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  1. 2010 Passat R36 engine making clicking / ticking noises...HELP!

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hi everyone My 2010 VW R36 Passat is making a loud clicking noise coming from the engine. This noise is VERY intermittent and comes and goes. My immediate thought is that it could be the timing chain or variator. However, I saw a similar noise on a Youtube clip and this was the water pump...
  2. 08 Rabbit manual transmission damaged - worth repairing?

    Started making noises, it looked like the right front CV axle needed to be replaced. When the mechanic got in there turned out the transmission (standard) housing was damaged. Replacing the transmission estimate is $2000-3000. The car has other problems, the AC generator went out and needs to...
  3. Lower Door Hinge Noisy and Rough

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Out of nowhere the driver side front door's lower door hinge is suddenly rough and noisy. It makes clicking noises when closing the door. Is this just due to wear and tear, or is there a component that tends to break? Not only do I hear a clicking noise when closing the door, but it also feels...
  4. Creaking Noise from Back Wheels

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hi Jetta Owners I bought a 2015 Jetta Highline and have been getting adhoc irritating creaking noises from the back wheels when I or my pax move in/out of the car. VW have changed the break discs twice over and now they say that it is a normal occurrence for VW cars with the engagement of the...
  5. Bora. Whinning noises from turbo I think, more fuel less power

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    My bora has started making whining noises when increase speed. Going through more fuel with less power. Sounds like maybe air being drawn in or pushed out. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks
  6. QUESTION intermittent reverse on my 98 Jetta glx vr6 , anyone have any ideas?

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Car shifts and runs fine with reverse as the exception. I have changed the oil and filter with correct vw fluid, made sure level was correct. Sometimes to go into reverse you need to shift into drive move a few inches then put it into reverse and it will go right in, no noises or banging into...
  7. injector lines breaking

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    2002 Jetta, 141K, Was running smoothly, then injector line to #4 broke at nut to injector. Dealer replaced and also talked me into replacing line for #3. This one broke at nut at IP. Dealer replaced and it broke again. All within a couple of days. Dealers never mentioned any other issues...
  8. Power steering

    Jetta New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    We have a 2013 VW Jetta, which is making grinding noises as the power steering is turned, which with the old system would indicate that it needs power steering fluid. However, I don't find anywhere to add power steering fluid. Suggestions?
  9. Power Steering - Loud electronic noises

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    I have a 2002 Golf 1.9 SDi (200,000 miles). The steering has started to make loud noises that gradually get louder as the angle of the wheel is tightened. Can be heard inside and out the car, its sounds more electronic than mechanical. any suggestions on what this could be, the steering...
  10. drive train problems

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Evening everyone,just hoping someone can offer any advise. My haldex/diff is making really terminal noises, and I was wondering what would happen if I removed both rear driveshafts and the propshaft. Would it cause any electrical issues? I am a retired old codger and don't really want to spend...
  11. Turbo on 1.9TDI

    TDI General Discussion
    Hi everyone. New to this. But I bought my golf 2nd hand a while ago and took it garage to get looked at and there was a list of things needed doing, started doing them and now my turbo is gone apparently. It runs with no unordinary noises that I know of, it basically when I speed up it almost...
  12. 10 CC Rear Strut noises!

    VW CC Technical Forum
    I just got my first ever VW and it's a 2010 CC Lux with 63k miles on it. I'm hearing noises, road noises mostly, from my driver side rear strut. I might just be sensitive because my previous car (Civic) had strut issues and I had to change all 4 eventually. Then again the sound isn't always...
  13. undiagnosed noise in front end

    2008 Rabbit with 110k miles, first owner, been a great car. Recently (couple of weeks) as I get over 30 mph I start hearing a noise from the front. The pitch changes with the speed of the car, only. Sounds like gear noise to me. Clutch in or out doesn't matter, except that it's louder with...
  14. beetle v5 2002

    Beetle Owners Club
    hi all, hope somebody can help me. I have 2002 v5 beetle and over past 2 weeks when I put my foot down it revs and takes time to pick up. now it revs but wont move in any gear. I press in clutch and select all gears fine and wont go into gear with clutch out, there are no noises or bangs it just...
  15. 2007 2.0T Passat: chirping noise...need help

    Passat New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    116,000 miles. Previous owner took great care of car..did normal maintenance and more and it was maintenance by a certified VW dealer week before I bought it. Problem: Bought car approx. 1 month ago. Owned approx. 1 week, noticed a new noise coming from under the hood, after starting the...
  16. Passat glove box noise

    Passat Owners Club
    This sort of creaking /clicking noise has been driving me nuts from the glove box area, I've tried all the suggestions on the forums to no avail. I think i may have cracked it at last.When I leaned over and put pressure on the glove box it would go,but stopping it was impossible. My solution...
  17. 2009 Rabbit Gear Lights stay on

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I have a 2009 Rabbit. I was gone for a week and the car was not driven. Everything seemed to be fine when I turned it on this morning. After my first stop, I turned the car back on and all gear lights lit up and stayed on. When I turned a turn signal on nothing happened. I got home, turned...
  18. Clunking sound in front end

    @012 SE front wheel drive. I get a clunking sound when I go over rough roads. sounds a little like a bad ball joint of tie-rod or something. (I'm no mechanic) Car has under 20K on it. Dealer shop says that everything is OK in the front end. He suggested that I was hearing the plastic shield...
  19. 2007 Rabbit with noise behind the glove box.

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I have a noise that sounds like an air pump when the ignition is turned on. It last for about 10 seconds and then it turns off. Sometimes it return again after a few seconds. It happens every time the car is turned on. Any ideas from the forum on what this might be coming from ??:(
  20. Steering noises

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    My 2004 Beetle 1.8 Turbo convertible has suddenly started creaking when turning the steering wheel. Any ideas much appreciated.