[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
tapping sound on startup 93 90q
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Griff writes:
> IMHO, this is normal. Don't sweat the little details. I believe it is
> because the oil has drained back to the pan, and the hydraulic lifters need
> to fill up upon startup. My '92 100S does pretty much just what you are
> describing... and it has not been a problem for 118k miles!!
Certainly the turbo cars should have filters with anti-drainback valves in them.
IMO they should be fitted to all hydraulic lifter cars as well.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club
(Anyone got a use for a 19mm Allen driver?)