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    noise when starting

    when I start the engine from cold there is a loud resonating sound which last for a second or so, only happens when cold, any ideas?

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    Re: noise when starting

    might be the coilpack starting to go. They tend to go more frequently in the cold.

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    Re: noise when starting

    sorry for sounding like a muppet but is it expensive and can I do it myself

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    Re: noise when starting

    when i turn the ignition on, then fire it up there is a diesel engine sounding noise(like a diesel car when it is idling) before the engine starts.then when i turn the igntion off, the car kind of shudders?wot does this mean?

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    Re: noise when starting

    [ QUOTE ]
    leespears1 said:
    when i turn the ignition on, then fire it up there is a diesel engine sounding noise(like a diesel car when it is idling) before the engine starts.then when i turn the igntion off, the car kind of shudders?wot does this mean?

    [/ QUOTE ]sounds like you have got a diesel then [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif[/img]

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    Re: noise when starting

    could be the air con.

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    Re: noise when starting

    My S3 does the same, wondered myself but never caused me any problems so havn't worried about it. Maybe its the tappets filling with oil?

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    Re: noise when starting

    turns out its the starter motor, not quite sure whats wrong with it but it seems to be the source of the problem

 

 

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