Being the victim of regular noises on your car will probably be unpleasant, a automobile is so complicated that it is most of the time tricky to discover its source and even more problematic to find the component that triggers it. In the event you too have already faced a cold engine noise on your Bmw Serie 1 F20, we can certainly support you. Indeed, our editorial staff decided to write this document to be able to examine the main triggers of an engine that rattles when cold on your Bmw Serie 1 F20. First we will check out engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Bmw Serie 1 F20 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Bmw Serie 1 F20 produces a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which disappear before long afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is to blame. Indeed, the oil strainer (the component that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be broken and therefore take time to make the oil rise when it is still very thick. If this is your situation, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Bmw Serie 1 F20 should come back to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, remember to verify the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Bmw Serie 1 F20 that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another situation which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Bmw Serie 1 F20 is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not perfect, in reality, engine oils differ on their viscosity, which we will contrast with the “W” value, the higher this value is the thicker the oil will be and vice versa. If a too fluid oil has been chosen, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not enough to limit engine slamming, compare the oil used and the oil recommended by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Bmw Serie 1 F20, do not think twice to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Bmw Serie 1 F20 cause of the glow plugs

If you have a diesel engine, your engine is rattling when cold, and it has complication starting when it is cold, it may be your Bmw Serie 1 F20 glow plugs that are defectives. Indeed, a dead spark plug will cause the associated cylinder not to heat up and will create a stronger rattles on an engine Bmw Serie 1 F20, so take into consideration trying out the state of your spark plugs separately using a multimeter, it may be that only one is involved like all of them. Here, we have described to you, the main reasons of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to read our page dedicated to your car to find more details on all the breakdowns related to your motor vehicle.

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