the floorboard. Take theseat and the broken piece to a welder and have them weld or brazeit back in place.
Remove wheel. Using 15mm socket and ratchet handle, remove bolts on Caliper. Open cap on brake fluid reservoir. Carefully push piston back into caliper to clear worn pads, then remove. Do NOT let caliper hang or dangle. Using one of old pads, push piston fully into caliper with clamp. Pads slide in...
Have them look at the relay. Answer I just bought a 1999 passat and the cruise doesn't activate for me either, however when I took it up to where I bought it it worked just fine????? I left the garage and it stopped working again. Help! **********************************************************...
the microswitch that operates as a sensor is apereantly inside the lock mechanism in the door:\n. \nhttp://www.taligentx.com/passat/maintenance/doorlockmechanism/
Safety ratings vary for the Passat CC, depending on the year it was manufactured. Overall though, the Passat CC is usually considered one of the top safety picks among vehicles. If one is curious about the complete safety ratings for a particular year Passat CC, one can go online and view this...
One screw either side in the front arches. Remove indicators and one bolt either side under indicators, one big screw under the centre. And pull
on my 2002 tdi sport there is a switch down by off side middle door pillar which turns sensors off
roughly 3-4 quarts more like 3.5
\n. \n Answer \n. \nIf the oil pressure warning light is coming on after the engine is started, you have a problem. The light is telling you the pressure is low. It may be nothing more than a defective filter or a loose connection at the oil sending unit. It could also be more serious. Change...
IF it has the Fuel Pump in the gas tank the hose used,could have knocked the pick-up off or damaged the fuel pump-(most fuel injected cars have the pump in the tank)
Answer . No. With electronic fuel injection on today's cars, the fuel system gets fully charged when you turn the ignition key to the on position. This is true whether you are starting a car parked overnight or one that has been run recently.
"A" Camshaft Position - Timing Over-Advanced or System Performance (Bank 1) symptoms Hard starting, bad idle and possibly stalling issues caused by Incorrect camshaft timing Wiring issues (harness/wiring) in intake timing control valve control solenoid system Steady oil flow to VCT piston chamber...
Remove the cover around the controls and you will see the bulbs inside the climate control unit. It just pulls off.
Answer . \nOn my 98 passat I push the button on the end of my wipers lever -
Near the windscreen wipers motor, on right.
open hood. on top of each headlight box is a covered white allen adjuster. about 1/4" size or metric equivalent. park facing garage door to adjust beams.
The flasher is broken. It is located inside the hazard switch and easy to replace. The switch is about $30 from the dealership and takes 10 minutes to replace.
Answer . There is a seal kit that includes an o-ring and the boot. The piston needs to be spun out, similar to how you spin it in to retract it.
Use a cable and software from VAGCOM.
How do you get and reset radio codes for 1994 hyundai elantra?
Answer . Can't be certain BUT - - How old is the serpentine belt that drives your accessories (P/S pump - A/C compresser, alternator, etc)? If it is old, it may be glazed and slipping when it is damp or wet causing the P/S pump to lose its pumping ability. Just a thought.
The VW Passat cigarette lighter fuse can be found in the fuse box.The location of the fuse will be listed on the inside cover of thefuse box.
Answer . \nTDI engines have something called an EGR loop. It's a loop in the exhaust system that allows sooty exhaust to be redirected back into the engine to be burned again. This helps clean the emissions from the tailpipe. However, over time, this loop fills up with a black cheesecake...
Your local auto parts store has aftermarket service manuals (Haynes is one publisher) for your specific make, model, and year of vehicle. It costs less than half an hour of a mechanic's time, and is invaluable for finding, testing, adjusting, and repairing things on your car, as well as critical...
First lean the back of seat forward using the lever on the side of the seat, and slide the seat all the way forward using the lever on the front of the seat (between the passengers legs). Then there is a lever almost at the floor behind the seat.Looks almost like a hook with black rubber on it the...
It means low oil pressure. Or you have no pressure which means you may not have any oil in your car. STOP immediately, turn your car off. check oil to see if you have any.
\nonly a dealership will be able to do this the key has a ohm rating in the chip that the car key solenoids corresponds with you would have to take it to the dealer if its a new key so they can program the chip in the key
Answer . \nIf the turn signals are inoperative check the hazard switch, if the hazards don't work replace the hazard switch, the signals will start working. if the hazards are ok ,the turn signal switch may be bad.
This depends on which 2.5 TDI form which model you mean. There are alo different types of 2.5 TDI, for example with 5 cylinders in a row, V6, different injection systems and so on. Generally, the range is from 65kW/88PS (Transporter T4, 5 cylinders, without intercooler) to 132kW/180PS (Passat 3BG,...
Dissconnect the positive battery terminal. Open the drivers side door. Leave door open. Reconnect terminal. With door open start car. Should be good to Go.
Answer . I had this problem in a tdi estate from new. The car went back to the dealership three times for 'rubber bungs' that apparently had come out, and undersealing (twice.) The rear footwell carpets were permanently damp. Eventually I sourced the problem by putting tissues into the heating...
the old prk lamp is hooked with spring pressure,pop it out and the new one hooks in ..engine compartment access is required..
Answer . u joint or my be the trannie mount. but sounds more like the u joint
check your owmers manual for your radio there is a code you need to enter. You can find this at the back of the book. This usually happens when the battery is dead or replaced.
Under the steering column area, behind the plastic panel.
some times the fusses blew affter re installation check and make sure that their fuses are good and un plug battery ground to install new fuses
Answer . I would suspect a lack of fuel pressure, replace fuel filter, check fuel pump.
No engine damage. The problem is that the spark plugs won't ignite the diesel fuel. If you can drain all of the fuel lines, most of the tank and fill back up with gas and clean or replace plugs, then it will probably start right up. Back in the 50's, some gasoline tractor engines would start on...
Answer . On a 1.8T, swing the alternator out of the way, and it's at the top of the coolant pipe. On the V6, it's behind a flange under the timing cover. You pretty much need to take the front end off the car unless you have really skinny hands.
Answer . \nremove cover, unscrew, disconnect
Answer . Oil pressure lights work off the pressure of oil in the engine. When the car is idleing and out of gear the engine is turning a certain RPM (Rounds Per Minute). The speed that it is turning is fast enough to keep the oil pressure at a level high enough not to trigger the light. When...
Answer . First, if your car is used you may want to clear out the old codes. Insert the key in the ignition and turn the car on but don't start it. Simply hold down the outside (buttons 1 and 3) for twenty seconds. Once the light start flashing let go and the codes are then cleared. Next press and...
yes the serpentine belt will be hot after running engine
Answer . This problem could be down to the fuel pump its self or the injectors also consider having the stop solinoid cheacked out. From oliver
To replace the dashboard lights for the ventilation controls on a2005 vw passat you need its user manual.
Answer . It seems VW use their own formulation of steering fluid. it's "VW G 002 000". Seems like you have to get it from a VW dealer.
Answer . The crankshaft and connecting rods will start slamming into the pool of oil. You don't want that to happen.
If you meant the neutral start switch, it is located on the upper part of the automatic transmission. Not sure if that's what you wanted though.
It's called the Secondary Air Injection pump. It's designed to reduce emissions during initial start of the car by addingair on start-up while the Emissions Control Unit adds extra fuel to get the catalytic convert warmed up faster. Sounds like the solenoid has failed. Might be a $10 fix if you can...
Answer . A few things to consider would be rings are bad, blown head gasket, valves are bent....
Answer . \ncall your ford dealer. Your 8th digit on your vin # if a 4 it is a 3.8