Piston Slap: A Suspension Rebuild to Save the B5 Passat Wagon?

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Peter writes: Sajeev, My daily driver is a 2004 Volkswagen Passat Wagon 1.8T M/T, purchased new, now with 147,000 miles on the clock. Despite the legends about the poor reliability of this vehicle, it’s been good to me. (By this point, they had worked out both the sludge and coil pack problems.) My concern is its handling: […]