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Old 02-27-2008   #1
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ticking sound coming from Glove box area?

I have a 2006 Toaureg and have been noticing a strange sound coming from what appears to be the glove box area or area near the shifter? It sort of sounds like a wooden pinwheel being spun. kluck,kluck,kluck,kluck
This usually happens during the first 2-3 miles and also when i am turning on an on ramp.
Has anyone else experienced this sound? And if so does anyone know what could be causing this? I imagine it is benign but the sound is annoying.

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Clicking sound

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(TONGUE IN CHEEK) Thats precisely what I thought any relations of Osama living nearby?
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Crickets?

Could it be the shift lock malfunctioning?
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my heater periodically makes a ticking noise on cold morings - my Dad's v10 does it all the time - much to his annoyance...
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Her'e the solution...to this problem as explained from VW Master tech...
> >
> > Clicking noise:
> >
> > That noise is most likely coming from your
> N-85
> > Valve (Evac Valve). It is located on your
> > firewall (engine bay side) somewhere around
> the
> > middle of the bay (right about where you
> > described the noise coming from). What it
> does is
> > evacuates the excess gas fumes from the gas
> tank
> > that get stored there after the car has set
> for a
> > while. Basically it clicks open and lets a
> very
> > small amounts of vapor escape from the tank
> into
> > the intake manifold and burns it like fuel.
> It
> > will click on and off for as little as a few
> > seconds or as long as a few minutes. Keep that
> radio
> > turned up
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Do a search for the TSB about the Hvac flap ticking behind dash,Marty

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