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  1. F'N A-Pillar Screw

    Passat B7 Forums
    How do you get the damn a-pillar screw back in? Took off the a-pillar by removing the airbag clip, T-20 screw and then pulling out then up. No problem. Trying to get it back together, all the clips get back in, can't get the screw to stay in place so i can put it back in once the a-pillar is all...
  2. 1988 rabbit caddy pickup

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1988 Caddy diesel pickup that was built in Germany for the German Red Cross. Has 10,000 orig. km but my mechanic says the injector pump is bad. Any idea where I may find one, what differences are, or if anyone rebuilds them? they are having no luck finding one, but it has a german vin...
  3. Need Help

    I have a 2007 vw Rabbit, im going to attempt to remove the passengers side cv axle, this axle is not bolted to the transmission, how do i remove it?
  4. Polo 2006 Manual bonnet release - help!

    Polo Owners Club
    Hi Something is wrong with the bonnet release cable, the handle inside the car doesn’t work. I’ve tried the Golf trick of removing the VW emblem at the front to get hold of the cable and open the release mechanism that way, but what’s under the emblem looks different on the Polo. Any...
  5. 2017 Engine Splash Pan

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Hi everyone, new to the forum from Newnan, GA USA. We have a 2017 Tiguan Limited 2.0 TSI that's due for an oil change. I need to know how to detach the plastic belly pan(splash pan?) under the engine to access the oil pan drain plug? I see the 2 T45 bolts and removed the 9 or so T20 screws...
  6. B8 Passat Estate dashboard fuse box access

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi all, I couldn't find a B8 forum, so thought I'd try this one. I've just picked up a 2018 european (UK) Passat R-Line Estate 2.0L TSI. The car is right hand drive. I want to install a hard wired dash cam, and the manual says the fuse box is located behind the passenger-side glove box. The...
  7. Jetta Vacuum Pump block off

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hey all, I have been doing a decent amount of research and have decided to go with removing my vacuum pump and installing the Spulen Ultimate Vacuum Pump Delete block and hoses. My vacuum pump is leaking and it seems to be a better and cheaper fix than just replacing the pump. I am just looking...
  8. VR6 12v Shift Rod Bushings

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Other than removing the shift rod, is there any way to determine if my VR6 has a shift rod with two or five bushings? Is there a VIN number split for the part?
  9. Need help removing 02 Passat V6 exhaust

    Passat B5 Forums
    I have a 2002 Passat GLX wagon. Has the V6 automatic. The flex pipes were rotted out, so I bought new parts. My son got the passenger side out, and replaced, but we can't get the drivers side out because there is just no room. It looks like the subframe has to be lowered to get clearance. Has...
  10. help with push rod/transmission seals/bushings ect.

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi, this is a continuation of my clutch issue but thought it constituted a separate thread. 1981 5speed diesel rabbit pickup. Anyway, original problem was push rod drilled through my thrust plate after just two years so I'm trying to prevent this happening again. After removing the push rod...
  11. Brake Line Grommet cut.

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    Brake line grommet. How many of you like me have had to work on brakes or struts and when removing the brake line from the Strut you noticed that the Grommet was cut. Well you can Irish engineer it to be reused, Lots of duct tape involved or better yet replace it. The grommet part number is...
  12. replacing head gasket

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I just bought a 1981 rabbit pickup 1.6d.Was told it had a bad head gasket. upon removing the head I found the left front head bold was loose. And the reason was the corner where the head bold goes in was broke off. The broke piece was still there. Now, can this be repaired or I am out of luck...
  13. Front Grille 2007

    Passat Owners Club
    Anyone had the pleasure, or otherwise, of removing and replacing the front grille on a 2007 Passat 2.0T, without front sensors? I had a whoops while trying to park it in the garage (uphill) and bumped our other car's bumper corner. Broke the grille right smack in the center. Can't find a...
  14. FS: Genuine OEM Roof Racks

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    250$ OBO Fits MK6 Golf/R; MK5 GTI/R32 Includes front and back roof rack bars, rubber strip in racks as a bumper, and T-bar for use in fitting and removing racks from vehicle. Fitting instructions booklet included. Part number: 1K0 071 126
  15. Getting to coil packs on Passat V5 2004

    Passat New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Howdy My 04 v5 Passat 2.3l is running rough and the engine codes are showing a misfire on cylinder 4. I've ordered a coil pack and plug but I've realized I've got to get under the alloy intake manifold to get to the coil packs. Thanks in advance if someone could tell me what is involved lifting...
  16. A/C Blower Motor Replacement tips.

    MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    See Steves great thread on the tex.!&p=111927473#post111927473 A few new tips and Tricks I have learned.... When trying to replace the cover and the bolts I found that on the blower...
  17. Advise on draining the coolant system

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hi, I own a 2010 Passat cc which I have had up for sale. Just last weekend I had 3 foreign guys come to view it and basically try to scam me by putting oil into my header tank in the hope to try to buy the car as spares and repairs!!! anyway I straight away realised what had happened and upon...
  18. Rabbit DIY: MK1 Rabbit Lower Steering Column Bearing Replacement

    MK1 Rabbit Mods / DIYs
    We’ve all been there; Our steering wheel shakes, clunks, and rattles while we’re driving down street in our MkI Rabbits so we crawl underneath the dash and see the lower steering column bearing sticking out. I scoured the internet for a solid how-to replacement article or video and couldn’t...
  19. Mkv gti knock sensor readings

    GTI MK5 / 2006-2009
    Hello everyone, I have a 2007 Vw Gti 2.0 Turbo and got a P0330 code on my OBDII. Car was losing mpg and was feeling a weird vibration. Took my OBDII and it read the knock sensor code. I managed to get to both knock sensors (Green and Brown) in the front of the engine by removing the Intake...
  20. Bolt that leaks diesel

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    The bolt right below the #146 is the bolt that leaks fuel out of it. The only way to get to it to me is to take off one of the pulleys thats attacked to the timing belt and then take off another bracket to get to it. I didnt know if i was looking at it wrong and if there was another way to get...