Being the victim of constant noises on your car has a tendency to be upsetting, a car is so sophisticated that it is generally complicated to determine its origin and even more difficult to find the part that causes it. In the event you too have already came accross a cold engine noise on your Fiat Bravo, we can clearly help you. Indeed, our team decided to compose this document to be able to analyze the main causes of an engine that rattles when cold on your Fiat Bravo. First we will check out engines that is rattling only when turned on, then because of unsuitable oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Fiat Bravo is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Fiat Bravo produces a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which disappear rather quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is responsible. Indeed, the oil strainer (the part that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be damaged and therefore take time to make the oil rise when it is still very viscous. If this is your situation, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Fiat Bravo should come back to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, make sure examine the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Fiat Bravo that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another option which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Fiat Bravo is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not ideal, 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 picked, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not good enough to limit engine slamming, compare the oil used and the oil suggested by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Fiat Bravo, do not think twice to change it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Fiat Bravo 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 Fiat Bravo glow plugs that are defectives. Indeed, a dead spark plug will cause the linked cylinder not to heat up and will provoke a stronger rattles on an engine Fiat Bravo, so take into account evaluating the state of your spark plugs independently using a multimeter, it may be that only one is involved like all of them. Here, we have listed to you, the main factors of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to have a look at our page dedicated to your car to find further information on all the breakdowns associated with your car.

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