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AlanLush

Focus Diesel Rattleing Noise From Top End

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Hi,

A friend of mine has got a 2001 Focus 1.8 diesel and it is making a rattling noise from the top end it sounds like. When the engine is hot the rattling will go away. Can anyone tell me please what the problem may be?

Alan

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Yes. It's a diesel. They do rattle a bit, although not as much as earlier diesels did.

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"Can anyone tell me please what the problem may be?"

Yes. It's a ford diesel!...sorry couldn't resist!!! :lol:

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I thought this was a forum for advice on cars not for clowns!! I know its a diesel and the noise they make, but the noise is louder than it normally would be. I think I will go elsewhere for advise. Sad idiots.

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I thought this was a forum for advice on cars not for clowns!! I know its a diesel and the noise they make, but the noise is louder than it normally would be. I think I will go elsewhere for advise. Sad idiots.

guilty as charged, i'm a "sad idiot", but at least im a sad idiot with a sense of humour!

Its common knowledge (at least i thought it was) that Ford diesels are noisierr than most.

Perhaps you could post up a sound clip so we could all have a listen?

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Maybe had he posted a soundfile or explained it better rather than " a rattling sound!"

If he thinks Fords are noisy he should listen to a peugeot diesel, they sound like a bag of bolts on a good day!

Some engines are just noisier than others, it doesn't necessarily mean there's something wrong with it.

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