[A4] Rattle/Vibration 1.8T

Brian J White brian at bjwhite.net
Tue Jan 13 08:53:16 EST 2004

I have the same thing.   The dealer checked it and couldn't find it.  I 
haven't bothered to look further...although I still hear it.

At 00:47 2004-01-13, Cooke, Shane wrote:
>I have noticed a 'tinny' rattle or vibration from close to the exhaust
>manifold/turbo area when I rev the car at idle. It only happens as the revs
>decrease. I had thought it was a loose heat shield but then could not locate
>the rattle. My fear is that it is an exhaust manifold crack/leak or some
>gasket trouble? I have also heard the same noise on another car I drove some
>weeks ago so it must be a common problem. Its horrible to have a noise like
>this on an otherwise tight machine
>any thoughts?
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