Cold start engine noise, getting the runaround from local dealers

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cold metal retracts. exterior hardware is no exception. nonetheless once everything is warmed up and expanded, it should be minimized.



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So I checked the other day and mine does do it, but it seems to go away after it's been driven for a while?
 

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Same car, that "rattle" is 100% normal. It does it on every cold startup too. I have 17k miles and I've noticed when I turn the A/C off at startup the noise immediately dissapears. Don't worry, its normal for this AC to do that.
 

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When I had my 2016 ext, it did the same noise as well. My guess it's the CVT making that noise until it's up to operating temperature?
 

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does anyone have updates? mine has always done it, but after 2 years it is bothering me a lot

there are several discussions, but nobody talks about a solution

I wouldn't want it to be the chain tensioner
 

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As someone mentioned earlier, this Earth Dreams 1.5 engine is noisy as f**k at startup. I don't think it's an issue beyond the fact it sounds like a piece of crap. It's just the nature of this engine.

The solution? Buy a car with a different engine. ;) By the way, if you check the Fit forums, you'll hear the same complaints about the 1.5 engine.
 
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Does your car do that too?
 

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I have updates, I have to leave the car in the workshop, there are no cases of faulty vtc actuator on the 1.5 turbo, but the noise is that, they have to verify it in person, not enough the movies

what a stress
 

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As someone mentioned earlier, this Earth Dreams 1.5 engine is noisy as f**k at startup. I don't think it's an issue beyond the fact it sounds like a piece of crap. It's just the nature of this engine.

The solution? Buy a car with a different engine. ;) By the way, if you check the Fit forums, you'll hear the same complaints about the 1.5 engine.

you have a forum link


this is absolutely not the noise, the workshop manager was seriously worried, he told me: you have a 5 year warranty, if you split something we will answer, it is not a good thing to hear

https://www.fitfreak.net/forums/3rd-generation-2015/94052-vtc-actuator-cold-start-noise.html


but it is this scrap metal noise





I can understand the noise of the injectors, that the 1.5 is noisy, but here something is creaking, but a similar noise can not be normal and occasional


on TSI engines a similar noise showed a faulty chain tensioner, and led to the phase out of the distribution with consequent valve bending



makes me really strange
 
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My car was recently repaired after hitting a deer. They replaced various parts including the AC condenser and turbo. And guess what? No more crackling noise during startup!
 

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the same scrap metal noise as the video up here?

the fact that I always have the climate off
 

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