Being the victim of regular noises on your car has a tendency to be distressing, a vehicle is so sophisticated that it is most of the time difficult to discover its source and even more challenging to find the component that motives it. In the event you too have already faced a cold engine noise on your Renault Trafic, we can definitely help you. In reality, our team chose to publish this document in order to analyze the main motives of an engine that rattles when cold on your Renault Trafic. First we will take a look at engines that is rattling only when starting, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Renault Trafic is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Renault Trafic produces a cold rattles, especially when starting and which disappear before long afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is to blame. In reality, the oil strainer (the component that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be malfunctioned and therefore take 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 Renault Trafic should return to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, make sure check the condition of the engine.

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

Another possibility which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Renault Trafic is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not perfect, in reality, 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 adequate 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 Renault Trafic, do not hesitate to change it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Renault Trafic 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 Trafic glow plugs that are nearly good to be changed. In reality, a dead spark plug will trigger the associated cylinder not to heat up and will trigger a stronger rattles on an engine Renault Trafic, so think about diagnosing 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 explained to you, the main reasons of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not hesitate to have a look at our page specialized to your car to find further info on all the breakdowns linked to your vehicle.

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