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    1.8 tfsi engine sound on start up

    On start up, when it's cold, the engine sounds louder and holds the revs over 1k for around 60seconds. Once the revs have dropped it sounds fine, the car has always done this but is this normal for the tfsi engine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jord11 View Post
    On start up, when it's cold, the engine sounds louder and holds the revs over 1k for around 60seconds. Once the revs have dropped it sounds fine, the car has always done this but is this normal for the tfsi engine?
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    Do you mean it sounds like a vacuum at first?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jord11 View Post
    On start up, when it's cold, the engine sounds louder and holds the revs over 1k for around 60seconds. Once the revs have dropped it sounds fine, the car has always done this but is this normal for the tfsi engine?

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    Thanks for the replys, was worried as my previous cars never did this, well if they did it wasn't as noticeable.

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    mine is the same. sort of like a buzz for a second then it goes.

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    Yep mine is the same, don't worry about it

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabers View Post
    mine is the same. sort of like a buzz for a second then it goes.
    my tdi used to do this, nothing wrong though
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    It doesn't buzz, it just ticks over at a louder sound whilst the revs hold over 1k. But as soon as it settles it's as quiet as a mouse but it only does this when the engine is cold.

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    Yup that's fine - it's the cold start map which increases idle speed to heat the catalyst quicker for better emissions.

 

 

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