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  1. Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hello, I own a Golf MK7 Variant 2014 and it's been a great car, however today it started making what sounded like a tin can bashing around, the sound was coming from the front right wheel. The car doesn't feel any different to drive and a couple of days before i was driving on a bunch of gravel...
  2. VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    My mirror just popped right out as I was leaving home. I did not even know at first. I heard a noise and thought it was some stuff in the back of the car rattling around. My brother found my mirror on the ground shattered in three pieces. Is this a common thing? Anyone else have this happen...
  3. TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    I have a 2006 Golf GTTDI that's causing me problems. Is it the alternator pulley or the belt tensioner making a horrible rattling noise when my car ticks over. Help needed please.
  4. Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hello all, I sincerely hope it is not in poor taste or against rules to post a "please help" question as my first post, but that is what led me to discover the place. I have this strange rattling noise that I can only hear from within the cabin. Audio of the issue: https://youtu.be/tVaNPGZ-Nq4...
  5. Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    The sunglass bin has been buzzing/rattling practically since I bought the car new in November 2014. I brought it in to the dealer several times, but they always say they can't replicate the noise. It happens intermittently, usually after the car has been driving for at least 20 minutes or so...
  6. VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Just replaced the original rear shocks with OEM Sachs. Now I have bad rattling/clunking coming from the rear. What did I do wrong?
  7. Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hi, I'm currently looking to purchase a 1997 mk.3 1.8 with what the owner describes as "Rattling in 1st and 2nd gear only" and he believes it may have something to do with the "Heat shield". Any suggestions as to what this issue may possibly be, and if this is a serious issue that should stop me...
  8. Golf MK3 / 1993-1998
    Hi I'm currently looking at purchasing a 1994 Mk3 to get me to and from work for the next couple of months and the current owner says there is a rattle that occurs in 1st as well as 2nd gear. When speaking with him he said it is the "Heat Shield" and I was wondering if this could be the cause of...
  9. MKV Mods and Installs
    I just installed a cai on my 08 rabbit and ever sense then I hwve had this awful grinding noise it only happens when im driving though can someone help or point me in the right direction please
  10. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Newbie here!..I've had and have working on/using daily my 1981 Caddy Diesel since 1991...It now has 389K so I'm replacing a part here and there to insure 500K..I'm into the heating system now..The blower has been rattling for 4 years so it's my next project...I've located a new blower for $0...
  11. General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi There. I am hearing a rumbling/rattling sound coming from underneath the car ( 2008 Golf 2.0 SDI ) when i am sitting stationary with the clutch down in 1st gear (at traffic lights etc).. if i take it out of gear and release the clutch it stops..... the noise is not apparent when driving in...
  12. Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    During an oil change i noticed there was a rattling coming from the transmission. My research tells me this is timing chain noise. Is it a good idea to proactively change this out to prevent any damage it might cause in the future or is this just a nuisance noise? Also, what is to be expected in...
  13. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Do you have a fried that has a nasty habit? If you open it you notice that it has a silicone seal? Place the bottom over a piece of flat foam. Then outline it Cut the ouline out. Insert the Foam cut out in the bottom of the can. Now you can fill it with fuses or what ever, and they...
  14. Passat New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Since I have had the car which is coming up to a year, there has been a persistant rattling underneath the front passenger side. This is more noticeable when driving on bumpy roads which to me indicates that something is loose. However, after numerous garage visits of bearings and ball joints...
  15. GTI MK4 / 1999-2005
    Hello , i have had my golf mk4 1.8 gti for 3 years , it has started to make a loud rattling noise on the top end , had the sump off , cleaned the pick up pipe out , and re - condioned the oil pump ! put it all back together but still had the noise , so the only thing it can be is the chain...
  16. GTI MK4 / 1999-2005
    hi i have a couple of issues with my mk4 gti first ive added a sub to my car and the vibration has knocked out my central locking and can only use the key for entry but the alarm goes off everytime is there anyway i can fix this with only one key and secondly my aircon pump sounds like its got a...
  17. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Recently, my muffler/exhaust detached from the frame of my VW rabbit. It started making rattling noise, so we looked under the car and discovered that the little rubber attachers had split. I can't seem to find these on any site. Here is the part number located on the actual piece. Mine still...
  18. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I was going over some ruff road and this metal rattle came from the front. Got home and kicked the tires....well there ya go. So girl friend stepped on the brakes and noise goes away. I looked here for solutions but cant find any. I havent taken the front brakes apart yet. Maybe the pads...
  19. Jetta Owners Club
    My Jetta seems to be having some sort of problem going on with it to wear it wont stay running. It seems to be rattling a lot. It is good on fluids, except we cannot check the transmission fluid. We have no way of checking it, so could this be the problem?
  20. Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    OK. So I got my Jetta a few months ago (used) and now im hearing this loud rattling noise when I'm in gear. and my EPC light came on yesterday, and the car started to gallop. It doesn't do it anymore but the light is still on and there is still rattling. I think that it has something to do...
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