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  1. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2008 Passat 4Motion V6 wagon. When I was going downhill only around 30 mph into sharp turns the front end would shudder, grind, lurch and brake. This is very apparent on downhill mountain roads like driving on the PCH through Big Sur or up in the local mountains. I took it to the...
  2. B6 Garage
    Fellow B6ers....my Passat was just recently in for a BillyBoat Downpipe install with reflash to stage 2, and a week later I get a popping or sharp noise under load, say when backing up a slight incline - it happens as the clutch is being let out once the engine has torqued up against the motor...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Howdy y'all. Well, ever since the CPO warranty ran out on my 2001.5 1.8T Tip wagon, I've been slowly getting things repaired as I can afford them. First was the timing belt and water pump, and just recently was the right front wheel bearing. The car has 100,500 miles on it, and it's in very...
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  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After getting new Falken tires I have noticed several times that car drops down on one side in sharp turns with some speed. The drop is rather sudden and the feeling is like one side of the car suddenly sinks. I have not seen this with my OE Michelin tires. Anyone seen the same?
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I Notice About A Week Ago The Pass. Side Fan Start Makin This Sharp Rining Sound..does Anyone Else Have This Issuse??? Im Thinkin About Buyin An Aftermarket Fan N Wire It Up Myself. I Only Get The Sound When My Heat Are On.. When It Off It Goes Away.. Is It Safe??? Thanx In Advice..
  7. B5 Garage
    Just recently everytime my engine starts off cold, it makes a sharp loud whistle. Its realy highs pitched and its getting longer and longer. i dont have any cash to get it diagnosed. Does anyone know what it might be?? I aslo ran into i think its a a VAGxxx oon the internet, which is a tool to...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, I'm getting this loud clicking noise on some low speed, very tight left hand turns (I'm in Oz, we drive on the left side of the road, so our left hand turns are tighter than our rights) Reading/searching here tells me it's the CV joint wearing out, I've checked numberous times but my...
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