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I have VW Touareg 2008 V6. Engine Vibration like mobile

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I have VW Touareg 2008 V6. Engine Vibration like mobile phone vibration mode when you touch engine.
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9/19/2017
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago
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Hello, let me review your request. Please stand by.

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VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Do you feel any other engine perfomance issues other than the vibration?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Little less power some times
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Do you have the check engine light on?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No Light
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Does the vibration occur more when engine is cold, warmed up or all the time?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
All the time
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Do you hear any rattling or unusual noises from the engine too or just the vibration?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Just vibration
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

One more thing, does the vibration occur when vehickle is in park, drive , neutral or dioes not matter?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Its in Parking, neutral and more in reverse. In Drive mode with brake little vibration. And on driving on road..smooth.
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

The symptoms you are experiencing with no malfunction light or noise can be caused by a worn engine mount or harmonic balancer.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Engine mount is good as per mechanic. No noise with Pulley or Harmonic balance. Mechanic did some research on this car.
1. He tested all coils and spark plugs OK
2. Cylinder 4 and 6 are low compression 120 120 120 85 120 90
3. He found air sucks from oil cap and changed engine top part PCV.. still no chnage in Vibration.
4. Found only one error P119A
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

The compression on two cylinders is low but if that was your problem the engine light would have came on. Just checked the codes provided by the manufacture and P119a is not a code from this vehicle.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
This code from Launch X431
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
DTC : P119 A
Description : Fuel Preasure Sensor : Malfunction
State : Upper Limit Exceeded
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Is this code present in pending or current codes?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Its current code
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

And the engine light is off?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No engine light at all from last 1 Year
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

If there is a code in the current codes the check engine light should be on. The code for upper limit exceed for fuel pressure sensor can point towards a fuel pressure issue. Have you checked the fuel pressure?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Vibration related to fuel pressure?
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

No, according to the info you have provided the problem you are experiencing is from an mechanical component, not an electrical component as the engine light is not on. Fuel pressure issue will not give you this vibration. It will give you a misfire or skip plus you will notice strange smell from exhaust.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I mean I am changing part for fuel pressure sensor.What can be issue for vibration?
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

The vibration you are experiencing can be caused by an external component like an engine mount. Even if there is no play/ crack in the mount, it can stioll cause vibration if worn.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
As I said the vibration is more on reverse .
And at 50km speed.
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

More info is needed to pinpoint this issue. I will opt out and let another expert assist you.

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VW Mechanic: kyle swart,
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kyle swart
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Hello my name is ***** ***** than you for using just answer. There is a bearing in the driveline that is very common-failure on the touaregs and porsche cayennes. It is most noticable in reverse and while driving. The dealer will tell you that you have to replace the whole shaft, but there is an aftermarket kit that is bolt in that is much stronger than the original. Hope this helps, thank you.

Kyle S.
A.S.E. Certified master auto technician
2003-2004, 2013-2015 Certified Volkswagen technician
VW and Audi technician, indpependent, 12 years.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hi,Vibration on idle, and more on reverse. Smooth on drive. When it reaches 50km. It starts Little vibration and goes after 60.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Update: mechanic told me drive shaft bearing is good.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Propeller shaft bearing also good
VW Mechanic: kyle swart,
 replied 8 months ago

Ok. Thats all I have for assistance, an issue like this will be difficult without hands on, Ill opt out and let others assist you, thanks.

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 8 months ago
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The low compression in 4 and 6 can cause this vibration due to the fact that those 2 cylinders are wear in supplying power . what happens if you add little oil in the cylinder 4 and 6 and perform a compression test again do the values go up?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thank for taking issue.
I will do test, which oil i have to use in cylinder ? adding oil by removing spark plugs ?
Can you make sure, low compression will make Vibration ?
I have other BMW 4 cylinder, it has 75 in all cylinder and works fine.
My self having Launch Creader VII + and I can go to mechanic having Launch smart tab updated software.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 8 months ago

yes correct normal engine oil just a squirt or 2 .

120 120 120 85 120 90 is you compression readings the 85 and 90 are about 25% less than the other 4 so your power while running will have less in those 2 cylinders. if the compression was all the same you would not have an imbalance at all and should run smooth . with your readings the other 4 cyls has to compensate the lack of power of cyls 4 and 6. does this make more sense ? looks like a sealing issue mechanically!!

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thank you.
I will do cylinder test. If the compression improves ...
What can be done for 4 and 6 cylinder if it ?
If not improves....what could be solution ?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 8 months ago

if pressure do not come up then you have a valve train issue!!

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