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  1. '08 Driveshaft too long after bearing replacement

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello fellow Touareg owners! I just replaced the center support bearing on my drive shaft. Which was NOT fun ha I went to put the drive shaft back in the car and it's about an inch too long o_O Any advice?!?! I put it in the rear differential first but there is no way it's going in to the...
  2. Did anybody try EPS driveshaft?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    My Touareg’s drive shaft does the "tweeting" for a little as the bearing is failing. It sounds like a midget with a hammer under the floor as you accelerate. I think the drive shaft should be fixed… So far I found two products/options on EPS last night while googling: 1. Install a VW TOUAREG'S...
  3. New Member - Maui

    New Member Introductions
    Aloha from Maui, I wanted to introduce myself I am Howard Dinits from Maui. I have been a VW and Audi Quattro enthusiast for as long as I have been driving. My first car was 1970 VW Bug. I love Audi Quattro's I have owned a 4000Q, 5000TQ. 1991 200 Avant Quattro, and currently own a 2.7 allroad...
  4. Drive shaft emergency patch solution

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    This is a link that should be a sticky... it is a solution only in the event of an emergency when you get caught on the road with a carrier bearing for your drive shaft going bad and you are in a pickle to get it up and driving to get it back for a proper service and replacement. It requires...
  5. Need a little Help please =)

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I bought this 2004 V8 AWD Touareg in july, its October and I've replaced the thermostat (whole kit), water pump, timing belt and now the car is making a winding noise! I was told it was a drive shaft by a mechanic. Is this a common problem in touaregs? Granted it is an older vehicle and I...
  6. Is it time to dump my Touareg?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So the Treg is at the dealer for the Prop shaft carrier bearing AGAIN! I had it fail last year at 46K and it failed again yesterday at 71K. Fortunately it is covered under my extended warranty but this is BS! I have called VW and complained but really what good is it going to do? Here is a...
  7. 2007 VW Touareg

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everyone. I have a 2007 VW Touareg with 63K miles. Yesterday driving home, I heard banging coming from under the vehicle. Everytime I accelerated, banging got louder. I looked under the vehicle and pulled and push on the drive shaft and it does not seem loose. Do you think it is the...
  8. drive shaft form aftermarket

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    Does anyone have experience with drive shaft assemblies? Which aftermarket shaft is acceptable?
  9. DRIVE SHAFT!

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2006 Touareg and have been experiencing vibrations. I was told it was the tires. After research and new tires I now know it's the drive shaft! It is now starting to make noise. What can I do? Do I have to replace the entire drive shaft or just replace a part on the drive shaft.
  10. Rubbing noise between 10 & 20 mph...after new shaft?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi seeking possible faults for this one...just replaced the driveshaft (c.54k miles) with a rebuilt one and then had a rubbing noise between 10 & 20 mph, then stops as speed increases, sounds like driving over those cats eyes reflectors on the road but not regular like it might be on the tyre...
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