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by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1144

Re: Brake warning light

howey wrote:that's one hell of a camera with the wheels still on!

Haha just phone camera lol
by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1144

Re: Brake warning light

mks007 wrote:just plug vag com and turn the light off :)

I ain't that technical lol

That involve taking I to vw and paying???
by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1144

Re: Brake warning light

calumvw wrote:It'll go off on it's own :-bd

Sweet cheers buddy :D
by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:32 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1144

Re: Brake warning light

Check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir, if it's not that it will be a bad/loose/broken connection on the wear pad sensors, you can either repair or disable it by soldering the wires together and seal with heatshrink.The loom can breakdown between the pad sensor and the connector further...
by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Brake warning light
Replies: 11
Views: 1144

Brake warning light

Hi all my brake pad warning light just,flashed up but as the pics below show there's loads of meat on them still How do I sort this and is it gunna cost much Cheers http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb439/sam_rscab/20131208_144916_zps07734dc5.jpg http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb439/sam_rscab...
by Sambecky1989
Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 19" wheels on a b5.5
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

Re: 19" wheels on a b5.5

I agree the wheels are not to everyones tastes buy if we all liked the same thing what a boring world it would be.

I like the rims its just weather they will suit a b5.5
by Sambecky1989
Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 19" wheels on a b5.5
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

Re: 19" wheels on a b5.5

http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb439/sam_rscab/image_zps184e21f7.jpg Those are the wheels and here is a pic of them on an a6 estate http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb439/sam_rscab/image_zps788fd5dd.jpg He is including all longer wheel nuts/bolts etc and anything else needed to fit 5.5
by Sambecky1989
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 19" wheels on a b5.5
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

Re: 19" wheels on a b5.5

Cheers mate the chap i getting them off soad he get spacers and extra long bolts/nuts for fronts to bring out to match rears
by Sambecky1989
Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 19" wheels on a b5.5
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

19" wheels on a b5.5

Hi all I am in the process of sorting a deal for a set of 19" alloys


I have a passat b5.5

It's lowered apporx 40mm on springs (according to previous owner)


Does anyone know if 19's will fit without a prob



They are 255/40/19 rear
235/40/19 front



Cheers
by Sambecky1989
Thu Dec 05, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: B6 are junk
Replies: 64
Views: 4952

Re: B6 are junk

Really worth getting rid of a car cos of that ?? Just replace and carry on looking after the car Agreed As saidin the past every car has its issues is it really worth getting rid for the sake of replacing some thing and then having a reliable motor??? If we all got rid everytime got a problem thar ...
by Sambecky1989
Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: B6 are junk
Replies: 64
Views: 4952

Re: B6 are junk

I have a b5.5 far from perfect but it my little project that I will work on making mint As for b6 my brother has one and I think it's a lovely moter and he had no real issues touch wood I believe if you look after your car it will look after you As for everything else I say make sure you get a good ...
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: PD130 Smells on startup
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: PD130 Smells on startup

Gazwould wrote:Mines more of a case when static, cold or warm and maybe wind direction dependent. Stink of diesel exhaust fumes through vents.

Yep pretty much same as mine

Im going to change

Cts
Thermostat

And pollen filter if they have them (might help with smell through vents)
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: PD130 Smells on startup
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: PD130 Smells on startup

Mine a strong strong unburnt diesel smell

Can only describe it as running rich if it was a petrol
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Cambelt
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: Cambelt

aussieinvader wrote:Where abouts are you (apologies if it was mentioned already)
Im in

Highbridge
Somerset
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: PD130 Smells on startup
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: PD130 Smells on startup

Mine is the same 1.9tdi 130 2001

Stinks like mad

Start first turn without issues

But i do know i need to change my thermostay and temp sensor as the temp gauge only ever rises to quarter or the way (around 66 degrees)
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Mad indicator relay
Replies: 10
Views: 621

Re: Mad indicator relay

Mine also does it and its getting worse i have 2-3 spare switches witch i have ready as apparently its a common issue??????
by Sambecky1989
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Cambelt
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: Cambelt

Thanks for all info and comments looks like i going to have to try get a qoute off a local garage me thinks and fo the service side of ot myself
by Sambecky1989
Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Cambelt
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: Cambelt

smithy756 wrote:id strongly advise changing the water as mentioned above i heard to many horror story's & costing them the job twice , you can get the metal repeller's or the standard plastic ones.

Cheers mate


Shall have to call around and get quotes

Thanks again
by Sambecky1989
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Cambelt
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Re: Cambelt

Hi The belt should be changed every 60,000 miles or 4 years I would change the belt kit and waterpump at the same time I would also change the aux belts while there I would guess your looking @ 250-300 for a belt fit ( depends on where you go a make of parts used ) Dave Thanks mate is that a rough ...
by Sambecky1989
Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Cambelt
Replies: 38
Views: 2078

Cambelt

Hi all I have a Passat saloon b5.5 1.9tdi 130 awx engine 2001 Now it's just flashed up saying 2000 miles till service Now I am going to get all the stuff and service her myself as feel capable enough The only thing I am no confident enough to do is the cambelt I have no idea when it was previously d...
by Sambecky1989
Sun Dec 01, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Light white substance under coolant cap
Replies: 19
Views: 963

Re: Light white substance under coolant cap

calumvw wrote:
Sambecky1989 wrote:Not looking forward to it to be honest but needs must lol :D
You can do it, put your back into into it :hyst :hyst :hyst :hyst Just like the Hippo.

Haha lol wondered how long it would take lol :hyst :hyst :hyst
by Sambecky1989
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Whats your favourite beer?
Replies: 78
Views: 2857

Re: Whats your favourite beer?

neal wrote:Sounds about right for you sam :hyst

Hey what you trying to say lol :hyst
by Sambecky1989
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Whats your favourite beer?
Replies: 78
Views: 2857

Re: Whats your favourite beer?

Anything that contains alcohol!!!

Lol ok that makes me sound bad lol

On realistic side though i dont really have a favorite i like a selection

:D :D :D
by Sambecky1989
Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Light white substance under coolant cap
Replies: 19
Views: 963

Re: Light white substance under coolant cap

Not looking forward to it to be honest but needs must lol :D
by Sambecky1989
Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Light white substance under coolant cap
Replies: 19
Views: 963

Re: Light white substance under coolant cap

calumvw wrote:How to, for you viewtopic.php?f=33&t=55279 :esm

Thanks mate shall try get this done before Xmas :D