Facing repeated noises on your car is likely to be upsetting, a motor vehicle is so complicated that it is most of the time tricky to identify its origin and even more complicated to find the part that triggers it. In the event you too have already faced a cold engine noise on your Mercedes Sprinter 2, we can certainly help you. Indeed, we chose to write this article in order to analyze the main triggers of an engine that rattles when cold on your Mercedes Sprinter 2. First we will take a look at engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of unsuitable oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Mercedes Sprinter 2 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Mercedes Sprinter 2 makes a cold rattles, especially when starting and which ends before long 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 harmed and therefore take some time to make the oil rise when it is still very viscous. If this is your case, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Mercedes Sprinter 2 should return to normal performance because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, make sure to verify the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Mercedes Sprinter 2 that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another situation which can explain an engine which cold rattling on your Mercedes Sprinter 2 is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not perfect, in fact, engine oils differ on their viscosity, which we will review 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 selected, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not 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 Mercedes Sprinter 2, do not be reluctant to change it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Mercedes Sprinter 2 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 Mercedes Sprinter 2 glow plugs that are defectives. Indeed, a dead spark plug will induce the associated cylinder not to heat up and will create a stronger rattles on an engine Mercedes Sprinter 2, so consider 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 motives of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not be reluctant to browse our page specialized to your car to find more information on all the breakdowns associated with your car.

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