The axle is placed in such a manner that it is totally unprotected from road debris. Vehicle had been diagnosed several times. After breaking, the sheet metal does not necessarily alert of noise. Noise still persistent from the previous repair. I just finished fixing a ton of stuff on her and now she does this? That's when I knew for sure I found the culprit. The European Golf wagon was nearly identical to the North American Jetta Wagon.
The dust caps were also missing. For context, this started after I just recently replaced my front and rear suspension, plus some steering parts. I thought it might have been the case, but i checked the thread last week and it seems fine. All of these are Brazilian built models, although the diesels are only for export markets. I haven't tried the dealers with this noise yet. I then continued to drive around the parking lot.
Dealer said he could not replicate. What could be left mechanically? Difficult to drive staright without swerving. Itis 100% the following double failure: 1. I am currently having a clunking noise coming from the front driver's side when accelerating from a stop or decelerating to a stop. Wheel is not vibrating and cv joints not clicking.
I think it has been gradually getting a bit louder. I pulled into a parking lot and got out to investigate, everything seemed normal. After about 20 mins it became worse. It sounds like something needs grease or like a gear is a little loose. Brother Luv Knocking noise right rear Thanks a lot for response. I replaced mine this past summer, 210,000 km of use were spent and heard a clunking noise from wear. Volkswagen Jetta , , , , , and all made the Golf 4.
I was going to suggest the Axel bushings as well as they may very well be worn too, especially if they are creaking or ineffective, but they may also be fine. Yet the noise still exists. All boots and ball joints look ok and no grease has slung out. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure however, declined to provide the contact an alternative remedy. I have raised the car and have tried to physically move the wheels, up, down, left, right, but I get no play in any direction. At low speed driving and hitting a small bump I hear a clunking noise in the front on both sides.
The vehicle had not been repaired. Maybe the garage that did the job before me, did the same as me, tightened them with the axle in the air. But whether the tank is full or empty the noise remains. Can replicate while still by pushing down on the trunk. I am, using 2015 volks Jetta my transmission will show me all the gears from first to final , I can feel when it gets pick up. I really think there is something truly wrong with my car because of these new noises occurring and getting worse. The dash light was still present on trade-in, which did affect the value.
The front passenger side tire also wore badly and prematurely on the inside and outside. The front takes styling cues from the current and the back of the car is inspired by the. Almost every single time I put my. Most likely the noise is coming from the exhaust pipe just before the muffler, it hits the rear cross member, if you lift up your car, and check on the pipe bend going up over the rear axles, then straighten out just before the muffler, you will see on the bend that is rubbing against the cross member, if you see a metal scuffing, that is it, this only happens if you put wieght on the rear of the car, or you hit a bump. But this was all caused by shock failure. In fact, the quality of the Golf was on a par with its sister from the year before, but cost considerably more than other cars in its class.
I tried pulling each individual coil with no results to get the noise away. There was no re-using the mounts. Is this really a standard noise on the mk4 2dr platforms? I noticed a clunking noise in the rear of my car drivers side more specifically. After I picked it up my alignment was jacked and there was a binding sound coming from the front end. Eastern European locations making the Golf 4 included , in near , which also made and models. Rear Subframe bushes has been done two thousand kilometers ago. It is not the axles there is two brand new ones in it and have been checked.
Car would bang over bumps like it was riding on the frame. I hear it through all the gears and am a little concerned as winter is approaching. Have ran multiple tanks of premium 94 from different stations as well. When the engine fell and the pan cracked i immediately shut the car off and coasted to the side of the road. Something else to consider atleast if the dampers arent at fault.
On examining the shock mounts they discovered that the circlip has worn a little recess in the shock mount from the bottom as well as in the shock mount pin itself. I can induce it by stepping hard on the brakes, as the car lurches forward I get the sound. And it is, with as much certainty as i can have, coming from the front passenger side of the car. Associated suspension parts were replaced as well. Replaced inner and outer tie rods,front and rear control arm bushings, stabilizer bushings and connectors and ball joints. After pulling the car over I checked everything I could. Recently my car has had a hollow clunking noise and it seems to be coming from the drivers front side.