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Noisy engine

Discussion in 'Engine Discussion and Tuning' started by richie88, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. richie88

    richie88 Active Member

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    Hi i have a leon cupra with auq engine which is noisy/tapping from cam cover
    I have replaced cam chain and tensioner , all the tappets , oil pick up pipe and oil pump but its made no difference!!!?????
    What else can i check???
     
  2. viren

    viren Active Member

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    Can you post a video?
     
  3. richie88

    richie88 Active Member

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    Hi even though the noise appeared to be from the top end it wjas thebig end bearings.
    I have had the crank reground and new bearings fitted and all good now.

    Richie
     
  4. Marky N

    Marky N Active Member

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    I've got a2010 cupra. 130k. Got that annoying tapping sound on idle. Just topped up oil and still getting that annoying noise. What's best way to deal with this. Straight to mechanic? I've heard that using a oil additive can make the situation worse depending on what is actually the cause
     

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