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  1. Rear Brake Pads Too Snug of Rattle Clips

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm repairing the rear brakes on a 2001 Passat Wagen. Had to replace left side caliper (leaking). Using the old right caliper. New brake Pads. All parts from NAPA. Noticed that the previous installer didn't use rattle clips. WHen I installed the brake pads they were very snug in their...
  2. Super Annoying Rattle / Vibration

    New Member Introductions
    Good evening all...I have been struggling for a while now driving my 2012 VW Passat 3.6L. There is some sort of awful vibration or rattle coming from what I think is behind the passenger back seat. At first it almost seem like some sort of blown speaker because that is kind of what it sounds...
  3. Rattle in the undercarriage under drivers seat area

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    About six weeks ago I got a rattle in my 2014 Passat under the floor anytime I drive over a sharp little bump or through a pot hole. It sounds like it could be under the plastic shield that is under the car. Any ideas anyone?
  4. Rattling, Big Rattle, Silence, Then Overheating

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2003 V6, ATQ, 118,500 miles, 5-speed manual For the last week, I've had what sounds like a pulley failure on the serpentine belt. Weird spinning sound, almost a rattle, almost a whine, not too loud but noticeable, but with no effect on operations. Listening around the area led me to believe it...
  5. Timing belt Changed - What's this new rattle?

    B5 Garage
    2004, AWM 1.8T, 5MT, FWD Yesterday a friend and I did my timing belt. We'd done it before on my stepfather's car, same as mine except silver, auto, one year older. Went fine. His car is purring like a kitten. Mine, however, has a new sound after the timing belt was done. We both checked and...
  6. Shake rattle and roll

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just today a rattle manifested itself (2001 1.8T GLS Wagon) coming from somewhere above the glovebox towards the right side of the longitudinal defrost vent inside the dashboard.......it only does it on the side streets where there are road repairs bumps etc.no prob. on interstate what is the...
  7. 2002 passat rattle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    assat rattle under acceleration If anyone could help me with this problem I'm having with my passat that would be awesome. The problem is when I am accelerating mostly going up hill I will get this metallic rattling noise. I thought the camper chain tensioner was the culprit so I replaced...
  8. 02 passat rattle under acceleration

    New Member Introductions
    If anyone could help me with this problem I'm having with my passat that would be awesome. The problem is when I am accelerating mostly going up hill I will get this metallic rattling noise. I thought the camper chain tensioner was the culprit so I replaced alongs with new gasket but I'm still...
  9. 2002 VW Passat Brakes Rattle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Folks Since everyone is/was so helpful with my AC question, I have another. 2002 VW Passat 2.8l v6 with 270000 Km I have only owned this car for a few months, and it is my first VW product. I do like the way it drives, lots of pep, and very fuel efficient. The car passed a safety with...
  10. Rattle Noise from Back of Engine

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I have a 2008 Passat wagon CCTA TSI. At idle I hear a rattle noise at the back center of the engine (toward the firewall). It sounds like a small ball bearing rattling in a tin can. While lying underneath, the noise seems to be coming from the space between the firewall and the engine block. And...
  11. 2001 GLS 1.8 AUG Emissions Workshop P0011 Code & Loud Rattle Under Engine Cover

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2001 GLS 1.8 Sedan AUG Engine Automatic Transmission. 191,900 miles, October 2015, had Timing Belt Service, all belts Tensioner, Tensioner Roller, Water Pump, Thermostat and the Transmission Oil Pressure Lines – Lower & Upper, replaced. This week at 195,800 miles, after highway driving for an...
  12. Cold start rattle coming from engine.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    01 Passat V6 159,000 miles When starting I hear a rattle which seems like it's coming from inside the engine(maybe the front area). It lasts for all of 3 seconds then stops. It only happens when the car is cold. The timing belt was replaced by the previous owner (I think less than 20.000 miles...
  13. 2.8L rattle under car

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have 1998 A4 2.8L, but same as a B5 passat. I have this rattle that I cannot identify. The car has good oil pressure, no metal in the oil. New chain tensioner pads, new timing belt, new alternator, new water pump. The noise is only heard from under the car, not from the heads. Here is 2...
  14. Steering rack rattle on B6 2006

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi Has anyone had problems with the steering rack on a B6 model passat ...I replaced a track rod end on the passengers side which was a bit passed it best and now with the car jacked up and you grab the wheel at. 3 and 9 it still rattles I think it's the inner working of the steering rack ...oh...
  15. Rasp/Rattle on rev

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi My petrol 2 litre 2002 Passat has a nasty rasp/rattle as you accelerate but goes when you back off, much worse at cold but still can be heard when hot. Its seems to do it when under load rather than if you just rev it up, or at least I can't hear it. Sounds really bad at times. Any ideas...
  16. gearbox / transmission rattle ???

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hey guys wondering if anyone can help me with this one this morning when i struck my car up to defrost the windows noticed a loud rattleing noise and thought heatshield on exhaust dropped went to work didn't think any more of it got out of work and struck the car up to defrost the windows...
  17. Cold start chain rattle 2002 GLX 2.8

    B5 Garage
    Hi all Morning starts i now have the cam chain rattle for one or two seconds, noticed this for past six months, sometimes it's ok no rattle....clean oil 10/30... and full. I know it's the cam chain tensioner and it's oil fed,.....it must be bleeding down overnight, can I use anything in the oil...
  18. Trying to narrow down a rattle over bumps.

    B5 Garage
    This is in my B5 Audi A4. I know not a Passat, but have not gotten much help on the Audi forums and thought the cars might be similar enough (same B5 platform) that folks here would have some pointers. This is an 01 1.8T manual. Generally in good shape (running thru a bit more oil than I...
  19. Rattle noise in left rear wheel are

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all. I have a rattle in the left rear wheel area. I have new pads on there but haven't noticed anything until I replaced my flex pipe. I put it up in the air the heat shield was loose so I Figured that was the problem. I fixed it noise is still there. There was a plastic shield that was...
  20. Rear deck rattle

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone have this issue on there passat? I have a brand new 2014 tsi with 2000k miles on it and have developed a deck rattle. I noticed it vibrating against the window. When I press down on the deck and my wide drives the car it does not vibrate. Any ideas on on fix for this? I went to the...
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