Coming accross constant noises on your car has a tendency to be upsetting, a motor vehicle is so complicated that it is most of the time difficult to locate its origin and even more problematic to find the component that triggers it. In case you too have previously faced a cold engine noise on your Ford B-max, we can definitely support you. In fact, our team chose to produce this article in order to analyze the main triggers of an engine that rattles when cold on your Ford B-max. First we will look at engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Ford B-max is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Ford B-max makes a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which ends fairly quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is responsible. In fact, the oil strainer (the component that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be malfunctioned and therefore take some time to make the oil rise when it is still very thick. If this is your case, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Ford B-max should return to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, be sure you check the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Ford B-max that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another situation which can explain an engine which cold rattling on your Ford B-max is that during an oil change the selection of oil was not best, indeed, 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 good 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 Ford B-max, do not be reluctant to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Ford B-max 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 Ford B-max glow plugs that are at the end of their life. In fact, a dead spark plug will cause the attached cylinder not to heat up and will bring about a stronger rattles on an engine Ford B-max, so consider evaluating the state of your spark plugs independently using a multimeter, it may be that only one is concerned like all of them. Here, we have revealed to you, the main factors of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not be reluctant to browse our page specialized to your car to find additional details on all the breakdowns related to your vehicle.

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