1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

3.0 tdi clatter for 5 seconds on start up

Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by mudzs, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. mudzs
    Offline

    mudzs mudzs

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Messages:
    17
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Jun 24, 2009]
    picked up audi today and love it but notice a clatter when i turn the key from the engine for about 5 seconds and then very quiet , anyone else get this , is it normal .
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Dec 29, 2014]

  3. evsi
    Offline

    evsi New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2009
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Jun 26, 2009]
    Mines pretty much the same but not as long as 5 seconds. It's probably due to the fact that the oil is extremely thin (especially with the warm weather at the moment) and it's draining out of the cam followers. overnight.

    Maybe a quick check of the oil level just incase.
    #2
  4. Cockney Boy
    Offline

    Cockney Boy Member VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2007
    Messages:
    481
    Likes Received:
    6
    [Jun 26, 2009]
    Second that, mine does exactly the same. and yes its only been doing it with warm weather. you may want to change the oil for a magnetic type.
    #3
  5. mudzs
    Offline

    mudzs mudzs

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Messages:
    17
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 19, 2009]
    turned out to be a cam chain tensioner . very quiet now on start up
    #4

Share This Page