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tdi "tinking" noise when cold

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by deanski, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. deanski
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    deanski wax on, wax off

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    [Nov 28, 2010]
    my car is making a weird noise when cold. It sounds like someone dropping drawing pins on a hard floor but there's no pattern to it. It almost sounds like its pinking but the engine is stone cold. any ideas fellas?
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  3. S3 MRU
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    [Nov 28, 2010]
    Mine has made this sound a few times when cold. Usually when ithasent been started in a day or two.
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    i think the cold brings out all the worrying sounds id not worry about it if it goes mate
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