Facing regular noises on your car will probably be annoying, a vehicle is so elaborate that it is generally tricky to identify its source and even more complicated to find the part that motives it. In case you too have previously experienced a cold engine noise on your Renault Scenic, we can definitely support you. Indeed, our team decided to compose this article content in order to analyze the main motives of an engine that rattles when cold on your Renault Scenic. First we will take a look at engines that is rattling only when turned on, then because of unsuitable oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Renault Scenic is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Renault Scenic makes a cold rattles, specifically when starting and which disappear quickly afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is at fault. 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 thick. If this is your situation, after a few tens of seconds the engine that slams your Renault Scenic should go back to normal operation because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, be sure you check the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Renault Scenic that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another situation which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Renault Scenic is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not ideal, in reality, engine oils differ on their viscosity, which we will compare 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 advised by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Renault Scenic, do not be reluctant to replace it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Renault Scenic 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 Renault Scenic glow plugs that are nearly good to be changed. Indeed, a dead spark plug will cause the associated cylinder not to heat up and will cause a stronger rattles on an engine Renault Scenic, so take into account testing 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 causes of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not be reluctant to consult our page dedicated to your car to find additional information on all the breakdowns related to your automobile.

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