Cold Start Engine 'rattle' (1.0)

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davrob36
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Re: Cold Start Engine 'rattle' (1.0)

Post by davrob36 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:46 pm

Hi moonwalker. My Kona 1.0ltr is now !yr old and due its !st service next month and covered only 3500mls. I carried out an oil / filter change myself at 6mths using genuine parts.
Not having the grinding noises that you and Bert experienced I do get very intermittently the rattle from the timing chain on start up after you've done a few miles and go back to it approx half an hour.
So it seems the norm and looks like we shall have to put up with it as long as its not doing any internal damage.
Its a shame as I'm very pleased with the car and is far superior to Vauxhalls which I have worked with all my working life in a Vauxhall Service Dept Franchise.
Keep in touch folks

the_moonwalker
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Location: Spain

Re: Cold Start Engine 'rattle' (1.0)

Post by the_moonwalker » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:34 pm

Well, my timing chain and tensioner are replaced. The rattle on startup is still there, but the grinding sound disappeared. Let's hope it stays like this. :-)
Greetings to all you Hyundai and KIA drivers.

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