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Hi,

Just wanted to check in here and see if anyone else was experiencing a vibration while driving on the highway. The vibration could be described as a "rock in the tire" feeling and when holding the steering wheel I feel it more on the left hand side of the wheel. The dealer has road forced balanced the wheels twice, swapped out the front left drive axle twice due to the tech seeing quite a bit of runout on the axle when the car the is on the lift yet the problem remains. The last time tech changed the drive axle the car is now pulling to the right. Thinking the alignment may be off now. Getting frustrated and I swore the last time I had a 1992 Passat and all the problems I had then I would never have a Passat again LOL. I guess its the ole saying "fool me once....". There is also another person at my dealership who purchased a 2019 Passat at the same time who is also having the same problem. Because he is closer they have swapped out all the wheels with another car changed out the rotors, changed drive axles. VW is now looking at the transmission. There are no lemon laws here in Canada so not sure what recourse we have with getting a new vehicle. Wish VW would start using their "German engineering" and create a quality product. I'm wondering if they are using Chinese parts when they build these Passats in good ole Tennessee. Also wondering if the runout the tech is seeing on the inner CV is being transmitted from the DSG
 

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Thomas18, I too am having a similar problem where I feel the vibration in the steering and the floor boards. I thought perhaps it was the road but it happens to random and never the same stretch of road. Mine is a 2019 Passat WB and I only have 600 miles on it and it has vibrated randomly after the 1st couple hundred of mile. I just contacted my salesperson in the next steps in addressing this issue. In my opinion, I believe it is a balance issue either in the tires/axle/cv joints or transmission (pretty broad area I know) but this must be rectified, it is really annoying.
 

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If you don’t mind please let me know what you find out and I’ll do the same.
My trouble started one day one as well and seems to happen after the car been driven for 10 minutes.

3x Road force balanced all tires
2x replaced left front drive axles to address inner CV runout issue

Waiting to hear back about the next step. I’m glad I leased this one.....

Just waiting to hear the ole “this is normal speech” as I don’t think VW wants to get into replacing all the DSG’s in the 2019’s. Hoping it is just something simple.
 
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