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Old 08-20-2012, 01:12 AM
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Diesel Engine Rattle

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Just wondering how your CRD's are fairing after a few kms on them. Mines at 6000 and I am getting a diesel rattle when cold that subsides after the engine is to temp. This is my first diesel and I assume this is normal as the engine approaches the magic 10,000kms when it is fully run in?
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

It is normal, but not really noticeable inside the car with windows up.
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

It's normal for a diesel. Some other diesels rattle noticeably all the time.
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

Cheers Fella's. Glad to know its not the "death rattle"!!
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

My vehicle has 1000km on the clock and is also noisy when cold but that subsides after the engine is to temp.
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

Once the car gets to running temp, almost magically, it runs quietly. I think the warmup opens some valves which make it noisier.
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Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

Take a look at the high pressure fuel pump if the noise is coming from there. if it is you need to space the cover slightly as the pipe is actually vibrating. That solved my problem.
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