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  1. Just bought a 2015 Passat TDI SEL

    I've been debating for months. We had a 2013 Passat 2.5L Wolfsburg with 40,500 miles. I finally decided to pull the trigger and got the deal I was...

    Started by rsgunther, 01-11-2015 05:13 AM
    500, blue, bought, deal, decided, drives, feels, finally, forward, gasser, handles, interior, level, miles, months, passat, price, pull, sites, tdi, trade, traded, trigger, volkswagen, wolfsburg
    • Replies: 18
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    09-28-2015 07:29 PM Go to last post
  2. 2012 VW Passat 2.5 SE - Where is the fuel filter?

    Can someone tell me where the fuel filter is located for a 2012 ? I've searched everywhere on line and can't find any pictures or videos for this...

    Started by Jaxon, 06-25-2015 05:13 PM
    12, 2.5, 2012, basic, ca, engine, filter, forum, forums, fuel, fuel filter, line, located, mkv, passat, pic, pictures, se, searched, suspension, videos, volkswagen, vw, vw passat, year
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 458
    09-27-2015 08:10 PM Go to last post
  3. Fuse for electrical rear door 190TDI - 2016

    Hi, The day after I did got my new car I wasn't possible to open the rear back door. You can hear that the door is unlocked but the electrical...

    Started by Denner57, 08-30-2015 01:13 PM
    business, car, check, control, day, dealer, door, electrical, fuse, locked, manual, open, paul, rear, remote, rip, star, starting, tdi, thursday, tom, trip, unlocked, user, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 413
    08-30-2015 01:13 PM Go to last post
  4. MDI intermittently not recognising iPod Classic or iPhone4

    Hi, I have a B7 Passat and in recent weeks the MDI connection hasn't been recognising the iPod Classic attached via the MDI cable. This is...

    Started by tonygloveruk, 08-04-2015 04:14 AM
    cable, car, classic, don, forum, forums, free, iphone, ipod, issue, mdi, music, oem, passat, reason, replace, software, song, thoughts, upgrade, volkswagen, warranty, works, years
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 340
    08-04-2015 07:20 AM Go to last post
  5. How to tie down a kayak .... Desperate for ideas!!!

    Does anyone know how/where to tie down a Kayak on a 2014 Passat (2012+). There is no tow hook on the front, I can "maybe" find one place on the back...

    Started by 2014passatcan, 07-09-2015 09:59 PM
    12, 2012, back, confirmed, cover, dealership, desperate, front, good, grill, heard, hook, how to, ideas, ion, kayak, location, muffler, passat, place, screw, tie, tow, useless, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 275
    07-10-2015 06:55 AM Go to last post
  6. B7 Headlights

    I have a 2014 Passat TSI 1.8T - my gripe is the headlights. Since the high and low beams are only adjustable as a unit, if you set the low beams...

    Started by JohnCaile, 07-03-2015 11:43 AM
    adjustable, aftermarket, beams, bet, don, factory, flying, fog, gripe, headlight, headlights, hey, high, hit, low, night, passat, pattern, problem, set, top, tsi, uni, unit, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 546
    07-03-2015 11:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Switches etc

    I have a 2013 passat and I would like to install some under dash LED lights but I am not sure where to mount a toggle switch....any ideas? I would...

    Started by tisumner91, 06-29-2015 12:23 AM
    2013, dash, deck, der, greatly, ideas, ins, install, interior, led, lights, market, mods, mount, passat, pic, pictures, stall, switch, switches, toggle, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 220
    06-29-2015 12:23 AM Go to last post
  8. 2012 Passat 2.5 maintenance DIY

    Ok I'm now approaching 40,000 miles on my Passat S and I'm surprised by the cost of the 40K service at the dealer, $472. Other than an oil change,...

    Started by Planeman, 01-11-2014 10:26 PM
    auto, bra, brand, buy, change, correct, cost, dealer, difference, diy, fluid, forum, hey, maintenance, miles, oil, question, real, rock, sale, service, spec, tire, transmission, volkswagen
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,362
    06-11-2015 11:31 AM Go to last post
  9. Thumbs up B7 Passat S, Trunk wouldn't open, easy fix

    All- Today I went to put some things in my trunk and noticed that it didn't open. The key fob didn't work, the handle didn't work, and the...

    Started by jdub_2000, 06-01-2015 07:23 PM
    b7 passat, box, door, feature, fob, glove, glovebox, glovebox valet feautre, handle, hey, hope, indicator, interior, issue, key, open, things, trunk, trunk lock, trunk wont open, valet, video, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 329
    06-01-2015 08:50 PM Go to last post
  10. Tool list for Passat sedan

    Hi all, I want to create a list of tools used on the Passat Sedan (2013 myself). My mentality is to be ready for any on-the-fly repair on the...

    Started by SampleUser, 05-30-2015 08:31 PM
    12v, battery, big, blue, bluetooth, box, car, feedback, fly, forum, forums, head, jack, mount, parts, ready, repair, replacement, rim, road, spare, synthetic, update, volkswagen, water
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 357
    06-01-2015 08:29 PM Go to last post
  11. Purchased 2015 Passat TDI SEL Premium in Dec 2014 - is a lemon

    Searched the forum but could not find the same issue I am experiencing......Just my luck...after owning Acura autos for years, decided to switch to...

    Started by ayanomich, 02-11-2015 01:24 PM
    acura, autos, car, dealer, diesel, driving, engine, forum, forums, hey, issue, law, leak, lemon, life, miles, mpg, oil, plate, problems, replace, shop, step, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,303
    04-01-2015 04:41 PM Go to last post
  12. 2013 Passat B7: Air Intake Inlet Cover dislodged, caught in cooling fan

    All- I wanted to let people know about an issue that I discovered today that might (hopefully not) affect other B7 owners. This morning I...

    Started by jdub_2000, 10-29-2014 07:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,031
    03-31-2015 08:51 AM Go to last post
  13. 2014 Passat Electronic Stability Control too sensitive

    I have a 2014 Passat TDI and have experienced problems with the electronic stability control (ESC) engaging unnecessarily. I like to corner quickly...

    Started by Holt, 08-03-2014 02:13 PM
    aggressive, car, close, control, dealer, don, download, driver, dry, foo, forum, interesting, limited, months, nissan, performance, problems, review, speeds, tdi, tech, thought, times, top, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,802
    03-28-2015 07:47 PM Go to last post
  14. Question Hello fellow B7 owners -- new owner checking in..

    I just got my "new to me" 2012 SE 2.5 last Thursday... Coming from a 2012 Dodge RAM 1500 HEMI which -- due to the short 1.2 mile drive commute --...

    Started by segwayne, 01-03-2013 08:32 AM
    car, computer, consumption, display, drive, driver, forum, fuel economy, guide, hey, hidden, maintenance, manual, mile, mpg, owner, problems, rabbit, repair, stories, thursday, time, tire, volkswagen, wanted
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,628
    03-24-2015 07:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Resetting the clock in a B7 VW Passat

    All- I just googled this and I thought many others might be about to do the same thing given the daylight savings time change, so I thought I...

    Started by jdub_2000, 11-03-2014 07:24 PM
    b7, cha, change, clock, clocks, forum, forums, link, passat, pos, post, reset, resetting, savings, thing, thought, time, video, volkswagen, vw, vw passat
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,069
    03-24-2015 06:59 PM Go to last post
  16. New member

    New member here. Just checking in and saying hello. Looking forward to talking to everyone.

    Started by Nevercharged, 03-20-2015 11:35 PM
    checking, forward, member, new member
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 298
    03-20-2015 11:35 PM Go to last post
  17. Led strips

    I have a 2013 passat & recently added led strips to my front bumper. I've also changed the factory for the leds. Still debating what size rims to go...

    Started by terrancegm, 06-29-2014 10:28 PM
    2013, added, bumper, cha, changed, factory, front, front bumper, good, led, led strip, leds, lights, passat, rims, rip, size, strip, strips, volkswagen, wha, wi
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,333
    03-20-2015 11:33 PM Go to last post
  18. 2015 Passat SEL TDI Help please!

    Purchased Nov 1st 2014. Issues I am having. RNS 510 Nav and radio. Both have lockup issues.. Nav left me astray and an address that have been...

    Started by ChrispyjVW, 02-17-2015 06:44 PM
    appreciated, driving, fix, forum, forums, fuel, greatly, left, locked, long, map, nav, nov, passat, purchased, radio, reading, rns, software, station, sys, tdi, time, update, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 839
    02-26-2015 01:33 PM Go to last post
  19. 2014 1.8 Liter Turbo Gasoline Oil Change

    I was a little reluctant to try changing the oil on my 2014 Passat Wolfsburg with the 1.8 Turbo Gasoline motor. I couldn't find any instructions....

    Started by redbone3, 02-19-2015 10:43 AM
    black, cars, change, changing, clean, cover, engine, filter, forum, forums, great, instructions, motor, number, oil, plug, problem, remove, removed, replace, stick, turbo, volkswagen, wolfsburg, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 664
    02-20-2015 01:13 AM Go to last post
  20. Maintenance of leather seats with Dinamica inserts

    Does anyone have any recommendations for cleaning and protecting the leather seats with Dinamica inserts? I have a 2014 TDI with the light tan...

    Started by Jasonjjacobson, 02-06-2015 09:11 PM
    cleaning, concerned, dinamica, dirty, insert, inserts, interior, lea, leather, leather care, leatherette, light, main, maintenance, pro, protecting, recommendations, sea, seat maintenance, seats, ser, tan, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 944
    02-06-2015 09:11 PM Go to last post
  21. Smile Just a hello......

    New owner saying hello. Just bought a 2013 registered Passat S Bluemotion 2.0 TDi Auto DSG. Smooth, quiet, refined and goes like a rocket. I'm going...

    Started by tonygloveruk, 09-07-2014 10:59 AM
    auto, bluetooth, bought, car, chase, company, control, cruise, cruise control, dealer, dsg, easily, equipment, floor, forum, forums, make, owner, plan, replacement, rest, seat, standard, tech, volkswagen
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 898
    01-05-2015 09:22 AM Go to last post
  22. Trade in value for my 2012 Passat S w/ appearance

    Have you checked the trade in value for your Passat lately? I have a 2012 S with appearance pkg, 52K, and in excellent condition, the dealer offered...

    Started by Planeman, 12-31-2014 10:17 PM
    12, 2012, 2012 passat, 500, appearance, bit, car, cars, dealer, keeping, negotiating, offered, passat, pkg, problems, run, running, trade, volkswagen, wi, wolfsburg, year
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 845
    01-01-2015 04:08 PM Go to last post
  23. Rough break and gear shift

    Just bought a 2012 Passat SE 2.5L. I like the car otherwise, but the rough breaking is really annoying. The first 1/4 of the break does nothing, then...

    Started by vince_sd, 05-27-2014 01:32 PM
    12, 2.5l, 2012, annoying, bought, bra, brand, brand new, break, breaking, car, dealer, experience, feels, fixed, gas, gear, guess, immediately, passat, rough, shift, similar, told, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 994
    12-30-2014 04:05 PM Go to last post
  24. New member with new car saying hello!

    Hello, I just picked up my 2014 Passat, and look forward to the community here!

    Started by digitalmofo, 06-22-2014 12:43 AM
    2013, ago, bought, car, community, cool, forum, forums, forward, joined, love, loving, member, new car, new member, passat, picked, plan, stock, tires, volkswagen, weeks, wha, white, wi
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,373
    12-30-2014 03:09 PM Go to last post
  25. Winter wiper blades for 2013 Passat S

    Hi, trying to locate replacement windshield wiper blades for this winter for my 2013 Passat S. Any clues where to look and what brands (if any) may...

    Started by JMCIII1957, 12-20-2014 07:49 AM
    2013, blades, bra, brands, car, fit, forum, local, oem, options, parts, passat, replacement, valeo, volkswagen, wha, wi, win, windshield, winter, wiper, wiper blades
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 766
    12-30-2014 03:07 PM Go to last post
  26. OIL change

    Hello friends, who change oil on 2,5 please tell me how much L needed, 2 weeks buy passat and change oil and 6L i think it,s too much for passat or...

    Started by, 12-30-2014 02:44 PM
    buy, cha, change, friends, help!, needed, oil, oil change, passat, pls, volkswagen, weeks
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 759
    12-30-2014 02:44 PM Go to last post
  27. Fair Price for 2012 Passat S

    Certified Pre-Owned Ex-Demo Car 6,500 miles Gray Appearance Package Dealer Asking $18,288 What should I offer?

    Started by mcolflesh, 02-28-2013 12:07 PM
    12, 18, 2012, 2012 passat, 500, car, certified, condition, dealer, demo, ding, fair, great, iphone, love, miles, offer, passat, pre, price, purchased, tires, volkswagen, warranty
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,789
    12-05-2014 06:41 PM Go to last post
  28. Interior LED Replacement Kits: Ziza Vs. deAutoKey

    All- I have been looking for some gentle mods for my B7 Passat. After de-badging, I decided I would replace the internal light bulbs with white...

    Started by jdub_2000, 10-10-2014 08:39 PM
    b7, bra, ecs, experience, foo, forum, good, interior, led, led kits, light, lighting, lot, mods, passat, people, replace, replacement, reviews, tuning, volkswagen, vs., wanted, white
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,254
    10-10-2014 08:39 PM Go to last post
  29. Problems with Aux input

    I have a 2014 Passat with the premium radio and have a continuing problem with the radio failing to recognize my MP3 when it is plugged into the Aux...

    Started by Holt, 08-03-2014 12:45 PM
    aux, conti, experienced, failing, fine, helps, hose, input, intermittent, jack, mp3, numerous, passat, player, premium, problem, problems, radio, rating, sequence, set, times, turning, volkswagen, working
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,273
    10-04-2014 11:07 AM Go to last post
  30. 2011 ex lease passat 2.0 bluemotion sport tech

    Hi folks, I am picking up a ex lease 2011 passat 2.0 bluemotion sport tech with sat nav, heated seats, heated windscreen. Is there anything...

    Started by slammerjammerman, 06-04-2014 03:05 PM
    2.0, 2011, 999, bluemotion, decent, folks, haggling, heated, heated windscreen, ion, lease, miles, nav, passat, picking, price, putting, room, sea, seats, sport, tech, volkswagen, wi, year
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 870
    06-04-2014 03:05 PM Go to last post
  31. Bluetooth OK but GPS (from phone) no sound

    I paired my phone with the car and music plays just fine from the phone. But the GPS announcement (from the phone) are now muted. I don't hear it...

    Started by vince_sd, 05-27-2014 01:52 PM
    android, announcement, blue, bluetooth, calls, car, design, don, fine, gps, hear, iphone, missed, music, phone, radio, rings, se, set, setting, song, sound, speakers, wi
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 812
    05-29-2014 04:28 PM Go to last post
  32. 2014 B7 Rough IDLE

    I'm getting rough idle, RPMs are at about 600 when in park and red lights. When coming off the gas its a little rough for a second or two.. Anyone...

    Started by Veedubr361, 03-11-2014 10:18 PM
    600, b7, coming, drives, experience, forward, gas, idle, ion, lights, lit, nuts, park, problem, red, red lights, rough, rpm, rpms, smooth, solution, stop, traffic
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,389
    05-18-2014 09:04 PM Go to last post
  33. Help: Transmission/Electrical Trouble..?

    Hello everybody, I have a 2012 Passat 2.5L S PVEZ, automatic transmission, no DSG. Some really weird stuff has been happening lately: While...

    Started by flying dutchman, 03-11-2014 09:02 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,114
    04-09-2014 01:07 PM Go to last post
  34. Brake Troubles

    I own a 2012 Passat TDI SEL. I have 10k on the car now, and the brakes are really bugging me. I'm taking the car in for a check up next week, but...

    Started by Pepper, 11-13-2013 10:57 PM
    brake, brakes, car, check, disc, don, feel, forum, forums, happen, hard, hey, owners, pads, pedal, post, rock, service, taking, tdi, thought, trouble, update, volkswagen, week
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,373
    03-30-2014 06:52 AM Go to last post
  35. As She Sits Now

    I had completely forgotten that I had a login for this forum. I just wanted to stop by and see how things were in here and figured I'd show how my...

    Started by Skywarp23, 03-11-2014 03:12 PM
    2013, albums, completely, figured, forum, passat, photobucket, show, sit, sitting, stop, tank, things, volkswagen, wanted
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,238
    03-11-2014 03:12 PM Go to last post

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