[s-cars] New S6 owner / engine noise

pkrasusky at ups.com pkrasusky at ups.com
Thu May 11 09:32:44 EDT 2006

Eric clattered:

<<<-----Original Message-----
>From: s-car-list On Behalf Of Eric Rechlin
>Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 1:17 PM

>.....  The frequency is directly proportional to engine speed, 
>and my wild guess is that it is probably on the order 
>of 10 taps per second.  I can hear it the best in the 1500-2500 rpm
>I have yet to hear it in first gear.  It seems to make the 
>most noise when the 
>engine is not being quickly accelerated, and it is probably 
>loudest in fifth 
>gear around 40 mph.  >>>

Eric, I've not been following all this but based on the above, did the
car you buy per chance come with an aluminum flywheel?  Just a stab in
der dark here.

-Paul usually in the dark K.

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