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  1. Popping Sound from Front Right when Braking/Accelerating

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, 2003, 1.8t, 123.000mil. I am hearing a popping sound from the front right. It happens mostly at hard brake and occasionally hard acceleration. NOT while making sharp turns. It is not contentious. It pops once at hard braking and acceleration. I feel the vibration from the popping...
  2. Unlocking front door keeps popping the boot - ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys. Just bought a 2004 1.9tdi Highline and brought her home last night. Everything seems fine other than when I unlock the car, the boot pops open. Does anyone know what could be causing this or where I should start to try and correct it? Originally I thought the key remote might be...
  3. 2008 B6 front door popping at opening/closing

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Front passenger side, when opening and closing as well, loud popping noise at the intermediate door positions, which are 3. At the lower hinge we have this "S" shaped piece which gets in contact successively with the little wheels [3 of them] for the three intermediate positions of the door from...
  4. Loud popping sound strut

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently had my whole front end redone. I have a 99 2.8 passat. My mechanic said he didnt like the way the strut fit in the spring on the struts I brought. Recently I hear a very very loud bang or pop sound and he says he feel like its the strut getting in a bind. Does anyone have a...
  5. Runs fine but P1136 keeps popping up

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2000 1.8l with a manual transmission. It seems to run fine but P1136 keeps coming up. I will clear the code but after about 20 minutes its comes back on. It also has a whining sound when you first start it up cold. It lasts for about 30 seconds or so, then goes away.
  6. popping noise front end, changed motor,tranny mounts. b5.5

    B5 Garage
    hey guys, I just changed my motor, tranny mounts on my 04 VW Passat 4-motion v6 30V. Im pretty sure I got everything torqued to spec but im hearing a slight popping noise when I hit the brakes and on take off. not sure what it could be? any help would be appreciated. I have it on the lift at...
  7. Serpentine belt keeps popping off... losing my patience

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My 2000 V6 Passat has been giving me something to do year after year for the last 5 years or so. Last year it was the alternator, this year it seems to be the A/C pulley, or clutch, or whatever you wanna call it. So, my belt popped off, I noticed it because it killed my charging system throwing...
  8. Popping out door dents

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi All, So I just replaced the regulator clips for my front driver side window. While I was in there, I noticed you can get access to the inside door panel with minimal obstruction. I have some dents in the front passenger door I want to try and pop out from the inside (where the regulator...
  9. B5.5 Passat - Hood latch not popping hood up

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just put the bumper back on from doing the timing belt. When I pull the hood release inside the car, the hood does not go up by itself. I can get it to release if I pull up on it. I thought the latch might be too high so I loosened the upper two 10mm bolts holding the latch and pushed it...
  10. Trying to trouble shoot popping sound

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys new to forum I have a 2002 b5.5 since I got it I've heard a sound on the left hand side like popping sound everytime I turn. I can feel it in the steering wheel. When I'm going down the highway ill be fine but if I go over a bump it suddenly makes my steering wheel shake frantically I...
  11. Intercooler piping popping off

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I installed a to3/t04 turbo. works well. but when i try to really punch it and hit about 10-12 psi, the intercooler piping pops off. Ive heard the trick of using hairspray and tclamps. what do you guys think?
  12. B5-AHA V6, Camshaft plugs keep popping out. Does anybody know why?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Solved - B5-AHA V6, Camshaft plugs keep popping out. Does anybody know why? So, last summer, I replaced all the plugs and gaskets to fix the common oil leak problems. I haven't had a problem since until two weeks ago when the temperature dropped to about 10 F at night. The next morning on...
  13. Popping noise when turning left.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've searched the forum for other related issues but couldn't find the answer i was lookin for. When I turn my steering wheel to the left while at a stand still I hear a loud pop, just once. I've already replaced the cv shafts, i've replaced both inner and outter tie rods on both sides, i've...
  14. Front end popping noise upon acceleration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all...I have a 2001 V6 Passat and was experiencing vibration upon acceleration. My mechanic replaced the front axles and struts and the vibration went away. As soon as I picked it up I noticed when I accelerate there is a pretty significant popping or banging noise in the front end that...
  15. Acceleration popping noise....?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey all, So from a stop, if I step on the gas full throttle, I hear what I can best describe as a popping noise while still in first, and sometimes in second, could be once, twice, or three times. Don't know where it's coming from. A mechanics said that it's the tranny mount. Anyone else...
  16. 2005 Passat - Loud Amplifier popping noise

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello all, I'm the owner of a 2005 Passat GLX 4motion 6-cyl, which has the Monsoon premium factory system installed. For several months now, whenever I'm starting the vehicle up I'm getting an extremely loud "POP" coming through the speakers, almost as if the system's amplifier is sending a...
  17. Popping noise from front suspension!

    B6 Garage
    New owner of a 2010 Passat Sedan Komfort. Had around 5k miles when I bought it last month, and now has 9K. I had noticed that the car was making a popping noise coming from, what seems like, the driverside front suspension when either accelerating, braking, or turning right. I could also feel a...
  18. Clunking or popping noise when turning at low speeds

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hopefully some of you may have experience this. I am getting a "clunking" or "popping " sound from the front end of my B6 when I turn at low speeds; like turning into and backing out of a parking spot. It sounds like it is coming from the right front, but sometimes from the left. The car is...
  19. Hatch makes popping noise when opening

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Whenever the hatch on my '07 opens, it makes a single, loud popping sound at about the halfway point of opening. It's made the sound since I picked it up as CPO in April. Taking the car in to the dealer this week with a list of warranty concerns to have looked at. Should I add this one too?
  20. Popping Noise Under Car

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I drive a Passat, but my mom drives a 2006 Audi A6. I have been driving her car for a couple of days while my Passat is in the shop, and I was idling and heard a popping noise coming from what sounded like the back of the car. I heard it again today while idling, and when I got home and turned...