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Thread: Noisy engine or is that just me

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    That'll probably be the dual mass flywheel if it changes with clutch pedal.
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    Or maybe it was changed for a single mass by the previous owner?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yumenuu View Post
    Hey, just wanted to check if you ever got this resolved and if so what was the cause of it?

    I've just bought a second hand scirocco r myself and am having a similar issue of a rattle noise that stops when I push the clutch in.

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    Hey mate, mine is a dsg and I did some research on the net and found that the hpfp cam follower adds to the noise. Got that replaced and it did quite the noise but it's still there. Apparently, that's normal for these engines.

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    Theyíre definitely not a quiet engine but as above recommend replacing the fuel pump cam follower as preventative measure.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucas_R View Post
    Can you post up a short video to demonstrate the sound? How many km's on the engine?

    The engine in the Rocco R has a timing belt, but on the other side of the engine, the 2x camshafts are joined by a chain and tensioner, so its possible something isn't right there.

    If the car has a few km's under its belt (say 60k or more) it might be a good idea to change the cam follower on the HPFP which is about a $80 part (its a wear item, so its designed to wear out over time). If you are somewhat handy this is a DIY job. Cam follower - 06D109309C Ė V-tech Australia | Engineered Performance
    Thanks for the tip
    Just had my 60k service and after
    A week Iíve got odd noises !

    Iíll be changing the cam shortly




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    Quote Originally Posted by Firstof3 View Post
    Thanks for the tip
    Just had my 60k service and after
    A week Iíve got odd noises !

    Iíll be changing the cam shortly




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    Ha
    Still havenít found a workshop that will do the HIGJ Pressure Fuel Pump cam follower for less than $500

    But I did discover my bonnet strut pivot end has lost its rubber grommet and rattles !

    Anyone else got a pic of what the bonnet strut pivot Gromet should look like ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Firstof3 View Post
    Ha
    Still haven’t found a workshop that will do the HIGJ Pressure Fuel Pump cam follower for less than $500
    Its a 20 minute job. Just do it yourself - its pretty basic.
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