Coming accross frequent noises on your car has a tendency to be unpleasant, a car is so complex that it is generally tricky to find its origin and even more complicated to find the component that motives it. In case you too have previously faced a cold engine noise on your Nissan Micra 2, we can clearly help you. Indeed, our team chose to write this content to be able to analyze the main motives of an engine that rattles when cold on your Nissan Micra 2. First we will check out engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Nissan Micra 2 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Nissan Micra 2 makes a cold rattles, especially when starting and which fades quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is to blame. Indeed, the oil strainer (the component 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 thick. If this is your situation, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Nissan Micra 2 should go back to normal operation because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, make sure to check the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Nissan Micra 2 that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another possibility which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Nissan Micra 2 is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not best, indeed, 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 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 advised by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Nissan Micra 2, do not hesitate to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Nissan Micra 2 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 Nissan Micra 2 glow plugs that are defectives. Indeed, a dead spark plug will cause the connected cylinder not to heat up and will create a stronger rattles on an engine Nissan Micra 2, so consider trying out 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 hesitate to browse our page specialized to your car to find additional info on all the breakdowns related to your motor vehicle.

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