[Vwdiesel] Rattling Head

Matt 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...
> -Matt
> http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/
> _______________________________________________
> Vwdiesel mailing list
> Vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/vwdiesel

More information about the Vwdiesel mailing list