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Bought myself an 07 2.0TDI

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Daemon, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Daemon

    Daemon Member

    Oct 28, 2011
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    Hi guys
    Not really used to this forum so I hope I've posted in the right place.

    Anyway I've recently purchased an A4 2.0tdi (140) and just have a few questions/issues

    The car in the 1,500miles I've driven it seems to have developed a horrible noise when turning left. It's almost like a cow mooing when you turn the wheel. Would anyone have any idea what this could be? I've moved up from an old discovery 300tdi so I'm a little wary on poking and prodding at this motor lol

    The car has also developed a heavy occasional vibration when at a standstill. Just like a really heavy shake of the whole car every so often.. is this normal or should I be phoning the garage for this too?

    Any help that you guys can give would be great
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  3. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member
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    Jun 24, 2011
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    Sounds like suspension arms or top mounts. The vibration could be engine mount?
    Think is wrong section , you should try B8
  4. slepy

    slepy Extremely smart and handsome person.
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    Sep 7, 2009
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    First thing you need to go on B7 forum not B5.
    Second thing - check your steering fluid. The "cow" sound is usually a power steering pump and its better not to kill it.
    The shake of the car is probably your DMF which will cost a fair bit but there is a chance that one of engine mounts is dead.

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