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I have a 2006 VW Passat 3.6 my high beam went out and not the low beam. I took it to someone who said it was the motor that switched the shutter from low to high that went out and he said it was going to be about $1,000 to get both fixed. What would I need to fix it myself?

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SOURCE: LOW BEAM LIGHTS

Hi Rich Million,

Check the bulbs for the low beam problem and if they're ok, check the fuses under the bonnet (hood) which are found in the fuse box. If you've already checked those, go to the fuse box inside the vehicle.

Still no luck....remember that there are fuses and relays inside the cabin behind the kick panel.....You may find that there is a problem with the main fuse box.....If you drive over rough terrain, check the connections under the main fuse box....even if your roads are all smooth, it's still worth checking.....

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Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 99 VW Passat. Low beam headlight not working.

you need to change the bulb an your local parts store will show you how

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: One of my Headlight not working during low beam

replace both headlight bulbs
each bulb has two filiments inside the bad bulb has a burned out filiment but, they should be replaced as a pair
and, do not touch the glass with your fingers
the oil from your fingers can cause the bulb to fail

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Timing Belt Manual

WARNING Timing belt maintenance is extremely important! The A4 and Passat model utilize an interference-type, non-free-wheeling engine. If the timing belt breaks, the valves in the cylinder head may strike the pistons, causing potentially serious (also time-consuming and expensive) engine damage. The recommended replacement interval for the timing belt is at least every 6 years or 60,000-90,000 miles (96,000-144,000 km), depending on vehicle usage and engine type.
NOTE If removed and reinstalled, the timing belt must be installed in the same rotational direction as removed.

VW Passat & Audi A4 1990-2000 Repair Guide
Timing Belt - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

WARNING Do NOT turn the engine or camshaft with the timing belt removed. The pistons will contact the valves and cause internal engine damage.


2.0L (9A, ABA) Engines

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the accessory drive belts, crankshaft pulley and the timing belt cover(s).
  2. Temporarily reinstall the crankshaft pulley bolt and turn the crankshaft to TDC of No. 1 piston. The mark on the camshaft sprocket should be aligned with the mark on the inner timing belt cover or the edge of the cylinder head.
  3. With the distributor cap removed, the rotor should be pointing toward the No. 1 mark on the rim of the distributor housing. On 8 valve engines, the notch on the crankshaft pulley should align with the dot on the intermediate shaft sprocket.
  4. Loosen the locknut on the tensioner pulley and turn the tensioner counterclockwise to relieve the tension on the timing belt.
  5. Slide the timing belt from the sprockets
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Fig. Adjusting the belt tension on a 2.0L 8 valve

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Fig. Remove the timing belt cover


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Fig. Align the timing marks


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Fig. Locate the tensioner


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Fig. Loosen the tensioner bolt


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Fig. Mark the belts direction of rotation


To install:
  1. Check the alignment of the timing marks. On 16-valve engines, the mark on the tooth should align with the mark on the rear belt cover.
  2. Install the new timing belt and tension the belt so it can be twisted 90° at the middle of it's longest section, between the camshaft and intermediate sprockets.
  3. Recheck the alignment of the timing marks and, if correct, turn the engine 2 full revolutions to return to TDC of No. 1 piston. Recheck belt tension and timing marks. Readjust as required. Torque the tensioner nut to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  4. Install the belt cover and accessory drive belts.
  5. If the belt is too tight, there will be a growling noise that rises and falls with engine speed.

continue...

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SOURCE: Are daytime running lights and low beam lights the same?

Yes they are the same on a 2004 VW Passat.

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