Blackgolf
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:07 pm

Same noise too. Like glass ball scramble

binox wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 2:02 pm
Hi, no news since 3 years on this thread, but I am getting the exact same noise jonajona recorded on my brand new 2019 e-Golf.

Everyone is saying they will bring it to VW, 3 years ago. Any news from them?

I already brought mine to VW and they put microphones to see where the noise is coming from. They've identified it coming from the brake booster (whatever that is). But they say the next step in 'fixing' this issue is to test it on another e-Golf which they don't have and we don't know when they will be able to test it. So I'd really like to know what your experiences were.

Thank you

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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:57 am

I get this same noise too only going over speed bumps . when i brought to the dealer , they said it was normal.
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cctop
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:30 am

I hear the same sound on my 2019 SE, and I heard it on my 2016 SE too.

I'm not worried about it. I agree with f1geek that it's likely one of those normal sounds that we're hearing only because there's no engine noise to mask it.

On the other hand, I'm really hoping my 2019 SE doesn't develop the same squealing wheel sound when cold like my 2016 had.
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Blackgolf
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:47 pm

here is the noise clip. increase the volume you can hear it. same as yours?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l7TYUm ... sp=sharing

cctop
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:18 pm

Blackgolf wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:47 pm
here is the noise clip. increase the volume you can hear it. same as yours?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l7TYUm ... sp=sharing

Yes, that is the same sound.
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2016 eGolf SE Limestone Gray (Lease returned)

JoulesThief
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:09 am

My 2015 squeals, every morning, first time or three I put on the brakes, but almost always most noticeable when first braking from backing up. I consider it normal, almost every Vw I've owned, 3 passats and a few Touaregs, do the same thing.
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Blackgolf
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:51 am

that is different issue. unrelated to this thread
JoulesThief wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:09 am
My 2015 squeals, every morning, first time or three I put on the brakes, but almost always most noticeable when first braking from backing up. I consider it normal, almost every Vw I've owned, 3 passats and a few Touaregs, do the same thing.

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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:43 am

The noise you posted, to my ears, sounds like a rubbing sound. Was the car in motion? On level road? At constant speed? Going forwards or backwards? Was the HVAC turned on or off? Do you hear the noise when at a standstill? I see you put your video camera near the dead pedal. Is that where the sound is loudest?
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kjhansen
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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:52 pm

I have exactly the same sound coming from my 2019 e-Golf SE with Driver Assistance Package. Thanks for the recording of it! It started happening after I took it to the dealer to fix the front collision avoidance system which was constantly alerting of an eminent collision when no other car was around. To fix that they replaced the brake booster. Now, I'm "gifted" with this stupid spring noise in such a nice quiet car.

Just today I was at the dealer service department talking with their e-Golf specialist. He listened for the spring noise on two other new 2019 e-Golfs. He heard it on one but not the other. He told me "not all brake boosters are alike, and it is normal to have that spring noise".

I suspect it is the return spring on the brake pedal. It probably originally had some sort of material to keep the spring from making that noise. When I have time, I plan to look up under the dash and see if I can see what may be making the spring noise and fix it. Unfortunately it may turn into a big job, because some under dash panel(s) may need to be removed. It is ridiculous to have to do that on a brand new car!

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Re: Spring-like noise when braking

Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:12 am

Listened to 3 e-golfs, brand new, that I test drove. I got the spring sound on all of them... but only when I side stepped the brake pedal to hit the throttle, instead of releasing the brake pedal to the upper stop, and then putting my foot on the throttle.


YMMV, all 3 of them did it, that I drove.
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