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  1. Strong Fume Smell from underneath my car

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    I have a 2012 VW Passat TDI SEL, does anyone know why my car randomly emits a very strong diesel smell or some other type of fume smell almost like standing near a barbecue pit?? I have no leaks and the car’s temp never goes above it’s normal operating temperature.
  2. 0 boost on 2012 passat tdi

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    So two days ago I was on a small trip about an hour from my house and half way there I felt significant power loss and had a flashing glow plug light. Soon after the check engine light came on and I heard a whistling/whining noise come from the general area of the turbo. The car barely...
  3. Hello new to the thread

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hello everyone im new to this Forum... I own a 2013 VW Passat TDI SEL Premium just bought used with 80k. My last TDI was a 2014 VW jetta TDI and i absolutely loved it the amount of power and dependability. We gave it back when the emissions scandal happened because i was scared it was going to...
  4. Hello from Alberta

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hey everyone, I've been lurking for a bit while slowly fixing a torque converter/flex plate failure on my 05 passat bhw so I figured I should come say hi and thanks for all of the great information and write ups! That and a bunch of other preventative maintenance since I had the engine and...
  5. Rejoining as New Member - DeenPD from Bowie, MD - Hello Fellow Dieselers!

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hello everyone, I have been a member for about 2 years on the forum but somehow I could not login anymore. So I rejoined as a new member. Its a shame to have lost all the posts but its all good. I have a 2005 VW Passat Wagon TDi with Automatic Transmission. I bought it in late 2017 and that's...
  6. Bay Area, For Sale: 2005 TDI Passat GLS

    Diesel Cars and SUV
    Hi there, Looking to sell my blue 2005 TDI Passat. I'm the 2nd owner and have been religious about maintenance and repairs since I bought it 3.5 years ago. Bought the car with 184,000 miles on it, currently has 241,000. I'm located in the Bay Area and am willing to sell it for a reasonable...
  7. New Member from France

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hello everyone, I want to introduce myself: I am a Canadian and I moved to Bordeaux France about a year and a half ago. I bought a 2007 Passat TDI 2.0 with about 225,000 km on it last year. Since then I've run it up to about 260,000 km and it has been running well but with some repairs and...
  8. Greetings from Scotland!

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hi guys, sorry for late introduction... I own a 2002 B5.5 Passat estate/wagon, with the AWX 130PD 1.9 TDI engine with 5 speed manual transmission. Great car...had it for going on 4 years now (almost 200K miles on it). Just the fairly common limp mode issues with it the past few...
  9. Underboost...now overboost

    VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    I have a Passat with the AWX 130 PD engine. Has been going into limp mode for a while now and had been showing fault code for underboost. It got a new tandem pump, new N75 valve, reconditioned turbo (at which point the EGR was deleted). None of this made any difference and was still showing...
  10. 2014 MY14.5 Passat Highliline 130KW 2.0 TDI CFGC

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    I have recently bought a car with 450,000 Km on it. I have purchased as I like to work on cars every now and then. After a full-service everything seemed fine until I got a message on the instrument cluster which said oil pressure stop engine. The oil temperature ranges from 100-116 degrees...
  11. Swedish-Estonian-Finnish-Dutch B5 Fuel pump "specialist" :-)

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hi There, My Name is Kees Visser and I got into this forum thanks to my son-in-law-in-spé having a major 1997 Passat water leak, which was caused by a 1.9 tdi leaking fuel pump, the fuel dissolving a water tube! Bought the gasket kit and worked the pump. No nothing. Got the pump out again and...
  12. New clutch and flywheel...gearbox suddenly needs recond'

    VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum
    Hi there, new member...first time posting. I own a 2002 B5.5 Passat Estate. 130 PD (AWX) TDI engine. 5 speed manual. 191K miles. Clutch was on its way out the other week (slipping badly). I put it into a local independant garage I've used before. Got car back with new clutch and flywheel...
  13. Hello from Dominican Republic! Have you heard of Skoda? haha

    New TDI forum member introductions
    Hello, I'm from DR, I have an 07 Skoda Superb 1.9TDI PD (AVF) (130bhp), It's a VW B5.5, but it is a little bit extended in the rear for a limousine style ride in the back seat. I recently (this month) did a conversion to manual, since the transmission with about 70k miles died on me, so if you...
  14. DSG P0746 and P0776 Codes. Looking for transmission fuses... Please help

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    Hi friends, My 2014 Passat TDI SEL was in the accident and some wiring was damaged. I repaired the wiring, but I’m still getting P0746 and P0776 Fault Codes. Wondering if there’s a fuse issue? Where do I find transmission related fuses? Any other Ideas. Appreciate any help…
  15. 2014 Passat TDI no heat at all (either side)

    2012-2016 VW Passat TDI forum
    Have a 2014 Passat TDI SE Manual with 72k miles on the clock and I do not have heat at all from either side of the cabin (have not checked foot vents). I have heard about the issues with heater cores regarding the lack of heat on the passenger side, but not much about the general lack of heat...