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  1. Unknown knocking front end

    General Technical
    Good morning all, I know the "front end knocking" symptoms are very open ended, and have been done to death on here, but I am after some tips on action I could take going forwards. I have had a knocking front end, OS predominantly, for a couple of months. Very mild at first and put it down to...
  2. knocking noise when clutch partially depress

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have an 05 plate 2.5l T5 and I'm getting a knocking noise when i partially depress the clutch pedal, plus it runs lumpy. I have just had the dmf and clutch etc done as I thought that was on its way out. But the symptoms are still there. The knocking only happens on the first 1-2 inches of...
  3. Wishbone bushes

    Steering & Suspension
    I just changed the anti rollbar bushes as I have a knocking from the front offside. They turned out to be not that bad and the knocking is still there. the drop links are new and the ball joints seem ok. I noticed that the wishbone bush looks to be had it - the one nearest the exhaust. I really...
  4. Rattling / knocking / cracking noise after H&R 40mm springs fitted

    Steering & Suspension
    Shortly after having 40mm H & R spring fitted a rattling /knocking / cracking noise started to be noticeable. It seems to be coming from around the area of the sliding door rear catch (it could be lower down). On rough roads it is does not seem to be there at all. It is noticeable only on...
  5. Knocking in the rear. Possibly wheel arch

    General T5 Technical
    There's a knocking coming from the rear of my van when I'm driving and it seems to be relative to the speed I'm going. I had my mate in the back to pin point where it's coming from and he says it's the rear near side wheel arch. Today after work I took the wheel off and the plastic trim on the...
  6. knocking sound

    Steering & Suspension
    HI, I have a 2009 2.5tdi 4 motion, recently a "clap" or knocking sound comes from the left front corner, checked everything all seem to Ok, no loose parts.. might it be from the front shock rubbers?? or bearings. does any one have a pic or two of what it should look like. what i did notice is...
  7. Knocking noise from engine/transmission -video link- on cold start only

    General T5 Technical
    Knocking noise from engine/transmission on cold start only. Lasts for about 7 minutes then goes away I have just got the van and going to try and add a you tube link to a video I made of it. Hopefully you guys/gals can help with diagnosis Sounds like metallic hammering and is a bit random...
  8. Knocking when turning hard right

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi For some reason my t4 has a tendency to start grumbling when I'm turning hard right. It only happens when the engin is cool, and comes from the passenger side front wheel. At first I thourght it was something to do with the break as they were on there way out, so I fitted new discs and pads...
  9. Engine Clacking / Knocking

    Engine & Gearbox
    http://youtu.be/8673rZ9RkGQ Hi All, I'm fairly new to the VW T5, I've only had it since November. I was driving it down south approx 130 mile journey and no I wasn't ragging the off it as I was going to a Funeral (Father in Law) and I had the Mrs in the Van with me. I came off the motorway...
  10. Engine still knocking after camshaft change

    Engine & Gearbox
    Three weeks ago I bought a 2006, T5 2.5 AXD 130BHP (pre-DPF) 4-Motion 6 speed manual with 97k miles and FSH from private. Was pretty excited until VW-Van Centre (who serviced it for 6 years) told me a bit of history: They had 3 attempts over 5 months to repair the clutch and DMF. After 3 then...
  11. knocking after suspension swap and CV joint fall apart

    Steering & Suspension
    I've just spent the last couple of days changing over the suspension on my T5: New dampers and 30mm lowered springs top bushes and bearing changed New ARB bushes New Drop links All done and certainly feels nice and tight however whilst doing the drivers side the CV joint 'came apart' I wiggled...
  12. Strange knocking in the rear

    General T4 Chat
    Hi there Lowered my t4 the other day, front was fine and replaced springs in the rear, it's been lowered about 65mm maybe a bit more on the front. Only problem is now I have a strange knocking sound in the rear, somewhere on the right hand side? Only knocks when turning right Anyone have...
  13. New van - knocking noise!

    General T5 Chat
    Hi all I've got an almost brand new van (3k miles) and today I noticed a knocking noise that almost seems to come from under the driver's pedal (not literally the pedal). It's intermittent but I think it's triggered by bumps. Obviously it's under warranty & I'll be taking it to VW but wondered...
  14. VIDEO: engine rattle / knock, trying to diagnose...

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Searched many threads and tried to find an answer to this, but to no avail. Attached it a video link to a short clip that 'shows' my problem. When cold, there is a loud rattle/knock from the drivers side of the engine bay. The noise seems to disappear once the engine is up to...
  15. steering wheel wobble, uneven tire wear and a knocking noise?

    Steering & Suspension
    Hello there, I have been trying to work out for some time what the knocking noise coming from the front off side wheel is for some time now. It seems to knock when I am turning and the suspension compresses (when I hit a bump in the road etc...) I am also noticing that the same tire has uneven...
  16. Knocking suspension

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi, I bought a 99 T4 conversion yesterday and the front suspension is knocking like hell. Is this common for a van that has been lowered or should I be looking for something in particular. I cant get under to have a look as the skirts are low. It seems to be the front off side more than...
  17. Noob with a issue

    New T5 Members Forum
    Firstly hi all, hope I've come to the right place!! Newbie T5 owner (1 week) and already having issues!!!. Bought from local dealer and in good condition but over last couple of days have noticed a knocking from front o/s, mainly shows up on speed bumps ( live in a village that is nicknamed...
  18. Knocking noise - yikes! Is it safe?

    General T4 Chat
    Good evening all, My van started to clunck whilst in N.Wales the other day and after taking both front wheels off and checking for damage/bearings ... it stopped. So I drove home to Warwick. Then it suddenly started again yesterday on the way home from work. I've also driven it to and from...
  19. help! engine knocking!!!!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    can anyone help? i have read plenty of threads on here about knocking from the engine about it something to do with the brakes and its not that i cant see anything knocking and i have tried checking all the wheels that belts go round ect and none seem loose but need help
  20. HELP! Steering rack, anti-roll bar knocking/movement

    Steering & Suspension
    Hi all, Most likely there will be a thread here somewhere that'll explain all my questions, but I've not been lucky with my searching, so thought I'd see if anyone can guide me in the right direction. The symptoms: Notably movement felt through steering wheel whilst driving over small bumps...
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