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    engine rattle

    ive just fitted another engine due to mine being nackered.

    when i started it up there is a rattle coming from the timing belt side of the engine the rattle goes away after about 2500rpm.

    what could this be?

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    waterpump, idler wheels, tensioner. one of these will most likely be the culprit

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    how do i check them?

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    Remove the cover, slaken belt, and shake and spin each pulley

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    ok will have a look tomorow

    cheers

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