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  1. B5 Garage
    Hiya! Long time no see. Have an ‘03 1.8 turbo sedan. The other day I had a rhythmic rub sound from the front passenger wheel area, slowing down and then slowly speeding up, like something was coming around and rubbing against something else on each revolution. Fine at speed. Next day I was going...
  2. B5 Garage
    I just replaced my seized ko3 with a ko4 as a first step to what I'm sure will be a long line of modifications to my 01'. First thing I noticed was the intermittent boosting I was experiencing. If I eased into the throttle it will be fine until I hit about 2500-3000 rpms then it start bucking...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've read a bit on underhood noises and have learned to be afraid of any that involve tensioners. I'm not sure what this one is, though, as it's loudest near the front of the engine close to the alternator. The noise is quite rhythmic. Does it sound normal for a 110K motor, or should I be...
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