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  1. Vibration at high speeds. Go away under 50mph

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey y’all, So my car has developed a bigger vibration at highway speeds that goes away when I’m under 50-60 mph. It also seems to go away when i push on the brakes. Any idea what this could be?
  2. 2004.5 AWM 177k miles - intermittent vibration regardless of speed

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi. Long time reader, first time poster. Background: I have a 2004 VW Passat B 5.5 AWM 4cyl with 177k miles. Car runs very well, very smooth idle, slight power loss going uphill, typically in the winter. I recently had brake pads + rotors replaced (fall of 2018) and more recently had a set of 4...
  3. Rough Idle in drive/ Can't seem to pin point. 1.8t

    B5 Garage
    Hello, first post on these forums. Anyway I have a 2002 Volkswagen Passat Wagon 1.8T and even since i bought he car its driven super smooth but idles in drive with a bad vibration. Yes only in drive. What I've done so far. - All spark plugs - All coil packs - Had a engine code for catalytic...
  4. Vibrations at all speeds

    B5 Garage
    I recently hit a pot hole with my passenger side rear tire whilst trying to avoid it at the last second on the highway. Needless to say I hit it at about 40 mph. Not good. After hitting the pot hole I noticed rear end vibrations at both low speeds all the way up to 75 mph (I did not want to push...
  5. Slight Vibration Noise While Driving

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I have been having this problem with my 2002 Passat 1.8T. It has 106k miles on it and has not had any major issues with the engine or transmission. I have been having this strange vibration noise that will only last a second or so around when my car shifts. It will happen in any gear. For...
  6. Engine Vibration? (Motor, transmission mounts replaced)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, 2003, 1.8t Sedan I replaced the motor mounts (Corteco), Transmission mounts (Febi) and the snub mount (Febi). I still feel the engine vibration at idle. It is amplified at D and R as well as driving on highway. I ran the engine before I tightened all the bolts, centered the snub...
  7. Noob post 3 trying to get active with axel info, vibration info

    New Member Introductions
    posting again to see if this helps my access. Glad to have the group to connect with. I'm a mechanic, mechanical engineer, gear head and love cars If you have a weird vibration in drive when not moving, I've confirmed is most likely an axel. How long ago did you change an axel? Aftermarket...
  8. Vibration under load

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i have a 2002 passat 1.8t auto within the past 3 weeks i started to get a driveline vibration. When i accelerate and drive i get a vibration. I figured it was the transmission fluid i changed that.. I did it 10k miles ago i used ravenol from blauparts . transmission fluid was a lil nasty...
  9. Vibration after replacing cv axle

    B6 Garage
    Hey guys I just replaced my passenger side cv and now switching from first to second there is a vibration that I can feel in the floor and hear. It almost sounds like the axle is slipping in the trans between gears (if that’s possible). Any ideas as to what it could be?? As always thanks for...
  10. 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...
  11. 1.9 TDI 110hp engine vibration at idle

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, I've been having problems with engine vibration at idle for a long time. I can feel a lot of vibration at idle in the interior, which feels unpleasant. Oil is changed before 2k miles. I did EGR delete, but I had vibrations even before EGR delete, so it's not the problem. I thought it...
  12. Excessive Vibration / Excessive Movement of Harmonic Balancer

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I've been lurking on the site for a while and want to thank everyone for helping even though they didn't know it. I finally ran into a problem where I need some advice. I screwed up, got that part covered. I worked on the car, in the cold (about 20F), with the flu. But the work needed to be...
  13. Weird vibration on the highway.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey fellas, 2000 Passat wagon. On the highway only I get a vibration. It's the front left corner, and vibrates farily badly. It only vibrates on the highway. If I steer left or right, no change. Acceleration changes nothing but deceleration relieves it a little. Touching the brake even lightly...
  14. How to remove vibration damper from 1.8 TSI (EA888) Engine?

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    My first post here, Hi. my name is Fredj and I have a question about crankshaft pulley. How do you remove the vibration damper from a 1.8 TSI engine? Which direction do you turn the bolt to remove it? Clockwise OR counterclockwise? Thanks in Advance
  15. Vibration

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I'm looking for opinions on the vibration I'm getting while I idle 2004 V6 with Trip. 176.000 miles. Non OE motor, snub, trans mounts and pass. side axle within the last month. Axel and trans mounts came from World Pac (CARQUEST) Snub and motor mounts came from ESC. Bilstein shocks are...
  16. Vibration and tire question (I think I know? Please confirm)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Before I had my rotation done, at 55-65 mph it would shake a lot and vibrate, I had the tires rotated and now the vibration is kinda gone-ish, but now it's more towards the rear rather the front. I need the two new tires, get all four tires balanced/re-balanced, and the alignment in my car is...
  17. Lots of new parts but there's still vibration upon acceleration...any ideas?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My son has a 2003 Passat 1.8T wagon, automatic, with about 118K miles. Some time back after replacing the shocks with Bilstein Tourings and H&R springs to lower the ride about 1.3", and having new tie-rod ends installed and an alignment done at the dealership, we started noticing that there was...
  18. Broke Front Left Spring - car now has vibration

    B5 Garage
    Hi there, My strut spring broke on my way home, the car dropped down but was still "driveable". I took it slow and easy back to my house (5 miles or so), and noticed when coasting the car was riding Ok, but when when i was accelerating i was getting a strong shimmy. Got it home, swapped out...
  19. Motor vibration and rattling after change of rear oil seal

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Dear friends, i know the topic seems simple but i really need your advice. Let me first give you a small background of the problem. I own a passat b6 2010 1.4tsi with 7 speed dsg gearbox. This gearbox is known to have repetitive clutch problems usually every 15000 km causing vibration in...
  20. 2015 Kia Forte vibration at idle

    Anything Auto
    My girlfriend has a 2015 Kia Forte EX GDI, with around 20,000 miles. In the last few months it developed an issue where it seems to idle slightly rough when the car is in park. It does not happen in gear, and does not happen all the time. No CEL and the dealer can't find anything wrong. The...