Being the victim of repeated noises on your car has a tendency to be upsetting, a automobile is so sophisticated that it is generally hard to find its source and even more challenging to find the component that causes it. In the event you too have previously experienced a cold engine noise on your Volkswagen Touran 2, we can surely support you. Indeed, our team decided to produce this article in order to review the main causes of an engine that rattles when cold on your Volkswagen Touran 2. First we will look at engines that is rattling only when starting, then because of unsuitable oil and finally because of glow plugs.


The engine of my Volkswagen Touran 2 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Volkswagen Touran 2 produces 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 component that sucks up the oil and makes it rise to the top of the engine) can be malfunctioned 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 Touran 2 should return to normal operation because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, make sure to check the condition of the engine.

Engine of my Volkswagen Touran 2 that rattles when cold because of too fluid oil

Another possibility which can explain an engine which cold rattling on your Volkswagen Touran 2 is that during an oil change the selection of oil was not perfect, 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 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 Touran 2, do not think twice to change it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Volkswagen Touran 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 Volkswagen Touran 2 glow plugs that are at the end of their life. Indeed, a dead spark plug will cause the connected cylinder not to heat up and will trigger a stronger rattles on an engine Volkswagen Touran 2, so think about 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 causes of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to browse our page specialized to your car to find more info on all the breakdowns linked to your motor vehicle.

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