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Kevin, UK Car Mechanic
Category: UK Car
Satisfied Customers: 1973
Experience:  Diagnostic technician at vw /audi specialist
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Tapping noise from 3.2 Audi cab, 2006, Just had a

Customer Question

tapping noise from 3.2 Audi cab
JA: What year is your Cab?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your Cab yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just had a pre-purchase inspection and the noise was highlighted
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nothing ese
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.

Hi im kevin when does noise occur ? When starting ? Revving engine ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Noise is on engine when starting car
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.

Ok at the age of vehicle this is likely to have the fsi engine fitted which runs a timing chain setup .these chains can wear and fail as they age ( expensive repair ) the first indication of any issues is a rattly ,tapping for extended periods when starting from cold

Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.

Please rate my service and let me know if you need anything else at all