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  1. Knocking sound at start up, getting worse, mechanics clueless.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all - My poor girl (2003 1.8t Passat wagon - manual) has been making this noise for a while now (at least 3). Initially, it only occurred right when I started her up, and then only when I was accelerating between 1st and 3rd gear (and THEN only if I was accelerating kinda hard, almost enough...
  2. Knocking I Think? It doesn't sound normal whatever it is

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I don't have a video yet but will get one tomorrow (later Today I should say lol) it's been sitting the past 22 Days. I started it a few times and backed it up and down the driveway and Kermit warm up to temp. I started it yesterday and there is a very strange sound coming from the left...
  3. B6 knocking or rattling over rough roads

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi my B6 2.0 TDI estate has an annoying knocking coming from in front of the bulkhead on the near side when i drive over rough patches on the road or rough terrain. i've taken both wheels off and had a good look and can't see anything obvious, i've tried shaking and prying the wishbone, anti...
  4. Help diagnosing front knocking?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi, Before I get pasted for bringing this up in this thread I just want to state I've searched the forums for this problem. I have a had a knocking coming from the front end of my 2009 Passat TDI for about 2 months. It basically happens whenever the car makes a forceful movement. Like pulling...
  5. Knocking noise at idle and above - 2007 2.0T Wagon

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I'm considering a used 2007 2.0 Wagon with 82k miles at a non-VW dealership. There is a knocking sound that is synced up to the RPM, most audible at idle but continues as RPM climbs. Coming from the front end. Coil pack on the #1 cylinder has been changed. Is this a big red flag? Anyone want...
  6. Clunking noise heard inside car after driving ~10+ miles

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm hoping someone can help me with the strangest issue I've ever had with a vehicle. We bought a 2002 Passat 2.8L V6 5-speed Automatic in December 2014. The car's most recent issue is a clunking noise on the driver's side that reverberates into the steering wheel (you can...
  7. knocking sound while braking...is it driveable

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I have a 03 Passat with a bad axle (clicking/popping while turning on the passenger side). As I was driving today I noticed that whenever I apply the brakes it makes a knocking sound that I can feel in the brake pedal and also hear with the windows up or down and its pretty noticeable. Now...
  8. 2005 Passat TDI knocking noise + vibration

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2005 Passat with a knocking noise when I apply the gas pedal and release the gas pedal. When I accelerate rapidly , I do not hear the noises but when I gradually accelerate I hear this annoying knocking noise near the passanger side. Also, there is a vibration on idle in Gear so I...
  9. Trying to help a friend with his 99 Passat quite a few issues

    New Member Introductions
    Ok here we go, so first of all 2 codes came up on obd2 P0411 & P1476. Second... Upon driving it home it started overheating....pulled over let it cool a little before adding water to reservoir tank. When water is added it immediately leaks from lower front of motor. (Guessing from the water...
  10. Need some ideas; 2002 AMB 1.8T misfire and knocking that's temporary

    B5 Garage
    Hey all, a friends '02 AMB (Audi A4) has a problem that I haven't seen before, and didn't get any help yet from the Audi board I tried. Being that more Passats than A4s are around, maybe someone here has a suggestion. Told that the car misfired and was down on power, after starting it up, the...
  11. knocking noise when full locking steering wheel

    New Member Introductions
    any 1 know what could be causing a knocking noise when full locking the steering wheel to the left and right ????
  12. Knocking noise under load

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, Sorry for the wall of text below. I've been having a few issues with my passat, and I am looking into what it could be. It's a 2003 V5 tiptronic wagon with 70kms (44k miles) The symptoms are: Knocking sound under throttle from around 1700rpm Slight shudder when going uphill at...
  13. Knocking After Front Axle Replacement

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 1.8T, FWD, only 63k miles, original owner. Two weeks ago I had both front axles replaced at my indy garage. The joints had been clicking for some time. My mechanic told me he uses only new axles because of problems with the remanufactured ones. I've driven the car less than 50 miles...
  14. 2005 CEL on, knocking noise, help!

    B5 Garage
    Excuse my lack of knowledge, I swear I'm trying to learn the ins and out of this car but I've had no previous car experience. I've had a few problems with my car. Oil leaks on and off mostly. But now, the engine light came on and we could hear air hissing under the hood. When i took it to get...
  15. Codes P0346, P0106, P0328, running rough and knocking

    B5 Garage
    My girlfriends 2002 Passat GLX V6 just died on the side of the highway. Got it towed home and pulled those codes listed in the title. The car will start but it runs super rough and sounds like it's knocking. It shows codes for every cylinder misfiring as well but I'm sure that's related to the...
  16. knocking from rear drivers side

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi all i have a passat b6 2.0 tdi which has a strange knock from the driver side rear area would love some help on this as i have no idea what it could be had a look around the back end all seems ok i replaced the rear drop links as there was a slight bit of play in the drivers side but knock...
  17. help me diagnose front end knocking sound PLEASE!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    about two months ago i had coilovers installed, and ever since then, i have been replacing suspension parts trying to find out this mystery knocking sound! if you care to help, read on. so after coilovers were installed, i was taking the car home, making a left turn off a busy road onto my...
  18. passat 08 bxe knocking

    New Member Introductions
    hello everyone, I have been trying to fix my pasatte with bxe 1.9 it has a top end knocking its there all the way through form idle to hi revs sounds like im driving a tractor or big end bearings have gone but my partner works with someone that is married to someone that works for vw and he has...
  19. passat cc gt knocking noise??

    New Member Introductions
    Hey, im looking to see if any1 else is getting a knocking sound when driving over bumpy sections of road? Vw dealer has changed caliper under warranty repair but problem is still there.... does any1 have any ideas or advice?? Cheers
  20. Knocking?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm getting a knocking sound from the front of my car when I hit small speed bumps... Also when pushing in the clutch. What could this be exactly? 2001.5 1.8t
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