[A4] Re: Strange Sounds
kentmclean at mindspring.com
Mon Sep 6 19:15:56 EDT 2004
"Zori and Richard Valasek" wrote:
> DID THE TIMING BELT, UPDATED TENSIONER, WATER PUMP NOT TOO LONG AGO. THIS
> SOUND IS ONLY WITH THE FIRST FEW ACCELERATIONS EITHER WHEN COLD OR AFTER
> CAR HAS SAT FOR AWHILE. THANKS.
If it were a "tick, tick, tick" instead of a "clack, clack, clack",
I'd think it valve lifter noise. After sitting awhile, they lose their
oil. They are noisy for a minute or two after starting the car,
then once they get oil, they quiet down.
'94 100 S Avant
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy"
P.S. Is your Shift key stuck? :-)
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