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VW MKIV-A4 TDIs (VE and PD) This is a general discussion about A4/MkIV Jetta (99.5-~2005), Golf(99.5-2006), and New Beetle(98-2006). Both VE and PD engines are covered here.

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Old November 15th, 2018, 23:05   #1
DieselDuberrr
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guys,

had some issues with vibration on gear changes and when lifting off the throttle. I changed the dogbone, trans mount. When I was doing the drivers side, I noticed the engine had dropped. So investigation revealed that the rear mount ear had broken off. I repaired this with the dieselgeek mount fix.

Anyway now I have a different kind of vibration. When I accelerate I get vibration through the steering wheel and pedals etc.

I am hoping that I failed to align the mounts correctly. Is this something that could cause that? Before i changed the mounts there was no vibration when accelerating. It only happens when i get above 2700 ish RPM.

My other thought was drive shaft, or CV etc... but then i was thinking why would that start now all of a sudden.

This is the last thing enabling me to actually get this on the road.
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Old November 16th, 2018, 04:40   #2
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Take it in to get the wheel balance and alignment checked. Better to be sure than run in circles chasing ghosts.

Stiffer mounts can transmit more vibration as well.
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Old November 16th, 2018, 06:55   #3
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It could also take sometime for the mounts to "break-in". Also, it sounds like you you just could have bad tires, rotors, or other suspension issues. Like eddie said. Take it in for an alignment.
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Old November 16th, 2018, 07:38   #4
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...and if you installed any kind of Poly mounts expect more vibrations
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