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New here and have a question

stevegilbey Dec 15, 2003

  1. stevegilbey

    stevegilbey New Member

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    When starting my new A4 1.8T 190ps from cold, i get a top of the engine rattle for around 1 to 2 secs, i'm sure this is while the oil is being pumped back into the top of the engine, is this a characteristic of this engine, or have i a problem?
     
  2. AlexStanley

    AlexStanley Member

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    I think all 1.8ts do it to be honest.

    Welcome to the forums /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  3. stevegilbey

    stevegilbey New Member

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    Thanks Alex, just wanted to put my mind to rest, really pleased with car, just hoped i was'nt damaging it with cold starts.

    Steve
     
  4. Jon

    Jon Member

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    Hi,

    This is common, IIRC it's the hydraulic tappets filling up with oil after they are at pressure they go silent.

    My S3 used to sound more like a diesel on startup than my 2.5 TDi /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    Jon.
     

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