Audi Won't Fix A4 Engine Noise

Stephen Kormilo stephen at
Thu Nov 1 21:52:33 EST 2001

At 09:01 01/11/01 -0500, Bill wrote:

 > I have the same car and I get a noise as well at cold start up but I
 > swear it's the plastic cover over the motor that vibrates for a slit
 > second.  Just my .02 cents.


The noise I have recorded is definitely _not_ the plastic cover
rattling.  Easy enough to take off and verify.

I can send you a WAV file of one of my recordings. The noise pulses are too
regular and metallic sounding to be rattling plastic.

Stephen Kormilo                            Silver '98.5 Audi A4 2.8QM
Instructor, Electronics Technology
Red River College
Winnipeg, MB

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