Facing repeated noises on your car will probably be annoying, a car is so complex that it is generally tricky to locate its source and even more hard to find the part that motives it. In case you too have previously experienced a cold engine noise on your Nissan Almera, we can certainly help you. In fact, our team decided to produce this content in order to review the main motives of an engine that rattles when cold on your Nissan Almera. First we will check out engines that is rattling only when turned on, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Nissan Almera is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Nissan Almera generates a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which ends rather quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is to blame. In fact, 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 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 Nissan Almera should come back to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, be sure you examine the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Nissan Almera that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another option which can explain an engine which cold rattling on your Nissan Almera 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 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 Nissan Almera, do not think twice to change it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Nissan Almera cause of the glow plugs

If you have a diesel engine, your engine is rattling when cold, and it has difficulty starting when it is cold, it may be your Nissan Almera glow plugs that are defectives. In fact, a dead spark plug will induce the associated cylinder not to heat up and will cause a stronger rattles on an engine Nissan Almera, 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 listed to you, the main motives of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to have a look at our page specialized to your car to find further details on all the breakdowns linked to your vehicle.

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