[A4] clutch noise
4pkirby at gmail.com
Fri May 12 11:44:50 EDT 2006
I wondered that too but the noise is not a whine (as I'd expect from a
release bearing) but more like the sound you would get if you stuck
something into the blades of a fan. It is completely silent until
the car has been running for about 20 minutes.
On 5/12/06, sdewitt at stx.rr.com <sdewitt at stx.rr.com> wrote:
> The noise it probably eminating from your release bearing, or your
> pressure plate.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter Kirby <4pkirby at gmail.com>
> Date: Friday, May 12, 2006 7:48 am
> Subject: [A4] clutch noise
> To: A4 list <A4 at audifans.com>
> > There seems to be a ticking or rattling sound that is related to
> > engine RPM coming from my A4's clutch when the car is hot (it is
> > completely quiet when the car is cold). At first I thought it was a
> > heat shield on the exhaust but it is clearly engine speed related:
> > noticeable at idle and increasing loudness and frequency with
> > increasing engine RPM.
> > If I press the clutch in, the noise is louder.
> > Other than the noise the clutch feels 100% normal: no slipping, no
> > chatter, smooth engagement.
> > Any thoughts on what this noise could be? I saw on the SJM site that
> > earlier Audis (200TQ) had a service bulletin out for rattling of the
> > clutch disk.
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Peter
> > 2001 1.8T A4 (123000 km, original clutch)
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