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Help with rattel when on tick over

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Tony5496, Jun 14, 2014.

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    Hi was just wondering if someone might know I have a slight rattel if I rev the car in neutral. so I rev it and as the revs drop down got like a rattel it so annoying but does not do it on tick over on 1.8T 53reg.
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    Check exhaust heat shields
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    I have a similar problem with 02 1.8T. On mine the alternator pulley is siezed solid. This is causing the tensioner to
    Bounce around like crazy, Resulting in a rattle.
    I would look at that, if it is that and it's left, it will destroy the tensioner and belt.
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    Where abouts is the exhaust shield is it under the car or by the manifold :)
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    Where abouts is the exhaust heat shield is it under the car or by the manifold :)
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    Not sure mate. Probably need to get under car and see if u can locate the rattle
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