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Author Subject: Tapping When Cold?
gti6dave

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Post #1
My 6 has a tapping noise from the top end when it is cold, it seems fine when its warmed up.

any ideas?

cheers

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Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 01:57
paul_13

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Post #2
Hydraulic tappets worn?
or
your valves bending back into shape LOL

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Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 02:00
ian7675

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Post #3
Probably due to the oil being cold. Once it's warm and moving freely, the tapping goes.

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Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 02:03
rapidcossie

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Post #4
what grade of oil do you use?
Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 02:04
gti6dave

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Post #5
don't know what oil is in it, only got it a few weeks ago, i'm going to change the oil soon what would you recommend?

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Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 02:06
ian7675

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Post #6
gti6dave wrote:
don't know what oil is in it, only got it a few weeks ago, i'm going to change the oil soon what would you recommend?


Run a search, there's loads of threads about this. Try the FAQ section too.

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Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 02:07

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