The heavier oil made the engine more quite and also helped decrease oil leakage. The dealer said if they replace a part under warranty they have to send it back to GM. I guess we need to find a way to take away CSAs stars now. Terms of Service -
And they have at all of the oil changes and every single bit of service completed at the dealership. The service manager stated there is nothing they can do and there is nothing wrong, it is just a nuisance noise! Was that a good answer or what? Its difficult to hear the difference through cyber space.
(AKA Timing belt tensioner etc.) This is why you start hearing the rattle. What does it take to get stars around here? You know, somebody who hasnt thanked me yet! 60 degrees? When the engine is cold all the oil drains to the bottom of the engine. Thanks for all the help By Cold I meant 12-18 hours between 60-80 degrees. Most new engines nowadays are equipped with timing chain. I have spoken to the service manager as noted, i have talked to the general manager. Had to live with this for the whole life of the car with no problems caused by this nuisance.
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Archive - I dont know anything about the car or pump, and Im sure youve checked the following: Of course, when all else fails, turn up the radio. I have had an issue with, generally only on a cold start, it sounds like a diesel with bad injector or a bag of marbles coming from under the hood. In the cold weather, a full-synthetic oil will enable the engine to get oil pressure sooner too, as the oil wont be a puddle of jelly at below freezing temps. Is One Persons Rattle Another Persons Knock ? Contact Us - Any suggestions? A Mercury TSB (Technical Service Bulletin) pertaining specifically to 2003 - 2004 Grand Marquis, Crown Vic, and Town Car models addresses a knock during initial cold start. It looks like youre not the only one with this complaint. the knock is tamed! im really thinkin about it, im gettin annoyed. (Really?) Ive certainly heard the same thing from many modern VW/Audi engines and professionally I consider it normal and harmless, although I find their 4 cylinder engines to be absurdly noisy in general and find that startup noise and general engine noise unacceptable personally. Manage Preferences - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -, By logging into your account, you agree to our. This Question And My Answer Have Worked Themselves All The Way To The Bottom! It made a noise right after it started for about a second which was a very loud knock under the left/front valve cover, seemed like 5or 6 knocks very quickly.. Why does my Chevy Express 2500 not start?
Your local Mercury dealer has probably done some of these and can maybe shed more light on it. Lots of information about maintaining and troubleshooting your car can be found at www.crownvic.net. (not sure how that is my problem) They found a bulletin for oil pick O-ring and replaced that thinking that was the issue, I picked up my car and when we walked out to it..still made the noise. We replaced the chains, actuators and solenoids. Manage Preferences - Why, I bought a car, paid good money for it for it and I am a Chevy guy. It cant be rocket science because the labor is only about a half hour for the kit. i called nissan and they said i would have to leave the car over night. This Question And My Answer Have Worked Themselves All The Way To The Bottom! Point is this was a weak actuator noise. I made some researches and I am sure that your problem is caused by the timing chain. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more! Is there a check valve in the oil pump intake? Pros and cons of online courses you need to be How to Get the Best Home Warehouse Saw Blade for Use Web Analytics to Analyze Your Website Performance. A loud rattle type noise may be noted from the engine after a cold start. Rattle noise for 1-2 seconds on cold start, AUDI A4 B6 2.0 (2004) Start up Rattle Sound.MOV - YouTube, 2005 B6 Audi S4 engine rattle on cold start up, Metal noise seconds after start up (check out video), starts runs 10 seconds dies start runs ten seconds dies starts run you get the idea. I would be very hesitant to use that method in newer cars. Contact Us - These cars did not have this when new. Also keep in mind that I dont know if your FSI engine is an older style using a timing belt with the hydraulic tensioner in the head for the cam chain, or if its the newer style with all chains. . Advertising - A nuisance noise that I have to live with? I was able to diagnose my noise on cold start with a scanner. The Fora platform includes forum software by XenForo, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. On a warm engine oil hasn't had time to drain to the bottom and that is why you don't hear it. I fear it may get worse if I continue to ignore it. The pump has been checked ok by mechanic for pressure. Dont I Get Any Stars?
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