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  1. Passat clicking but not starting, good battery, good starter.

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    I been puzzled by this for a week. I have looked all around and have not found the answer. Car guruand all that is a rip off. Pay $10 for someone to tell you to take it to a mechanic! No thanks, kinda defeats the purpose in their website! So My car just clicks with no turn over. Not the battery...
  2. clicking - 2003 4Motion v6

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello - New to us 2003 4Motion V6 automatic with 135K miles. Just replaced the bank2 sensor 2 O2 sensor and was driving around reveling in the new quiet, smooth drive when I noticed a clicking sound coming from the center of the car underneath the e-brake. Its not that loud, slightly high...
  3. Odd clicking noise

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok My Passat has developed this odd clicking noise, seems to be coming from behind the intrument cluster area. It is not like a relay noise, but almost like a gear noise. It happens as I drive but disappears when I hit the brakes. It does not seem to be coming from the driveline, but again...
  4. Turn signal relay clicking

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2004 V6 170k Last night I noticed that the right turn signal relay (or something) clicks 3 or 4. Sometimes 5 or 6 times after I use the stalk to turn right. The turn signal lights flash as normal but it will keep clicking after it's turned off. Any ideas? Thank you
  5. Throttle body not clicking

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok still working on my new vw. A 1999 Passat v6. Bought it with bad gas and no battery. It ran with a miss and seems like it's in limp mode when driving. I bought a new throttle body when a vw guy scanned it and it still has the miss. I am wondering if it could be the main compute under the...
  6. passat tsi 2010 clicking sound front wheel

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi. I have a Passat wagon 2010 tsi. Never had any problems with it ill 2 weeks ago. I parked it and later when I hopped in the car it wouldnt go forward or reverse. I tried a few times to get it ti drive but to no avail. yesterday, I started it again and all of a jolt.. it lunged forward . the...
  7. what is the risk to drive with a clicking axle?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I notice both CV boots torn during my November oil change. I disassembled both outer CV joints, cleaned, applied new grease, and put on new boots. I repacked the joints exact the same way as it was (same bearing ball in the same slot), but switched the joint to the opposite axle (i.e., old drive...
  8. Relay 79 clicking and functions????????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have a 1998 passat, and relay 79 is clicking continuously. I did some reading and found that relay 79 is for the actuator motor in the trunk, since my remote is not working and I have to open it with the key anyway I removed relay 79 but then none of the windows worked. They worked again...
  9. Help diagnose relay 373 clicking ... with video!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Problem: relay 373 is clicking while cruising on highway, and occasionally when stopped or accelerating. Possibilities: Searches have come up with a wide range of answers like brake booster leak, SAIP, A/C fan relay. Car: 2002 B5.5 AWM Automatic 128K. There is no CEL or performance issue that I...
  10. Turn Signal Stalk / "Hazard Relay" Clicking

    B5 Garage
    Rushing in where angels fear to tread... Please let me know how much trouble I have just opened up myself to by installing a 1998 B5 turn signal stalk (8L0953513F) onto a 2002 B5.5 vehicle (replacing the original turn signal stalk 1J0953513A) I had the intermittent hazard relay clicking...
  11. Slurping and relay clicking

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, all! Bought a 2003 1.8L turbo sedan a few weeks ago, (AWM), and I'm trying to learn what is and isn't normal for sounds in it. Lol! So I've searched the forum and found some references to both sounds, but either it didn't seem to be quite the same, or there was no resolution. So here goes...
  12. Clicking, beeping, clunking, bucking :(

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When the car is on/turned to on with the engine off it clicks been j remove my key there is a long whining noise. The whining noise is at the end of the video. So listen closely. Use headphones if you must. And now just today it started clunking and then bucking when I put it into any drive gear.
  13. clicking noise from front driver wheel

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am hearing a noise and vibration when coasting/decelerating or braking. I have noticed this noise before on the other side, it ended up being semi loose lug nuts, but this time its not that. It sounds like marbles hitting each other with the windows down. my buddy seems to think it is the...
  14. Rapid Clicking Sound & Low Idle

    B5 Garage
    On my commute to work today I noticed that my B5 Passat was idling at ~800-900rpm and was a but rough went stopped. I also noticed that there's a very rapid clicking sound coming from the engine. I haven't really investigate because when I got to work it was dark and 28 degrees. Anyone have any...
  15. Wont start after a run, some clicking. rock on Park and then it starts.

    B5 Garage
    hi all, Ive had a search around but cannot find a similar issue out there. Thought I'd post just to see if anyone else has heard of this issue. Normally 9 time out of 10 the car starts fine, sometimes when I've been out and I stop, get back to the car, ignition on, dash lights on, turn the key...
  16. Clicking After CCT Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got a weird noise on my 30v. Replaced my CCT the other day started it up yesterday, runs pretty decent no 'coughing' or anything like that, something still sounds off though and there is a clicking coming from the belt area/driver side head, starts to go away with higher RPM 2-3k. Replaced CCT...
  17. Tapping or clicking noise?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    To make a long story short, I bought a 2003 Passat GLX 30v that had been sitting for a couple years for a really good price, it didn't start (needed a starter) and it needed some work, I was willing to put in the time to get it running. I got it home and in the garage. Changed the oil, fuel...
  18. Relay clicking crazy mad, cold starts near left knee

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    03' VW passat Wagon 1.8t . On a cold start from morning. Car starts, clicking like crazy near left knee as car is warming up. Clicking slows down.. Car warms up. If I gas the car it will click, and then it will click when car drops to idle. Stops clicking after driving off and about 2 min in...
  19. Climate Control causes loud clicking from behind light switch - Relay?

    B5 Garage
    Sometime ago I noticed some weird loud, fast and irregular clicking noises coming from behind the headlight switch probably from the vicinity of where the relays are. The clicking came and went and initially I had no idea why. Now I realize that this clicking only occurs when the climate...
  20. Left rear wheel making clicking noise while driving.Can't duplicate issue when jacked

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hearing a clicking noise. when driving gets faster with speed but doesn't happen when in reverse. When I jacked it up I couldn't duplicate the issue while spinning the wheel. No bearing noises and don't appear to have any brake issues any suggestions?