Coming accross repeated noises on your car has a tendency to be unpleasant, a car is so complicated that it is most of the time challenging to find its source and even more hard to find the component that causes it. In the event you too have already experienced a cold engine noise on your Hyundai Ioniq, we can definitely help you. Indeed, our team chose to compose this content to be able to examine the main causes of an engine that rattles when cold on your Hyundai Ioniq. First we will take a look at engines that is rattling only when starting, then because of unsuitable oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Hyundai Ioniq is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Hyundai Ioniq makes a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which ends fairly quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is responsible. Indeed, the oil strainer (the component 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 thick. If this is your case, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Hyundai Ioniq should come back to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, remember to verify the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Hyundai Ioniq that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another possibility which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Hyundai Ioniq is that during an oil change the selection 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 chosen, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not sufficient 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 Hyundai Ioniq, do not hesitate to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Hyundai Ioniq cause of the glow plugs

If you have a diesel engine, your engine is rattling when cold, and it has problems starting when it is cold, it may be your Hyundai Ioniq glow plugs that are at the end of their life. Indeed, a dead spark plug will trigger the linked cylinder not to heat up and will cause a stronger rattles on an engine Hyundai Ioniq, so think about testing the state of your spark plugs individually using a multimeter, it may be that only one is concerned like all of them. Here, we have described to you, the main reasons of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not hesitate to consult our page dedicated to your car to find more information on all the breakdowns associated with your car.

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