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As you can gather from my description of the condition of the car, it sits in the garage most of the time and only driven on every once in a while, but the service records are up to date.
Check the tire surface for a rock stuck in the tread somewhere..
Posted on Dec 29, 2013
Testimonial: "Thanks, but that is definately not the problem.. the noise is there when car's at rest and engine is running."
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you should check and see the batttery smart visor indicator (if applicable - see owners manual)
this may be that the battery has been drained and does not have enough power to rotate the starter. lights, dashboard, instruments light up ok as the voltage is there but the power (amperage) is low. please refer to owners manual on how to recharge your battery. bare in mind that removing the baterry from the care will reset systems (audio, alarm) and you wil need to recode them by using the codes provided with the car.
Posted on Jul 22, 2008
SOURCE: audi engine oil leak?
Sounds like a leaking valve cover gasket. The parts are around $50 to do both cylinder heads from www.ecstuning.com. It's not a major issue, but it may be a sore point to a potential buyer.
Posted on Oct 01, 2008
I have toyota corona 3s engine it smokes black and fuel consuption is high we have changed the engine oil and cylinderhead gassecate but still black smoke is comming what should i do
Posted on Mar 29, 2010
SOURCE: tappet problem
the check prosidure requires you engine be cold engine at top dead center at #1 cylinder and cams timing markes aligned to markes. check only intake and exaust lifters with lobes in the released position. intake is .15-.25mm and exaust is .25-.35 mm. rotate the engine 180deg. to check the remaining cylinders. if exsesive play is exsperianced. You must remove cam shafts, and add a new shim to remove the clearence. this includes the timing chain.most engine machine shops have these shims.really suggest you go online for a sevice manule. you can ruin this engine if not performed properly. This is a zero clearence engine! (no clearence between valves and pistons.) any more questions i can help you with just send to my e mail.
Posted on Dec 29, 2011
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