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Old 02-10-2017, 12:46 AM   #1
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Default Rattle in engine

Rattle noise coming from the engine is it the timing chain?
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Old 02-10-2017, 01:51 AM   #2
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Is it just for a few seconds after you start the engine? Then yeah, it's your timing chain. The plastic guides break down and cause it to rattle, especially on startup.
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Old 02-12-2017, 04:56 PM   #3
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mine started that way with the timing chain guides i replaced it when i started to notice it on de-acceleration. took me awhile to figure out what was goin on.
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