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VW T4 2.5 TDI engine makes rattling noise no loss of power or smoke though, is it the tapetts the noise comes and goes

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Hi. that noise is the vacuum pump knocking. it should stop if you press the break pedal a few times or pull the pipe of the break servo. £120 on ebay half hour job to change

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Is this when you accelerate?  If so you have a spark nock...and need to readjust the timing.  Yes the tappets sometimes do make noise.

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