[Vwdiesel] Rattling Head
matt_lisa at sprynet.com
Mon Aug 9 21:21:18 EDT 2004
When I put the engine back together, I torqued all the bolts to what
the bentley told me to. I'll check them again to be sure, though.
On Aug 9, 2004, at 2:55 PM, Chuck Carnohan wrote:
> Have you checked all the manifold bolts for torque? It could be that
> you have a loose exhaust manifold that rattles when it is cold. When
> the iron heats up it expands and the rattle ceases. You can, with some
> contortion, tighten them insitu.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com]
> On Behalf Of Matt_Lisa
> Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 2:52 PM
> To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Subject: [Vwdiesel] Rattling Head
> Does anyone know why the head on my 1.6 diesel is rattling? It mostly
> goes away once it warms up, but when it's cold, it sounds like one of
> the exhaust hangers fell out. Hopefully I don't need to rebuild it...
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