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  1. Flashing CEL, car shakes, HELP

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm new to the community and was wondering if I could have some help here. Any I put is appreciated!!! It's a 1999 1.8t passat and the CEL started flashing one day and I stopped driving as soon as I saw it. It's been like 3 weeks ish and now I have time to look into it. So the car...
  2. engine shudders / shakes when cruising on level ground

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Hey Guys, I have 2013 CC with 140,000 KM. With the 2.0T maunal transmission. Lately, the car has been shuddering, basically bucking a bit, while driving. This occurs when: it's cold (ok, it's winter here 0 to -20C, 5-30F) it happens when the car hasn't been going long, first 10-25 minutes...
  3. Ignition coil problems and car shakes when's started

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2004 Passat 1.8 when CEL read showed I had all 4 coils misfiring, changed 1 and it still reads bad. When I started the car today it shook for a second and when's I gave it a little gas it stopped. The car was in park the whole time
  4. help with b5.5 please... car shakes

    New Member Introductions
    My 2002 Passat 1.8T (FWD auto trans) shakes while i give it gas and it stops when i take my foot off gas also when im stopped in a redlight with car on D. im on my third Transmission since may of this year :banghead: :banghead: ..YES 3RD!!! :mad: i know its :crazy:. ive changed alot of stuff...
  5. So tired of chasing down shakes and vibrations

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The car is a 98 passat 1.8t manual. All control arms replaced, tie rods and ends just replaced, and driver side axle replaced bc I though that was the issue. It ended up being the tie rod ends causing the inital problem so replaced those after the axle didn't fix it. Now when the axle was being...
  6. Car shakes in 3rd gear at 30-35 mpg and 3100 rpm

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Need some help here. I've got a 2003 passat 1.8T automatic FWD, 157,000 miles. I noticed that the whole car shakes in 3rd gear going around 30-3 mph and slightly above 3100 rpm. The whole car kind of shakes/wobbles, it feels like I'm releasing and pressing the gas pedal. It only does this in 3rd...
  7. Car shakes at start and when revving

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, I have been banging my head against the wall :sleep: trying to figure out this loss of fuel situation, doggedness in performance, not to mention how rough it sounds . Ive pulled a slew of codes including the P0177 (my SAIP is shot) and another code revealing misfires. Cleaned...
  8. steering feel reall loose and car shakes in drive at stop

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    for some reason my steering wheel feel really loose. idk what it can be. also my tranny was just replaced and all my mounts were changed. both engine mounts, snub and tranny mounts. what can it be?
  9. steering wheel shakes upon braking

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    seems that the fastest i go/apply brakes, the more it shakes. Feels like a side to side shake/vibration in the steering wheel. That shaking was the reason i replaced all pads/rotors 30k miles ago. Problem went away and now came back. I didn't properly bed the pads/rotors upon installing the new...
  10. Steering wheel shakes in DRIVE/REVERSE?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my cousin has a b5.5 2005 1.8t passat. He has replaced with new vw parts: Engine mount left and right trans mounts and snub mount The steering wheel still shakes very noticably. Scanned for engine codes via vag com but no codes display/ no cel. I thought about checking the exhaust next...
  11. Car shakes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my car just recently started to shake above 65mph but only while i have my foot on the gas. Not accelerating hard just cruising. At 75 the shakes are really bad. Once i take my foot off the gas the car stops shaking, not because I've slowed down, but just because im not on the gas. Ive...
  12. Car shakes at speed and clicks while hard turning

    B5 Garage
    Hey Guys. Ive had this car shaking problem for some time now. When i am on the freeway at about 110km/h my car develops a slight shaking behaviour and in servere cases the steering wheel starts to shake so much i have to pull over. If i do a full lock of the wheel both ways and set off again...
  13. Recently dropped the car and now engine shakes when in drive?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Right after lowering the car, it began to shake when in drive but with the brake on. However, when in neutral it is super silent. I opened the hood and put it in drive, then neutral and noticed that when in drive the engine raises up, and when in neutral it goes back down. Also, when I'm on...
  14. '99 Passat shakes violently during acceleration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Good day all. Sorry if a similar problem has already been posted. I performed a search with no helpful results. I'm hoping I can get some help for this problem. My '99 Passat (1.8t) shakes and jerks violently during acceleration. If the terrain is smooth & flat I don't seem to have a problem...
  15. 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 - shakes above 100km/h and only when going straight?

    Anything Auto
    Exactly as the title says. I just did passenger side wheel bearing, new cv shafts, and services brakes. Wheels are torqued proper. any ideas?
  16. My baby shakes a little.maybe spark plug?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello all, I got a B5.5 01 v6 at 40k. My baby =) I know I'm a little crazy but it shakes just a little bit when I stop and keep the car running. I always get the gas from bp or shell. So kinda trust my gas but I'm wondering if its spark plug or not? If not what else could it be? Thanks in advance
  17. coolant loss when in downhill, car shakes when starting

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, hope you all had a happy holiday. My car has been having a slight coolant leak. Nothing major but the other day I left it downhill and when I tried to start it it couldn't. Well I had no coolant so I put water and drove slowly to my house. The next day I checked it and it had very...
  18. wabbles,shimmys and shakes oh my..

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    03 1.8t fwd... 95K... First off,I had my Axles replaced 6 months ago and they were cheapies.. So anyways. During my epic long road trip I start to notice a shimmy under power at 65 mph. then i noticed a wiggle in the wheel and the shifter vibrated alot when under power in 2nd and third gear...
  19. 2001 B5 Front End Shudders and Shakes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    When I am driving down the highway occasionally the front end starts to shudder pretty violently and then stops when I slow down. Is this an issue with the tie rod ends or the steering rack? The axles have been replaced because the CV joints were shot. Any info on what this problem might be...
  20. car shakes

    B5 Garage
    hello i ve got a 2000 v6 shakes when high reving espesialy when accelarating on highway at 60 mph and up,could it be that one cyl is not firing,one axel is clicking and bearings seems noisy,but i just did all 8 control arms,plus one axel ,spark plugs,engine support,t-belt,car was...