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  1. Fuel pump replacement, new pump noise?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Just changed out both pumps and the filter assembly/pressure regulator on an 06 v8, with about 155k. Thanks to the help I found on these forums the project went quite smoothly. (Besides the regulator being broken by my assistant šŸ˜’) But the new pumps are so noisy!! It's driving me insane. I...
  2. Skid plates

    Off-Roading & Towing
    Hello all, I am making custom skid plates for my treg, want to know if I should leave the stock plastic plates on and install aluminium plates over or remove stock plates and go only custom, .... anyone had noise or rubbing issues with custom plates?? also any tips from anyone who has installed...
  3. Clicking noise, interior, when going over bumps, front passenger area

    General Maintenance & Repair
    When driving with the radio volume down, and especially when its cold out (I'm in MN) there is a clicking noise that sounds like a computer mouse coming from the front passenger compartment. The clicking only occurs when hitting a bump, or when the vehicle oscillates fast, like when hitting a...
  4. Deep rhythmic rumbling and slight vibration

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, I'm a newly registered member, but have been lurking for a while trying to figure out what's wrong with my new-to-me 2010 Touareg V6 TDI with about 64,000 miles on it. I'm hoping it's tires, and not something major like the center driveshaft bearing I've read about. Backstory: The car...
  5. Interior ventilation noise (ticking + creaking)

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi! Enjoy: Some minutes after start and when ventilation is on, this noise (ticking + creaking) comes from the dashboard (driver side) without any regularity (sometimes for a few seconds, sometimes the whole trip). Do you have any idea?
  6. VW Touareg knocking noise when wheels are turned

    General Maintenance & Repair
    PROBLEM: Have this weird noise going on from time to time when wheels are turned on slow speeds. Whole car seems to be "skipping/shaking" when this happens and also sometimes it's worse and sometimes it's minor. Any suggestions on what the problem could be? Google came up with these options...
  7. 2004 transmission sounding dry ???

    Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    Hello all. Calling all 09D transmission experts. What is this nasty noise that my transmission is making? New VB installed by dealer a few years back but less than 5k kms on it since. This sounds had been here since the VB change but moved shortly after and never had the chance to get it back...
  8. Grinding noise when steering

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello, Ive just bought a Touareg V6 TD1 2006 model. Everything seems fine except for one thing, I hear and feel some slight grinding noise at the steering wheel. The noise seems to be inside just behind the steering wheel. It is more noticable when you are parking or driving in urban...
  9. Possible Exhaust leak? 2007 Treg V6

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey all, This will be my first post on here. I recently noticed a noise coming from the engine. At first I started hearing the noise from the bottom of the vehicle while the drivers door being opened. So, then I opened the hood and really heard the noise coming from the left side (exhaust side)...
  10. speaker Popping noise

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    "I have a 04 VW touareg, no navigation, V8. Stereo makes a popping noise when ignition is in off position. speakers will randomly "pop" at any time. Also, when you are inside the car, or say, grabbing the handle to open the door, it will pop also." disconnecting the radio did not help... I took...
  11. sunroof noise

    General Maintenance & Repair
    the sunroof in my 2012 TDI started making dragging and screeching noises when it was opening and closing. The dealer said there were leaves etc in the tracks which they cleaned out and put a huge amount of grease on the tracks. The noise went away but is now back, and the tracks seem clear...
  12. VW Touareg- whistling noise. When braking dissapear.

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello from Bulgaria. I have 2004 V6 3.2 petrol Touareg. 1 month ago a strange noise appeared. It is appearing rare , let's say once a week for 1-2 hours ( not reflected from weather or temperature,by turning and the speed ). When appear it stays, on D and N- does not matter, stays at high and...
  13. Buzzing noise coming from speaker even when engine is off

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    Hi. The rear left hand passenger speaker has suddenly started making a really strange buzzing/static sound. Even when the engine is off and the key is out of the ignition the noise still persists! It's quite worrying. Is there anything I can do? Any ideas? Thank you for any replies.
  14. 3 day old car with suspension noise from rear

    General Maintenance & Repair
    To my wife's objections, I traded in her LR3 for a 2013 TDI LUX a few days ago. I love the car and really stoked to be getting almost double the mpg's compared to the Rover. The one thing that is making me nuts is a low , bass like thud coming from the rear on slightly imperfect roads. Its not...
  15. 2004 v6 engine rattle at 3k-4k rpms

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hi All, searched for this, found no thread. at about 70k miles i started hearing a metallic rattling sound coming from the engine area at 3100 - 3900 rpms. Lower or higher rpms gave no sound. the sound is even, not as if it is one piston, one valve or any one of the six misfiring. it sounds...
  16. Loud engine running noise when parked?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I parked my '11 treg and left it running while my wife waited in the car and I ran in to the convenience store. I was waiting in line and I could hear my engine running when the automatic doors opened in the store. Anyone else notice their engine is loud when the car is parked and running...
  17. 2004 3.2L Backfiring?

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Started two days ago. Drops cyclinders and I think it back fires at med-hard throttle. Seems to start at 2200 RPM and higher. Have replaced all spark plugs and coil packs. Thinking it maybe wiring to coil packs or fuel delivery. Parts dealer warned me about a fuel filter built in to the fuel...
  18. Knocking noise at my front wheels when turning

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello, Sometimes when I am turning I have a heavy knocking noise at my front wheels. When driving slowly and turning quite fast it is the heaviest noise. You can also feel it at my steering wheel... Mostly after changing level from the air suspension you have this knocking noise/feeling... Do...
  19. Excessive Engine Vibration and Noise? 2011 Touareg TDI

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    I have owned my new 2011 Touareg TDI for only 1 month now, however I regret to say that I am experiencing severe vibration/engine-groaning problems with my vehicle. The vibration/groaning happens all the time; the vibration can easily be felt on the steering wheel, in the seat (in my back)...
  20. Very Noisy Fan

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I recently had my low-pressure tube replaced on my AC, since then my engine fan has run at extremely high speeds when the AC/Heat is running. Unlike previous issues with the fan speed the fan stops running if the AC is turned off, or if still running when the car is turned off. What is even...