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Re: Motor rattles when first started (archive)

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Posted by BigJ on August 24, 2000 at 18:38:11:

In Reply to: Motor rattles when first started posted by SPM3 on August 23, 2000 at 19:51:36:


My engine rattles the first ten seconds after being started. Does this have to do with the timing chain tensioner or the oil pump chain? Thanks.


I have the same problem but after following advice from this page it never does it anymore.
Its very simple......when you come to a stop, put your handbrake on, take it out of gear, leave your foot on the clutch and turn off the engine.
I don't really know why it works but it does!!
Give it a go.



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