Facing constant noises on your car will probably be upsetting, a motor vehicle is so elaborate that it is generally difficult to determine its source and even more complicated to find the part that causes it. In the event you too have previously came accross a cold engine noise on your Volkswagen Golf 6, we can clearly help you. Indeed, our team made the decision to compose this content to be able to examine the main causes of an engine that rattles when cold on your Volkswagen Golf 6. First we will look at engines that is rattling only at start up, then because of improper oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Volkswagen Golf 6 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Volkswagen Golf 6 generates a cold rattles, especially when starting and which ends 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 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 Volkswagen Golf 6 should return to normal operation because the lubrication of the engine will be done naturally, make sure to examine the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Volkswagen Golf 6 that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another option which can justify an engine which cold rattling on your Volkswagen Golf 6 is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not best, 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 selected, it is possible that when cold, the lubrication it allows is not sufficient 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 Volkswagen Golf 6, do not be reluctant to swap it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Volkswagen Golf 6 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 Volkswagen Golf 6 glow plugs that are at the end of their life. Indeed, a dead spark plug will induce the connected cylinder not to heat up and will cause a stronger rattles on an engine Volkswagen Golf 6, so think about trying out the state of your spark plugs separately using a multimeter, it may be that only one is concerned like all of them. Here, we have explained 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 more information on all the breakdowns linked to your automobile.

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