Facing repeated noises on your car tends to be annoying, a motor vehicle is so complicated that it is most of the time hard to track down its source and even more hard to find the part that motives it. In case you too have already came accross a cold engine noise on your Volkswagen Touran, we can clearly help you. In fact, we decided to write this content in order to examine the main motives of an engine that rattles when cold on your Volkswagen Touran. 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 is rattling only when starting

If the engine of your Volkswagen Touran makes a cold rattles, especially when starting and which fades before long afterwards, it is possible that your engine lubrication is responsible. In fact, 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 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 should return to normal functions because the lubrication of the engine will be done normally, remember to verify the condition of the engine.

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

Another option which can explain an engine which cold rattling on your Volkswagen Touran is that during an oil change the choice of oil was not perfect, 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 chosen, 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 recommended by the manufacturer, if your engine clicking is strong or if it persists on your Volkswagen Touran, do not think twice to swap it with the right oil.

Engine that rattles when cold on my Volkswagen Touran cause of the glow plugs

If you have a diesel engine, your engine is rattling when cold, and it has complication starting when it is cold, it may be your Volkswagen Touran glow plugs that are nearly good to be changed. In fact, a dead spark plug will cause the linked cylinder not to heat up and will provoke a stronger rattles on an engine Volkswagen Touran, so think about examining the state of your spark plugs independently using a multimeter, it may be that only one is concerned like all of them. Here, we have revealed to you, the main motives of an engine that cold slam on a car, do not think twice to browse our page specialized to your car to find extra details on all the breakdowns linked to your vehicle.

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