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Old 10-10-2011, 01:14 PM
leogill32 leogill32 is offline
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clanking metal like noise coming on spontaneously

does anybody have issue like this..... if so what has been done. thanks
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Old 10-10-2011, 05:49 PM
markg540i markg540i is offline
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Noise

I Read that there might be a problem with loose spark plugs!!
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Old 10-17-2011, 12:57 PM
Jmatfe4 Jmatfe4 is offline
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Is it coming from the engine? I had that sound coming from a wheel and it was a TPMS sensor.
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Old 11-21-2011, 05:59 PM
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Is it while the vehicle is running or not? That may sound like a foolish qestion but the VANOS actuator system will function when the vehicle is stopped and can make some grinding or rattling noises. Drove me nuts until it was replaced.
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